Jürgen Schemann graduated in law, with additional training in economics and business studies, at the University of Bayreuth. Prior to taking his intermediate diploma, he also did a minor in business administration. After completing his traineeship and his state law examination in Bavaria, he embarked upon his legal career in 1990 as lawyer at Rosenschon Sperber & Kollegen in Bayreuth, a firm of lawyers, auditors and tax advisors. In 1997, he joined the RölfsPartner group as a lawyer and authorized representative. In 2000, he then moved on to join Aderhold & Kollegen Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft GmbH – renamed Aderhold Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH in April 2011 – in a partner role.
Jürgen Schemann was admitted to the bar in Dortmund to serve as a notary in 2010.