Indiana Criminal Lawyers

K. Aaron Heifner
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Indianapolis, IN Criminal Law Lawyer

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Central Indiana attorney who focuses on defending clients who have been charged with DUI/OWI. I also help clients get their driver's license back. I will personally take care of your case to make sure it... Read More »
Jesse Sanchez
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Indianapolis , IN Criminal Law Attorney with 11 years experience

My name is Jesse K. Sanchez. I am a trial lawyer, an advisor, and a protector for my clients. I am also a husband and a father. A TRIAL LAWYERI have been practicing law since May of 2007, in both... Read More »
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Bryan Lee Ciyou
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Indianapolis City (Balance), IN Criminal Law Attorney with 24 years experience

Attorney Bryan L. Ciyou, an Eagle Scout, lives each day on the bedrock principle of the Boy Scout Motto, “Be Prepared.” This way of life – his mantra – was then forged on the anvil of hardships... Read More »
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Philip Hayes
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Indianapolis, IN Criminal Law Lawyer with 15 years experience

At Hayes Law Office, we are trained in litigation, offering aggressive and cost-effective legal representation. Led by trial attorney Philip Hayes, we are committed to securing the best possible result for... Read More »
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Paul Stanko
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(888) 778-2656 205 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Suite 200
South Bend, IN 46601
Free ConsultationSouth Bend, IN Criminal Law Attorney with 39 years experience
Criminal, Cannabis Law and DUI
Valparaiso University
Former Lake County Judge Paul Stanko is one of Indiana's most experienced criminal lawyers. As a prosecutor, Superior Court judge, Constitutional Law professor and criminal defense attorney, he has helped thousands of persons with issues in Indiana criminal courts. He has extraordinary knowledge, expertise and experience in criminal matters. The Law Offices of Paul Stanko, Attorney at Law are focused on providing high-quality client service and superior outcomes. Paul Stanko's practice is devoted to the defense of those accused of drunk driving, drug possession, and other criminal offenses throughout north central and northwest Indiana. From his South Bend...
Valerie Horvath
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Indianapolis , IN Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(317) 331-6314 1512 N. Delaware St.
Indianapolis , IN 46202
Free ConsultationCriminal, Immigration, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Horvath Law Firm was designed to put families first. When you hire Valerie Horvath get ready to be surprised when she returns your phone calls and emails promptly!

Horvath Law Firm focusses on criminal defense, immigration, and family law. Valerie has significant experience in domestic violence, abuse, narcissism and stalking.

Valerie was a judicial officer in both criminal and civil courts for 7 years. Before that, she was a deputy prosecuting attorney. Now as a defense attorney, Valerie has courtroom experience from every perspective.

Valerie speaks French and Spanish and has experience representing clients...
Ryan P. Dillon
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Franklin, IN Criminal Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(317) 738-2525 199 N. Main St.
Franklin, IN 46131
Criminal, Agricultural, DUI and White Collar Crime
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Ryan P. Dillon is a lifelong Hoosier and a resident of Johnson County since 2006. He grew up in rural Shelby County, where his family is actively involved in the agricultural community. He and his family currently reside in northern Johnson County. From an early age, Ryan has been involved with the Boy Scouts of America, earning the Eagle Scout Award in 2001. Ryan recently was recognized for twenty years of tenure in the organization, and currently serves as an Assistant Scoutmaster, a council volunteer, and the Vice President of the Firecrafter Alumni Association. Prior to attending law...
Gregg Stark
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Indianapolis, IN Criminal Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(317) 818-6035 450 E. 96th St., Ste. 500
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
DePaul College of Law
Over the course of 25 years, Stark Law Offices, P.C. has become the name to know for effective criminal and DUI defense representation anywhere in Indiana.

We take great pride in being recognized by many attorneys in other fields of law as the Indiana Legal Defense Authority and have been consulted on criminal defense cases within every one of Indiana's ninety two county court jurisdictions.

