Bruce D. Jones is a partner at Cruser, Mitchell, Novitz, Sanchez, Gaston & Zimet, LLP. Bruce’s practice focuses on general civil litigation with an emphasis on state and federal constitutional law, professional and E&O liability, premises liability, products liability, gig economy liability, and employment matters, including employment discrimination under Title VII, the ADEA, the ADA, and the Rehabilitation Act. Before joining Cruser Mitchell, Bruce was a law clerk for the Honorable Brent Dickson of the Indiana Supreme Court where he gained invaluable state appellate experience. While at the Indiana Supreme Court, Bruce reviewed and wrote more 50 state appeals covering a wide spectrum of state and federal law issues, including labor and employment law issues under state and federal employment laws, civil rights appeals arising under the Indiana and United States Constitutions, complex litigation, premises liability, products liability, profession malpractice, and civil litigation.
Bruce serves as a member of the Indiana Civic Education Advisory Committee where he works to ensure the health of civic education in the State of Indiana. Bruce also works with the Indiana State Bar Foundation’s “We the People Program” as a judge and mentor to Indiana’s civic education students learning about and applying the important principles found in the Constitution of the United States in national competitions. For his commitment to civic service and civic education, Bruce was inducted as a Fellow of the Indiana State Bar Foundation in July 2011. Bruce currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Indiana State Bar Foundation.
Bruce received his J.D., cum laude, from Indiana University School of Law –Indianapolis with a concentration in Health Care Law. While in law school, Bruce served as the Executive Notes Editor for the Indiana Health Law review. Additionally, he interned with Judge Robin Moberly of the Marion County Superior Court. Bruce graduated, summa cum laude, from Washington University, St. Louis with a B.S. in History and Political Science. Bruce is a veteran of the United States Air Force where he served a medic and a member of the Honor Guard. He received numerous awards and recognitions, including being named his Group’s Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year in 2000. Additionally, Bruce is a member of the American Inn of Court.
Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis, J.D., cum laude
Washington University, B.S., summa cum laude
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100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana
U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
UNFAIR AND HARSH RESULTS OF CONTRIBUTORY NEGLIGENCE LIVES IN INDIANA: THE INDIANA MEDICAL MALPRACTICE SYSTEM AND THE INDIANA COMPARATIVE FAULT ACT, 6 Ind. Health L. Rev. 107 (2009).