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Doug Bitner

Member , Indianapolis IN


Doug Bitner

Member , Indianapolis IN

Doug joined Stoll Keenon Ogden in 2022, as part of the merger with Katz Korin Cunningham, where he had been practicing since 2017. He handles cases in the state courts of Illinois and Indiana, as well as represents clients in the Southern and Northern District Federal Courts of Indiana and the Southern and Central District Federal Courts of Illinois.

Although he has significant experience handling cases in state court, Doug’s primary focus is representing clients in federal court — specifically, medical professionals who are sued by incarcerated or detained individuals for violations of their civil rights under 42 U.S.C. Section 1983.

Over the years, his practice has grown to also include deliberate indifference, police officer excessive use of force, unconstitutional conditions of confinement and retaliation, violations of the ADA/Rehab Act, due process violations, intentional torts, general tort liability, breach of contract, premises liability, auto accident, slip and fall, civil battery and infliction of emotional distress among others.

Prior to joining Katz Korin Cunningham, Doug was an attorney with the law firm Cassiday Schade, as well as Heyl Royster Voelker and Allen, both in Springfield, Illinois.

Healthcare: Doug has built a growing practice representing medical professionals in a wide range of capacities, focusing primarily on cases alleging medical malpractice and violations of the Constitution.


Southern Illinois University School of Law, 2011, J.D., with honors

Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2008, B.A., with honors




Admitted In

  • Indiana

  • Illinois

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana

  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois

Professional & Community Activities

  • Indiana Bar Association

  • McKinney-Shepard Indianapolis Inn of Court


  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America, Health Care Law, Medical Malpractice Law — Defendants, 2022

  • Indiana Super Lawyers® Rising Star, 2020 to present


  • Defensive Charting: A Legal Perspective on the Do’s and Don’ts of Documentation, National Commission on Correctional Heath Care Conference, Speaker, 2022

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