We have been privileged to have been requested to represent good people in many career endeavors including other lawyers, police officers & professional athletes who have faced legal challenges throughout the state. ...
Matt Black
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Indianapolis, IN Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(317) 580-9007 9333 N. Meridian St.
Suite 370
Indianapolis, IN 46260
Free ConsultationCriminal, Divorce, Family and White Collar Crime
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. ...
Matthew D. Barrett
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Logansport, IN Criminal Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(574) 753-3300 1730 East Market Street
Logansport, IN 46947
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Valparaiso University School of Law
I have a state-wide practice representing people (not government or insurance companies) throughout Indiana. I practice in the areas of personal injury accidents, wrongful death, DUI/Drunk Driving, and criminal defense. I offer a FREE initial consultation. All personal injury and wrongful death cases are handled on a contingency fee basis (no fee unless you win; percentage taken from the recovery) and reasonable fees for all DUI/criminal cases including payment plans. For more information, please call our office at (574) 753-3300, visit our website at www.barrettlaw-office.com, or send us an e-mail at matt.barrett@barrettlaw-office.com. I look forward to...
Matthew Abels
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Indianapolis, IN Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(317) 281-3512 151 North Delaware St. Suite 1950
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
American University
Top notch criminal, traffic, forfeiture, expungement, lawyer with over 10 years experience. Former prosecutor who graduated top 1% of law school class. Call me 317-281-3512 for free consultation.
Andrea Ciobanu
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Indianapolis, IN Criminal Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(317) 495-1090 8910 Purdue Road
Suite 240, One College Park
Indianapolis, IN 46268
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law and University of Notre Dame
Brian Adam Clay
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Indianapolis, IN Criminal Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(317) 580-9007 9333 N Meridian St
Ste 370
Indianapolis, IN 46260
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Adam was born in Zionsville, Indiana, and is a proud graduate of Zionsville High School. Adam attended Purdue University on a full academic merit scholarship, graduating in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Engineering. While at Purdue, Adam was president of the Beta Phi chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity, and was named to the dean’s list seven times. In 2009, Adam graduated cum laude from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law, where he served as managing editor of the Federal Communications Law Journal. His note concerning network neutrality was published in the 2008 edition of...
Nicholas Wheeler
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Fort Wayne, IN Criminal Law Attorney with 3 years experience
(260) 420-9095 622 S Calhoun St
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Juvenile
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
I am a United States Air Force Veteran serving for ten years with three deployments, including a combat deployment to Iraq. After leaving the military, I attended Indiana University-Purdue University where I earned a Bachelor's Degree in English with a concentration in writing. After college, I attended the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. I was admitted to the Indiana Bar in 2015 and licensed to practice law in Indiana.
Paul Stanko
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South Bend, IN Criminal Law Attorney with 39 years experience

Former Lake County Judge Paul Stanko is one of Indiana's most experienced criminal lawyers. As a prosecutor, Superior Court judge, Constitutional Law professor and criminal defense attorney, he has helped... Read More »
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Paul M. Namie
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Highland, IN Criminal Law Lawyer

As your lawyer, I seek outcomes tailored to your individual needs and objectives. When I meet with you for the first time, I will listen carefully to your side of the story and thoroughly explain the legal... Read More »
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Bradley Keffer
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Indianapolis, IN Criminal Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(317) 857-0160 230 East Ohio Street
Suite 400
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, DUI and White Collar Crime
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Bradley Keffer represents clients in a wide array of legal matters. While Bradley’s primary focus is criminal law and criminal-related litigation, he oversees a 100% litigation-focused practice. As a result, Bradley has represented clients in both complex litigation and high-profile matters in both State and Federal courts. Moreover, Bradley has represented clients who have been targets of investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATFE), state and local law enforcement, the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office Grand Jury Division, the Office of the Indiana Secretary of State, the Office of the Indiana...
Martin A. McCloskey
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Elkhart, IN Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(574) 333-2442 500 N. Nappanee Street
Suite 1A
Elkhart, IN 46514
Free ConsultationCriminal, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
McCloskey Law Office Mission Statement

Martin A. McCloskey, attorney and counselor at law, believes in:

The principle of preserving and protecting the structure of the government of the United States of America as established by its Founding Fathers, promoting the principles and transcendent truths set forth in the Declaration of Independence including but not limited to the Sanctity of Life, the Rule of Law, Equality, and Justice.

