Claire Schindler

Attorney

Attorney Claire Schindler

Coming from a family of attorneys, Claire knew she wanted to become a lawyer at a young age. Her passion for trial advocacy matched her tendency to meet obstacles head-on. Early in her legal studies, she fell in love with the courtroom, the long hours of trial preparation, and the power of standing up for someone else. Like the best trial litigators, Claire never backs down from a challenge, no matter how big or powerful her opponent might be. When bad things happen, her clients know they can rely on her to fight hard on their behalf. No matter what.

Claire earned her undergraduate degree in Political Science at Louisiana State University. Claire was also a proud member of LSU's Delta Delta Delta chapter.

Starting at the age of 19, Claire started working at law firms so she could gain legal experience and learn about advocating for clients. Then, something happened that changed all of her aspirations. During her senior year of college, Claire was involved in an accident caused by a drunk driver. She used this event as inspiration to someday help others as a personal injury lawyer.

After obtaining her undergraduate degree, Claire started studying law at the Paul M. Herbert Law Center at Louisiana State University. There, she received the Chancellor's Scholarship and was included on the Dean's List. Claire was also honored to receive the CALI Excellence Award in Legal Research and Writing, a recognition reserved for a class' top student.

After her first year of law school, Claire studied comparative law abroad in Lyon, France. She also gained valuable experience from Chief Judge Shelly Dick from the Middle District of Louisiana.

At LSU Law, Claire participated in multiple trial competitions, including the Vinson Elkins trial advocacy program. She had the opportunity to learn from experienced trial attorneys and judges. While at LSU Law, Claire earned her Juris Doctorate, a degree in Comparative Law, and a Graduate Certificate in Energy and Law Policy.

Claire worked for various skilled attorneys and had an externship with United States District Magistrate Judge Richard L. Bourgeois, Jr. for the Middle District of Louisiana. After moving to Houston, Claire joined Arnold & Itkin as a law clerk. She was admitted to the Texas Bar in October of 2019 and joined Arnold & Itkin as an attorney in 2020. During her short time with the firm, which began during a global pandemic, she has tried multiple cases to verdict and has participated in hundreds of depositions. Her most recent verdict was $1.5 million. Claire has recovered nearly $40,000,000 in settlements for her clients since she joined our team.

When she isn't working on a case, Claire enjoys the outdoors, traveling, and spending time with her family. She also goes to as many LSU football games as possible, so she can continue to cheer on the Tigers in person!

Education

  • Louisiana State University
  • LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center

Admissions

  • Texas State Bar
  • State Bar of Louisiana
  • Southern District of Texas
  • Eastern District of Texas
  • Northern District of Texas
  • Western District of Texas
  • Middle District of Louisiana
  • Western District of Louisiana
  • Western District of Oklahoma

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Claire Schindler's Case Results

$3.6 Million Settlement Recovered for Man Injured in Plant Accident

Attorneys Kurt Arnold, Kyle Findley, Adam Lewis, Kala Sellers, and Claire Schindler represented a Louisiana man who was injured while working at a plant in Texas. The accident led to herniations in his back and neck. Our firm took on the case and fought aggressively, ultimately recovering a multi-million dollar settlement.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $1,754,658.27.

$3.4 Million Recovered for Injured South Texas Plant Worker

Attorneys Kurt Arnold, Kyle Findley, Adam Lewis, Kala Sellers, and Claire Schindler successfully recovered $3.4 million on behalf of a South Texas man injured during an industrial plant accident. Our client sustained herniations to his neck and back during the incident, which limited his future ability to work. Our team worked tirelessly to hold the plant owners accountable and are proud to have reached a favorable result.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $1,678,004.14.

$3.45 Million Obtained for Man Injured in Industrial Accident

Attorneys Kurt Arnold, Kyle Findley, Adam Lewis, Kala Sellers, and Claire Schindler represented a young man who suffered herniations to his neck and back while working at an industrial plant in Texas. Our client trusted our team to help him get the best medical care, and we’re proud to have reached these life-changing results.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $1,688,564.01.

