Welcome to
Bloom Gates Shipman & Whiteleather, LLP.

The firm of Bloom Gates Shipman & Whiteleather is distinguished by a unique history, defined by a commitment to excellence and characterized by rich tradition. Comprised of three distinct branches, each branch brings a different experience and each makes a substantial contribution. Our firm is a clear validation of the axiom that the whole can be greater than the sum of its parts.

Proudly serving Northeast Indiana, including Columbia City, Churubusco, South Whitley, Albion, Kendallville, Huntington, Fort Wayne, Wabash, Warsaw, North Webster, Syracuse, Tri-Lakes, Auburn, Huntertown, Roanoke, Ossian, Waterloo, LaGrange, Bluffton, Decatur, Garrett, , New Haven, Allen County, Adams County, Wells County, Kosciusko County, LaGrange County, Huntington County, Whitley County, Noble County Wabash County, and DeKalb County.


We assist our corporate and business clients in the formation of business entities and advise them with respect to their day-to-day operations.


We combine the legal skills and personal attributes required to help you through this crucial time in your life as easily, efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.


With over 80 years combined litigation experience, our attorneys experience is unparalleled in Whitley County.

Elder law & Estate Planning

No matter the size of your estate, we can tailor a plan to accommodate you, including the consideration of the death tax and Medicaid planning.

Real Estate

Our attorneys have helped numerous buyers, sellers, lenders, developers and property owners in various types of real estate related matters as they advise in each step of the process.

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