Donald Robert Lundberg


Donald Robert Lundberg



Donald Robert Lundberg was born in Cadillac, Michigan. Raised in Goshen, Indiana, he graduated from that city’s Goshen High School in 1967. Lundberg initially attended Purdue University, but transferred to Goshen College in 1968, ultimately graduating in 1971 with a B.A., with honors, in Religion. After college, Lundberg worked for two years at Goshen’s city engineering office as a draftsman and records researcher. He enrolled at the Indiana University School of Law in the fall of 1973. In law school, Lundberg received the Hornbook Award for the highest scholastic average in his class for each of his three years. He received his JD degree, Summa Cum Laude, Order of the Coif, in 1976.

After law school, Lundberg began working for the Indiana Legal Services, Inc., a not-for-profit law firm and the largest provider of free civil legal assistance to eligible low-income people throughout the state of Indiana. He spent 15 years working with the ILS, ultimately rising to become Director of Litigation. In 1991, Lundberg became the Chief Legal Counsel and Executive Director of the Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission. In 2010 he became a litigation partner and Deputy General Counsel with the Indianapolis law firm, Barnes & Thornburg. In 2016, Lundberg opened his own firm, Lundberg Legal, concentrating on representing legal professionals in wide range of legal matters.

Lundberg writes the popular "Ethics Curbstone” column in the Indiana State Bar Association’s Res Gestae magazine. He is a member of the Indiana Supreme Court Coalition for Court Access, has served as an adjunct faculty member at Maurer Law teaching courses in legal ethics, and was selected as one of twenty-five inaugural fellows of the National Institute for Teaching Ethics and Professionalism (2006). Lundberg was named a recipient of an Indiana University Maurer School of Law Distinguished Service Award in 2019.


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