We Are In It For The Long Haul Compassion, Skill And Results Since 1976

Merritt K. Alcorn

  • Attorney




(812) 273-6844


Merritt Alcorn is an experienced courtroom litigator in civil matters and prior county prosecutor. Merritt's practice focuses in domestic relations, contract disputes, litigation, criminal defense, estate planning and probate.

Areas Of Practice

  • General Civil Litigation
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Domestic Relations
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 1975
  • Kentucky, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky, 2006
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 2010
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2013


  • University of Louisville School of Law, Louisville, Kentucky
    • J.D. - 1975
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • DePauw University
    • B.A. - 1971

Representative Clients

  • South Ripley Community School Corp.
  • Madicon Chemical, Inc.
  • Place Works, LLC
  • Gardner Insurance, Inc


  • Dick Goodman
  • Rob Moorhead
  • John Staizer
  • Hon. Ted R. Todd

Honors And Awards

  • Distinguished Service Award Historic Madison Inc

Professional Associations And Memberships

  • Indiana Bar Association, Member
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Association of American Trial Lawyers, Past Member
  • Madison School, Board member

Past Employment Positions

  • Fifth Judicial Circuit, Prosecuting Attorney, 1979 to 1990
  • Governor, Law Enforcement Training Board, Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee, Southern District of Indiana, Prosecuting Attorney’s Council

Pro Bono Activities

  • Chairman, Board of Trustees, Historic Madison, Inc
  • Chairman, Board of Trustees, Historic Madison, Inc Foundation


  • English


  • Phi Delta Theta