The principle of preserving and protecting the United States Constitution in general, and the Bill of Rights contained therein in particular.

Thus, Martin A. McCloskey, Attorney and Counselor at Law, is dedicated and committed to...
Alex Dominguez
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Merrillville, IN Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(219) 795-9310 3620 W. 80th Lane
Merrillville, IN 46410
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
DePaul College of Law
I am Alex Dominguez and I provide the highest quality, most cost-efficient legal representation possible. I am an experienced trial lawyer representing clients in the areas of criminal defense litigation and personal injury. GUIDING YOU THROUGH THE LEGAL PROCESS IN INDIANA Many of my clients are unfamiliar with the legal process. I will thoroughly explain the legal procedures to you and guide you through this process. Based on my knowledge and experience with local jurisdictions, I will be able to help you anticipate the hurdles you are likely to face in your particular case. COURTROOM EXPERIENCE ...
David M Seiter
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Carmel, IN, IN Criminal Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(317) 564-0016 301 E. Carmel Drive
Suite C300
Carmel, IN, IN 46032
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Indiana University - Indiana University/Purdue University at Indianapolis
I was admitted to practice law throughout the state of Indiana in 1998. As a general practice lawyer, I have experience in both criminal and civil law. I practiced law for over 14 years and built a successful private practice before serving as a judicial officer in Marion County, Indiana for 3.5 years.   As a judicial officer, I was assigned to the Arrestee Processing Center (APC) and major felony drug court where I focused my efforts on problem solving and reducing recidivism through offender education efforts. Returning to private practice in October, 2016, I...
Bryan Lee Ciyou
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Indianapolis City (Balance), IN Criminal Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(317) 972-8000 50 E. 91st St.
Suite 200
Indianapolis City (Balance), IN 46240
Criminal, Appeals, Divorce and Family
Indiana University - Indiana University/Purdue University at Indianapolis
Attorney Bryan L. Ciyou, an Eagle Scout, lives each day on the bedrock principle of the Boy Scout Motto, “Be Prepared.” This way of life – his mantra – was then forged on the anvil of hardships endured during his significant humanitarian aid work in places like Haiti and Central America. In these countries, making a plan and executing it, and always being prepared, was not a choice but a necessity in order to survive daily life.A few years later, Mr. Ciyou attended Indiana University, Indianapolis, completing the honors program and graduating with a bachelor of arts, with distinction, in...
Roy Dominguez
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Merrillville, IN Criminal Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(219) 769-6213 7895 Broadway
Suite #R
Merrillville, IN 46410
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Valparaiso University School of Law
I was elected Lake County Sheriff in 2002 and I took my oath of office on January 1, 2003. I is the only elected Sheriff of Lake County with a Juris Doctorate and only one of seven nationwide. My experience in law enforcement first as an Indiana State Trooper, Public Defender, and Deputy Prosecutor prepared me well for the challenges and duties of a Sheriff. At the Indiana State Police Academy I was awarded the Donald Flint Award for being first in his class. My short stint as a steelworker at Inland Steel as an Apprentice Millwright equipped him for...
Dawn R. Elston
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Jeffersonville, IN Criminal Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(812) 280-7700 538 E. Court Avenue
Jeffersonville, IN 47130
Criminal, Divorce, Personal Injury and Probate
University of Louisville
I have been a licensed Indiana Attorney for over 33 years. I have both civil and criminal jury trial experience. I have tried over 30 cases in front of a jury and hundreds of bench trials in front of a Judge. I have filed numerous appeals and have nine published Indiana Reporter decisions. My private law practice is concentrated in divorce and criminal defense. My general law practice also includes family law matters, wills and personal injury cases.
Brandon E Tate
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Indianapolis, IN Criminal Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(317) 296-5294 156 E Market St
Suite 300
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Free ConsultationCriminal and Personal Injury
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Brandon Tate is a Managing Partner at Tate & Bowen LLP where he serves in a variety of practice areas with a focus on Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Criminal Defense, Complex Business Litigation, Labor/Employment, and Construction Litigation. He was selected to the Rising Star List by Super Lawyers for 2017. Brandon has been trained and is eligible to advocate in the best interests of children as a Guardian Ad Litem. Brandon earned his Bachelor of Science, cum laude, in Political Science with a minor in Economics from Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina. During his time...
Jesse Sanchez
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Indianapolis , IN Criminal Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(317) 721-9858 151 N. DELAWARE ST., SUITE 1950
Indianapolis , IN 46204
Free ConsultationCriminal
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
My name is Jesse K. Sanchez. I am a trial lawyer, an advisor, and a protector for my clients. I am also a husband and a father.

