J. Gregory Shelley
Greg Shelley is a partner with Bose McKinney & Evans LLP’s Business Services Group and chairs the Estate and Wealth Transfer Planning Group. Greg concentrates his practice in the areas of wills, trusts, estate planning, trust and estate administration, will contests and trust disputes, guardianships, business succession planning and general business transactions. He also regularly represents corporate fiduciaries in trust and estate matters. Greg is a Board Certified Indiana Trust and Estate Lawyer, certified by the Trust & Estate Specialty Board.
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law – Indianapolis (J.D., 1985)
Indiana University (B.A., with honors, 1982)
Honors / Awards
Best Lawyers® 2020 Indianapolis Litigation – Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year; Distinguished Fellow of the Indianapolis Bar Association (2012); Indiana Super Lawyers® (2004-2009, 2011); Best Lawyers® 2017 Indianapolis Litigation – Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year; The Best Lawyers in America® (2010, 2012-2020); AV® Peer Review rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Appearances / Publications
Greg is a regular author, lecturer and moderator at legal education seminars for attorneys and accountants around Indiana. He has participated as chair, speaker or author at numerous legal seminars and legal publications for over twenty-five years on behalf of the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Foundation (ICLEF); Hoosier CLE; Indianapolis Bar Association (IBA) – Estate Planning and Administration Section; Hoosier Banker; and Bank One Trust Group; most recently authoring and presenting: “2013 Case Law and Legislation in Probate, Wills, Trusts, Guardianships, and Death Tax” (2013 Annual Indiana Law Survey, chaired by Chief Judge Margaret Robb for Hoosier CLE); and “Lifetime Gifts to Adults and Charities” for the 2011 and 2009 semi-annual Estate Specialization Training Seminars for Attorneys (ICLEF). In addition, Greg is regularly invited to be a resource for the media and to speak to a variety of religious, charitable and educational affiliated groups on a wide variety of estate, trust and business succession planning topics. For a complete list of topics presented please contact Greg.
Appointments / Memberships
Member: Indianapolis (Estate Planning & Administrative Section Executive Committee, 1992-2002, chair, 2002) and Indiana State (Probate, Trust & Real Property Section) Bar Associations; Estate Planning Council of Indianapolis; Central Indiana Community Foundation (Professional Advisors Leadership Council); Rotary Club of Indianapolis; St. Luke’s United Methodist Church; American Cancer Society – Great Lakes Division, Inc. (planned giving volunteer consultant)