The law firm of Bose McKinney & Evans LLP is pleased to announce two partners have been named Distinguished Barristers. Robert B. ("Bob") Clemens and C. Daniel Yates were named recipients of the Distinguished Barrister Award by Indiana Lawyer in its annual Leadership in Law recognition program. Distinguished Barristers demonstrate leadership in the profession and in their community service, and have done so over the length of their careers.
Clemens' practice primarily involves jury trials in significant commercial litigation and catastrophic personal injury cases. He serves as Indiana counsel to numerous insurers and transportation entities. A graduate of Notre Dame Law School, Clemens undertook his legal education after a successful military career as an infantry officer.
Clemens is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers (FACTL). He is an advocate member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) and past president of the Indiana Chapter of ABOTA. Clemens has also been board certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocates (NBTA) since 1994, has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America® since 2003, has been voted among Indianapolis Monthly Magazine's "Indiana's Super Lawyers" since the first edition and has been included among "Indiana's Leading Attorneys" in Indiana Business Magazine.
Yates is a partner in the Estates and Wealth Transfer Planning Group at Bose McKinney & Evans. He counsels families, business owners, corporate executives and other individuals and businesses to formulate and achieve financial objectives. He provides clients with counsel regarding taxation, probate, philanthropic giving and other estate planning or business succession planning issues. Yates is a Board Certified Indiana Trust & Estate Lawyer (certified by TESB).
Yates is extremely involved in various professional, civic and charitable organizations and has received awards for both his professional qualifications and for his commitment to the community. Yates received his undergraduate, master's and law degrees from Indiana University - Bloomington.