Jason A. Shartzer

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Indianapolis, Indiana

Shartzer Law Firm, LLC
Jason A. Shartzer
Shartzer Law Firm, LLC

Practice Areas: Personal Injury; view more

Licensed in Indiana since: 2003

Education: Thomas Jefferson School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2014

Shartzer Law Firm, LLC

156 East Market Street
Suite 1000
Indianapolis, IN 46204 Visit website


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

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

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

  • 100% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2003, Indiana

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

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • PTA Member, Sidener Academy for High Ability Students
  • Brebeuf Alumni Board of Directors, 2013-Present
  • Member, Meridian Kessler Neighborhood Association
  • Glendale Youth Soccer Association-Coach U8, 2012
  • Super Lawyers “Rising Star”, 2012-2014
  • Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2014
  • Indianapolis Bar Foundation, Distinguished Fellow recipient, 2014
  • “Top 40 Litigation Lawyers Under 40”, The American Society of Legal Advocates, 2013-2014
  • Nationally Ranked Top 10 Under 40, National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2015
  • AV Preeminent rating, Martindale-Hubbell, 2013
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2014
  • 10 out 10 Superb Rating, AVVO, 2015
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana
  • Indiana Bar Association
  • Indiana Bar, 2003
  • American Association for Justice
  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, Indianapolis Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana
  • American Bar Association
  • Member, Indiana Trial Lawyers Board of Directors, 2014
Educational Background:
  • Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School in Indianapolis, 1993
  • Loyola University New Orleans, B.A., History, 1998
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 (Case Results):
  • Sanders v. Weber; Concrete Dump Truck Collision; Verdict for Plaintiff $1,300,000, 2016
  • Miller v. Crossroads, et al. Semi Collision; Verdict for Plaintiff $848,800, 2010
  • Trent v. City of Peru; Wrongful Death; Verdict for Plaintiff; Tort Claim Cap of $300,000, 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

Office location for Jason A. Shartzer

156 East Market Street
Suite 1000
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Phone: 317-983-5657


9 Years Super Lawyers
3 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2012 - 2014

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