Indianapolis, Indiana Business Lawyers

Tom Bemenderfer
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Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of LawIndiana
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Michael L. Schultz
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Lawyer

Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis7th Circuit, Indiana, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana and U.S. Supreme Court
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Michael Ray Smith
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Lawyer with 24 years experience

Michael Smith was born and raised in Tennessee but has been a Hoosier for more than 35 years. After receiving a B.E. in chemical engineering (summa cum laude) from Vanderbilt University in 1978, he... Read More »
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Jeremy L. Fetty
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Attorney

Wayne State University Law School and Michigan State University College of Law6th Circuit, 7th Circuit, Indiana, Michigan, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana and U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
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Matt Black
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(317) 580-9007 9333 N. Meridian St.
Suite 370
Indianapolis, IN 46260
Free ConsultationBusiness, Divorce, Family and Tax
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law and Ball State University
Matt was born in Michigan City, Indiana, and is a proud graduate of Michigan City High School. In 2005, Matt graduated from Ball State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Legal Studies. While at Ball State, Matt won a school-wide mock trial tournament and was named to the dean's list seven times. In 2009, Matt graduated from the Indiana University McKinney School of Law, where he was named to the Order of the Barristers, was a Sacopulos Tax Award recipient, and twice competed in the Midwest Regional of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. ...
Michael Ray Smith
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(317) 576-8542 1512 N Delaware St
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Business, Appeals, Estate Planning and Securities
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Michael Smith was born and raised in Tennessee but has been a Hoosier for more than 35 years. After receiving a B.E. in chemical engineering (summa cum laude) from Vanderbilt University in 1978, he accepted a job with Eli Lilly and Company in Lafayette, Indiana. He took an educational leave of absence from from 1980 until 1982 while he completed a Master of Science degree in chemical engineering, doing research on the potential application of ion exchange technology in the development of an artificial kidney. He returned to Lilly, working first as an engineer in Chemical Process...
Jason Wischmeyer
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(317) 429-0210 7612 Stones River Dr.
Indianapolis, IN 46259
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Collections and Personal Injury
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Call: 317-429-0210 Email: Jason@wischmeyerlaw.com

As a personal injury, bankruptcy and business attorney, I have served as a trusted advisor and advocate clients for over 15 years serving them in a multitude of roles from boardrooms, negotiations, contracts and skilled advocacy in the courtroom. Providing cost-effective representation seeking resolutions to issues that make sense for my clients has been a staple in my representation.

