Meet Our Attorneys

The law firm of Ball Eggleston includes highly qualified attorneys, and a dedicated and professional support staff. Our lawyers combine their unique skills and diverse professional experiences in a full-service law firm that caters to numerous legal needs. As a client, you can count on knowledgeable counsel and dedicated representation from our experienced attorneys.

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Joseph T. Bumbleburg

Mr. Bumbleburg is a registered mediator in Indiana and devotes much of his time mediating disputes involving personal injury, wrongful death and various other civil matters.

John K. McBride

Mr. McBride’s practice focuses on Individual and family estate planning, estate administration, trusts, general business, corporate and partnership law, & municipal corporations law.

Jack L. Walkey

Mr. Walkey’s practice focuses on individual and family estate and tax planning, estate administration, trusts, residential, commercial and agricultural real estate, tax-deferred (I.R.C. 1031) exchanges.

Michael J. Stapleton

He is listed in “Best Lawyers in America” for personal injury litigation, and selected as an Indiana “Super Lawyer” in Indianapolis Monthly magazine. He is also a registered mediator for civil disputes.

Jefferey J. Newell


Mr. Newell focuses on creditor’s rights, collections, foreclosures, and landlord tenant law. He is also very involved in local charities. 

Brian W. Walker


In practice more than 20 years, Mr. Walker’s primary focus is personal injury litigation, wrongful death, and medical malpractice. He also enjoys coaching youth sports.

Brenda M. Clapper


Mrs. Clapper is a West Lafayette native who practices in the areas of estate planning, family law, business organization, and employment law. 

Elizabeth B. Searle


Ms. Searle has practiced law in Indiana for over 15 years and focuses primarily on personal injury, general litigation, and wrongful death.

Jason Ramsland


Mr. Ramsland graduated from the Indiana University McKinney School of Law in 2010, where he now focuses on employment law, civil litigation and general business. 

John P. Schafer


Mr. Schafer graduated from Indiana University School of Law in 2007 and was admitted to the Indiana Bar that same year. He now practices personal injury, criminal law, and family law.

Gabriel Eberhardt


Mr. Eberhardt practices general law. He graduated from Valparaiso University School of Law in 2011 and was admitted to the Indiana Bar that same year.

Brian Karle


Mr. Karle graduated from Indiana University McKinney School of Law summa cum laude in 2013. He now focuses on general, appellate, and business law.

Sarah Wyatt


Ms. Wyatt graduated from the University of Idaho in 2013. She now focuses on family law, personal injury, medical malpractice, and land use/zoning.

A highly skilled team of dedicated attorneys

In legal practice, experience and dedication make all the difference. Our clients know our knowledgeable and professional attorneys can tackle their legal issues with authority and confidence.

Our clients trust us with their most crucial legal issues, from simple to complex. We value that trust and work hard to maintain it. Since 1950, our firm has developed an impressive reputation for effectiveness, responsiveness and ethics.