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Established local law firm changing name to reflect its bright future

The law firm of Brown, DePrez & Johnson, P.A. is proud to announce the firm is changing its name to DePrez, Johnson, Brant & Eads, P.A. 


Pictured L to R: John C. DePrez IV, Brady Quackenbush, Tyler E. Brant, H. Curtis Johnson, Andrew M. Eads and R. Keegan Sullivan.


The firm’s updated name acknowledges the contributions of John C. DePrez IV, H. Curtis Johnson, Tyler E. Brant and Andrew M. Eads to the firm and their dedication to the legal community.  Between them, they have over 88 years of representing clients throughout the State of Indiana, both on a state and federal level.


DePrez, Johnson, Brant & Eads, P.A. carries on the legacy of law firms that can be traced all the way back to the firm of Ray & McFarland in 1856.  The firm has occupied its building since 1957 and they also have a satellite office in Greensburg.


“I am proud to have been a member of our firm for the past 32 years with various outstanding lawyers who have practiced law with integrity and compassion,” said John DePrez.  “I look forward to continuing my practice now with DePrez, Johnson, Brant and Eads, P.A. and we will continue to provide excellent services for our clients.”


“The name change is really past due but I think that we were all slow to change the name out of respect for Phil Brown, a local legal legend who was a great mentor and just a fabulous human being,” said Curt Johnson.  “We are proud to follow in his footsteps but it was time to acknowledge the changing of the guard.  Tyler and Andy are excellent attorneys and integral parts of the firm and this change acknowledges that.”


“Our law firm has changed names several times throughout the years, but our commitment to our clients remains steadfast,” said Tyler Brant.  “The firm holds a long tradition of excellence and will continue to hold true to that tradition.” 


“After being approached by Curt Johnson in 2014, I was honored to join Brown, DePrez and Johnson, P.A. and am further excited about our future and direction under the new firm name.” said Andrew Eads.“We remain committed to providing the best possible service for our clients”


About DePrez, Johnson, Brant & Eads, P.A.

DePrez, Johnson, Brant & Eads, P.A. is a general practice law firm serving Shelby, Decatur and the surrounding counties.  Areas practiced include criminal law, civil litigation, family law, adoptions, contracts, real estate, abatement and zoning, businessformation and administration, elder law, estate planning and probate.  In addition, several attorneys within the firm are fluent Spanish speakers serving the Spanish-speaking community.  The attorneys and staff are pleased to assist their clients through the most difficult of times and when involved in the legal process.

Attorneys at DePrez, Johnson, Brant &Eads can be reached at 416 S. Harrison St., Shelbyville, IN  46176; (317) 398-6687 or, in Greensburg at 114 N. Franklin St. or online at www.shelbylaw.com.