Bio, Education and Work Experience
C. David Little (Dave) attended Shortridge High School and then attended Evansville College in 1965. After graduation from Evansville, Dave attended Indiana University Law School earning Juris Doctorate degree in 1968. While in law school, Dave clerked for Kenneth S. Power during the summer of 1967 and then subsequently joined the law firm in 1968 after graduation. Dave was admitted to the Indiana Bar on September 25, 1968 as well as both Northern and Southern Federal District Courts. Dave became a Partner with Kenneth S. Power on January 1, 1969, and the law firm became known as Power & Little.
Since this time, Dave has been admitted to the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals as well as the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans’ Affairs.
Areas of Practice:
Dave concentrates his practice in the areas of probate law (estate representation and planning) social security disability, elder law and personal injury.
Previous represented clients include, but are not limited to, the Community Schools of Frankfort, County Attorney for Clinton County, Rossville Consolidated School Corporation, Frankfort Middle School Building Corporation, Towns of Colfax and Michigantown, Clinton County Election Board, Center Township Trustee, Colfax Community Housing and the agent for the Farmers Home Administration. Dave is currently a sustaining member of NOSSCR (National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives).
Outside Activities and Hobbies
Dave takes particular pride that the law firm was active as legal advisor as well as President for Old Stoney, Inc. in saving and restoring the Old Stone High School and obtaining its registration on the National Register of Historic Places. Old Stoney now maintains the Clinton County Historical Society Museum and the office for the City of Frankfort, Indiana. Dave was awarded the Times Citizen of the Year 2009 by the Frankfort Times and he was also chosen as a Clinton County GEM by the Clinton Historical Society in November of 2009. Dave has always placed an importance of the Arts in Clinton County and he serves on the Board of Directors of the Red Barn Summer Theatre and is a sponsor to the Clinton County’s annual art fair at the local public library. Dave and his wife, Suzanne, were the developers of Little Lakes Estates; a 140-acre home site development with a 33-acre lake and amenities. He is a member of the St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church and he taught high school and adult Sunday School Teacher for 25 years. He was a Scout Master of Boy Scout Troop 320 for 11 years and coached baseball and basketball for the Clinton County Boys and Girls Club. His hobbies include: train collecting and model railroading, sailing and photography.
Dave’s Personal Mission Statement
As an attorney, I am honored to use my talents in serving the needs of people and solving the myriad of legal and non-legal problems presented to me. Each day, I am presented with new situations challenging me to use my knowledge and legal skills to find solutions, all of which require patience, perseverance and determination. In addressing problems, I always keep in mind my fraternity motto “Find a way or make one.”