Porter County Lawyers

Jonathan Sooriash
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Jonathan Sooriash Esq. LL.M. represents taxpayers to resolve and settle their tax debt with the IRS and State Tax Departments. J. David Tax Law LLC assists both individuals and businesses in becoming compliant with the... Read More »
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Roy Dominguez
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Indiana Attorney with 36 years experience

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... Read More »
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Burton A. Padove
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Indiana Attorney with 39 years experience

I have been practicing law for 28 years and am licensed in Indiana and Illinois. I am a people lawyer representing clients and helping them in their day to day legal needs throughout Indiana and Illinois. I also have... Read More »
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Paul Stanko
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Indiana Attorney with 41 years experience

Former Lake County Judge Paul Stanko is one of Indiana's most experienced criminal lawyers. As a prosecutor in Starke and Lake Counties, a presiding judge in the Superior Court of Lake County, Constitutional Law and... Read More »
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Alexander Florian Steciuch
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Porter County, IN Attorney with 4 years experience
(219) 476-3870 605 Beech Street
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Free ConsultationElder, Estate Planning and Probate
Valparaiso University School of Law
My name is Alexander Florian Steciuch and I am a licensed attorney operating in Northwest Indiana. As a lifelong citizen of this area I have a strong personal drive in helping out the citizens of our community, whether it be through proper estate planning for throughout a client's life or helping out with whatever small legal problems that may arise. My legal passion lies in the area of estate planning and areas of elder law. I take strong personal satisfaction in helping people make sure that their wishes are known, respected and carried out by...
John Mario Acosta Jr.
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(219) 228-8899 205 East Jefferson Street
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Free ConsultationPorter County, IN Lawyer with 4 years experience
DUI, Divorce, Family and Immigration
Valparaiso University School of Law
John M. Acosta Jr. was born and raised in Southern California. In July 1996, he enlisted in the United States Army. He served as a Military Police Officer for almost two years, with his remaining three years as a Military Police K-9 Officer, at various military installations and was honorably discharged. In 2001, he pursued a career in law enforcement. He spent almost twelve years with various Police and Sheriff’s Offices throughout the State of Georgia. During that time, he worked as a patrol officer and was eventually promoted to the rank of Sergeant. As a U.S. Army Military Police...
Alexander I. Passo
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Porter County, IN Attorney
(219) 706-9990 73 Ski Hill
Ogden Dunes, IN 46368
Appeals, Business, Construction and Legal Malpractice
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Alexander (Alex) Passo is a trial lawyer that represents clients on a variety of matters with a concentration on: internal business disputes, emergency business litigation, breaches of contract, fraud and professional negligence. Alex has successfully resolved several cases where his clients have recovered over $1,000,000.00.

Alex is a problem solver. Akin to the most notable historical Alexander, he enjoys solving the 21st century’s version of the Gordian knot - complex business disputes. These types of legal controversies often contain a multitude of problems and he employs an analytical approach to solving them - first identifying his clients’ objectives and...
Andrew L. Bennett
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(219) 228-8886 205 E Jefferson Street
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Free ConsultationPorter County, IN Lawyer with 21 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Valparaiso University School of Law
I am an experienced criminal trial attorney, with over 22 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...
Eric Blankenship
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Porter County, IN Attorney with 17 years experience
(219) 214-1387 P.O. Box 547
Valparaiso, IN 46385
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
I am Attorney Eric Blankenship of Blankenship Law, LLC and Indiana is my home. For over 15 years I have served as a representative and counsel for Hoosiers who face life changing legal matters. In my experience, I have come to understand just how much zealousness is necessary for success in criminal defense and family law cases.