$3.375 Million Obtained for Man Hit Head-On by Reckless Driver

Attorneys Kurt Arnold, Claire Schindler, Caj Boatright, and Roland Christensen recovered $3.375 million on behalf of a man who was catastrophically injured in a collision with a large commercial truck. The accident occurred after the driver of the truck struck our client head-on—causing a catastrophic brain injury, as well as other injuries that required surgical intervention. The man turned to our firm for help, and after several years of tough litigation, we were proud to reach a multiple seven-figure settlement on his behalf.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $171,451.12.

$3.35 Million Recovered for Industrial Accident Victim

Attorneys Kurt Arnold, Kyle Findley, Adam Lewis, Kala Sellers, and Claire Schindler represented a Texas plant worker who suffered injuries to his neck and back, including multiple herniations, following a serious work accident. We worked tirelessly to ensure that the plant owners were held responsible. In the end, we reached a settlement that will ensure our client can take care of himself and his family for life.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $1,634,268.64.

$2.95 Million Settlement Secured for Man Injured at Texas Plant

Attorneys Kurt Arnold, Kyle Findley, Adam Lewis, Kala Sellers, and Claire Schindler were hired by an industrial worker who suffered serious injuries to his neck and back following a Texas plant accident. We worked hard to help our client receive the medical treatment he needed while holding the plant owners responsible for the incident. We are proud to have reached this life-changing result on his behalf.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $1,431,683.47.

$2.95 Million Settlement for Man Injured at Plant

Attorneys Kurt Arnold, Kyle Findley, Adam Lewis, Kala Sellers, and Claire Schindler represented a refinery worker who suffered injuries to his neck and back during a workplace incident at a Texas plant. We worked hard on his behalf to ensure he received the best medical care while working toward a successful result. Ultimately, we’re proud to have reached a $2.95 million settlement on his behalf.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $1,418,618.53.

$2.85 Million Recovered for Man Injured Working at a Plant

Attorneys Kurt Arnold, Kyle Findley, Adam Lewis, Kala Sellers, and Claire Schindler represented a refinery worker who suffered serious neck and back injuries during a workplace incident in Texas. We worked tirelessly to ensure that our client received the absolute best medical care possible and are proud to have reached a multi-million dollar settlement to ensure that he is taken care of for the rest of his life.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $1,407,406.36.

$2.85 Million Recovered for Man Injured in Workplace Accident

Attorneys Kurt Arnold, Kyle Findley, Adam Lewis, Kala Sellers, and Claire Schindler represented a young man who suffered neck and back injuries following a serious workplace incident at a plant in Texas. We always strive to reach the best possible results for our clients and are proud to have reached this settlement.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $1,381,909.43.

$2.7 Million Secured for Young Man Injured at Work

Attorneys Kurt Arnold, Kyle Findley, Adam Lewis, Kala Sellers, and Claire Schindler reached a $2.7 million settlement on behalf of a young man who suffered injuries to his neck and back following an accident at the industrial facility where he worked. We worked tirelessly to ensure our client received the best medical care during the course of the case and are proud to have reached a settlement that will take care of him for life.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $1,307,674.91.

$2.6 Million Recovered for Seriously Injured Plant Worker

Attorneys Kurt Arnold, Kyle Findley, Adam Lewis, Kala Sellers, and Claire Schindler reached a seven-figure settlement for a plant worker injured during a workplace accident in Texas. Our client sustained serious injuries to his back that have required multiple procedures and injections. Despite the plant owners denying all liability, we fought hard for our client—getting him the justice he deserves.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $1,262,898.14.

$2.6 Million Recovered for Man Injured During Turnaround Work

Attorneys Kurt Arnold, Kyle Findley, Adam Lewis, Kala Sellers, and Claire Schindler took on the case of a Texas man who suffered injuries to his back while working at a Texas plant. The back injuries required multiple procedures following the incident, including injections. We are proud to have represented him, helping him get the medical care that he needed and the results he deserved.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $1,262,444.45.

$2.45 Million Settlement Obtained for Man Injured at Oil & Gas Refinery

Attorneys Kurt Arnold, Kyle Findley, Adam Lewis, Kala Sellers, and Claire Schindler reached a multi-million dollar settlement on behalf of a Texas oil and gas refinery worker. Our client had been working when the accident occurred, suffering injuries to his neck and back as a result. We are proud to have stood up for him and all of those injured in industrial accidents like it nationwide.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $1,204,267.45.

