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Contact Information
rshagley@WSLfirm.com
812-232-3388 Ext. 222

Mr. Shagley's Assistant
Jessica Arcario
jarcario@WSLfirm.com
812-232-3388 Ext. 235

Areas of Practice

Throughout his legal career, Mr. Shagley, has created a legacy of public service. Mr. Shagley represents many nonprofit organizations including museums, schools, trust funds, foundations and quasi governmental agencies.

Mr. Shagley served as Trustee of Indiana State University from 2000-2008. Mr Shagley also served as Founding Director of the Wabash Valley Community Foundation, Inc.

Mr. Shagley has been active in several areas of the real estate practice, including title insurance, residential subdivisions, condominiums, business and industrial parks, and commercial developments. Mr. Shagley has also specialized in the areas of City zonings and variances.

Mr. Shagley has provided various services to the area's small businesses and large manufacturing companies including Bemis Company, Inc., Sony DADC US, Inc., International Paper Company, DANISCO, Inc., Specialty Blanks, Inc. Clabber Girl Corporation, and Hulman and Company.

Mr. Shagley has represented the Board of Trustees of ERISA Funds in the construction area for over 35 years. Mr. Shagley's experience is in the areas of health and welfare, pension, training and apprenticeship.

Professional Experience

  • Admitted to bar 1971. Indiana: also admitted to practice before U.S. Supreme Court, U.S.
  • District Court Southern District of Indiana
  • Fraternity: Phi Alpha Delta
  • Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Vigo County, 1972
  • City Attorney, Terre Haute, 1972-73
  • Attorney, Economic Development Commission, Terre Haute, 1973-79
  • Attorney, Harrison Township, 1984-
  • Attorney, Clay-Owen-Vigo Solid Waste Management District 1993-2008
  • Attorney, Vigo County Redevelopment Commission, 1994-1996.

Civic Activities

  • Board of Managers (President), Sheldon Swope Art Museum, Inc.
  • Board of Overseers, Sheldon Swope Art Museum, Inc.
  • Board of Directors, Community Chest of Terre Haute
  • Board of Directors (Vice President), Mental Health America of Vigo County Inc.
  • Board of Directors (President), Hospital Authority of Vigo County

Civic Experience

  • Indiana State University (Board of Trustees)
  • Wabash Valley Community Foundation, Inc.
  • Catholic Community Foundation, Inc.
  • The Greater Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce
  • Terre Haute Economic Development Commission (Board of Directors)
  • The Greater Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce

Professional Associations

  • Terre Haute Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • International Foundation of Employee Benefits Plans

Education

  • Legal Education, Indiana University (J.D. 1971)
  • Preparatory education, Indiana State University (B.S., 1968)