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Thomas M. Walz - South Bend, IN

509 W. Washington Ave. South Bend, IN 46601

Updated: 02/18/2024

South Bend Estate Planning and Probate Lawyer

Overview

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...

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.

About Thomas M. Walz

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Sole Practitioner

Practice Areas

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

Litigation

  • 25%

Qualifications

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

Other Affiliations

  • 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

Education

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

References

References

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

Fees

Accepts Credit Cards

Office Information

Address

509 W. Washington Ave. South Bend, IN 46601

Fax

  • 574-204-2144

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By Anonymous on Mar. 31, 2021

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Mr. Walz has been very difficult to work with throughout our closure of the trust from our father's death. He has not been thorough in asking for appropriate forms that we needed for the accounting purposes. He has also provided us inaccurate information that has now involved more work on our end to straighten things out. He has billed us multiple times after a check has been submitted and has been very difficult to reach. I would not recommend working with him.

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