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Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


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



Fixed (sometimes), Pro bono (5%)

Payment types:

Cash, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • George D Fagan

    Bill Schemmel is a great lawyer and client to work with.


    George Fagan Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Judd S Nemiro

    I highly recommend and endorse this lawyer.


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Contact info


INActive In Good Standing199508/08/2016
ILVoluntarily Inactive199508/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Who's Who in American LawMarquis Who's Who in American Law2015
Top ContributorAvvo2013
CLU, ChFCThe American College2001
FLHCInternational claim Association1999
FLMI, FFSILife Office Management Association (LOMA)1998
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/A2015 - Present
Lawyers Club of CincinnatiN/A2015 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationN/A2015 - Present
Cincinnati Bar AssociationMember2015 - Present
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
American CollegeFinancial ServicesMS - Master of Science2013
Washburn University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Indiana University-BloomingtonPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1990
Indiana University-BloomingtonBusinessCertificate, Business Studies1989
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
2013 NASP Annual ConferencePrimary Market Panel2013