Sean is a founding Partner of Thomasson, Guthrie, Schuh-Ogle & Happel, P.C.  who focuses his practice of law in the areas of Criminal Law (which includes, but is not limited to; Defense of individuals charged with Murder, Battery, other Violent Crimes, Sex Crimes, Drug Offenses, DUI, Theft, Driving While Suspended and Robbery); Family Law (which includes, but is not limited to; Divorce, Modification of Custody Orders, Adoption and Juvenile proceedings); Personal Injury Law (Plaintiff); Collection Law; Probate and Estate Planning; and Corporate and Business Law.

Sean is originally from the Northern Virginia area where he was a standout athlete in swimming, wrestling and football, eventually earning a scholarship to play football at Ohio University.  While at O.U., Sean earned a Varsity Letter in Football and was a member of the Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity.  Sean currently lives in Columbus, Indiana with his wife and three children, where he has been active in the community by coaching and sponsoring baseball teams participating in the Bartholomew County Little League and football teams in the Police Athletic Activities League.  In addition, Sean was a licensed Indiana High School Athletic Association Football Referee for more than twenty years.

Sean is  a member of the American Bar Association; Bartholomew County Bar Association (former Secretary and Treasurer; Member of  Board of Directors 2008-2010); Member of the Indiana State Bar Association  (former Delegate); Former member and Chairman of the Board of Directors for Diversified Services, Inc; Member of the American Collectors Association (MAP Attorney and Collection Notice Review Attorney); A Trustee for Franklin College; and a former Adjunct faculty member at Ivy Tech State College in the areas of Paralegal Studies.  He is also a former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bartholomew-Brown-Decatur County Chapter of the American Red Cross.

Sean is admitted to Practice before the Supreme Court of the State of Indiana and the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana.  Sean is also admitted to practice law in the State of Ohio.  His education consists of earning a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science/Pre-Law from Ohio University in 1989, and a Doctorate in Jurisprudence from the Ohio Northern University School of Law in 1995.

Practice Areas

Admission Details

  • 1995, Indiana
  • 1995, U.S. District Court, Southern and Northern Districts of Indiana
  • 2014, Ohio

Law School Attended

  • Ohio Northern University, Class of 1995, J.D.

University Attended

  • Ohio University, Class of 1989, B.A., Political Science

Birth Information

  • Born in 1966

Associations & Memberships

  • Bartholomew County Bar Association (Former Secretary, Current Member, Former Member of the Board of Directors)
  • Indiana State Bar Association (Current Member, Former Delegate)
  • American Collectors Association (Collection Notice Review Panel Member)

Honors and Awards

  • 2019 Client Distinction Award
  • 2018 Client Distinction Award
  • 2017 Client Distinction Award
  • 2016 Client Distinction Award
  • 2016 America’s Most Honored Professionals
  • 2015 Client Distinction Award
  • 2014 Client Distinction Award
  • 2013 Client Distinction Award


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