I am a graduate of Indiana University School of Law and the Indiana University Kelley School of Business. I represents small businesses, large corporations, and individuals in a variety of legal matters throughout...
Jason M Massaro
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(317) 669-2994 2050 East 96th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Business
Valparaiso University School of Law
Jason M. Massaro is the owner of The Massaro Legal Group in Indianapolis, Indiana, where he focuses his practice primarily in complex business, commercial, contract, and real estate litigation. His experience ranges from counseling individuals as well as businesses of all sizes ranging from small to Fortune 500 companies in a variety of matters including litigation, contract issues, real estate matters, closely-held and minority shareholder disputes, Limited Liability Company (LLC) and partnership disputes, negotiations, corporate and partnership structuring, and corporate compliance. These litigations vary but often involve claims pertaining to trade secret violations, fraud, securities act violations, and...
Mark Cannon
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(317) 222-3834 450 E. 96th Street
Suite 500
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
University of Louisville
Mark focuses his law practice in the areas of estate planning, probate and trust administration, business formation and succession planning, business transactions, contracts and real estate law. Before beginning his legal career, Mark worked at Northwestern Mutual Life, where he implemented life and disability insurance plans for clients. After leaving Northwestern Mutual, Mark attended law school, where he earned Dean’s List recognition five times. Mark started his legal career at the Indiana Department of Revenue as an Inheritance Tax Attorney, where he audited inheritance tax returns and fielded telephone calls from attorney, CPA’s and trust officers on complex...
Ronald Waicukauski
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Lawyer with 45 years experience
(800) 905-2856 301 Massachusetts Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Business, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and IP
Harvard Law School and The George Washington University Law School
Ronald J. Waicukauski focuses on plaintiffs’ complex litigation including matters involving business disputes, property rights, professional malpractice, and class actions. He is a principal member and an active trial lawyer at Price Waicukauski Joven & Catlin, LLC. He has tried more than 70 jury cases to verdict as lead counsel in both state and federal courts. He has also argued numerous appellate cases in the Indiana Court of Appeals, the Indiana Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Ron formerly served as a JAG and Captain in the U.S. Marine Corps and as the elected...
Henry Price
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Indianapolis , IN Business Law Lawyer with 55 years experience
(800) 905-2856 301 Massachusetts Ave
Indianapolis , IN 46204
Business, Appeals and Legal Malpractice
University of Michigan Law School and The George Washington University Law School
Price Waicukauski Joven & Catlin, LLC is an Indianapolis based law firm focused on representing plaintiffs in complex cases. Our experienced lawyers practice in the following areas: Class Actions, Business Litigation, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Medical Malpractice, Legal Malpractice, Property Rights Litigation. Henry is the principal member at Price Waicukauski Joven & Catlin, LLC and has become the authority on class action, property rights, and personal injury litigation in Indianapolis.
Debra Miller
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Lawyer with 46 years experience
(317) 536-7577 8900 Keystone Crossing
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Indianapolis, IN 46240
Business, Construction and Employment
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Richard Mann
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Indianapolis , IN Business Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(317) 388-5600 3750 Kentucky Ave
Indianapolis , IN 46221
Business, Criminal, Divorce and Family
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law and Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Mr. Mann has been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers SuperLawyers Edition for 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017. Mr. Mann is a Certified Family Law Specialist by the Family Law Certification Board. Many think this certification applies only to divorce, it also applies to custody, support, orders of protection (commonly called protective orders or peace bonds), visitation matters, adoptions, guardianships, juvenile matters such as paternity, criminal and Children in need of services. Mr. Mann and his firm are proud to have been one of the firms who represented Same-Sex couples who were successful in overturning...
Edward B. Mulligan V.
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(317) 636-6481 One Indiana Square
Suite 1400
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Business, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Ned is a member of Cohen & Malad, LLP’s Mass Tort/Products Liability, Personal Injury, and Business Litigation teams. Ned has experience representing the victims of dangerous drugs and medical devices, aviation disasters, automobile and tractor trailer accidents, drownings, day-care negligence, and medical malpractice. Ned has also represented individuals and organizations in a variety of business disputes.

Ned has served on multiple trial teams, secured favorable decisions from multiple state and federal trial courts, and served in leadership roles in several multi-district litigations and class actions, including:

- Co-Lead of Narrative Committee; discovery and law & briefing committees, In Re: Zofran (Ondansetron)...
Katherine Moore
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Lawyer

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of LawIndiana, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana and U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
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Kent M. Frandsen
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Lawyer

Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis7th Circuit and Indiana
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Carol Nemeth
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Indianapolis City, IN Business Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(800) 905-2856 301 Massachusetts Ave
Indianapolis City, IN 46204
Business, Civil Rights, Legal Malpractice and Products Liability
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Carol Nemeth Joven’s practice focuses on plaintiffs’ complex civil litigation, including antitrust and other business disputes, professional malpractice, civil rights, and personal injury. She has extensive experience as a litigator, having tried cases and argued appeals in state and federal courts. Carol formerly served as a Deputy Attorney General in the Office of the Attorney General of Indiana, where she represented the state, its agencies and employees in trial and appellate litigation, including over two hundred appeals. Carol also previously served as a Judicial Law Clerk for Judge John Baker of the Indiana Court of Appeals. Carol is actively involved...
Colin Edward Flora
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(317) 251-1100 6507 Ferguson St.
Ste. 201
Indianapolis, IN 46220
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Consumer and Employment
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
I was born and raised on a small family farm as the son of two high school math teachers. I had the great fortune of growing up next door to my grandparents. My grandfather taught me the meaning and rewards of a hard day's work. I used those lessons to excel both academically and personally resulting in the great honor of being named in the inaugural class of Indiana University’s Herbert Presidential Scholars. While in undergrad, I was fortunate enough to be granted the opportunity to work as a research assistant for Professor David C.W. Parker which gave me the...
David Deal
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(317) 207-6540 141 E Washington St
Suite 300
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Business, Criminal, DUI and White Collar Crime
Indiana University - Indiana University-Bloomington
Attorney Deal is the founder of the Indianapolis criminal defense firm, David E. Deal and Associates. As a former prosecutor, Mr. Deal is able to predict the actions that the opposing side may take against his clients. Since 2012, he has been included in the list of National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40, demonstrating his ability to provide his clients with tough defense and effective counsel. In 2015, Attorney Deal was recognized by Super Lawyers as one of Indiana's 'Rising Stars', an achievement that is awarded to no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in each...
Andrea Ciobanu
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(317) 495-1090 8910 Purdue Road
Suite 240, One College Park
Indianapolis, IN 46268
Business, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Civil Rights
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law and University of Notre Dame
James Fisher
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Attorney with 46 years experience
(317) 536-7576 8900 Keystone Crossing
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Indianapolis, IN 46240
Business, Appeals and Personal Injury
Indiana University - Indiana University-Bloomington
Kenan L Farrell
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(317) 808-0000 451 N. New Jersey St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Business, Entertainment & Sports and IP
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Mr. Farrell's practice encompasses intellectual property, media, entertainment and business counseling for businesses, non-profits and individuals. He has provided legal services to businesses and non-profits in international and domestic transactions, as well as litigation and litigation avoidance counsel in state and federal matters. Please visit our website, http://www.KLFLegal.com for additional information.
Paul Overhauser
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(317) 891-1500 101 West Ohio Street
Suite 2000
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Business, IP, Patents and Trademarks
Indiana University - Indiana University-Bloomington
Adam S. Willfond
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(317) 500-4325 2552 Central Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46205
Free ConsultationBusiness, Collections, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Substantial litigation and transactional experience.
Aleasha J. Boling
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Attorney
(888) 337-7766 251 North Illinois Street
Suite 1800
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Business, Administrative and Energy
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Michael L. Schultz
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Lawyer
(888) 337-7766 251 North Illinois Street
Suite 1800
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Business, Appeals, Civil Rights and Employment
Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis
Liane K. Steffes
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Attorney

