Indianapolis law firm of Benkie & Crawford

Douglas A. Crawford Attorney at Law

Douglas A. Crawford

Attorney at Law

Doug earned a J.D.Valparaiso University School of Law and is a partner in the law firm of Benkie & Crawford that has an AV rating.  Doug has served as Adjunct Professor of Business Law, Bethel College (1992). 

Doug is a member of the American Association For Justice and is a Sustaining Member of the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association. 

His practice areas are diverse and include a variety of matters in the areas of civil litigation including personal injury, wrongful death, product defects, medical malpractice, civil rights, and employment litigation. 

Doug has lectured in several personal injury seminars, including:

  • 12/19/05    N.B.I.:        Personal Injury from Start to Finish in Indiana
  • 12/05/06    N.B.I.:        Plaintiff’s Personal Injury

Bar Admissions:
Indiana, 1986
U.S. District Court of Northern District of Indiana, 1986
U.S. District Court of Southern District of Indiana, 1986


  • Valparaiso University School of Law, Valparaiso, Indiana, 1986
  • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
  • Indiana Bible College, Indianapolis, Indiana, B.A in Bible/Theology, Highest Honors, 1996
  • Indiana University, College of Arts and Science, Bloomington, Indiana,  B.A, Political Science, 1981

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, Sustaining Member
  • American Association For Justice

Past Employment Positions:

  • Benkie & Crawford, Partner (1996 – Current)
  • Allsop & Crawford, Attorneys in Association (1990-1994)
  • Sweeney Pfeifer & Blackburn, Associate (1988-1990)
  • William P. Stanley & Associates (1986-1988)
  • National Steel Corporation, Industrial Analyst  (1985-1986)