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Robert Allen Schembs

About me

The moment you contact Schembs law, you can be confident your case is in good hands. With over 30 years of legal experience, Robert Schembs can help guide you through your family law case. After serving over a hundred clients in a wide variety of cases, he is both experienced and prepared to handle your case in a friendly and aggressive manner. Robert's experience is found in his honors from Purdue University and as staff counsel for the House of Judiciary and House Courts and Criminal Code, where he initialized a majority of the laws for those courts. His aggression comes with his experience as a deputy prosecutor in Indianapolis, where he founded programs fighting domestic violence and drug cases. His practice has been focused in divorce, family, and criminal law by successfully helping countless clients to successful results. Even his peers have reviewed him on as one of the highest with a Preeminent ranking. If you are facing a difficult decision of divorce or complicated circumstances with child services, do not hesitate to contact the firm to begin the evaluation process.


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Practice areas


  1. Family: 25%
  2. Child Custody: 25%
  3. Divorce: 20%
  4. Child Support: 20%
  5. Criminal Defense: 10%



Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Rober. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Travis Alan Van Winkle

    I am happy to endorse Bob. He is a strong advocate for his clients and is knowledgeable in his fields of practice. In my dealings with him I have always found him to be realistic and straight forward.


    Travis Van Winkle Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Schembs Law

141 E Washington St #225
Indianapolis, IN, 46204


INActive In Good Standing197708/08/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
10 Best 2014 Client Satisfaction AwardAmerican Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys2014
Top Lawyers in IndianaThe Legal Network2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Deputy Chief CounselMarion County Welfare Department1987 - 1988
Deputy ProsecutorMarion County Prosecutor's Office1981 - 1987
Staff AttorneyIndiana Legislative Services Association1977 - 1981
Association namePosition nameDuration
Indianapolis Bar Association, Family Law SectionN/AN/A
Indianapolis Bar Association Criminal Law SectionN/AN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Indiana University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
Purdue UniversityN/AN/AN/A