About John E. Birk, Attorney At Law

After graduating in the top 10 percent of his class from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1981, John E. Birk served for several years with the U.S. Army, first at Fort Knox, Kentucky, with the 194th Armored Brigade and subsequently with the 7th Infantry Division at Fort Ord, California. He resigned his active duty commission in 1986, though he continued to serve on reserve duty until 1994. During his military service, he achieved the rank of captain in the Combat Engineers.

Mr. Birk obtained his J.D. from Indiana University School of Law in 1989. Following law school, he worked for several well-respected firms in Indianapolis before returning to his hometown of Jasper in 1995 to partner at the Law Firm of Birk and Birk. The firm in its present form was established in January 2012.

Mr. Birk is currently a member of the Dubois County, Evansville and Indiana bar associations, as well as the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association. A summary of his credentials can be found by clicking the link below:

What You Can Expect From Our Firm

Over his career, Mr. Birk has built a reputation for balancing aggressive trial advocacy with a personalized approach to helping his clients find success. Whether in personal areas of law like family law or personal injury, or in commercial matters, he emphasizes:

  • Exceptional trial experience: Taking your case to trial is never out of the question if it means protecting your rights. Attorney Birk's reputation as a tough litigator has gained the respect of judges, prosecutors and other private attorneys in jurisdictions throughout southern Indiana.
  • Direct and honest counsel: We strive to make the law relevant to the unique details of your case. We'll identify what options you have so you can make informed decisions.
  • Responsive communication: You will always know where your case stands when it is being handled by our firm. If you call or email with questions, we'll respond promptly.

To schedule a free initial consultation with attorney Birk, please contact our office at 812-482-2093 or by email. We can arrange off-site or evening and weekend appointments by request.