$2.45 Million Recovered for Houston Man Injured in Work Accident

Attorneys Kurt Arnold, Kyle Findley, Adam Lewis, Kala Sellers, and Claire Schindler represented a Houston man who suffered multiple neck and back injuries, including a herniation, during a workplace accident. All of his injuries required extensive medical treatment, including injections. Despite the severity of the accident, and their negligence, the plant owners denied all liability. Our team took on the case and fought tirelessly to ensure that our client was taken care of, ultimately reaching a $2.45 million settlement.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $1,202,130.82.

$2.4 Million Settlement for Texas Man Injured in Industrial Accident

Attorneys Kurt Arnold, Kyle Findley, Adam Lewis, Kala Sellers, and Claire Schindler represented a client who was involved in a serious plant accident, suffering a back herniation in the aftermath. The plant owners refused to take responsibility following the accident, but we took on the case and fought hard for our client. Ultimately, we were able to reach a $2.45 million settlement on our client’s behalf.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $1,167,978.71.

$2.4 Million Recovered for Injured Oil & Gas Worker

Attorneys Kurt Arnold, Kyle Findley, Adam Lewis, Kala Sellers, and Claire Schindler recovered a multi-million dollar settlement on behalf of a refinery worker who was injured during a workplace incident. Our client suffered injuries to his neck and back that required extensive medical treatment. We took on the case and are proud to have been able to reach a life-changing result on behalf of our client.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $1,205,306.16.

$1.9 Million Settlement Obtained for Survivor of Distracted Driver

Attorneys Caj Boatright, Roland Christensen, and Claire Schindler secured $1.9 million for a man who suffered neck and back injuries due to a distracted driver who failed to yield the right of way. Despite the obvious fault of the other driver, the defendant still didn’t settle the case until our attorneys worked around the clock to push the case toward trial. Thanks to our effort, our client got the life-changing recover he needed.
Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $735,812.35.

$1.8 Million Settlement for Injured College Student

Attorneys Kurt Arnold, Claire Schindler, Caj Boatright, and Roland Christensen fought for a significant settlement on behalf of a student who was walking home from class when she was struck by a vehicle in a university crosswalk. We worked to ensure the at-fault party was held accountable and secured the recovery our client needed.
Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $763,789.04.

$1.75 Million Obtained for Man Rear-Ended by Oilfield Truck

Attorneys Kurt Arnold, Claire Schindler, Caj Boatright, and Roland Christensen represented a Louisiana man who was severely injured after an oilfield truck driver struck the vehicle he was in from behind. The other driver was distracted at the time of the incident, and the crash was large enough that our client’s vehicle was forced off the road. In the aftermath, our client required painful medical treatment, including surgery. He called our firm for help and we stepped in—fighting all the way to the courthouse to reach a favorable settlement.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $804,419.61.

$1.7 Million Recovered for Injured Military Veteran

Kurt Arnold, Claire Schindler, Caj Boatright, and Roland Christensen represented a military veteran injured after an accident with a large commercial truck. He had been driving when the reckless truck driver hit him from the side. His injuries required extensive medical treatment, including two surgeries. In the end, he turned to our firm for help, and we were able to reach a $1.7 million settlement.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $788,826.86.

$1.5 Million Settlement for Truck Accident Victim

Attorneys Caj Boatright and Claire Traver achieved a $1.5 million settlement on behalf of a Texas man who suffered from serious injuries that required surgery in a trucking accident in Midland. Arnold & Itkin is proud to have helped our client move on from this tragic incident.
Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $660,510.04.

$1.45 Million Obtained for Man Injured After Oilfield Truck Accident

Attorneys Kurt Arnold, Claire Schindler, Caj Boatright, and Roland Christensen took on the case of a Texas man who was severely injured after an oilfield truck driver collided with him. At the time of the incident, the oilfield truck driver was distracted on his cell phone. Our client required painful medical treatment following the crash and turned to our firm for help. We took on the case and were able to reach a $1.45 million settlement.

Attorney's fees and expenses totaled $682,658.31.

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