Whether my clients need aggressive representation in a divorce trial, or someone to help defend their rights when facing a criminal charge, I work hard to make sure their voices are heard. I also offer resources to individuals who are suffering with a personal...
Thomas Higgins
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(219) 771-2247 205 E. Jefferson Street
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Free ConsultationPorter County, IN Lawyer with 29 years experience
Arbitration & Mediation, Estate Planning, Insurance Claims and Insurance Defense
The John Marshall Law School
I am a Registered Civil Mediator and civil litigation trial attorney licensed in Illinois and Indiana with first chair jury trial experience as in-house counsel to three major insurance carriers. For over 29 years, I have served as the attorney or managing attorney for hundreds of insurance defense cases, which often involve personal injury, auto/trucking accidents, premises liability (dog bites, slips & falls, etc.),and construction. I am known for ethically and aggressively representing clients, as well as a proven and excellent communicator highly skilled in negotiating, conflict resolution, and client relationship development. You will find I am able to...
Betsy Walits
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Porter County, IN Attorney
(219) 508-8607 821 E. Lincolnway
Suite 4
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Free ConsultationArbitration & Mediation, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
State University of New York - Buffalo
Betsy taught Business Law, Employment Law, Human Resources, Hospitality and related courses for 6 years at Purdue. Formerly, she was a tenured faculty member at Niagara University, in Niagara Falls NY, and received her Law Degree at SUNY Buffalo while teaching there. Betsy has been an Indiana Attorney since 2006, and is the former Executive Director of the Lake County Bar Association, and among other things was in charge of their referral network. Betsy has conducted academic research and has been a featured speaker all across North America speaking on legal and nonlegal subjects.
Jeffrey Wrage
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Porter County, IN Lawyer with 25 years experience
(800) 921-2824 56 Washington Street
Suite 401
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatMedical Malpractice, Nursing Home, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Valparaiso University School of Law
Jeffrey S. Wrage, Attorney/Partner, devotes 100% of his practice to litigation. As a plaintiffs’ advocate, Mr. Wrage represents individuals and families in state and federal courts in all types of personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, complex civil litigation, and employment litigation.

With more than 35 civil jury trials to his credit, Jeff’s trial experience includes motor vehicle and semi-truck cases, medical malpractice, slip and fall, premises liability, insurance, and employment cases. His civil trial experience includes numerous multi-million dollar results. Mr. Wrage’s previous experience defending these types of cases serves him well in counseling his clients regarding what...
Isaac Isaiah Carr
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Porter County, IN Attorney with 4 years experience
(219) 230-3600 57 Michigan Avenue
Suite 101
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Business and Real Estate
Valparaiso University and Valparaiso University School of Law
Isaac Carr graduated from Valparaiso University Law School summa cum laude with his Juris Doctorate as well as the AACSB-accredited Valparaiso University School of Business with his Masters in Business Administration. Areas of focus include business formation and strategy, contract writing, corporate finance, and various other aspects of the business world.
Brian Custy
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Porter County, IN Lawyer with 13 years experience
(844) 287-8952 4004 Campbell Street, Suite 4
Valparaiso, IN 46385
Free ConsultationMedical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Valparaiso University School of Law
Brian was accepted to and attended the prestigious Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College in 2016. The Trial Lawyers College was established by legendary trial lawyer Gerry Spence to train attorneys who represent the interests of people and not insurance companies, the government or large corporations.

Brian has handled federal and state court cases involving: commercial, rental, and employment contracts; trade secrets; torts including wrongful death, product liability, serious personal injury and malpractice; consumer fraud; federal criminal defense; class actions; employment discrimination; business disputes; construction disputes; fraudulent conveyances; judgment collection; and appeals of such matters including presentation of oral argument to appellate...
Nicholas C. Catsadimas
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Porter County, IN Attorney

Valparaiso University School of LawIllinois and Indiana
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Andrew L. Bennett
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Porter County, IN Lawyer with 21 years experience

