Susan M. Hunter

Indiana Estate Planning and Elder Law Attorney

Susan M. Hunter
Attorney at Law

(317) 863-2030

In 1996, Susan graduated from Northern Kentucky University, Salmon P. Chase College of Law, after completing her bachelor’s degree at Hanover College in Southern Indiana.

After practicing law for a time, Susan pursued her passion for estate planning and elder law by founding her own firm, Hunter Estate & Elder Law, in 2001. Located in Fishers, Ind., the firm has expanded to Rockville, Ind., with a satellite office.

Shortly thereafter, she became a founding member of the national organization, Lawyers with Purpose™. As the educational director, she taught attorneys across the country the legal technical aspects of estate planning and elder law. Her mentoring and coaching was later sought by several other law firms throughout the nation.

She has been admitted to the Hamilton County Bar Association, Indiana Bar Association (estate planning, real property sections, Bar of the Supreme Court of Indiana, Bar of the Supreme Court of Illinois, and the American Bar Association.

Today, she’s also a national coach and speaker in the fields of estate planning, elder law, Medicaid, probate, team building, and practice management. In 2017, she authored   Breaking Through: Busting the Generational Barriers,” after co-authoring “Protect Your IRA” with David J. Zumpano.

In addition to regular blogging, Susan is a contributing writer for Senior Life Newspaper based out of Indianapolis, Ind. In her spare time, she enjoys golf, scuba, and photography. She and her husband, Mark are on a lifelong quest to visit all 50 states and all National Parks. They make their home in Noblesville, Ind., with their rescue dogs, Wilbur and Wrigley.

Jennifer L. Rozelle

Indiana Estate Planning and Elder Law Attorney

Jennifer (Jenny) Rozelle
Attorney at Law, Partner

(317) 863-2030

In 2010, Jenny obtained her bachelor’s degree in both political science and history from Butler University. In 2017, she obtained a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law.

Since 2012, Jenny has been part of the Hunter Estate & Elder Law team. She has helped clients create all types of estate plans; be it for a young client with straight-forward needs, or an elderly loved-one who may need guidance on protecting a nest egg from assisted living or nursing home costs. She has even created plans that honor specific detailed wishes or transition farms and family businesses.

Beyond pre-planning, her work extends to assisting personal representatives and/or trustees when a loved one passes, or when probate and/or trust administration may be required. Before this process truly begins, she creates a step-by-step plan for the personal representative and/or trustee with options of how to proceed.

Jenny is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association – specifically, the Elder Law Section and the Probate, Trust, and Real Property Section. She’s also a member of the American Bar Association. Jenny is involved in Lawyers with Purpose™, Butler University Young Alumni Organization, Semester at Sea Alumni Organization, and Business Professionals of America Alumni Division. Through Business Professionals of America, Jenny enjoys serving as a judge for high school students participating in the state and national competitions.

Jenny and her husband Justin live in Westfield, Ind., with their two basset hounds, Floyd and Mildred. If not at home, Jenny is likely either at Hinkle Fieldhouse cheering for the Butler Bulldogs, spending time with her family and friends, or traveling on a cruise ship.

Justin J. Schuhmacher

Indiana Estate Planning and Elder Law Attorney

Justin Schuhmacher
Attorney at Law, Partner

(317) 863-2030

Justin received his bachelor’s degree in secondary education; specifically, social studies, from Ball State University in 2006. After spending 12 years in public education, he received his Doctor of Jurisprudence from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 2017.

He was admitted to the Indiana Bar in 2017 and started with Hunter Estate & Elder Law in the fall of 2018.

As an attorney, Justin finds the most joy in helping families as they attempt to strategize during very difficult times. Whether he’s helping create a plan to pay for long term care, guardianship, or straightforward estate plans, he finds it rewarding to in giving clients the peace of mind that they so often seek.

Justin was raised on the same family farm in Blackford County, Ind., as his father.  He currently resides in Westfield, Ind., with his wife, Jenny, and their two basset hounds, Floyd and Mildred.

Kyle Allen

Indiana Estate Planning and Elder Law Attorney

Kyle Allen
Attorney at Law

(317) 863-2030

In 2004, Kyle received his bachelor’s degree from DePauw University. While there, he was president of his fraternity, Delta Tau Delta, and was appointed to serve on DePauw’s inaugural Coalition for Building a Responsible Community. After DePauw, Kyle attended the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Mich., and received his Doctor of Jurisprudence in 2008. Kyle was lead counsel on the school’s national negotiation team and led his team to the national finals in the American Bar Association’s National Negotiation Competition held in Los Angeles, Calif.

In 2009, Kyle began his career in the courtroom, starting as a Marion County Public Defender. From there he moved on to a general practice firm, and that is where he was initially exposed to estate planning, which he greatly enjoyed. After leaving the firm, Kyle focused his practice solely on all aspects related to criminal defense until 2014, when he realized it was time to move away from the courtroom.

In 2014, Kyle joined Hunter Estate & Elder Law as an associate attorney to focus on estate planning, asset protection, and customized legal preparation for life’s inevitable twists and turns. The premium Kyle places on family values are what drove him to the estate planning field and ultimately the firm.

He is a member of the Indianapolis Bar Association, where he serves as a member of the Pro-Bono Standing Committee and co-chair of the Pro-Bono Hospice Program. Kyle is also an active participant of Lawyers With Purpose™.

Kyle and his wife, Michelle, live in Irvington, a neighborhood in Indianapolis, Ind. They enjoy spending time chasing their daughter around, whether at home, his family’s cabin in Brown County, or at her family’s farm in Knightstown, Ind. In his free time, Kyle enjoys basketball, cycling, hiking, camping, and trying to be a handyman. He’s also devout to the Indianapolis 500.