Overview

Jim is a shareholder partner practicing out of Reminger Co., LPA’s Indianapolis and Evansville offices. Jim concentrates his practice in all types of civil defense litigation.  He has widespread experience handling catastrophic damage, wrongful death, and other insurance-defense litigation that arises under general, professional and commercial liability lines.  His practice is focused heavily on the defense of trucking and transportation, retail and hospitality, construction design and defect, product and premises liability cases.

Jim also advocates for employers in workers’ compensation claims before the Indiana Workers’ Compensation Board and defends insurance carriers against first-party bad faith claims and coverage issues.

Jim joined Reminger after gaining extensive litigation experience practicing for a metropolitan insurance-defense firm in Indianapolis. Prior to attending the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Jim received his Bachelor of Science from Bowling Green State University in northwest Ohio, where he played football and served as a captain of the team his senior season.  Having grown up in Indianapolis, Jim is also proud to call himself an alum of Bishop Chatard High School. 

Representative Experience

In addition to having experience with litigating cases from inception through mediation, bench and jury trials, Jim has represented various trucking clients in pre-suit matters and is actively involved in Reminger’s Rapid Response Team, which assists trucking-industry clients with on-scene investigations following catastrophic trucking accidents. 

Honors & Recognitions

Recognized as a 2021 Rising Star in the Indiana Super Lawyers Magazine

James P. Scheidler
Rated by Super Lawyers


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Community & Professional

Member of the IU Robert H. McKinney School of Alumni Board of Directors

Member of the Damar Services, Inc. Board of Directors. Damar is a disability services & support organization headquartered in Indianapolis.

National Business Institute, Member

Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum (ICLEF), Member

Indiana State Bar Association, Member

Results

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Education

J.D., Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, 2013

B.S., Business (Specialization in Business Pre-Law), Bowling Green State University, 2009

Admissions

  • State of Indiana, 2013
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana, 2013
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana, 2013
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