Indiana State UniversityFederal District Court for the Southern District of Indiana and Indiana
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James A. L. Buddenbaum
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Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis7th Circuit, Federal Courts in Indiana and Indiana
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Liane K. Steffes
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Attorney
(888) 337-7766 251 North Illinois Street
Suite 1800
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Business, Administrative, Appeals and Energy
Indiana State University
Drew Spear
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Lawyer with 3 years experience
(317) 983-2333 1300 N. Pennsylvania #202
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Business, Divorce, Landlord Tenant and Personal Injury
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Soy abogado aqui en Indianapolis Indiana y trabajo en casos civiles incluyendo casos familiares, divorcio, custodia, negocios, disputas de contrato, asunto de la renta, lesiones personales, y otras cosas más. Llámenos hoy para hacer una consulta gratis y ver cómo le podemos ayudar.
Michael Adler
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(317) 635-7880 120 E Market St #380
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Family and Probate
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Dennis Schell
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(317) 464-4100 201 N Illinois St Ste 1400
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Business, IP and Patents
Indiana University School of Law - Bloomington
In today's technology driven marketplace, intellectual property (IP) plays a critical role in business strategies and transactions. Intellectual property can significantly impact business success or failure. SmithAmundsen protects your ideas to further your business strategies and successes. Our legal services obtain, protect, license, and enforce your IP rights, so you can maximize your investment in innovation. SmithAmundsen also provides legal services relating to aviation, business formation and transactions, e-commerce, legal disputes, and technology.
James A. L. Buddenbaum
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Lawyer
(888) 337-7766 251 North Illinois Street
Suite 1800
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Business, Employment, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis
Eric Lewis
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Attorney
(317) 623-3030 1060 E. 86th Street
Suite 63
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Consumer and Estate Planning
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Mr. Lewis is an experienced bankruptcy attorney and founder of the Indianapolis law firm Lewis Legal Services, P.C. The firm is a general civil practice law firm that focuses on consumer rights, Chapter 7 bankruptcy liquidation and Chapter 13 bankruptcy reorganization. Mr. Lewis is licensed to practice law in Indiana and Illinois and an Indiana-certified civil mediator. Mr. Lewis lives in Indianapolis.
Kiamesha-Sylvia Colom
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(317) 231-6473 9101 Wesleyan Road
Suite 100
Indianapolis, IN 46268
Business and Real Estate
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
J. Michael Deweese
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Lawyer
(888) 337-7766 251 North Illinois Street
Suite 1800
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Business
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Jeremy L. Fetty
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Attorney
(888) 337-7766 251 North Illinois Street
Suite 1800
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Business, Appeals, Employment and Municipal
Wayne State University Law School and Michigan State University College of Law
Erin Casper Borissov
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Lawyer
(888) 337-7766 251 North Illinois Street
Suite 1800
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Business, Administrative and Energy
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
J. Michael Deweese
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Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of LawIndiana
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Randolph G. Holt
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Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis7th Circuit, D.C. Circuit, Indiana, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana and U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
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Jynell Berkshire
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(317) 752-1276 1320 E Vermont Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Free ConsultationBusiness, Administrative, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Jynell D. Berkshire is a seasoned attorney who focuses her practice on real estate and business law, government relations, and certified business enterprises services. Ms. Berkshire has represented clients in a variety of real estate matters from buy sell transactions, contractor disputes, easement boundary litigation, landlord tenant disputes, mortgage foreclosure actions, and quiet title actions. She is also a licensed real estate broker and a experienced real estate investor. Ms. Berkshire also focuses her practice in government law where she brings a diverse background in advising both public and private sector clients. Throughout her career, she has provided strategic...
Gaylon James Nettles
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Attorney
(317) 897-9219 10116 East Washington St.
Suite 1000
Indianapolis, IN 46229
Business, Education and Personal Injury
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Jorge Rodriguez
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(317) 281-1000 Experienced Indianapolis Criminal Defense Attorney
55 Monument Circle Suites 1316-1317
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Bankruptcy and Collections
Katherine Moore
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Lawyer
(888) 337-7766 251 North Illinois Street
Suite 1800
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Business, Employment and Personal Injury
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Kent M. Frandsen
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Lawyer
(888) 337-7766 251 North Illinois
Street Suite 1800
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Business, Education and Medical Malpractice
Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis
Randolph G. Holt
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Lawyer
(888) 337-7766 251 North Illinois Street
Suite 1800
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Business, Employment and Real Estate
Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis
Jerry Garau
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(877) 822-9550 3710 Washington Blvd.
Indianapolis, IN 46205
Free ConsultationBusiness, Legal Malpractice, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Indiana University
Mr. Joseph Hankins
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(317) 973-0700 8250 Haverstick Road
Suite 150
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Business, Estate Planning and Family
George Mason University School of Law
I founded Hankins Law after working in the Washington, D.C. area as an attorney for a well-respected, litigation-focused law firm. While in D.C., I handled complex proceedings, which often required the interpretation of complicated business and estate planning documents. During my practice, I consistently observed a need in the legal field for accessible attorneys offering individualized counsel and real-world options to resolve legal issues. Legal problems are unique, and solutions must be tailored to each specific issue. With this in mind, I founded Hankins Law. I can assure any prospective...
Howard Stevenson
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Lawyer
(317) 875-0400 9101 Wesleyan Rd., Suite 100
Indianapolis, IN 46268
Business, Municipal and Real Estate
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Howard is a native of Fort Wayne, Indiana. He received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Indiana University in 1989. Howard graduated from Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis with a J.D. degree in 1993. Following law school, he received a prestigious offer to serve as a judicial law clerk on the Indiana Supreme Court. While at the Court from 1993- 1994, he worked for the Honorable Richard M. Givan wherein he analyzed and researched legal issues on appeal and drafted memoranda for published majority opinions. Howard is a founder and partner of Coleman Stevenson & Montel, LLP where he...
Tom Bemenderfer
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Attorney
(888) 337-7766 251 North Illinois Street
Suite 1800
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Business and Insurance Claims
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Michael Adler
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Indianapolis, IN Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of LawIndiana and Indiana
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Aleasha J. Boling
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Indiana University Maurer School of LawIndiana, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana and U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
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