Richard M. Hall

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Indianapolis, IN

Hall Scott PC
 | 3755 E. 82nd Street, Suite 110
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Phone: 317-953-2529
Fax: 317-580-4960
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2008, 2010 - 2018, 2020 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1981
Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate (60%),
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (20%),
  • Business/Corporate (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    As senior partner of the Hall Scott PC law firm in Indianapolis, Indiana, attorney Richard M. Hall provides exceptional representation and support to a diverse range of clients throughout Indianapolis and all across the state who have legal needs involving any of the following:

    ·       Estate planning

    ·       Estate and trust administration

    ·       Business transactions

    ·       Business formations

    A nationally ranked lawyer with nearly 40 years of total legal experience, Mr. Hall has gained a reputation for his extensive legal knowledge and his outstanding ability to help his clients achieve their goals regarding their estates and businesses as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. A former CPA, he has an in-depth understanding of all state and federal tax laws, which helps him to better assist his clients with preserving their wealth and mitigating their business and estate tax liabilities.

    Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Hall has handled hundreds of business transactions involving the purchase and sale of companies as well as investment property, and he has assisted countless clients with establishing and enforcing their final wishes in an effort to protect them, their assets, and their heirs and loved ones against any possible contingencies. He has also served as co-counsel in a number of estate and trust litigation matters.

    Honored for his impeccable professionalism, high ethical standards and unwavering commitment to his clients, Mr. Hall has earned perennial top rankings and endorsements from his peers, and he holds an AV-Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell as well as a listing in the organization's Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.

    A 1977 graduate of Indiana University, Bloomington, with a degree in Accounting, Mr. Hall attended Indiana University School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor cum laude in 1980. The Indiana State Bar Association admitted him to practice the following year, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana and the U.S. Tax Court.

    A leader in his legal community, Mr. Hall has published articles and conducted lectures and seminars across his region on a variety of legal topics related to estate planning, business succession planning and other subjects. He has also served as chairman of both the Estate Planning and Solo/Small Firm Sections of the Indianapolis Bar Association. Among his other professional affiliations, he is a 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
    • 60%Estate Planning & Probate
    • 20%Mergers & Acquisitions
    • 20%Business/Corporate


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    Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2008, 2010 - 2018, 2020 - 2021

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    About Richard Hall

    Admitted: 1981, Indiana

    Professional Webpage:


    • Super Lawyers (2004-2008, 2010-2018) 
    • Prestigious bar registry of pre-eminent lawyers, Martindale-Hubbell

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • CPA, Indiana (inactive status), 1992

    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

    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

    Educational Background:

    • Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, business degree (major: accounting), 1977
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    3755 E. 82nd Street
    Suite 110
    Indianapolis, IN 46240

    Phone: 317-953-2529

    Fax: 317-580-4960

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    Last Updated: 9/22/2020

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