Christopher J. Mueller

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Chris provides a wide array of civil litigation, estate planning, and small business representation services focused on individualized client goals and responsive communication with clients.

Chris joined the firm after earning his law degree with honors from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. Some of the highlights of Chris’s previous legal experience include interning with Indiana Supreme Court Justice Mark Massa, clerking with a prominent plaintiff’s litigation firm in Indianapolis for 2.5 years, and serving indigent clients in a variety of family law matters in the law school’s Civil Practice Clinic.

A native of Cedarburg, Wisconsin, Chris became a Hoosier after marrying his college sweetheart and following her to the Indianapolis area. He and his wife enjoy outdoor activities with their dog, Holly, and spending time with family.

Practice Areas:

  • Estate, Trust, and Guardianship Administration and Litigation
  • Estate Planning and Elder Law
  • Real Estate, Business Law, and Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Civil Mediation

Education and Awards:

  • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2015
    • Graduate Certificate in Advocacy Skills
    • Honors:
      • Indiana Law Review, Vols. 47 & 48, Blog Editing Chair
      • Order of the Barristers, Honorable Robert H. Staton Moot Court Competition, 2014
      • 2014-15 Outstanding Clinic Student of the Year Award
      • Norman Lefstein Award of Excellence (recognizing 200+ hours of pro bono service during law school)
      • 2015 Michael J. Sacopulos Tax Award
    • Civil Mediation Training (40 Hours), 2014
  • University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, Graduate Certificate in Public Health, 2011
  • Valparaiso University, B.S. (Chemistry), magna cum laude, 2010
  • Valparaiso University, B.A. (Music), magna cum laude, 2010

Bar Admissions and Courts of Practice:

  • State of Indiana, 2015
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana, 2015
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana, 2015

Professional Organizations and Affiliations:

  • Registered Civil Mediator
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Indianapolis Bar Association

Community Involvement:

  • Vice-Chair, Advisory Board of Indiana YMCA Youth and Government
  • Member, Resurrection Lutheran Church, Indianapolis
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