Wendell W. Walsh - Partner

Wendell has been a trial attorney for many years. He also enjoys counseling senior citizens, as evidenced by his focus on elder law. Wendell advises clients on asset preservation and long term health care planning. Prior to joining our firm in 1985, he was a managing attorney for the Older Adults Project in South Bend. He’s also a teacher at heart, helping young people through coaching high school and college mock trial teams and by working with Big Brothers/Big Sisters.

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

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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Appointment of Health Care Representative
August 20, 2015

South Bend / Mishawaka, IN – Suppose you are unconscious and in a hospital. Your doctor has [...]
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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

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 >

Appointment of Health Care Representative
August 20, 2015

South Bend / Mishawaka, IN – Suppose you are unconscious and in a hospital. Your doctor has [...]
Read more >

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