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Formation

August 1, 1879

Henry Clay Hays started the original law practice and later he and Samuel J. Wright formed a partnership.

New Partner

November 4, 1911

C. Blaine Hays, son of Henry Clay Hays, joined the firm.

New Partner

November 4, 1946

C. Blaine Hays, Jr., son of C. Blaine Hays, joined the firm.

New Partner

November 4, 1965

Arville L. Funk joined the firm following the death of C. Blaine Hays, Jr. in 1964.

Firm Name Change

November 4, 1966

C. Blaine Hays, Sr., Frank L. O’Bannon and Arville L. Funk formed a new partnership known as Hays, O’Bannon & Funk.

Senator O’Bannon

November 4, 1970

Frank L. O’Bannon was elected Indiana State Senator and served from 1971 through 1988.

New Partner

November 4, 1980

Ronald W. Simpson joined the firm and the firm became known as O’Bannon, Funk & Simpson.

November 4, 1986

Ronald W. Simpson was elected Harrison County Prosecutor and served from 1987 through 2002.

Lieutenant Governor O’Bannon

November 4, 1988

Frank L. O’Bannon was elected Lieutenant Governor of Indiana.

New Partner

November 4, 1990

G. Patrick Thompson joined the firm following the death of Arville L. Funk and the firm became known as Simpson & Thompson.

Governor O’Bannon

November 4, 1996

Frank L. O’Bannon was elected Governor of Indiana and served until his death in 2003.

State Award

October 5, 2007

Simpson, Thompson, Colin, was awarded the prestigious “Century Business Award” by Governor Mitch Daniels

New Partner

November 4, 2007

John E. Colin joined the firm and the firm became known as Simpson Thompson & Colin, LLC.

April 28, 2016

Name Partner, Ronald Simpson, passed away on April 28th, 2016.

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