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With a reputation for skilled and dedicated legal representation, Attorneys Barry Blackard & Dennis Brinkmeyer provide personal service, accessibility, and responsiveness to our clients. Blackard & Brinkmeyer offers experienced legal representation for a wide range of legal matters in Evansville, Indiana. Our firm provides each client with the personalized and attentive service of a small firm, paired with the knowledge and resources you would expect from a large firm. Regardless of your circumstance, we will handle your legal matter by listening to you, assisting you in setting realistic goals and providing full guidance through the legal process.













Barry M. Blackard 

Founder & Managing Member

Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys

by the National Trial Lawyers Organization

Top 10 Under 40 Award

by The National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Inc. 

Best Criminal Defense Lawyers 

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Dennis Brinkmeyer

Top 100 Trial Lawyers 

by The National Trial Lawyers Organization



Jury clears Dulin of murder in DeJarnett shooting

After deliberating for nearly four hours, jurors returned with a not-guilty verdict, acquitting Dulin of murder in connection with DeJaranett’s death. The acquittal verdict was based on self-defense.

Facing 24 counts, Evansville man found not guilty in child molesting case

A Vanderburgh Circuit Court jury found an Evansville man not guilty on 24 counts of child molesting Wednesday after deliberating for two hours.

Quincy J. Franklin, 31, originally had been charged with more than 140 counts including 60 filed a month after he had already been charged with 80 counts of the charge.


Former UE student acquitted of rape charges

A Vanderburgh County jury returned a not guilty verdict in the trial of Trenton McCorkle, 23, after 25 minutes of deliberation, according to a release from McCorkle's attorneys Barry Blackard and Dennis Brinkmeyer.

”The jury reached the only possible verdict it could have reached," Blackard said in an e-mail to the Courier & Press. "This case was a tragedy and a disgrace from the very beginning. The University of Evansville rushed to judgment and somehow managed to bring the Vanderburgh County Prosecutor’s Office along for the ride.”



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