AREAS OF PRACTICE
Attorney Robert Knight, a former Municipal Judge, has practiced law for nearly 44 years and currently is a Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent peer reviewed lawyer with an extensive background in insurance defense and personal injury litigation. Attorney Knight has served as a Partner in an insurance defense litigation law firm that represented 65 insurance companies and served as Claims Counsel to a large Property and Casualty insurer in Hartford, Connecticut where he managed a department of 200 trial lawyers that defended 18,000 law suits at any given time against the insurer’s policy-holders.
Attorney Knight tried his first jury trial as first chair as a second year law student at Indiana University, School of Law. As a Trial Intern in the Indianapolis/Marion County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, he prosecuted a first degree homicide case to a twelve-person jury. After law school, Attorney Knight became a Felony Court Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, where he averaged one jury trial each month for over six years. Attorney Knight subsequently was elected to the Bench in Indiana where he served as a Judge. During his eight year tenure on the Bench, he presided over hundreds of bench and jury trials.
Attorney Knight is admitted to the practice of law in Connecticut, Florida, and Indiana.