2015 Indiana Defense Lawyer of the Year joins Wagner Reese Law Firm

Carmel, IN — Wagner Reese LLP, a prominent personal injury law firm, recently announced an expansion of its legal team to include Stephanie Cassman, an aggressive and seasoned courtroom advocate with a passion for trial work. Cassman has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in a number of jury and bench trials throughout Indiana in both state and federal courts.

“Jason and I are pleased to welcome a partner with such depth of knowledge, skill in the courtroom, and deep roots in Indiana,” said Wagner Reese co-founder Steve Wagner. “Our firm is growing to meet the needs of Hoosiers across Indiana, and Stephanie could not be a better fit to help us serve our community.”

Cassman officially joined the firm in April, 2017 and has hit the ground running meeting with clients, handling cases, and speaking with victims. Cassman represents individuals and their families in personal injury, wrongful death, and civil rights cases for Wagner Reese.

“I am very excited to join the Wagner Reese team and long-time respected colleagues, Steve and Jason,” stated Cassman. “I’ve watched them build one of the most reputable law firms in the State of Indiana based on client service and aggressive skilled advocacy. We share the same core values in the practice of law – a passion for trial work and zealous representation of clients seeking justice. I am thrilled for the opportunity to bring my courtroom experience to the team.”


About Stephanie Cassman

Cassman was born and raised in Terre Haute, Indiana and is a life-long Hoosier. Stephanie is a frequent speaker and author on jury selection and trial advocacy and serves on faculty for the Trial Advocacy Skills College. She is an active member of the Indianapolis Bar Association, where she served as the 2011 Chair of the Litigation Section and on the Board of Directors as Vice President in 2015.

Stephanie is a Distinguished Fellow of the Indianapolis Bar Foundation recognized for her significant contribution to the legal profession and leadership within the community. She has been recognized as a top-rated litigation attorney and listed on the Top 50 Attorneys and Top 25 Women by Indiana Super Lawyers in 2016 and 2017. In 2015, Stephanie received the honor of being named by her peers as the Indiana Defense Lawyer of the Year.

About Wagner Reese LLP

Wagner Reese, LLP was formed in 2000 by Jason Reese and Steve Wagner. Over the past two decades, the firm has established a track record of success with numerous multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. Wagner Reese has successfully tried dozens of cases to juries and judges in various counties throughout the State of Indiana including vehicular accidents, personal injury, medical malpractice, and worker’s compensation claims. Steve Wagner, Jason Reese and Stephanie Cassman have been recognized by their peers as Indiana SuperLawyers for ten consecutive years for their excellence in the practice of law.