I am an experienced criminal trial attorney, with over 22 years practicing law, including felony trials for Reckless Homicide. The majority of those years were spent as a deputy prosecuting attorney where I concentrated... Read More »
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Michael McCready
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Porter County, IN Attorney with 28 years experience
(877) 561-3004 709 Plaza Dr.
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Chesterton, IN 46304
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury and Workers' Comp
University of Richmond
Michael P. McCready received his undergraduate degree cum laudefrom the University of Richmond in three years and continued at the University of Richmond obtaining his law degree in 1992. Following graduation, he served as a law clerk for a federal judge in Virginia. He came to Chicago the next year and began working at a law firm handling personal injury cases. After four years, he rose to partner. In 1999, he left the partnership to form his own firm, The Law Offices of Michael P. McCready & Associates. Since venturing out on his own, the firm has grown rapidly. Mr....
Jeffrey JJ Shaw
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Porter County, IN Attorney with 31 years experience
(877) 225-5742 56 Indiana Ave
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Free ConsultationMedical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Products Liability and Workers' Comp
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Let's face it. We've been doing this a long time.  And we love what we do. The lawyers of Shaw Law Offices -- the Indiana Slip and Fall Attorneys. See us at "slipandfall.com."  That's right, we own the cause of action in our website.  That's how much we love what we do. Like Muhammad Ali the boxer famously said, "It's Not Bragging if You Can Back it Up." And with age and experience comes a little bit of "know-how."  So, here's 5 things we do to help you in the often-confusing path of a personal injury lawsuit: 1.  We Visit the Site...
Nicholas C. Catsadimas
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Porter County, IN Attorney
(219) 228-8886 205 E Jefferson St
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Free ConsultationValparaiso University School of Law
Charles F.G. Parkinson
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Porter County, IN Lawyer with 21 years experience
(219) 926-2114 107 Broadway
Chesterton, IN 46304
Business, Employment and Real Estate
Valparaiso University School of Law
Charles Parkinson has been licensed to practice in Indiana since 1998. Since then, he has practiced primarily in the areas of employment, real estate, business law, and litigation. In addition, he has spoken to numerous groups on topics ranging from employment wage and hour laws to planning and zoning.
Connor H Nolan
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Porter County, IN Attorney with 4 years experience
(219) 926-2114 Harris Welsh & Lukmann
107 Broadway
Chesterton, IN 46304
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury
Valparaiso University School of Law
Connor Nolan received undergraduate degrees from Purdue University (B.A. Political Science & B.A. English, 2011) and his law degree from Valparaiso University School of Law (J.D., summa cum laude, 2015). Connor joined the firm as an associate attorney in September 2015, and became a partner/member of the firm in 2019. He is in general practice with concentrations of trial practice, business representation, real estate, estate planning, and municipal law.
Anna Christodoulakis
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Porter County, IN Attorney with 8 years experience
(219) 776-2662 15 North Franklin Street
Suite 280
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Free ConsultationDivorce, Estate Planning and Family
DePaul College of Law
Brian L. Bennett Esq.
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Porter County, IN Lawyer with 11 years experience
(800) 354-6260 2803 Boilermaker Court
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, Divorce and Education
Valparaiso University School of Law
Please visit our law firm's website at www.Bennett-Legal.com for more details. Thank you for allowing me the opportunity to earn your trust AND your business.
Brett R. Galvan
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Porter County, IN Attorney
(219) 996-7755 105 W. Sigler
Hebron, IN 46341
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Education and Estate Planning
Valparaiso University School of Law
Attorney Brett Galvan is a graduate of Andrean High School, in Merrillville, Indiana. After working for 13 years at Ford Motor Company, he received his Bachelors, with Honors, in Education from Purdue. From there, he Graduated from Valparaiso School of Law.
Lea Shelemey
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Porter County, IN Attorney with 17 years experience
(219) 531-1230 409 East Lincolnway
First Floor
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Valparaiso University School of Law
