Edward F. Schrager

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Indianapolis, IN

Baxter Rose & Schrager
 | 50 East 91st St, Suite 103
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Phone: 317-842-1600
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1980
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (40%),
  • Business Litigation (30%),
  • Family Law (30%)
Attorney Profile

As a partner with the Baxter Rose & Schrager LLP law firm in Indianapolis, Indiana, attorney Edward F. Schrager handles a wide range of cases in several different practice areas in order to meet the demands of a diverse client base. With over 36 years of legal experience, Mr. Schrager provides effective criminal defense strategies for clients in both state and federal courts, as well as represents those under investigation for state and federal offenses.

In addition, Mr. Schrager handles professional conduct cases for physicians, nurses, attorneys, and real estate and insurance agents before state regulatory agencies. He also represents commercial clients with complex business litigation, and he has extensive experience handling divorce cases, particularly those involving high-value assets and business valuations as well as those involving high-stakes child custody battles.

A trained mediator, Mr. Schrager strives to resolve his clients' disputes without the need for court intervention; however, he will aggressively fight on behalf of his clients' rights and interests in court when necessary. In all cases, Mr. Schrager finds great reward in helping those in need, and he receives many referrals from satisfied clients.

A long-time resident of Indianapolis, Mr. Schrager graduated from Indiana University in 1976. He then attended Indiana University Bloomington Maurer School of Law, obtaining his Juris Doctor in 1980. That same year, the Indiana State Bar Association admitted him to practice, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Fully committed to his practice, Mr. Schrager is active in several professional legal associations, including the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, among others. He serves on the Southern District of Indiana Selection Panel for Magistrate Judges, and he holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (40%): Criminal Law

Business Litigation (30%)

Family Law (30%): Divorce

Focus Areas

Criminal Law, Divorce


Selected to Super Lawyers for 11 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2019

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About Edward Schrager

Admitted: 1980, Indiana

Professional Webpage: https://www.brs-lawyers.com/ed-schrager.html


  • Best Lawyers, 2015 - Present
  • AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2001 - Present
  • Indiana Super Lawyer, 2009-2017

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Indiana
  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Indiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit, Member
  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Indiana
  • Indiana Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Indiana Community Defenders Office, Board of Directors, 2001-2003
  • S.D. Indiana Magistrate Selection Comm., Member, 2000-2004
  • Indiana Federal Community Defenders' Office, Board of Directors, Member, 2001 - 2007

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, Annual Lecturer for 3rd Year Classes, since 2010
  • IU Indianapolis Law School Class, Annual Lecturer, 2009-2016

Educational Background:

  • Indiana University, B.A., Honors: With Honors, Major: History, 1976
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Office Location for Edward F. Schrager

50 East 91st St
Suite 103
Indianapolis, IN 46240

Phone: 317-842-1600

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Last Updated: 11/20/2018

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