ShockleyScott E. Shockley

Partner

400 S. Walnut St., Ste. 200
Muncie, IN 47305 

sshockley@defur.com
765-216-0180 (direct)
765-749-5870 (cell)
765-288-3651 (main)
765-288-7068 (fax)

Scott’s practice consists exclusively of litigation in the federal and state courts. He represents corporate and individual clients in all areas of litigation, with an emphasis on employment law, business disputes, white collar criminal defense, and personal injury. Prior to joining DeFur Voran, Mr. Shockley was Deputy and Chief Deputy District Attorney in Denver, Colorado. He then served as Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Indiana. He has also served as Corporate Counsel for the City of Muncie.

 

Practice Areas

LitigationEmployment, Business Disputes, White Collar Criminal Defense

 

Education

Yale University (B.A)
University of Denver (J.D)
Board of Editors, Denver Law Journal

 

Bar Admissions

Colorado
Indiana

 

Admitted to Practice Before

United States Supreme Court
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
United States District Court, District of Colorado
United States District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana
United States District Court, Central District of Illinois

 

Published Cases

Vance v. Ball State University, 133 S. Ct. 2434 (2013), 646 F.3d 461 (7th Cir. 2011); McKinney v. Duplain 463 F. 3d 679 (7th Cir. 2006); Advanced Ground Systems Engineering, Inc. v. RTW Industries, 38 F. 3d 1036 (7th Cir. 2004); Czubaj v. Ball State University, 2004 US App. LEXIS 17158 (7th Cir. 2004); Webb v. Ball State University, 167 F. 3d 1146 (7th Cir. 1999); 234 F. 3d 1275 (7th Cir. 2000) cert denied 524 U.S. 942 (2001); Smart v. Ball State University, 89 F.3d 437 (7th Cir. 1996); Kuhn v. Ball State University, 78 F.3d 330 (7th Cir. 1996); Dugan v. Ball State University, 815 F. 2d 1132 (7th Cir. 1987); Finke v. Bd. Of Trustees of Purdue Univ., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 88527 (N.D. Ind. 2014); Zimmerman v. Bd. Of Trustees of Ball State Univ., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 54368 (S.D. Ind. 2013); Kpotufe v. J. B. Hunt Transp., Inc., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 140694 (S.D. Ind. 2011); Fisher v. United States, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 43169 (S.D. Ind. 2011); Burt v. Life Ins. Co. of America, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 21413 (S.D. Ind. 2011); Kloss v. Ball State Univ., 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 85790 (S.D. Ind. 2007); Clifford v. Ball State Bd. of Trustees, 2004 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 22808 (S.D. Ind. 2004); Pond v. Bd.of Trustees of Ball State Univ., 2004 U.S Dist. LEXIS 22814 (S.D. Ind. 2004); Wehner v. Ball State Univ., 2003 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 1194 (S.D. Ind. 2003); Moyer v. Official Creditors’ Comm., 2001 U.S. Dist LEXIS 12751 (S.D. Ind. 2001); United States v. Williams, 792 F. Supp. 1120 (S.D. Ind. 1992); Marvin v. King, 734 F. Supp. 346 (S.D. Ind. 1990); Smith v. State, 8 N.E.3d 668 (Ind. 2014); Hartman v. Keri, 883 N.E. 2d 774 (Ind. 2008); Adsit v. Gustin, 874 N.E. 2d 1018 (Ind. App. 2007); Indiana Health Centers v. Cardinal Health System, 774 N.E. 2d 991 (Ind. Ct. App. 2002); Family and Social Services Administration v. Community Care Centers, Inc. 641 N.E. 2d 1012 (Ind. App.1994); Rollins Burdick Hunter v. Ball State University, 665 N.E. 2d 914 (Ind. App. 1996); Ray v. St. John’s Health Center Corp., 582 N.E. 2d 464 (Ind. Ct. App. 1992).

 

Service

Board of Governors, Indiana State Bar Association (2017-2019 term); Chairman, Indiana State Committee, American College of Trial Lawyers; Former Member, Rules and Magistrate Judge Selection Committees, United States District Court, Southern District of Indiana; Former Member, Board of Directors, Indiana Community Defenders; Director, Ball Brothers Foundation

 

Awards

Superior Performance Award, United States Department of Justice, 1984; Indiana “Super Lawyer” 2004, 2006, 2009-2018; Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation, 2013-2018

 

Memberships

Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers; Indiana State Bar Association; American Bar Association; National Association of College and University Attorneys