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9191 Broadway
Merrillville, IN, 46410
United States


Burke Costanza & Carberry LLP your smart choice for lawyers in Northwest Indiana. Our full-service law firm has offices in Merrillville and Valparaiso Indiana as well as one in Chicago Illinois. At BCC, our lawyers pride themselves on being able to provide a wide range of legal services to our clients, who benefit from the depth and experience we provide from top to bottom.

The main practice groups at Burke Costanza & Carberry LLP are: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Commercial Services, Civil Litigation, and Business and Personal Services.

Our attorneys represent businesses and government entities in the following areas: Business Planning, Commercial Law, Construction, Labor & Employment, Governmental Entities, Healthcare, Labor, Pension Profit-sharing & Employee Benefits, Real Estate, Taxation, and Worker's Compensation.

Our lawyers also represent individuals in matters such as Estate Planning, Wills and Trusts, Immigration, Family Law, Probate Administration, Real Estate, and Taxation.

Burke Costanza & Carberry LLP is a well-rounded firm with strong roots in Northwest Indiana that is focused primarily on our lawyers providing clients with the highest quality legal service in a broad range of practice areas.

What We're Doing

BCC Wins March Against Hunger Competition for the Fifth Year In A Row!

Burke Costanza & Carberry LLP

BCC's donations went to the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana

BCC's donations went to the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana

For the fifth straight year, Burke Costanza and Carberry LLP won the large firm division of the Indiana Attorney General’s statewide March Against Hunger Competition

This March, attorneys and staff at Burke Costanza & Carberry donated 280 pounds of food and $4,000 to the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana.  The donation put the firm in first place in the Large Firm division.  BCC also won the contest in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015!

Like always, BCC came up with some unique ideas to help raise funds. There were many skill based guessing games and an abundance of food for donation days. Now in its 8th year, March Against Hunger has raised a total of 70,019 pounds of food and $341,435.91 in monetary donations for Indiana food banks.  The program helps to address a serious need in the state of Indiana.

For the fifth time, the firm will be receiving a visit from Attorney General Greg Zoeller. He will present the 2016 Attorney General's Cup to BCC. Check out last year's presentation on the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana's Facebook page.

BCC Supports Recycling Initiative!

Burke Costanza & Carberry LLP

For the past two years, BCC has participated in the Lake County Solid Waste Management Districts’ Cap-A-Thon program.  BCC attorneys and staff members have collected, sorted, weighed and stored plastic caps from many different products, including: plastic drink bottle caps, lids from food containers like coffee cans, peanut butter jars, butter tubs, tops from spray cans, caps from liquid laundry detergent and other designated items.

On April 26, 2016, BCC transported 415 pounds of plastic caps to the Town of Merrillville.  The caps, instead of ending up in landfills, will be shipped to Green Tree Plastics in Evansville, Indiana and will be recycled and transformed into a plastic bench made from 100% recycled plastic.

BCC is proud of its recycling and positive impact on the environment.

Dan Gioia Named To National Academy

Daniel A. Gioia

The National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals has named Dan Gioia as one of its new members. This renowned group recognizes Indiana's Premier Mediators & Arbitrators “by invitation only” and then, only after the most stringent requirements have been met, based upon recommendations from both the Plaintiff’s and Defense Bars. The Academy also provides easy access for internet calendar scheduling through the NADN website which allows anyone interested to book all available dates directly.


Successful Defense of a Neurosurgeon

Robert F. Parker

Bob Parker and Mike Bolde successfully defended a neurosurgeon in a medical malpractice case arising out of the death of a patient who suffered a fatal heart attack in the recovery room following spinal surgery. The claim was that the defendant failed to properly conduct a pre-operative evaluation to assess the patient's fitness for the extensive surgery. After a seven-day trial, a Lake County jury deliberated 3-1/2 hours before returning a unanimous defense verdict.

Gioia Takes the Helm at State Bar Annual Meeting

Daniel A. Gioia

The Senior Lawyers Section of the Indiana State Bar Association has a new Chairman - Dan Gioia was officially put in charge at the Annual Meeting which takes place from October 7th through 9th in French Lick. He also continues to serve as the Secretary of the A.D.R. Section Executive Council; and he will also represent Porter County as one of its duly appointed Members of the I.S.B.A. House of Delegates. Dan is attending C.L.E. Seminars on Family Law Arbitration and other timely topics, while enjoying the rustic beauty of West Baden.