Dible, Jeffrey S.

Jeffrey S Dible
Jeffrey S. Dible

Practice Areas:
Corporate/Business, Estates, Trusts and Wills, Tax Law
Concentration: Estate Planning

Firm: Frost Brown Todd
201 N. Illinois St., Ste 1000 P. O. 44961 Indianapolis IN 46244-0961
(317) 237-3811
Firm Website: http://www.frostbrowntodd.com/

Jeff concentrates his practice in estate planning, taxation and general business law. He prepares wills and trusts, supervises the administration of estates and trusts, represents various parties in guardianships and contested will or trust litigation, and provides gift tax and estate planning advice to professionals and business owners in the larger context of business succession. Jeff regularly lectures to attorneys and other estate planning professionals on a variety of estate planning and tax topics. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and has been certified as an Indiana Trust and Estate Lawyer by the Indiana Trust and Estate Specialty Board (TESB).


  • Appellate court victory on visitation issues in contested adult guardianship case
  • One U.S. Tax Court trial and two successful pre-trial settlements
  • Numerous trust modification and reformation proceedings in probate courts
  • Certified as a specialist in Indiana in estate planning and administration since 2007
  • Representation of businesses in administrative appeals and in the Indiana Tax Court regarding Indiana income tax and sales and use tax disputes.
  • Advice to and representation of new and existing nonprofit charitable entities with respect to initial formation, qualification for 501(c)(3) status, reorganization, and internal governance.
Bar Memberships

  • Indiana


  • Indiana University School of Law, J.D., 1979, magna cum laude
  • Order of the Coif
  • Purdue University, B.S., 1976, with highest distinction
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Highlights & Recognitions

  • Patricia Paxton Wagner Award for Excellence in Estate Planning and Administration, from the Indianapolis Bar Association’s Estate Planning & Administration Section, 2011
  • Selected for inclusion in Indiana Super Lawyers®, 2007-2014
  • The Best Lawyers in America® for Trusts and Estates Law, 2011-2014; Trusts & Estates Litigation, 2013, 2014; Litigation & Controversy – Tax, 2013, 2014
  • The Best Lawyers in America® Indianapolis Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year, 2012
  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Fellow,2006
  • Indiana State Bar Association, Presidential Citation, 2002

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Estate Planning Council of Indianapolis, Board Member, 2005-present; Vice President, 2010-2011; President, 2011-2012
  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Estate Planning and Administration Section, Executive Committee, 2004-2012
  • Indiana State Bar Association, Audit Committee, 2005-present; Taxation Section, Past Chair; Investment Committee, 2008-present; District 11 Representative to the Board of Governors, 2011-2012; Probate Review Committee
  • Indiana Trust and Estate Specialty Board (TESB), 2006-present