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Timothy S. Schafer

Timothy Schafer

EXPERIENCE

Has recovered more than $230,000,000.00 in Verdicts and Settlements and has had more than 50 individual cases where he recovered $1,000,000.00 or more.

 

EDUCATION

Indiana University, B.A. – 1973

Valparaiso University, J.D. – 1977

 

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE LAW

Indiana Supreme Court

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana

U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals



MEMBER

Named Best Lawyer Lawyer of the Year 2015 by US News

Nominated for 2012 National Trial Lawyer of the Year by Public Justice
(only 20 lawyers nominated nationwide)

American Trial Lawyers Association – Top 100 trial lawyers in Indiana (invitation only)

American Society of Legal Advocates - Top 100 trial lawyers in Indiana (invitation only)

Named Best Lawyer by U.S. News

Named Indiana Super Lawyer

Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

American Association for Justice

American Bar Association 

Indiana Trial Lawyers Association

Indiana State Bar Association

Lake County Bar Association

 

MEDIA COVERAGE

Featured in

    USA Today

    The Wall Street Journal

    New York Times

    Chicago Tribune

    Chicago Sun-Times

    Lawyers USA

    Northwest Indiana Times

    Northwest Indiana Post –Tribune

    American Association for Justice Trial magazine

    Indiana Trial Lawyers Association Verdict magazine

    Journal of the Indiana State Bar Association Res Gestae magazine

    National Jury Verdict Reporter

    Verdicts, Settlements & Tactics Personal Injury Litigation Reporter published by West

Cases covered by

    CBS Chicago

    NBC Chicago

    ABC Chicago

    WGN Chicago

    FOX Chicago

    CLTV (Chicago Land Television)

 

Originally from Northwest Indiana, Timothy now resides in Valparaiso, Indiana.

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Francis Schafer

Francis Schafer

EXPERIENCE
Has 33 years of experience in personal injury and medical malpractice litigation and has had several verdicts and settlements in excess of $750,000.00

 

EDUCATION
Indiana University, B.A. – 1971
Valparaiso University, J.D. – 1977

 

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE LAW
Indiana Supreme Court
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals

 

 

MEMBER
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
American Association for Justice
American Bar Association
Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
Indiana State Bar Association
Lake County Bar Association

 

MEDIA
Featured in
Northwest Indiana Times
Northwest Indiana Post –Tribune
Indiana Jury Verdict Reporter

 

Originally from Northwest Indiana, Francis now resides in Crown Point, Indiana.

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Lauren Schafer

Lauren Schafer

EDUCATION
Indiana University, B.A. – 2003
Valparaiso University, J.D. – 2006


ADMITTED TO PRACTICE LAW

Indiana Supreme Court
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana


MEMBER

American Association for Justice
American Bar Association
Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
Indiana State Bar Association
Lake County Bar Association
Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity

 

Originally from Northwest Indiana, Lauren now resides in Crown Point, Indiana.


Timothy S. Schafer II

Timothy Schafer II

EXPERIENCE

Tim Schafer, II is an experienced trial lawyer, handling cases involving personal injury or wrongful death caused by truck accidents, car accidents, medical malpractice, premises liability, product liability, train accidents and airplane crashes. During his career Tim has obtained two of the largest jury verdicts in the State of Indiana, $30,750,000 for brain damage and wrongful death caused in a premises liability case and $32,500,000.00 for brain damage caused to a young mother who was involved in a truck accident.

 

EDUCATION
Indiana University, B.A. – 2005
Valparaiso University, J.D. – 2008

 

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE LAW
Indiana Supreme Court
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana

 

MEMBER
American Association for Justice
American Bar Association
Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
Indiana State Bar Association
Lake County Bar Association

 

Originally from Northwest Indiana, Timothy now resides in Valparaiso, Indiana.


Todd Schafer

Todd Schafer

EXPERIENCE

At only 30 years old, Todd Schafer obtained a jury verdict of $32.5 million on behalf of a mother who suffered brain damage in an accident involving a semi-truck. Mr. Schafer is believed to be the youngest lawyer in the country to serve as lead counsel on a case which resulted in a verdict in excess of $30 million. While Mr. Schafer represents numerous clients injured by semi-trucks, he handles cases in all areas of personal injury and wrongful death.

 

EDUCATION
Indiana University, B.A. – 2007
Valparaiso University, J.D. – 2010

 

 

 

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE LAW
Indiana Supreme Court
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana

 

MEMBER
American Association for Justice
American Bar Association
Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
Indiana State Bar Association
Lake County Bar Association

 

Originally from Northwest Indiana, Todd now resides in Valparaiso, Indiana.