Christopher P. Shema is a 1980 graduate of the George Mason University School of Business Administration where he was awarded a Bachelor of Science Degree. In 1988 he graduated from the College of William & Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law in Williamsburg, Virginia with a Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree. The same year Mr. Shema was first admitted to the practice of law in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Christopher P. Shema is a member of the Indiana State Bar, and can litigate in all of Indiana's Trial and Appellate Courts. He is also admitted to practice in Federal Courts in the Southern District of Indiana and the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. He maintains an associate membership in the Virginia State Bar and is an active member of the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA), the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), and the Terre Haute Bar Association.