stuckey-2John M. Stuckey


8409 Fishers Centre Drive
Fishers, IN 46038
317-585-8085 (main)
317-585-8858 (fax)

John primarily represents business owners and design professionals in commercial matters and litigation. He is a registered civil mediator. Mr. Stuckey joined DeFur Voran LLP as a partner in 2014. Previously he was with the law firm of Stuart & Branigin LLP from 1989-2014, starting as an associate in its Lafayette office and becoming a partner in 1995. He helped establish its Indianapolis office in 2001.


Practice Areas

Construction, Employment, Insurance DefenseLitigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution



Purdue University (B.A., 1986)
William & Mary Law School (J.D., 1989)
William & Mary Law Review


Bar Admissions



Admitted to Practice Before

Indiana Supreme Court
United States District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit



Medlock v. Trustees of Indiana University, 738 F.3d, 867 (7th Cir. 2013); Farrah, LLC v. Architura Corp., 952 N.E.2d 328 (Ind.Ct.App. 2011); Dimensions, Inc. v. Odle McGuire & Shook Corp., (Ind.Ct.App. 2010) Unpub. Lexis 1130; Trustees of Purdue University v. Hagerman Construction Corp., 736 N.E.2d, 819 (Ind.Ct.App. 2000); Keen v. St. Elizabeth Hosp. Medical Center, 575 N.E.2d 668 (Ind.Ct.App. 1991); Bridgestone/Firestone, Inc. v. Lockhart, 5 F.Supp 2d 667 (S.D.Ind. 1997); Jordan Mfg. Co. v. Brittany Dyeing & Printing Corp., 822 F.Supp 2d 848 (N.D.Ind. 2012); Cho v. Purdue Research Foundation, 803 N.E.2d 1161 (Ind.Ct.App. 2004); Settles v. Leslie, 701 N.E.2d 849 (Ind.Ct.App. 1998); ICC Protective Coatings v. A.E. Staley Mfg. Co., 695 N.E.2d 1030 (Ind.Ct.App. 1998); Journal Gazette v. Board of Trustees of Purdue University, 698 N.E.2d 826 (Ind.Ct.App. 1998); Sorenson v. Allied Prods. Corp., 706 N.E.2d 1097 (Ind.Ct.App. 1999); Lawhead v. Brown, 653 N.E.2d 527 (Ind.Ct.App. 1995); Board of Trustees of Purdue University v. Severson, 729 N.E.2d 1020 (Ind.Ct.App. 2000); Japan Halon Co. v. Great Lakes Chem. Corp., 852 F.Supp 673 (N.D.Ind. 1993); Jaurequi v. John Deere Co., 986 F.2d 170 (N.D.Ind. 1993); RQAW Corp. v. Carter & Burgess, Inc., (S.D.Ind. 2006), LEXIS 1065; Woollen Molzan & Partners v. Indianapolis-Marion County Pub. Library, 2006 U.S. Dist., LEXIS 52788; Swan v. TRW, Inc., 634 N.E.2d 794 (Ind.Ct.App. 1994).



Indiana State Bar Association, ISBA Construction and Surety Law Executive Committee, Tippecanoe County Bar Association, Marion County Bar Association, American Bar Association, ABA Construction Forum on the Construction Industry, Professional Liability Defense Federation


Civic Involvement

Board of Directors, Habitat for Humanity of Lafayette; Adjunct Professor, Purdue University College of Engineering, Construction Engineering and Management