Jason A. Shartzer

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Indianapolis, IN

Shartzer Law Firm, LLC
 | 156 East Market Street, Suite 1000
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 317-983-5657
Fax: 317-969-7650
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2014
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

A native of Indiana, Jason A. Shartzer is the principal attorney at his own law firm that is based in Indianapolis. Providing representation to clients in Marion, Hamilton, Boone, Hendricks and Hancock counties, he focuses his practice exclusively on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, assisting those who have been harmed both economically and noneconomically due to the negligence of other persons or entities. The types of cases that Mr. Shartzer has been involved in have arisen out of incidents involving dog bites, truck and other motor vehicle accidents, burn injuries resulting from fires or explosions, and premises liability.

Throughout his career, Mr. Shartzer has been able to obtain many high-dollar settlements and jury awards on behalf of his plaintiff clients, and his fellow professionals have taken note. He has been named to both The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 and The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, and he has received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell as well as a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo.

After studying at Tulane University, Mr. Shartzer transferred to Loyola University New Orleans and received a Bachelor of Arts in history in 1998. He then went on to pursue his legal education at Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, and he was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2002. After graduation, Mr. Shartzer joined a prominent Indianapolis plaintiff's personal injury law firm, and he remained there until opening Shartzer Law in January 2015. Admitted to practice before all Indiana state courts, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Northern Districts of Indiana. His professional memberships include the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association.

*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

Personal Injury - General (100%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2012 - 2014

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About Jason Shartzer

Admitted: 2003, Indiana

Professional Webpage: http://shartzerlaw.com/jason-shartzer/

Honors/Awards:

  • 10 out 10 Superb Rating, AVVO, 2015
  • Nationally Ranked Top 10 Under 40, National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2015
  • Indianapolis Bar Foundation, Distinguished Fellow recipient, 2014
  • Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2014
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2014
  • AV Preeminent rating, Martindale-Hubbell, 2013
  • “Top 40 Litigation Lawyers Under 40”, The American Society of Legal Advocates, 2013-2014
  • Super Lawyers “Rising Star”, 2012-2014

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Indiana Trial Lawyers Board of Directors, 2014
  • Indiana Bar, 2003
  • Indiana Bar Association
  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Member, Indianapolis Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Glendale Youth Soccer Association-Coach U8, 2012
  • Brebeuf Alumni Board of Directors, 2013-Present
  • PTA Member, Sidener Academy for High Ability Students
  • Member, Meridian Kessler Neighborhood Association

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Presenter, Advanced Issues in Personal Injury Litigation, 2013
  • Presenter, Willful and Wanton Exception to Contributory Negligence, ITLA-24th Annual Lifetime Achievement Seminar, 2012

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Trent v. City of Peru; Wrongful Death; Verdict for Plaintiff; Tort Claim Cap of $300,000, 2010
  • Miller v. Crossroads, et al. Semi Collision; Verdict for Plaintiff $848,800, 2010
  • Schachte v. State Farm; Uninsured Motorist Claim; Verdict for Plaintiff $211,000, 2009
  • Day v. State Farm; Underinsured Motorist Claim; Verdict for Plaintiff $212,500, 2007

Educational Background:

  • Loyola University New Orleans, B.A., History, 1998
  • Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School in Indianapolis, 1993
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Office Location for Jason A. Shartzer

156 East Market Street
Suite 1000
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Phone: 317-983-5657

Fax: 317-969-7650

 

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Last Updated: 5/31/2018

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