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Langer & Langer Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers

On Behalf of | Mar 14, 2016 | News

Posted By Langer & Langer

Three members of the Langer & Langer team earned recent accolades. Steven L. Langer made the Indiana Top 50 list as a Super Lawyer in the 2016 Indiana Super Lawyers Magazine, and Jon Schmoll was recognized as a Super Lawyer in the 2016Indiana Super Lawyers Magazine. In addition, for the fourth consecutive year, Tara Worthley has been named as a “Rising Star” by the magazine.

Each year, only five percent of all attorneys in Indiana are selected for Super Lawyers lists. The Top Lists are an alphabetical list of lawyers who receive the highest point totals during the Super Lawyers selection process.

Steven L. Langer is a Partner in the Valparaiso office and is now in his 35th year of practice. He concentrates his practice on plaintiffs’ medical malpractice, personal injury, car and truck crashes, and complex litigation. Mr. Langer is the Immediate Past-President of the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA) and a member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee. He is the former president of the College of Fellows of the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association and received the ITLA’s Trial Lawyer of the Year Award in 2004 and 2009.

Jon F. Schmoll became counsel to Langer & Langer on February 1, 2009. Prior to that time, he practiced law for 41 years at one of the leading defense firms in Indiana. His present practice areas include wrongful death, truck crashes, uninsured and underinsured insurance claims, medical malpractice, and personal injury cases. By invitation, Mr. Schmoll is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, and is an Advocate with the American Board of Trial Advocates.

Tara Worthley joined Langer & Langer as an attorney in 2005 and represents clients seriously injured as the result of personal injury, medical negligence, vehicle crashes, and other types of negligent conduct. In 2010, she received the Max Goodwin Young Lawyer of the Year Award, the highest honor that the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association can give to a young lawyer. Ms. Worthley was recognized for her dedication to protecting the rights of injured people, her devotion to community, and helping to advance Indiana law in a positive direction for Indiana residents.

Super Lawyers® is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers for nominations, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews based on practice area. Super Lawyers® is a registered trademark of Thomson Reuters.

For more information, contact Langer & Langer by phone at 219-246-4759 or, toll free, at 219-246-4759. By mail, write to: Langer & Langer, 15 N. Washington St., Valparaiso, Indiana 46383. Online, visit

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