Lea P. Shelemey is a solo practitioner in Valparaiso, Indiana. She was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. She received her Juris Doctor from Valparaiso Indiana School of Law in 2001, with a concentration in Alternate Dispute Resolution. She received her undergraduate degree (Bachelor of Science) from Valparaiso University, magna cum laude, in 1998 with majors in both philosophy and psychology. Attorney Shelemey is a registered Mediator, a Collaborative Law Attorney, and a Guardian ad litem. Her subsequent training and education included mediation training for domestic relations cases in 2002 and civil cases in 2004. Additionally she received guardian...
Karen Kekelik
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Porter County, IN Attorney with 1 year experience
(219) 798-1204 257 Indiana Ave
Ste A1
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Free ConsultationValparaiso University School of Law
Michigan native practicing in Indiana, focusing on Worker's Compensation, Wills, Trusts, Estates, and Small Claims. Member of the Women's Lawyer's Association and Lake County Bar Association.
Tom Bemenderfer
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Tom Bemenderfer is an Attorney at Parr Richey Frandsen Patterson Kruse LLP. He is dedicated to vigorous representation for litigation, business disputes, and policyholder and insurance recovery matters. Tom is a member... Read More »
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Paul M. Namie
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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.... Read More »
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Mr. Christopher Allen Buckley
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Porter County, IN Lawyer with 10 years experience
(219) 531-7787 251 Indiana Avenue
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Free ConsultationBusiness, DUI, Divorce and Real Estate
Valparaiso University School of Law
Fred Grady
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Porter County, IN Attorney
(219) 462-2460 Harris Bank Building, Suite One
750 S. Washington Street
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Business, Criminal, Insurance Claims and Nursing Home
Fred Grady was raised in Valparaiso, and is a graduate of Indiana University School of Business, with a degree in finance, and of Valparaiso University School of Law. Fred gained valuable litigation and trial experience as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, as lead counsel on numerous jury trials involving a wide variety of Federal criminal violations and civil actions. During his tenure at the United States Attorney's Office, Fred was assigned to work with the Special Grand Jury on white collar crime and political corruption with the Chicago Strike Force investigations. Fred has also...
Cynthia Salinas-McClure
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Porter County, IN Lawyer with 20 years experience
(219) 395-1776 1470 W US HWY 20
Chesterton, IN 46304
Free ConsultationBusiness, Civil Rights, Criminal and Divorce
DePaul College of Law
Anthony Ashford
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Porter County, IN Lawyer with 23 years experience
(219) 728-5210 1100 S. Calumet Rd.
Suite B
Chesterton, IN 46304
Free ConsultationArbitration & Mediation, Business, Criminal and Insurance Claims
Indiana University - Indiana University-Bloomington
Kenneth Allen
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Porter County, IN Lawyer
(219) 465-6292 1109 Glendale Blvd
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Free ConsultationMedical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Practice Areas Serious Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Crash cases, and Work Related Injuries Education Valparaiso University with a B.A. in English Studied at Cambridge (England) where he was a member of the Cambridge University Boxing Team (C.U.A.B.C.) Indiana University - Bloomington, where he was a Stephenson Fellow and received his J.D., cum laude (with honors). Experience Mr. Allen is a principal in the law firm of Kenneth J. Allen & Associates, P.C. The firm limits its practice to the representation of plaintiffs in serious personal injury and wrongful death litigation and maintains five offices in Indiana and Illinois. He has been appointed as Class Counsel in several...
Ruth Norris
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Porter County, IN Lawyer with 21 years experience
(219) 465-0002 1158 Lincolnway, Suite One
Valparaiso, IN 46385
Free ConsultationFamily
Valparaiso University School of Law
I am a family law attorney who has been where you are...in need of a good family law attorney that understands not only the law, but the emotional side of the case as well. I work hard to resolve cases outside of the courtroom whenever possible. However, if we can't resolve it, I will be prepared to handle your case in a professional manner.
Joanne Eldred
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Porter County, IN Attorney
(219) 465-0006 409 E. Lincolnway
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Bankruptcy, Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Richard P. Busse
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Porter County, IN Lawyer with 21 years experience
(219) 531-1723 7 Napoleon Street
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Offers Video ChatBankruptcy, Business, Civil Rights and Divorce
An Attorney With Over 21 Years in Practice
When you choose Richard P. Busse, Attorney at Law, you'll work with an experienced attorney who has honed his legal skills over a career of legal practice. He's built his practice on honesty and trustworthiness in helping people solve their legal problems.

