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Frank Schneider

Frank L. Schneider was an officer and director of Clausen Miller PC, and specialized in the preparation and trial of insurance matter for 34 years before his retirement in October 1996. Mr. Schneider received his undergraduate degree from DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana, in 1959 and his Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Chicago Law School in 1962. He was admitted to the State and Federal Bars in 1962 and practiced in both courts.

Mr. Schneider is a member of the Chicago, Illinois State and American Bar Associations and the Chicago Council of Lawyers. He was also a member of the International Association of Defense Counsel. During his practice years he was actively involved in property, accident and health insurance committees of those organizations. 
He has litigated numerous cases involving coverage, fraud, interpretation and recovery under insurance contracts in both State and Federal jurisdictions in Illinois and elsewhere. He has qualified and is a member of the Trial Bar of the Federal District Court, Northern District of Illinois. He has given numerous presentations to professional organizations (National Society of Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters; Western Loss Association; etc.). Mr. Schneider is author of the chapter on litigation in the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education Attorney’s Guide to Property Insurance: 1977, 1982, 1986, 1989 and 1992.
Since retirement, Mr. Schneider has read and traveled extensively, especially to explore issues of human rights and peoples’ democracies in Central and South America.



A retiree likes his Medicare and wants younger people to have the same plan
COMMENTARY | August 30, 2009
Frank Schneider, a retired lawyer who used to represent insurance companies, advocates a “Medicare for all” plan. He says health care insurance plans aren’t the solution, they’re the problem, and that people don’t know how good or bad their insurance is until they have to use it—and then, for many, it’s too late.

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