Matthew T. Schulz

Matthew T. Schulz

Attorney
Location:
Bloomington, Indiana
Phone:
812-269-1839
Fax:
877-335-2231
Email:

Matt grew up in Bedford, IN, graduating from Bedford North Lawrence H.S. in 1996.  He earned a bachelor of arts from Indiana University with a double major in Criminal Justice and Political Science.  Upon graduation, he joined the United States Army, serving on active duty as an air traffic controller.  Matt deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, and received an honorable discharge in 2006.  While serving, Matt attended night courses at Webster University and earned a Master of Arts from the School of Business and Technology in Management and Leadership.

After completing his military service, Matt took advantage of the G.I. Bill and attended law school, graduating Cum Laude from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law.  While in law school, Matt served as an editor for the Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies, participated in Moot Court, and served as a Certified Legal Intern assisting family law clients in the Community Legal Clinic.

Upon graduation from law school, Matt served as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney in Monroe County, Indiana.  Matt handled cases involving felony charges, misdemeanor charges, OWI, alcohol/drug offenses, traffic offenses, and child support enforcement.  Matt has experience with jury trials, bench trials, and a wide range of contested hearings.

After spending most of his career(s) in public service, Matt decided to serve the public in a new way by opening the Schulz Law Office in downtown Bloomington in the fall of 2013.

In addition, Matt serves as an Assistant Professor and Department Chair of the Criminal Justice and Paralegal Studies departments at Ivy Tech Community College-Bloomington.  Matt serves as President of the Monroe County Bar Association, is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association and the American Legion, and is a serves on the Governance Committee with Big Brothers Big Sisters after having served as a big brother in the past.

Matt lives in Bloomington with his wife and children.

Areas of Practice

  • DUI

Education

  • Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Bloomington, Indiana
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: Moot Court
    • Honors: Certified Legal Intern, Community Legal Clinic
    • Law Journal: Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies, Editor
  • Bedford North Lawrence H.S. - 1996
  • Indiana University
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts
    • Major: Criminal Justice
    • Major: Political Science
  • Webster University
  • School of Business and Technology in Management and Leadership
    • M.A., Master of Arts

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Indiana State Bar Association, Member
  • American Legion, Member
  • Monroe County Bar Association, President
  • Criminal Justice and Paralegal Studies departments at Ivy Tech Community College-Bloomington, Assistant Professor and Department Chair

Past Employment Positions

  • United States Army, Air Traffic Controller
  • Deputy Prosecuting Attorney in Monroe County, Indiana

Pro Bono Activities

  • Big brother with Big Brothers
  • Big Sisters of South Central Indiana