Nathaniel Oberle Hubley

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Nathaniel Hubley’s practice is devoted to employment, personal injury, workers compensation, and Social Security disability. Nathaniel graduated from Valparaiso University School of Law with honors, receiving an honors medallion for successfully completing the Honors Program. While attending law school Nathaniel was the Executive Editor of the Valparaiso University Law Review and his article dealing with vocational expert testimony in personal injury, worker’s compensation and social security disability cases was published in Volume 43, Issue 1 in Fall 2008.

Prior to law school, Nathaniel graduated from IPFW with honors with a B.A. in philosophy and history. Nathaniel received an honors medallion for successfully completing the IPFW Honors Program. Also, he was the student body vice-president and was selected as the university’s ambassador multiple years.

A native of Huntington, Indiana, Nathaniel is actively involved in the Huntington and Fort Wayne communities. Nathaniel was awarded the Governor’s Award for Tomorrow’s Leaders for his community involvement, entrepreneurship, and academic accomplishments.

Nathaniel is a member of the Indiana Bar Association and the Allen County Bar Association. Nathaniel is also a member of the Benjamin Harrison American Inn of Court. Also, he serves on the Allen County Bar Association’s Grievance Committee, Public Relations Committee, and Fee Dispute Committee. In addition to these involvements, Nathaniel is a board member of the IPFW College of Arts and Sciences Community Advisory Board.

Areas of Practice

  • Employment 25%
  • Social Security Disability 25%
  • Personal Injury 25%
  • Worker’s Compensation 25%

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 2009


  • Valparaiso University School of Law, Valparaiso, Indiana
    • Honors: With High Honors
    • Honors: Honors Medallion
    • Honors: Article “Dealing with vocational expert testimony in personal injury, worker’s compensation and social security disability cases”, Volume 43, Issue 1, Fall 2008
  • Purdue University, Fort Wayne, Indiana
    • B.A.
    • Honors: Student Body Vice-President
    • Honors: University’s Ambassador
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Honors: With High Honors
    • Major: Philosophy

Published Works

  • The Untouchables: Vocational Expert's Testimony in Social Security Disability Hearings, 3 Val. U. L. Rev. 353, 2008

Representative Cases

  • Carey v. Ind. Physical Therapy, Inc., 926 N.E.2d 1126 (Ind. Ct. App. 2010)
  • Cherokee Air Prods., Inc. v. Buchan, 4 N.E.3d 831 (Ind. Ct. App. 2014)
  • Custom Radio Corp. v. Actuaries & Benefit Consultants, Inc., 998 N.E.2d 263 (Ind. Ct. App. 2013)
  • Stevenson v. County Comm’rs, 3 N.E.3d 1062 (Ind. Ct. App. 2014)
  • Warrick v. Stewart , 29 N.E.3d 1284 (Ind. Ct. App. 2015)
  • Shackleford v. D&W Fine Pack, LLC, 111 N.E.3d 258 (Ind. Ct. App. 2018)
  • Estate of Phelps v. Book, 152 N.E.3d 1 (Ind. Ct. App. 2020)
  • Estabrook v. Mazak Corp., 140 N.E.3d 830 (Ind. 2020)


  • Independent Medical Examinations: What are they, what do they entail and how do you use them, 2022
  • Functional Capacity Evaluations: What are they, what do they entail and how do you use them, 2022
  • Vocational Experts: Their Background, Qualifications & Role in Social Security Disability Hearings, 2021
  • Worker’s Compensation & Related Social Security Issues Indiana Worker’s Compensation, 2019
  • Interplay between worker’s compensation and disability Indiana Worker’s Compensation and Social Security Disability, 2019
  • Vocational Evidence at Disability Hearings Social Security Disability, 2015
  • Allen County Bar Association, Bench and Bar Committee Civil Litigation: Dealing with a Pro Se Party, 2015
  • Advanced Workers’ Compensation Workers’ Compensation, 2014
  • Indiana’s Wage Statutes & Changes in Indiana Employment Law Employment Law, 2013

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers, 2020-2023
  • Governor’s Award for Tomorrow’s Leaders
  • Super Lawyers, 2014-2022
  • Fort Wayne Top Lawyer, 2015-2016
  • Indianapolis Monthly, 2014-2022
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2018-2022

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Indiana Bar Association, Member, Present
  • Allen County Bar Association, Member, Present
  • PFW Community Advisory Board, Present


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Client Testimonials



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