About Us

About Our Firm

Our History

Stuart & Branigin opened its doors in 1878. We have since enjoyed 140+ years of legal practice in Lafayette, Indiana. We have strong ties and a rich history to the Lafayette and Purdue communities.

  • Business Services

    Business Services

    We provide legal advice to businesses, nonprofit organizations, health institutions, education institutions and religious groups, among others. Our clients range from sole proprietorships to a major research university and publicly traded corporations.

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  • Litigation + Disputes

    Litigation + Disputes

    A core strength of Stuart & Branigin since our founding in 1878, our Litigation & Disputes team has a breadth of experience and talent that gives clients confidence in our ability to provide satisfying results and develop strong relationships. We work with clients to provide counsel on a diverse range of legal matters.

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  • Personal Injury

    Personal Injury

    Our experienced Personal Injury lawyers are well known throughout Indiana and have earned the respect of our clients for high-quality work, attentive client service, and successful resolutions of complex personal injury and wrongful death litigation.

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  • Private Client Services

    Private Client Services

    Our Private Client Services lawyers use a team approach to assist clients in all areas related to wills and estate planning, trusts, charitable gift planning, business succession planning, wealth management, and real estate services. We counsel individuals, families, business owners and entrepreneurs.

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  • Transportation


    Since 1878, we have partnered with railroad clients and are nationally recognized for our work in transportation law. Our Transportation group works with railroads, trucking and mass transit groups throughout the country to assist with litigation, regulatory work and real estate law.

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