Elected Member

Michael E. Tolbert

Gary, IN
Tolbert & Tolbert LLC
Valparaiso University
Valparaiso University School of Law

Michael Tolbert is a founding partner at the firm Tolbert & Tolbert where he concentrates his practice in the areas of complex civil litigation, bad faith insurance litigation, wrongful death actions, catastrophic personal injury cases, and employment related litigation. He has represented a wide variety of clients in complex litigation matters and his clients have ranged from large insurance companies to small family run businesses.

At his prior firm, Mr. Tolbert was a partner and served as the chair of the firm's Litigation Department from 2010 until 2013. He also served as the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Gary Chamber of Commerce from 2007 until 2010.

He is a frequent presenter and speaker, as well as an adjunct professor at Valparaiso University School of Law where he teaches trial practice.

EDUCATION: Valparaiso University, B.A.; Valparaiso University School of Law, J.D.  

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Areas of Expertise
Insurance Law
Complex Litigation
Employment Law