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Meet Our Team

J.C. Buehler

jcb@buehlerlaw.com

Mr. Buehler is an “AV” rated lawyer concentrating in the areas of insurance subrogation, aviation, commercial litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution. He is admitted to practice in Indiana and Illinois, the federal courts in those states, and the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. He holds a B.A. from Indiana University (1977), and a J.D. from the Indiana University McKinney School of Law (1980). He is a Registered Civil Mediator, and regularly serves as faculty in Civil Mediator Training for the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum. He is an adjunct professor of Aviation Law at the I.U. McKinney School of Law, and was formerly an adjunct professor at the University of Indianapolis and the Indiana University Kelley School of Business. He served as an instructor at the Legal Officer/JAG College of the Civil Air Patrol/USAFA, and was a guest lecturer at Purdue University and the McKinney School of Law. In 2002, J.C. was a member of the Governor’s Aviation Asset Management Review Committee. From 1999-2002, he was a Hearing Judge with the Indiana Alcohol and Tobacco Commission.

J.C.'s publications and presentations include: Interstate Discovery Practice 9 LPBA Journal 19 (1987); Mediating Personnel Disputes, Civil Air Patrol/USAFA National Board, 1998; Mission Oriented Flight Training, Civil Air Patrol/USAFA, 1999; FAA Air Carrier Enforcement, Aviation Law, ICLEF 2004; Federal Preemption: An Aviation Perspective, Aviation Law, ICLEF 2005; Airline Labor Disputes, Aviation Law ICLEF 2006; The FAR in Pilot Check Rides, Aviation Law, 2007; Operational Control: Legal Aspects for FAR Part 135 Operators and Owners, Aviation Law ICLEF 2009; and, Pilot Bill of Rights: History and Comment, Aviation Law ICLEF 2013.

As for his aviation involvement, JC is an FAA-Designated Pilot Examiner (DPE) holding ATP and Flight Instructor certificates with B727; B737; B757/767, Cessna Citation and Westwind aircraft type ratings. From 1983 to 2007, he was a pilot with ATA Airlines. He is currently President of the Indiana Aviation Hall of Fame, Inc. His community involvement includes serving as a Director of the non-profit corporations Heroes Club, Inc. and Science on Tap, Inc. He was previously a Check Pilot and Legal Officer with the Civil Air Patrol/USAFA, and currently volunteers with the Reserve Division of the Hamilton County, Indiana Sheriff’s Department.

Mr. Buehler's professional memberships include the Indianapolis, Indiana State and Federal Bar Associations, Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association, and the International Air & Transportation Bar Association.

Craig Turner

cturner@buehlerlaw.com

Craig Turner has practiced law for over 43 years, recently concentrating his practice in civil litigation, commercial, criminal, and traffic law and probate and estate administration. He was admitted to the Indiana Bar in 1974, and has also been admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, the 7th Circuit and Federal Circuit Courts of Appeals, the U.S. Tax Court, and several U.S. District Courts. Mr. Turner received his B.S. degree from Western Kentucky University (1969), his J.D. from the University of Mississippi School of Law (1973) and an M.B.A. from Indiana University in 1986.

Craig's public service includes terms as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney in Marion County, and as a Trial and Appellate Deputy Public Defender. From 1988 to 1990, Craig was a Commissioner in the Marion County Superior Courts, after which he served as Legal Counsel to the Indiana Senate until 1997. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the Indiana Bar Foundation and a U.S. Army veteran.

Mr. Turner is active in professional organizations, including the Indianapolis Bar Association where he served as Vice-president in 1992, and is a member of the Commercial and Bankruptcy and Probate sections, the Indianapolis Law Club, the General Bar, American Lawyers Quarterly, the International Association of Commercial Collectors, and serves on the Board of the American Lung Association.

Of Counsel

David P. Muller

dmuller@buehlerlaw.com

Mr. Muller is admitted to practice in Indiana, the U.S. District Courts of the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, the 7th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court. He holds a Doctor of Jurisprudence cum laude from the Indiana University McKinney School of Law and a B.A. with Honors from Indiana University.

Dave concentrates his practice in subrogation and litigation, as well as general business law. He previously practiced with local law firms in civil litigation, real estate, and probate. He has represented the Indianapolis Marion County Board of Zoning Appeals and the Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission, and served as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney in Marion County, Indiana.

Mr. Muller is a Registered Civil Mediator, and has served as a faculty member with the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum Civil Mediation course. A native of Indiana, Dave is an Eagle Scout, active with the Boy Scouts of America, a member of the Indiana State Bar Association, and a Life Member of the Indiana University Alumni Association. He has been recognized as a Distinguished Hoosier.

Office Manager

Elaine Wells

ewells@buehlerlaw.com

Ms. Wells brings a wealth of administrative, financial and law office management experience to her role as Office Manager of the Buehler Law Group, where she is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the office, overseeing a staff of six.

Elaine has 30 plus years of Financial Accounting experience, 17 in law firms. She received her B.S. in Accounting from Indiana University in 1984. She previously passed the Certified Public Accountant Exam in 1994, and the Certified Payroll Professional Exam in 1997.

She is active in the Indianapolis community, serving in executive capacities with school boards and organizations. She participates in the Sunshine Ministry, and is a Eucharistic Minister at St. Monica’s Catholic Church.