Richard Busse received his JD from the Valparaiso University School of Law in 1998 and was admitted to the State Bar of Indiana in 1999. He is licensed to practice in several area courts.
All state courts in Indiana
Northern District of the Federal Court
Southern District of the Federal Court
Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
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Matthew Soliday
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Porter County, IN Attorney with 28 years experience
(219) 462-8238 205 E. Jefferson St
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Criminal and Personal Injury
Walter Sandoval
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Porter County, IN Attorney with 18 years experience
(219) 924-2427 6195 Central Avenue
Portage, IN 46368
Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Julia Hayward Biggs
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Porter County, IN Attorney with 42 years experience
(219) 501-0700 2203 William Dr
Valparaiso, IN 46385
Environmental, Municipal and Real Estate
USC Law School
Jerome Ezell
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(219) 477-5500 209 S. Main St.
Kouts, IN 46347-9412
Free ConsultationPorter County, IN Attorney with 40 years experience
Divorce, Family and Real Estate
Valparaiso University School of Law
Michael Miller
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Porter County, IN Lawyer with 25 years experience
(219) 465-1197 701 East Lincolnway
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Business, Estate Planning, Legal Malpractice and Real Estate
Valparaiso University School of Law
Michael B. Miller has over 16 years experience in estate planning, probate, trusts, business and real estate law.
Jill Ellen Ritchie
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Porter County, IN Lawyer with 26 years experience
(219) 238-6003 6195 Central Avenue
Portage, IN 46368
Estate Planning
Life can throw us a curve ball when we least expect it. I understand that because I’ve lived it. It’s also why I started my own firm, Ritchie Law, P.C. I’m here to provide compassionate expertise during the best and worst of life’s moments. It’s not just what I do; it’s simply who I am. I understand that one of the most important things for you right now is knowing someone has your back and is handling things. That's what I’m here for, so you can focus on the important things in your life like family, work and community. My...
Daniel Gioia
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Porter County, IN Lawyer
(219) 531-0134 156 Washington Street
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Arbitration & Mediation, Health Care, Insurance Claims and Legal Malpractice
Tieyana McClure
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Porter County, IN Lawyer
(219) 395-1776 1470 US HWY 20
Porter, IN 46304
Criminal
Michael T. Sawyier
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Porter County, IN Attorney with 48 years experience
(219) 926-4200 830 East Sidewalk Road
Chesterton, IN 46304
Business, Estate Planning, IP and Probate
Attorney Michael T. Sawyier has 40 years of experience in estate planning. A graduate of Harvard University, the University of Chicago Law School and Yale University, he has a combination of broad knowledge, in-depth education and extensive experience that enhances the value of the legal services he provides. He also holds a Master's degree in Taxation from the John Marshall Law School, enabling him to prepare and analyze estate and real estate transactions to minimize tax liability and exposure. Mr. Sawyier concentrates his practice in the areas of asset protection, estate and business planning, business law, and real estate. Michael...
Daniel E Timm
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Porter County, IN Attorney
(219) 230-3600 57 Michigan Avenue
Suite 101
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Business, Employment, Real Estate and Workers' Comp
Tina Bengs
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Porter County, IN Attorney
(219) 242-8664 56 S. Washington St
Suite 302
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Workers' Comp
Kurt Kazmierczak
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Porter County, IN Attorney
(219) 615-0064 103 Indiana Avenue, Suite B
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Bankruptcy, Criminal and Family
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