Brian Karle is a partner at Ball Eggleston and has been with the firm since 2015. Brian is experienced in representing clients in a variety of areas, including personal injury, real estate, business & corporate, landlord-tenant, civil litigation, and appeals.

Brian is a lifelong Hoosier, having grown up in Montgomery County, Indiana. He attended Purdue University and earned a degree in Economics from the Krannert School of Business. Brian attended law school at Indiana University – Indianapolis, where he was a member of the Indiana Law Review and graduated summa cum laude. Before joining Ball Eggleston, Brian completed a two-year judicial clerkship with Judge Margret Robb of the Indiana Court of Appeals. 

During his time with Ball Eggleston, Brian has litigated over 150 appeals and presented oral arguments before the Indiana Supreme Court and Indiana Court of Appeals. He has been recognized by Indiana Super Lawyers Rising Stars and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in the areas of appellate practice, real estate, and corporate law. 

Brian is an adjunct instructor at Purdue University, teaching courses in Constitutional Law and Legal Writing, and he serves as a member of the Indiana Board of Law Examiners by appointment of the Indiana Supreme Court. In his spare time, Brian enjoys playing golf, supporting Purdue athletics, and spending time with his wife and two young children.



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  • Purdue University, B.S., 2010
  • Indiana University McKinney School of Law, J.D., 2013 (summa cum laude)

Associations, Awards, and Recognitions

  • Adjunct Instructor, Legal Writing — Purdue University
  • Bar Admissions — Southern District Indiana, Northern District Indiana, Supreme Court of the United States
  • Indiana Super Lawyers Rising Star for 2019 — 2023
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for 2021 – 2023
  • Member – Indiana State Bar Association
  • Member – Tippecanoe County Bar Association
  • Member – Indianapolis Bar Association

Representative Cases

  • Lafayette Rentals, Inc. v. Low-Cost-Spay Neuter Clinic, Inc.22A-PL-362 (Ind. Ct. App. 2023) (represented nonprofit corporation in appeal of contract dispute and award of attorney fees)
  • Harris v. State, 186 N.E.3d 604 (Ind. Ct. App. 2022) (represented defendant challenging constitu­tionality of overlapping convictions)
  • N.I.D. v. R.P., 156 N.E.3d 667 (Ind. Ct. App. 2020) (represented adoptive parents in appeal challenging validity of their adoption)
  • C.J. v. State, 141 N.E.3d 830 (Ind. Ct. App. 2020) (represented juvenile challenging constitu­tionality of improper police interrogation) (oral argument, Indiana Court of Appeals)
  • Marsh v. Town of Dayton, 115 N.E.3d 504 (Ind. Ct. App. 2018) (represented municipality in appeal concerning challenge to annexation)
  • Payne v. State, 96 N.E.3d 606 (Ind. Ct. App. 2018) (represented defendant challenging insufficient evidence of identity to prove prior convictions) (oral argument, Indiana Supreme Court)
  • Weida v. State, 94 N.E.3d 682 (Ind. 2018) (First Amendment challenge to probation conditions restricting internet access) (oral argument, Indiana Supreme Court)
  • D.B. v. Ind. Dep’t of Child Servs., 69 N.E.3d 464 (Ind. 2017) (represented father in appeal of termination of parental rights) (oral argument, Indiana Supreme Court)
  • Gleaves v. Messer Constr. Co., 49A02-1609-CT-2140 (Ind. 2017) (represented Indiana Trial Lawyers Association as amicus curiae in appeal concerning duty of construction managers)