Paula J. Schaefer

Paula J. Schaefer

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Indianapolis, IN

Ruppert & Schaefer, P.C.
 | 2910 East 96th Street, Suite D
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Phone: 317-580-9295
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1994
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Paula J. Schaefer, named in the Super Lawyers list, is a partner at Ruppert & Schaefer, P.C. She is a Certified Family Law Specialist as certified by the Family Law Certification Board.  Paula devotes her practice exclusively to divorce, paternity, child custody, and other family law matters. She graduated from the Indiana University School of Law -- Indianapolis and was admitted to the Indiana Bar in 1994. Ms. Schaefer is a member of the Indianapolis and Indiana State Bar Associations and their family law sections. She has co-authored law review articles and lectures for the family law portion of the Indianapolis Bar Association bar review course.

About Paula Schaefer

Admitted: 1994, Indiana

Honors and Awards:

  • Dr. John Morton-Finney Excellence in Legal Education Award, 2002
  • President's Award from Indianapolis Bar Association, 2000

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Trained as a Collaborative Law Professional, 2012
  • Certified Family Law Specialist as certified by the Family Law Certification Board.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Teen Court Program for Juvenile Offenders - Judge
  • Hamilton County Bar Association and its Family Law Section
  • Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church Member
  • Indianapolis Bar Association and its Family Law Section
  • Indiana State Bar Association and its Family Law Section
  • American Bar Association and its Family Law Section

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Sponsor, Broad Ripple Haverford Little League, 2010
  • Sponsor, Carmel Dad's Club Sports teams, 2010
  • Sponsor, Broad Ripple-Haverford Little League, 2009
  • Sponsor, Carmel Dads' Club sports teams, 2009
  • Sponsor, Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis's Equal Justice Works Dinner, 2009
  • Sponsor, Broad Ripple-Haverford Little League, 2008
  • Sponsor, Carmel Dads' Club sports teams, 2008

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Lecturer, Family Law, Indiana Bar Review, 2014
  • Lecturer, Family Law, Indiana Bar Review, 2013
  • Lecturer, Family Law, Indiana Bar Review, 2012
  • Lecturer, Family Law, Indiana Bar Review, 2011
  • Lecturer, Family Law, Indiana Bar Review, 2010
  • Lecturer, Family Law, Indiana Bar Review, 2009
  • Lecturer, Family Law, Indiana Bar Review, 2008
  • Lecturer, Family Law, Indiana Bar Review, 2007
  • Lecturer, Family Law, Indiana Bar Review, 2006
  • Lecturer, Family Law, Indiana Bar Review, 2005
  • Lecturer, Family Law, Indiana Bar Review, 2004
  • Lecturer, Family Law, Indiana Bar Review, 2003
  • Lecturer, Family Law, Indiana Bar Review, 2002
  • Lecturer, Family Law, Indiana Bar Review, 2001
  • Lecturer, How to Handle Your First Divorce, IBA Young Lawyer's Division, 2000
  • Lecturer, Family Law, Indiana Bar Review, 2000
  • Lecturer, Indiana Family Law, PEC Bar Review, 1999
  • Lecturer, Rainmaking Seminar, IBA Young Lawyer's Division, 1998
  • Lecturer, Indiana Family Law, PEC Bar Review, 1998
  • Survey of Indiana Family Law in 1996, Indiana Law Review, Vol. 30, No. 4, 1997
  • Survey of Indiana Family Law in 1995, Indiana Law Review, Vol. 29, No. 4, 1996

Representative Clients:

  • Hubbard v. Hubbard, 690 N.E.2d 1219 (Ind. App. 1998)

Educational Background:

  • B.S. Legal Administration, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, 1991
  • A.S. Paralegal/Legal Assistant, Vincennes Univerity, Vincennes, Indiana, 1989
Office Location for Paula J. Schaefer

2910 East 96th Street
Suite D
Indianapolis, IN 46240

 

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Last Updated: 3/17/2017

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