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superlawyers2015Paul N. Schlemmer is board certified in civil trial advocacy by the National Board in Trial Advocacy. This distinction is unique, and held by only 4% of the lawyers in the U.S. This prestigious certification requires exceptional performance, as well as recommendations from peers and judges. In addition, Mr. Schlemmer is board certified in pre-trial advocacy by the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification.

Due to hard work and dedication, Mr. Schlemmer has obtained numerous large money judgments and settlements. However he believes that what is more important than the dollar amount of the win is the ability to secure justice for the members of our community.

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  • National Board of Trial Advocacy –– Board Certified Civil Trial Advocacy (2008–2018)

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy –– Board Certified Civil Pre-Trial Advocacy (2012–2017)

  • National Trial Lawyers –– Top 100 Trial Lawyers (2012–Present)

  • National Trial Lawyers –– Top 40 Under 40 (2012)

  • Nation’s Top One Percent –– National Association of Distinguished Counsel (2015)

  • Best Attorney –– Rue Ratings Best Attorneys of America (2015)

  • Super Lawyers (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)


Paul N. Schlemmer graduated from Indiana State University in Bloomington, Indiana, with a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in 1994. He received his J.D. degree from Valparaiso University School of Law in Valparaiso, Indiana, in 1997. While attending law school, Mr. Schlemmer petitioned the Indiana Supreme Court and requested permission to take the bar exam early. Permission was granted and he passed. After graduating, he then took the New York and New Jersey bar exams, which he passed as well.


Before becoming a lawyer, Mr. Schlemmer held a variety of positions. Some of the more interesting included working as a triple lathe operator, roofer, landscaper, swim instructor and even a white water rescue life guard. He also taught sailing and boating and has been a jazz saxophonist.


On a personal level, Paul enjoys his time with family and friends. He is also a sports and outdoor enthusiast, and enjoys golfing and snow skiing.

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