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William Thomas Schemmel

William Thomas Schemmel

Practice areas:

Insurance, Litigation, Financial Markets and Services, Real Estate

William Schemmel

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About Me



Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1995

  1. Insurance: 50%
  2. Financial Markets and Services: 20%
  3. Litigation: 20%
  4. Real Estate: 10%



Fixed (Sometimes), Pro Bono (5%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

22 total 

  • Eric Wade Richardson

    Bill Schemmel and I have worked together on numerous matters over the last seven years. I recommend Bill unreservedly. Bill is an excellent lawyer with an in-depth knowledge of numerous subjects, a sharp mind and a keen strategic sense.


    Eric Richardson Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • David J. McCormick

    I endorse this lawyer.


    David McCormick Insurance Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info


INActive In Good Standing199505/03/2015
ILVoluntarily Inactive199505/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top ContributorAvvo2013
CLU, ChFCThe American CollegeN/A
FLMI, FFSILife Office Management Association (LOMA)N/A
FLHCInternational claim AssociationN/A
Who's Who in American LawMarquisN/A
Who’s Who Among Executives, Professionals and EntrepreneursCambridgeN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
CounselFinancial Group2005 - Present
CounselGolden Rule Insurance Company1997 - 2005
AssociateHart Bell1995 - 1997

Association NamePosition NameDuration
International Claim Association, Law CommitteeN/AN/A
Lawyers Club of CincinnatiN/AN/A
Indiana State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Ohio State Bar AssociationN/AN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
City of Vincennes v. Ruehl,. 672 N.E.2d 495 (Ind. Ct. App. 1996), trans. deniedCourt of Appeals found trial court erred in finding immunity for City.

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Publication NameTitleDate
Res Gestae (Indiana State Bar Association)Life Insurance Awareness Month: A Good Time to Review One's Beneficiary Designations2010
Res Gestae (Indiana State Bar Association)Domestic Violence: An Attorney's Perspective2002
Res Gestae (Indiana State Bar Association)Ask Me What's Great About Law2002
Res Gestae (Indiana State Bar Association)Thomas More: A Man for All Seasons2002
Res Gestae (Indiana State Bar Association)Law and Literature2001
Res Gestae (Indiana State Bar Association)The Lighter Side2000

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
The American CollegeFinancial ServicesMS - Master of Science2013
Washburn University School of LawLawJ.D.1994
Indiana University-BloomingtonPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1990
Indiana University-BloomingtonBusinessCertificate, Business Studies1989

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
2013 NASP Annual ConferencePrimary Market Panel2013