A TRIAL LAWYER

I have been practicing law since May of 2007, in both criminal defense and civil litigation. In the criminal realm, I have represented clients at all phases of the criminal complaint process. From the initial hearing, to the bond review, to the suppression to the jury trial, I have succeeded in resolving hundreds of criminal cases before trial courts in Indiana.

In the civil realm, I have represented...
Scott A. Kainrath
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Tipton, IN Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(765) 675-2211 120 S West St
Tipton, IN 46072
Criminal, Bankruptcy, Family and Personal Injury
Indiana University - Indiana University-Bloomington
We provide bankruptcy and personal injury legal services to the greater Indianapolis and Central Indiana area.
Susan D. Rayl
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Indianapolis, IN Criminal Law Lawyer with 24 years experience

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of LawIndiana, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana and U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
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Julie Chambers
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Indianapolis, IN Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience

Julie Chambers graduated with honors from The University of Toledo College of Law in 2007, and she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor in... Read More »
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Philip Hayes
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Indianapolis, IN Criminal Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(317) 759-1515 151 N Delaware St., Ste 1950
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
At Hayes Law Office, we are trained in litigation, offering aggressive and cost-effective legal representation. Led by trial attorney Philip Hayes, we are committed to securing the best possible result for every client. Whether your facing drug charges, a traffic violation, or need an expungement, we understand all aspects of criminal defense. We make it our sole purpose to see that your interests are protected and we pursue every legal option available. Hayes Law will work hard to negotiate a fair resolution to your case without the need for a long and costly court battle. We will...
Lisa A. Berdine
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Merrillville, IN Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(219) 750-9100 9111 Broadway
Suite C
Merrillville, IN 46410
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
Valparaiso University School of Law
Following graduation from Purdue University Calumet with a Bachelors degree in Political Science and a Minor in Philosophy, I attended Valparaiso University School of Law and received a Juris Doctor degree. In 2004, I was admitted to the Supreme Court of the State of Indiana and the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern District of Indiana. After graduation, I went on to work in the City of Hammond Legal Aid Clinic, working as an associate attorney representing many clients of very little means in a variety of civil law matters. Through this, I was able to gain valuable...
Timothy L. DeMotte
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Jasper, IN Criminal Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(812) 482-6313 P.O. Box 437
714 Main Street
Jasper, IN 47546
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Our office prides itself on our willingness to communicate with our clients. Unfortunately, not all news is good news, but an informed client is usually a happy client. Whether it be personal injury, family law or criminal law, our office will strive to conclude your legal issue efficiently and with professionalism.
Roseann P Ivanovich
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Merrillville, IN Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(219) 791-1700 9111 Broadway
Suite CC
Merrillville, IN 46410
Free ConsultationCriminal, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Valparaiso University School of Law
Roseann's passion has always been working in the field of law. She began her career at the largest law firm in Northwest Indiana and within six months followed her desire to begin her own law firm. Roseann Ivanovich has been the lead defense attorney on countless jury trials. These were felony cases that consisted of Possession of a Controlled Substance, Dealing in a Controlled Substance, Neglect of a Dependent, Robbery, Possession of Cocaine, Felony Theft, and Murder. Also included were misdemeanor cases: Driving While Intoxicated, Battery, Battery on Law Enforcement, Domestic Battery, Theft and Traffic Citations. ...
