Attorney Robert Houston has been practicing law in Scott County, Indiana for more than 40 years.  His practice is focused on estate planning, real estate transactions and closings, bank representation, general business counsel, and civil litigation.  Robert has also long served as counsel to Scott County, where he provides the County commissioners with legal advice concerning a wide variety of matters.

Robert founded our firm in 1974 with the goal of providing honest, affordable legal services to those in Scott County and beyond.  Today, more than 40 years later, the firm is still committed to these values.

Personal

When not practicing law, Robert enjoys reading and traveling.

Education  
  • J.D., University of Louisville School of Law (1974)
  • B.A., Transylvania College (1968)
Admissions
  • Indiana (all state courts)
  • Kentucky (all state courts)
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
Professional Associations, Memberships, and Affiliations
  • County Attorney, Scott County (1980 – present)
  • Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Scott County (1979 – 1982)
  • Indiana Supreme Court Commission for Continuing Legal Education (2002-06; Chair, 2005)
  • Member, Scott County Bar Association
  • Member, Indiana Bar Association (Board of Governors, 2010-12)
  • Member, Kentucky Bar Association
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Representative Matters

Real Estate

  • Drafting mortgages, deeds, and closing documents.
  • Conducting insured closings and issuing title insurance policies.
  • Easement disputes and mechanics’ liens.
  • Property line disputes.
  • Mortgage foreclosure matters.

Litigation and Trials

  • Representing individuals and businesses in a wide variety of litigation and trial matters, including personal injury claims, civil litigation, business and real estate disputes, divorce, and breach of contract.

Business and Healthcare Representation

  • Representing and advising individuals and businesses on a wide variety of matters, including business formation, disputes, and litigation.