Rhett Tauber

Rhett L. Tauber

Rhett Tauber
Schererville, IN


Rhett L. Tauber
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Rhett Tauber
Schererville, IN



Rhett L. Tauber
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Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Probate
  • Family Law
  • Commercial and Business Law
  • Real Estate
  • Estate Planning


  • AV Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Recipient, Distinguished Barrister Award, Leadership in Law, The Indiana Lawyer
  • Recipient, Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum


  • Valparaiso University School of Law, Valparaiso, Indiana
    • J.D. - 1974
    • Honors: magna cum laude
  • Valparaiso University
    • B.A. - 1971


I am President and Senior Partner of Tauber Law Offices. I have been practicing law for almost 45 years, and I cannot imagine doing anything else. I love what I do.

Over the course of my legal career, I have handled many complex cases for clients in various areas of the law. I have significant experience with personal injury litigation, probate and estate planning, corporate law, municipal law, real estate, business transactions and general civil litigation. I have also represented the Town of Highland and the School Town of Highland for approximately 40 years, and I have significant ties to the community. Early in my career, I was involved in the landmark case of Doe v. Renfrow while representing the School Town of Highland, which I successfully argued before the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. That case continues to be recognized as legal precedent today.

Despite my dedication and love for the law, the center of my world is now the gift of my nine grandchildren.I am also very proud of the accomplishment of forming this very law firm with my children.

I am a 1971 graduate of Valparaiso University with a B.A. in Government and Spanish. I went on to receive my J.D. at Valparaiso University School of Law in 1974, graduating magna cum laude.

Upon receiving my J.D., I joined the American Bar Association and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana. Four years later, I was admitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court in 1981.

I was born in Hammond, Indiana and graduated from Highland High School in 1967. I am the proud father of four children: Tara, Justin, Brandon and Jared, and grandfather of nine. I enjoy traveling with my wife of over 45 years, and I am also an avid fan of the Chicago Bears, Bulls, and Cubs.

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana
  • Indiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1981

Professional Associations

  • Lake County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association, President, Northwest Indiana Chapter, 1988 to 1989
  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • National School Boards Association
  • Council of School Attorneys
  • Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America
  • Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Indiana State Bar Association

Representative Clients

  • Town of Highland
  • First Financial Bank, N.A.
  • Highland Public Schools
  • Griffith Public Schools
  • Krygier Companies
  • Timbermasters
  • Southshore Storage
  • C&L Storage
  • K&S Engineers
  • Scheffer International, Inc.
  • US Minerals, Inc.
  • Wintrust Commercial Banking
  • Austgen Electric, Inc.
  • Choice Landscaping
  • Luke Land, LLC
  • DeMonte Capital Corporation
  • Englewood Construction Management
  • FFC Fencing, Co.
  • Rainmaker
  • Urgentdent
  • Schererville Family Dentistry
  • B&D Sewer
  • Fred Barr Woodworking
  • Luke Family of Brands
  • County Line Orchard
  • Cardiovascular Consultants
  • Kali Beauty
  • Langel’s Pizza
  • Woodworks Design
  • Theos
  • Prime Steakhouse
  • Albert’s Diamond Jewelers
  • Homann Karate
  • Hoosier Horton
  • Gizmos
  • JAKS Warehouse
  • T.J. Boyle Real Estate
  • Martin Mechanical Corp.
  • Muller Acura
  • TTS Granite
  • Northwest Oral Surgeons
  • Meyers Development
  • Ferree Movers
  • Certified Driving School
  • Romano’s
  • Station 21
  • Lake Station Community Schools

Representative Cases

  • Doe v. Renfrow