Michelle K. Schindler

Attorney at Law

EDUCATION

Northwestern University, B.A., 1999
Major: Environmental Sciences; Minor: Business Institutions
Division I Women’s Swim Team

Loyola University, Chicago School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2007
Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot – Vienna, Austria
Niagara International Law Moot Court Team

ADMISSIONS

2007, Illinois; 2007 U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois; 2008, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit; 2011, Wisconsin; 2015, Colorado

MEMBERSHIPS

Colorado Bar Association
Pitkin County Bar Association
Professional Women’s Club of Chicago
Chicago Bar Association

Michelle K. Schindler concentrates her practice in the area of civil litigation, including trial and appellate litigation and arbitration. She has extensive experience litigating a variety of issues including real estate litigation, HOA disputes and governance, trade secrets, contract litigation, civil protection orders, construction litigation, fraud, and fiduciary duties. Michelle has handled matters in numerous jury and bench trials. Michelle has handled appeals in various appellate courts. She has represented clients before federal and state courts across the nation.

Michelle grew up in Madison, Wisconsin, and started her legal career working for a large law firm in Chicago, Illinois. After seven years of practicing in Chicago, Michelle, her husband (Dieter Schindler) and their young daughter moved to the Roaring Fork Valley.

While in law school, Michelle was a member of the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Team (Vienna, Austria) and a member of the Canada-United States Law Institute Niagara International Moot Court Team.

In her free time, Michelle enjoys skiing, hiking, traveling and spending time with her family.