William E. Wendling, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated General Litigation Attorney in Indianapolis, IN

Cohen Garelick & Glazier
 | 8888 Keystone Crossing Boulevard, Suite 800
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Phone: 317-573-8888
Fax: 317-574-3855
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2014
Licensed Since: 1983
Practice Areas:
  • General Litigation (70%),
  • Business Litigation (30%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney William E. Wendling Jr. is a partner at the highly respected Indianapolis law firm of Cohen Garelick & Glazier. Since joining his current firm, he has continued to offer both individuals and business clients from throughout Central Indiana assistance with a variety of complex legal matters, including those that fall under the following practice areas:

• Business law and transactions
• Business litigation
• Corporate law
• Civil litigation
• Criminal law
• Family law and divorce
• Personal injury
• Real estate and land use
• Receiverships

In addition to his reputation as a skilled trial attorney, Mr. Wendling is also a registered family law and civil mediator. His abilities as a negotiator allow him to help clients, who wish to avoid time-consuming litigation to reach agreements without the need for a trial.

Mr. Wendling began his legal career in 1983 after earning his law degree from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law and his approval to practice law in the state of Indiana. In addition to his approval to practice law in all of Indiana's state courtrooms, the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Northern Districts of Indiana and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit have also issued their approvals for him to practice law in their courtrooms.

Over the course of Mr. Wendling's 30-plus year career, he has earned the respect of both his clients and his peers. As evidence of the high regard with which he is held, he has a "Good" rating from Avvo, and he has received 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

General Litigation (70%): Litigation

Business Litigation (30%)

Focus Areas



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Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2014

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About William Wendling, Jr.

Admitted: 1983, Indiana

Professional Webpage: http://www.cgglawfirm.com/Attorney-Profiles/William-E-Wendli...


  • Listed in Best Lawyers
  • AV® Peer Review Rating in Martindale-Hubbell

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Indiana Bar Foundation, Past-President
  • Indiana Education Employment Relations Board (Appointed by the Governor of the State of Indiana), Member
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 1983
  • Indiana, 1983
  • Hamilton County Bar Association


  • Woodruff v. Wilson, 484 F. Supp. 2d 876 (S.D. Ind. 2002)
  • Hansen v. Bd. of Trustees for Hamilton Southeastern School Corp., 522 F. Supp. 2d 1101 (S.D. Ind. 2007)
  • Rhoads v. Carmel Bd. of Zoning Appeals, 562 N.E.2d 752 (Ind. Ct. App. 1990)
  • Benedetto v. Indiana University, 707 N.E.2d 1062 ((Ind. Ct. App. 1999)
  • Indiana State Dept. of Health v. Legacy Healthcare, Inc., 752 N.E.2d 185 (Ind. Ct. App. 2001)
  • Indiana Family and Social Services Admin. v. Legacy Healthcare, Inc., 756 N.E.2d 567 (Ind. Ct. App. 2001)
  • Community Care Centers, Inc. v. Hamilton, 774 N.E.2d 559 (Ind. Ct. App. 2002)
  • Tebbe v. Tebbe, 868 N.E.2d 1217 (unpublished) (2007)
  • Smyth v. Hester, 901 N.E.2d 25 (Ind. Ct. App. 2009)

Educational Background:

  • Texas A & I University, Kingsville, Texas, B.S., 1973
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Office Location for William E. Wendling, Jr.

8888 Keystone Crossing Boulevard
Suite 800
Indianapolis, IN 46240

Phone: 317-573-8888

Fax: 317-574-3855

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Last Updated: 7/12/2018

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