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Kelvin L. Roots


ISLN: 902032420
Email: [email protected]

Practice areas

  • Bankruptcy law
  • Commercial and business litigation
  • General practice


  • Indiana and U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana, 1981
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois, 1996
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, 1990
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2005


  • Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis, IN, J.D.
  • DePauw University, B.A., 1976

Associations and memberships

  • Terre Haute and Indiana State (Member, Section on Bankruptcy and Creditors Rights) Bar Associations
  • Commercial Law League of America

Kelvin L. Roots joined the firm in 1981 after graduating cum laude with a B.A. from DePauw University in 1976 and cum laude from Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis in 1981. His practice focuses on general business matters, creditors’ rights and bankruptcy, real estate, and title insurance. Kelvin is also part of the team of real estate professionals within the firm providing title insurance and real estate closing services.

Kelvin has been a speaker at seminars on bankruptcy, collections, and title insurance and serves as Chair on the governing council of the Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Section of the Indiana State Bar Association. A licensed pilot, he also combines his passion for flying his with service on the Aviation Committee of the State Bar Association and membership in the local chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association.

Kelvin is a father of two grown children who spends weekends with his wife, Jane, shooting trap and sporting clays.

Wilkinson, Goeller, Modesitt, Wilkinson & Drummy serves clients in Benton, Clay, Clinton, Davies, Dubois, Fountain, Gibson, Greene, Knox, Lawrence, Martin, Montgomery, Owen, Parke, Pike, Posey, Putnam, Spencer, Sullivan, Tippecanoe, Vermillion, Vanderburgh, Vigo, Warren and Warrick counties in Indiana as well as in central and eastern Illinois.