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Daniel A. Gioia was listed under the "Alternative Dispute Resolution" category. Paul A. Leonard, Jr. was listed under the "Family Law" category. Robert F. Parker was listed under the "Personal Injury Medical Malpractice Defense" category. Ann Marie Woolwine was listed under the "Business/Corporate" Rising Stars category.
Dan Gioia recently organized the Lake County Bar Association’s 25th Annual Memorial Service honoring and remembering all of the Deceased Attorneys from Lake County who died last year. He also acted as M.C. for the ceremony, which takes place in the Lake Circuit Court of Judge George Paras, sitting at Crown Point.
Lawyers and Judges from many of the Lake County Courts also attended, and delivered a eulogy for these former practitioners. The LCBA conducts this event, as the first-order-of-business, on the first business day, in each New Year. Dan Gioia serves as the Chairman of the LCBA HONORS & NECROLOGY COMMITTEE.
Dana Rifai, along with a group of young professionals from Lake and Porter counties, organized TEDx CountyLineRoad, the first TEDx in Northwest Indiana. TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading and has grown into a global platform for identifying and spreading world-changing ideas.
Speakers include LaPorte Mayor Blair Milo, Faith Church senior pastor Bob Bouwer, prominent economist Brian Wesbury, and Excellence by Design owner Norma Williams.
An article in the Northwest Indiana Times details the planning and includes more information about this breakthrough comunity event.
Burke Costanza & Carberry LLP was featured in The Times of Northwest Indiana's special "NWI Businesses You Should Know" section in September 28, 2014's edition of their newspaper. Click on the image below to see the full spread.
The online version of the article is found here.