Chris Eskew
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Indianapolis, IN Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(317) 974-0177 1 N. Meridian St.
Suite 600
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Chris Eskew is a criminal defense lawyer based in Indianapolis, with extensive experience handling both felony and misdemeanor cases. Eskew Law handles a broad range of criminal cases from drunk driving offenses to drug charges and sex and violent crimes.
Paul M. Namie
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Highland, IN Criminal Law Lawyer
(219) 351-7989 9013 Indianapolis Blvd.
Highland, IN 46322
Free ConsultationCriminal, Divorce, Family and Traffic Tickets
Valparaiso University School of Law
As your lawyer, I seek outcomes tailored to your individual needs and objectives. When I meet with you for the first time, I will listen carefully to your side of the story and thoroughly explain the legal process. Together, we will discuss all available options for a resolution. I provide trial representation when needed and always seek the best possible outcomes. Family disputes and other legal issues can be difficult to talk about. I strive to provide a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere in my office where you can feel free to talk openly and honestly. I will be equally open and...
Adam Brower
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Indianapolis, IN Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(317) 870-0019 8770 Purdue Road
Indianapolis, IN 46268
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
Indiana University - Indiana University/Purdue University at Indianapolis
Adam Brower is an experienced litigator having worked as a deputy prosecutor for Marion County, Indiana. He has tried over 150 criminal cases to completion ranging from simple misdemeanors to complex felonies. During his tenure, Adam spent time prosecuting misdemeanors, concentrating in a specialized litigation unit focused on OVWI/DUI prosecution, and prosecuting felonies. As a criminal defense attorney Adam represents clients with all levels of crimes, including minor crimes, to sex crimes, to drug crimes, to murder. Areas of practice: Professional Credentials: Indiana School of Law – Indianapolis Dean’s List two...
Gregory Cranston
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FORT WAYNE, IN Criminal Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(260) 704-8422 2525 Independence Dr #8155
FORT WAYNE, IN 46808
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Juvenile
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Gregory A. Cranston represents clients (adults and children) who have been charged with a crime or who are under investigation. Greg has represented clients throughout many counties within Indiana in cases involving serious felonies, misdemeanors and driving related matters. He has also represented clients in family law cases, landlord and tenant issues, civil lawsuits, and personal injury.

Cranston Law Can:

Help you understand the charges against you

Learn the potential range of outcomes for people in situations like yours

Provide general expectations for outcomes based on experience

Help navigate you through the system

Mount a strong defense on your behalf

Make sure your rights are protected every...
Bart Betteau
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New Albany, IN Criminal Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(812) 542-1000 1212 State Street
New Albany, IN 47150
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Indiana University - Indiana University-Bloomington
Bart Betteau will stop at nothing to provide each client with the most thorough and satisfactory defense possible, ensuring a fair case and trial to every client. This includes, without limitation, carefully researching and investigating your case in order to uncover any missed or forgotten information and evidence, challenging the state’s evidence and any illegality thereof, contacting any or all other parties involved, calling appropriate witnesses to testify on your behalf and resiliently negotiating with the prosecutor in order to, when possible, reduce your charge(s) or sentence. EDUCATION: Wabash College, A.B., Magna Cum Laude, 1989 Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington,...
Richard Mann
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Indianapolis , IN Criminal Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(317) 388-5600 3750 Kentucky Ave
Indianapolis , IN 46221
Criminal, Business, 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...
Andrew L. Bennett
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Valparaiso, IN Criminal Law Lawyer with 20 years experience

