wilhelmMichael D. Wilhelm

Partner

8409 Fishers Centre Drive
Fishers, IN 46038

mwilhelm@defur.com
317-585-8085 (main)
317-585-8858 (fax)

Michael is an elder law attorney, representing the elderly and disabled in areas such as long term care / Medicaid planning, estate planning, special needs trusts, estate and trust administration, and guardianships.
 
Michael also provides estate planning services to individuals of all ages and business planning services to a broad spectrum of clients. He is a civil litigator on matters involving creditor’s rights, estate and trust disputes, and real estate. 
 
Michael served as a judicial clerk for Indiana Supreme Court Justice Randall T. Shepard for two years after law school. He then operated a general practice law firm in Brookville, Indiana before joining DeFur Voran in 2011.

 

Practice Areas

Elder LawEstates and Trusts, Creditor Rights, Litigation, Real Estate

 

Education

Xavier University (B.S., 2001)
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law (J.D., Summa Cum Laude, 2004)
Associate Editor, Indiana Law Review

 

Bar Admissions

Indiana
North Carolina

 

Admitted to Practice Before

United States District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Western District of North Carolina

 

Memberships

Indiana State Bar Association – Publications, Newsletter, and Technology Committee of the Elder Law Section; Indiana State Bar Association – Probate, Trust and Real Property Section; Indianapolis Bar Association; National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

 

Civic Involvement

Founder, Pro Bono Clinic at CICOA (2014 to present); Member, Hamilton County Council on Aging; Board Member, Geist Half Marathon (2017-present); Steering Committee, Dementia Friends Indiana; Volunteer, Indianapolis Bar Association, Hospice Program; Volunteer, Indiana State Bar Association “Talk to a Lawyer Today” program (2007 – present); Co-Chair, Pro Bono Clinic at PrimeLife Enrichment Inc. (2012-2014); President, Franklin County Bar Association (2007 – 2011); Co-Chair, Indianapolis Street Law Program (2004 – 2006)