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William Thomas Schemmel

William Thomas Schemmel

Practice areas:

Insurance, Litigation, Financial Markets and Services, Real Estate

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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 

    • Judd S Nemiro

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    • Douglas MacMillan Borthwick

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    Contact Info



    INActive In Good Standing199508/04/2015
    ILVoluntarily Inactive199508/17/2015

    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