I am an experienced trial attorney, with over 19 years practicing law, including felony trials for Reckless Homicide. The majority of those years were spent as a deputy prosecuting attorney where I... Read More »
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A. Kassi Rigney
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Indianapolis, IN Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience

Prior to founding Rigney Law, Kassi was a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for nearly 12 years, handling all types and levels of criminal offenses. Kassi’s primary focus was drug offenses, practicing in the... Read More »
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Paul G. Stracci
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Merrillville, IN Criminal Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(219) 525-1000 9205 Broadway
Suite B
Merrillville, IN 46410
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and White Collar Crime
Valparaiso University School of Law
Paul Stracci is a uniquely experienced criminal trial attorney who has had remarkable success in the courtroom. He successfully defended his first murder case 10 months out of law school, with the jury returning a not guilty verdict on all counts. Paul is a straight shooter and clients may rely upon his honesty, integrity, and willingness to tell the facts as they are. Paul maintains a strong rapport with his clients as well as with other legal professionals in the area. He is a relationship builder, who has built strong relationships with local officials, lawyers, and...
Ary Avnet
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Noblesville, IN Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(877) 772-8638 34 S. 9th St
Noblesville, IN 46060
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, Business and Divorce
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
After graduating from law school with honors, Mr. Avnet began practicing insurance defense litigation in Hamilton County, Indiana for several years. Next, Mr. Avnet practiced transportation law at the largest transportation law firm in the country, defending trucking companies in large loss negligence and wrongful death suits around the country. Prior to forming Avnet Law, Mr. Avnet returned to Hamilton County to practice personal injury law, family law, and criminal law.

Currently, Mr. Avnet regularly practices trial court litigation in state and federal courts. His practice is devoted to serving clients on a wide variety of legal issues, but concentrates his...
Jerry L McCullum Esq.
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New Albany, IN Criminal Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(812) 945-9225 1811 State St
New Albany, IN 47150
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, DUI and Nursing Home
University of Louisville
I am a graduate of the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law, graduating in top 10% of law school class and selected Brandeis Society, with top class grades Book Awards. I am a Certified Public Accountant CPA. I practice in areas of Automobile Accidents, Wills, Trusts and Probate, Power of Attorney Living Wills, Health Care Appointment, Corporate and Limited Liability Company formation and consultation, Tax Matters, Criminal Law including drug charges and OWI DUI DWI and CDL Speeding Tickets.
JR Emerson
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Indianapolis, IN Criminal Law Attorney
(317) 969-8000 3091 E. 98th St
Suite 180
Indianapolis, IN 46280
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Cody Philip Cogswell
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Indianapolis, IN Criminal Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(317) 671-8150 3021 E 98th Street, Suite 105
Indianapolis, IN 46280
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Estate Planning and Family
I am a Hoosier, born and raised- most of my childhood was spent in Moonsville, Indiana on my Grandparent's and Great Grandparent's farm. I graduated from Anderson High School with an Academic Honors Diploma before attending Ball State University. I graduated from the Political Science Department's Legal Studies Program at Ball State University and was accepted to Thomas M. Cooley School of Law where I was awarded a Scholarship for Academic Performance. At Cooley I was a member of the U.S. Championship team for Client Counseling and Graduated Cum Laude with a specialization in Litigation in January of...
Andrew L. Bennett
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(219) 228-8886 105 E Lincolnway
#213
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Free ConsultationValparaiso, IN Criminal Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Valparaiso University School of Law
I am an experienced trial attorney, with over 19 years practicing law, including felony trials for Reckless Homicide. The majority of those years were spent as a deputy prosecuting attorney where I concentrated on OWI cases including OWI Causing Death cases.

