Thomas M. Walz

Thomas M. Walz

Sole Practitioner
Location:
South Bend, Indiana
Phone:
574-400-8702
866-307-8690 (TollFree)
Fax:
574-204-2144
Email:

Thomas M. Walz was born in South Bend, Indiana. He was admitted to practice in the State of Indiana, including the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana in 1978; in 1994 he was admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

Tom received his B.S. in 1975 from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, and his J.D. from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, in 1978. He is a member of the St. Joseph County, Indiana State and American Bar Associations. Tom practices in the areas of Estate Planning and Probate, Wills and Trusts, Collections and Bankruptcy, Business and Corporate Law, Personal Injury, Labor Law, and General Civil Litigation. Since 1992, Tom has served on the Board of Directors of Hospice of St. Joseph County, Inc., South Bend Area Crime Stoppers and Logan Community Resources, Inc. Tom also dedicates his efforts to the St. Joseph County Special Olympics.

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning and Probate
  • Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy
  • Business and Corporate Law
  • Real Estate

Litigation Percentage

  • 25% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 1978
  • Michigan, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 1978
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1994

Education

  • Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, California
    • J.D. - 1978
  • Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
    • B.S. - 1975
    • Major: Business-Marketing

References

  • Indiana Carton Company
  • Farm Bureau
  • Edward Jones
  • Jamil Packaging Corporation

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Indiana State Bar Association, Member
  • Michigan State Bar Association, Member
  • St. Joseph County Bar Associations, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • St. Joseph County Legal Referral