Tracey S. Wetzstein

Senior Attorney

Phone Number: (219) 513-9000


Academic Background

  • J.D., cum laude, Valparaiso University School of Law
  • B.S., Bradley University, Institute of International Studies

Practice Areas

  • Construction Liability
  • Directors and Officers Liability
  • Dram Shop Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Personal and Commercial General Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Transportation Liability

Professional Profile

Ms. Wetzstein has been practicing law in Indiana for more than 20 years with her primary focus on personal injury litigation. She handled cases involving trucking, premises liability, construction accidents, residential and commercial construction defects, food poisoning, product liability, school liability and insurance coverage issues throughout the state of Indiana. Prior to joining Doherty & Progar, Ms. Wetzstein engaged in insurance defense and was in-house counsel for a Fortune 100 insurance company advocating for small and large commercial clients such as nationally known chain restaurants, locally owned coffee shops, bars, schools, beauty salons, and healthcare clinics.

Ms. Wetzstein has extensive experience taking lay and expert witness depositions, as well as representing clients in alternative dispute resolution settings and motion practice. She has tried more than 40 cases as first chair counsel in both state and federal courts, and has also handled appeals in these forums. She has successfully obtained verdicts, dismissals, and summary judgments for both individual and commercial clients in these venues.


Court Admissions

  • State of Illinois
  • State of Indiana
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana

Professional Associations

  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana
  • Defense Research Institute