In my capacity as a deputy prosecuting attorney I would routinely go to crash scenes at all hours of the day or night. Many times throughout the year I would conduct training for law enforcement officers. This has provided me with a keen insight into and knowledge of the criminal justice system.

This passion to do my best and put the...
Jacob Rigney
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Indianapolis, IN Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(317) 636-4529 151 N. Delaware Street
Suite 1950
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Criminal
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
A former prosecutor committed to providing high quality legal representation.
Robert J. Arnold
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Shelbyville, IN Criminal Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(317) 392-2553 21 W Taylor St
P.O. Box 835
Shelbyville, IN 46176
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Elder and Family
Valparaiso University School of Law
I am a general practice attorney in areas of probate, estate planning, wills, family law, adoptions, criminal defense, bankruptcy, personal injury, social security, workers compensation, unemployment, motor vehicle license issues, juvenile law, etc. if you have a legal question, feel free to call. There is never a charge until we agree on a fee. I look forward to serving your legal interests.
James Fifer
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New Albany, IN Criminal Law Attorney with 30 years experience
220 E. Main Street
New Albany, IN 47150
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
University of Louisville
James E. "Jef" Fifer is the founding attorney of Fifer Law Office and has experience in a wide variety of legal areas. Jef primarily concentrates his practice now in the area of criminal defense. He was also the Town Attorney for the towns of Georgetown from 1992 to 2004 and Greenville from 1994 to 2004.

Jef received his Bachelor of Science in Business from Indiana University in 1982 and received his Juris Doctor from the University of Louisville in 1986. Jef is admitted to practice law both in Indiana and Kentucky.

He is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association, Floyd...
Matthew Effner
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Terre Haute, IN Criminal Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(812) 238-4000 19 S. 6th Street, Suite 1200
Terre Haute, IN 47807
Criminal, DUI, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Matthew R. Effner (Matt) is the managing partner of Effner Law Firm. In 1996, Matt joined his father, Robert O. Effner, in the practice of law as an associate with Effner Law Firm and became a partner in 2000. He took over as managing partner in 2013. Matt is skilled at building strong cases and is a zealous advocate for his clients. He is experienced at handling issues both in and out of the courtroom. He is a former president of the Terre Haute Bar Association, and he received the Tribune Star Readers’ Choice Award for Best Lawyer in...
Bradley Banks
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Indianapolis, IN Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years experience

Prior to starting my own practice, I served as a deputy prosecutor in Indianapolis in Noblesville. I spent time as a Homicide Prosecutor and a Division Chief. I have tried numerous jury trials with a very... Read More »
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Adam Brower
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Indianapolis, IN Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years experience

Adam Brower is an experienced litigator having worked as a deputy prosecutor for Marion County, Indiana. He has tried over 150 criminal cases to completion ranging from simple misdemeanors to complex... Read More »
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Arrested or facing criminal charges?

Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.

Whether you are under police investigation, have been arrested, or are facing charges, having an advocate familiar with the criminal justice system.

Most jurisdictions classify crimes as felonies or misdemeanors, with felonies being the more serious offenses with the possibility of more severe sentences. Some criminal lawyers focus on a specific area of criminal defense law, such as white-collar crime, drug offenses, theft crimes, or violent crimes. You should consult with a criminal defense lawyer early on in the process to preserve options, such as diversion programs or plea bargains.

When hiring a criminal defense attorney, you should evaluate the experience and fee structure of the attorney. Some offer a free consultation to discuss your case.


Accomplice liability: If a person aids, assists, or encourages another in the commission of a crime, they are criminally liable as an accomplice to the crime.

Self-defense: The claim that an act otherwise criminal was legally justifiable because it was necessary to protect a person or property from the threat or action of another.