Kenneth J. Allen Law Group, LLC
Allen Law Building, 1109 Glendale Blvd
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 465-6292 www.kenallenlaw.com
Practice Areas Personal Injury Brain Injuries Wrongful Death Work Related Defective Products Semi-Truck Crashes
Education B.A., Political Science, 1991, University of Illinois-Urbana
J.D., 1994, Valparaiso University School of Law
Experience Bryan L. Bradley is a senior partner in the personal injury law firm of KENNETH J. ALLEN LAW GROUP, LLC. Mr. Bradley focuses his practice on heavy truck and bus crash litigation and catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death.
He obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1991 and Juris Doctorate from Valparaiso University School of Law in 1994.
A sustaining member of the American Association for Justice, Mr. Bradley is strong advocate for the rights of those injured and in the interests of improving safety whether on the nationâ€™s highways or elsewhere. He is a sustaining member of the Indiana Trial Lawyer Association where he also serves on the Board of Directors.
Mr. Bradley was recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2018, in the areas of Plaintiffâ€™s Personal Injury Litigation and also in Product Liability Litigation. Mr. Bradley received the AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating from Martindale Hubbell, and has an AVVO Superb 10.0 rating in the areas of Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death, and Brain Injury. Mr. Bradley has been selected as an Indiana Super Lawyer in multiple years. Mr. Bradley is also a member of the Illinois Trial Lawyer Association; Million Dollar Advocates Forum Life Member; a Life Fellow of the Indiana Bar Foundation; and an Advocate Attorney member of the Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys. Mr. Bradley is a contributing author to Truck Accident Litigation, Second and Third Editions, published by the American Bar Association and is a frequent speaker on topics relating to jury trials and truck crash litigation.
Mr. Bradley is retired from the United States Army Reserve Judge Advocate General Corps and is a graduate of the Army Command and General Staff College. He has spent his entire 24 year career representing those who have been injured or killed due to the negligence of others. Mr. Bradley has never represented companies or corporations in defense of those parties.
Admissions Admitted in 1994, Indiana and Illinois; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois; U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois;
U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana; U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan;
U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh and Tenth Circuits; U.S. Court of Federal Claims; U.S. Supreme Court
Services/Community Activities/Awards Charles Vaughn Trial Advocacy Award, 1992-1993
Military Service: Major (Ret.), United States Army Reserve, Judge Advocate Generalâ€™s Corps
Command & Generalâ€™s Staff College graduate
Recipient of Meritorious Service Medal following overseas service during Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom
Membership in other organizations: Animal Legal Defense Fund, Ancient Free & Accepted Masons, American Legion and Reserve Officers Association
Presentations / Publications Anatomy & Physiology for Attorneys, Moderator, NBI, Merrillville (June 26, 2015) Collecting Judgments: When the Defense Lawyerâ€™s Malpractice Coverage Becomes the Defendantâ€™s Excess Coverage, ITLA, Indianapolis. (June 12, 2015) Trucking Regulations, Liability, and Litigation, NBI (2015) An Attorneyâ€™s Guide to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations NBI (2015) Trucking Regulations, Liability and Litigation NBI (2014) Special Issues in Automobile Accident Cases, Chair, ICLEF (2014) Damages in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Cases, Chair, ICLEF (2014) Master Series Conference: Advanced Personal Injury, Chair, ICLEF (July 2013) Suing the Sovereign: State and Federal Tort Claims ICLEF (2013) Trucking Litigation: â€œTheories of Liability and Trial Strategies in Trucking Casesâ€, ICLEF (May 2012) Trial Techniques in Trucking Cases (2011) â€œObtaining the Best Settlement for Personal Injury Clientsâ€, Merrillville, Indiana (October 2007) â€œWhy Commercial Motor Vehicle Cases are Differentâ€, Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association, Minneapolis, MN (May 2007) â€œChapter 7: Spoliation of Evidenceâ€ (co-author) Truck Accident Litigation, 2nd Ed. ABA (2006) â€œWinning Your Trialâ€, Merrillville, Indiana (August 2006) â€œCivil Trial From Start to Finishâ€, Merrillville, Indiana (December 2005) â€œAdvanced Personal Injury Practiceâ€, Merrillville, Indiana (June 2005) â€œTrying the Automobile Case in Indianaâ€, South Bend, Indiana (July 2004) â€œSuperior Deposition Strategies in Indiana Civil Trial Practiceâ€, Merrillville, Indiana (December 2004) â€œPrivileged Communications,â€ Ramstein, Germany (July 2003) â€œSuperior Deposition Strategies in Indiana Civil Trial Practiceâ€, Merrillville, Indiana (December 2003) â€œTrying the Soft Tissue Case in Indianaâ€, South Bend, Indiana (December 2001) Professional Activities American Association for Justice, Sustaining Member Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, Member of Board of Directors Illinois Trial Lawyers Association Lake County Bar Association