Wendell W. Walsh - Partner

Wendell is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, an honor given to only the top 1% of trial attorneys. In the past, he served as a volunteer coach for trial teams at the Notre Dame Law School and South Bend St. Joseph High School. He also focuses on Elder law, advising seniors about their future medical needs. He helps with asset planning for people who may need Medicaid for nursing home care. Wendell serves on the board of the Center for Hospice Care and Hospice Foundation, one of the nation's leading not-for-profit hospice organizations. Past board service has included Big Brothers/Big Sisters, South Bend East Side Little League and Little Flower Church.

Practice Areas

  • Elder Law
  • Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Insurance Defense
Professional Affiliations
  • St. Joseph County Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association
Civic Involvement
  • Board Member, Center for Hospice Care, Inc. and Hospice Foundation, Inc.
  • Past Coach, Notre Dame Law School Trial Teams
  • Past Coach, South Bend St. Joseph High School Trial Teams
  • Past Parish Council Member, Little Flower Catholic Church
  • Past Board Member, East Side Little League of South Bend
  • Past Board Member, Big Brothers/Big Sisters of St. Joseph County
Recognition
  • Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Woods Dedication Award, Indiana High School Mock Trial Association, 2005
Video
Wendell discusses a new update to Indiana's Medicaid law and a planning strategy that every Indiana Medicaid nursing home resident needs to consider.  For more information, please click here.

Wendell's Insights

2018 Arthur A. May Award
April 12, 2018

Ms. Erin Daugherty of the Notre Dame Law School trial program is the recipient of the 2018 Arthur [...]
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HOW DOES THE “AT HOME SPOUSE” MAKE ENDS MEET?
May 10, 2017

Many people 65 and over who need nursing home care eventually wind up on Medicaid. Often, the [...]
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Applying For Medicaid To Pay For Nursing Home Care
July 21, 2016

South Bend / Mishawaka, IN – Many people 65 and over who need nursing home care wind up [...]
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Wendell W. Walsh
Partner

(574) 243-4100

wwalsh@maylorber.com

Admissions

  • Indiana Supreme Court
  • United States District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana

Education

  • B.A. in Government and International Studies from the University of Notre Dame, 1977
  • J.D. from Notre Dame Law School, 1980

Personal snapshot

  • Father of twin sons who also graduated from Notre Dame
  • Notre Dame fan
  • Was a managing attorney for the Older Adults Project in South Bend
  • Enjoys working with seniors and advising them about retirement planning, Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security and other areas

Wendell's Insights

2018 Arthur A. May Award
April 12, 2018

Ms. Erin Daugherty of the Notre Dame Law School trial program is the recipient of the 2018 Arthur [...]
Read more >

HOW DOES THE “AT HOME SPOUSE” MAKE ENDS MEET?
May 10, 2017

Many people 65 and over who need nursing home care eventually wind up on Medicaid. Often, the [...]
Read more >

Applying For Medicaid To Pay For Nursing Home Care
July 21, 2016

South Bend / Mishawaka, IN – Many people 65 and over who need nursing home care wind up [...]
Read more >

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