Richard M. Hall

Top rated Estate Planning & Probate attorney in Indianapolis, Indiana

Mallor | Grodner Attorneys
Richard M. Hall
Mallor | Grodner Attorneys

Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate, Business & Corporate; view more

Licensed in Indiana since: 1981

Education: Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2008, 2010 - 2018, 2020 - 2024

Mallor | Grodner Attorneys

101 West Ohio Street
Suite 1600
Indianapolis, IN 46204-1998 Visit website


Richard M. Hall, a distinguished attorney at Mallor | Grodner Attorneys in Indianapolis, Indiana, is renowned for delivering exemplary legal representation and support to a diverse clientele. With over four decades of comprehensive legal proficiency, he focuses on estate planning, estate and trust administration, business transactions and business formations.

Nationally recognized and ranked, Mr. Hall has cultivated a stellar reputation for his profound legal acumen and exceptional ability to guide clients efficiently and cost-effectively toward achieving their estate and business goals. His background as a former CPA enhances his understanding of state and federal tax laws, allowing him to help clients preserve their wealth and navigate complex tax liabilities.

Throughout his illustrious career, Mr. Hall has successfully managed numerous business transactions involving acquiring and selling companies and investment properties. He has also assisted clients in formalizing and upholding their ultimate directives, securing assets, beneficiaries and loved ones against potential uncertainties. Additionally, he has served as co-counsel in various estate and trust litigation matters.

In 1977, Mr. Hall graduated from Indiana University, Bloomington, holding a degree in accounting. Subsequently, he achieved his J.D. cum laude from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law in 1980. Admitted to the Indiana bar in 1981, he is also authorized to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana and the U.S. Tax Court.

Mr. Hall has actively participated as a panelist in various continuing legal education seminars, generously sponsored by esteemed organizations such as the Indianapolis Bar Association, the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum (ICLEF) and other reputable entities. His editorial contributions extend to serving as the technical editor for the publication titled "Estate Planning for Dummies" (Wiley Publishing, 2003).

Acknowledging his exceptional legal acumen, Law & Politics has honored Mr. Hall with the designation of Super Lawyer. Likewise, he has secured an AV-Preeminent* peer-review rating in the esteemed bar registry, an accolade earned through a meticulous and confidential peer-review process administered by Martindale-Hubbell.

A respected leader in the legal community, Mr. Hall has authored articles, delivered lectures and conducted seminars on various legal topics, particularly estate planning and business succession planning. He has been chairman of the Estate Planning and Solo/Small Firm Sections of the Indianapolis Bar Association. Furthermore, he is an active member of the Indiana State Bar Association and the Estate Planning Council.

*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

Estate Planning & Probate, Business/Corporate

Focus areas

Business Formation and Planning, Estate Planning, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts

  • 60% Estate Planning & Probate
  • 40% Business/Corporate

First Admitted: 1981, Indiana

  • Super Lawyers (2004-2008, 2010-2018, 2021)
  • Prestigious bar registry of pre-eminent lawyers, Martindale-Hubbell
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Solo/Small Firm Section, 2005 Chairman
  • Estate Planning Council
  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Estate Planning Section, 1988 Chairman
  • Indiana, 1981
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 1981
  • Indiana Bar Association, 1981
Educational Background:
  • Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, business degree (major: accounting), 1977
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • CPA, Indiana (inactive status), 1992
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Wiley Publishing, Inc., Technical Editor, Estate Planning for Dummies, 2003
  • Estate Planning; Estate Administration and Taxation; Farm Succession Planning; Farm Leases 
  • Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum (ICLEF), Panelist
  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Panelist
  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Speaker, Business Succession Planning from an Estate Planner's Perspective, 2019

Office location for Richard M. Hall

101 West Ohio Street
Suite 1600
Indianapolis, IN 46204-1998

Phone: 317-953-2529


19 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2008, 2010 - 2018, 2020 - 2024

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