Tom Thompson began his career practicing law with a Trial Law firm in Lafayette, Indiana, where he gained valuable trial and appellate experience representing the rights of consumers and of the accused. Mr. Thompson returned to his hometown of Connersville in 1994 and has practiced in that area since that time. He has continued to represent the rights of consumers and of the accused at both the trial and appellate levels. He has handled over 40 appeals before the Indiana Court of Appeals and Indiana Supreme Court. He has achieved reversals of six-figure judgments in the civil context and obtained reversals of convictions in criminal cases as high as class A felonies.
Mr. Thompson served as City Attorney for the City of Connersville from 2000-2003. He continues to serve as Attorney for Union County, Connersville Utilities and the Connersville Department of Storm Water Management.
In addition to his trial and appellate law experience, Mr. Thompson represents families in their corporate and business needs, as well as their estate planning.
Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington - J.D. 1993
University of Notre Dame - B.A. 1990
On March 21, 2005, in Washington D.C., Mr. Thompson was admitted to the Bar of the United States Supreme Court. Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist returned to the bench on that day and presided over the Court. William K. Suter, Clerk of the United States Supreme court, administered the oath.
Mr. Thompson is also admitted to the Bars of the U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit; the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana; the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana; and the State of Indiana.
Mr. Thompson is a member of the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, the Indiana Municipal Lawyers Association, the Seventh Circuit Bar Association, and both the Indiana and Fayette County Bar Associations. He currently serves as Vice President of the Fayette County Bar Association.
Mr. Thompson was selected to serve on the Indiana Law Journal at Indiana University Law School - Bloomington, an honor bestowed upon the top performers in the first year class.