Paul Mannweiler, former Republican Speaker of the Indiana House of Representatives, is a partner with Bose McKinney & Evans. Paul practices in the areas of corporate, employment and utilities law. In addition, he continues his strong involvement in local and state government by serving as a principal of Bose Public Affairs Group LLC.

A veteran public official, Paul served in the Indiana House of Representatives for 21 years before joining the firm. For the last decade and a half in office, he served as the top-elected Republican leader. Elected by his colleagues as Speaker of the House three separate times, Paul has gained respect for his competence in addressing public concerns and his aggressive reforms of government.

In addition to his experience as a state representative, Paul also worked for Indianapolis Power & Light Company (now known as AES) as senior vice president, external affairs. While working for the utility company, Paul handled such issues as dealing with the City of Indianapolis and its power needs, negotiating power contracts and advising on federal and national governmental issues. In private practice, he has represented clients in contract negotiations and other employment-related matters, speaking frequently before large and small employers.


Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law – Indianapolis (J.D., 1975)
Indiana University (B.A. in political science and history, 1971)

Honors / Awards

Best Lawyers® 2020 and 2022 Indianapolis Municipal Law Lawyer of the Year; The Best Lawyers in America® 2007-2023; Best Lawyers’® 2017 Indianapolis Government Relations Practice Lawyer of the Year; Best Lawyers’® 2015 Indianapolis Municipal Law Lawyer of the Year; AV® Peer Review rated by Martindale-Hubbell; National Conference of State Legislatures’ Leadership Award; National Federation of Independent Business; Guardian of Small Business Award; Indiana Chamber of Commerce Government Leader of the Year Award

Appointments / Memberships

Officer: National Conference of State Legislatures (past-president, former chair of Program Oversight Subcommittee)

Board of Directors: State Legislative Leaders Foundation; American Enterprise Life Insurance Company; Indiana Repertory Theatre; Indiana University Law School (Board of Visitors); Indiana Economic Development Council

Member: Indianapolis Bar Association; Indianapolis Downtown, Inc.; IU Medical Workforce Task Force; 500 Festival Committee.


Indiana, Indiana Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana