Fred Folz passed away on August 8, 2019, at the age of 67. He had a long and successful career of practicing law in Evansville, Indiana. He joined the Stoll Keenon Ogden team in Evansville as Counsel to the Firm in 2017, when SKO merged with Bamberger, Foreman, Oswald & Hahn.
A certified civil mediator, Fred was skilled at helping clients arrive at a resolution and avoid courtroom proceedings. In civil and business disputes, he worked diligently to think through all angles, opportunities and risks to address the needs of both sides.
In his Business Services practice, Fred helped clients form and maintain entity structures, design and implement commercial transactions, and convey and lease real estate. He also had extensive experience in planning and administering wills, trusts and estates.
For his many legal accomplishments, Fred was AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®.
Over the course of his career, Fred was active in many professional and civic organizations. He was a member of the Evansville, Warrick County, Indiana and American Bar Associations. He was a secretary and treasurer of the Brooks Inns of Court and served on the Indiana University McKinney School of Law’s Cale J. Holder Scholarship Committee. He was also involved in a variety of other community organizations in Evansville, Indiana.
Fred’s dedication to his work in and outside of the firm was an inspiration to all, and he will be dearly missed.