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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.


Dana Rifai

Dana Rifai



t. 219.769.1313 x 147
f. 219.769.6806

Merrillville Office
9191 Broadway
Merrillville, IN 46410




Dana Rifai initiated the firm’s immigration practice, focusing on employment, business and family immigration matters. She has been successful in assisting clients with many immigration petitions. She is also a member of the firm’s Business Practice Group.  She counsels clients in business, estate planning, and probate matters, working extensively with her clients one-on-one to achieve their legal needs.

Dana grew up in Valparaiso, Indiana.  At Indiana University Purdue University, she received an honors academic scholarship.  She received her law degree from Valparaiso University School of Law.

Dana takes pleasure in being an active member of her community. She is a curator of TedxCountyLineRoad.  She currently serves as a board member for the Legacy Foundation, Lake County’s community foundation, where she is chair of the governance committee and sits on the executive committee.  She is also a board member of Avicenna Academy, her children’s school.  Dana participates in the Porter County Community Foundation’s initiative, @PCgivingproject, an endowment fund for children’s causes in Porter County, Indiana.  She is a 2011 graduate of the Valparaiso Chamber Leadership Academy and a graduate of the 2012 FBI Citizens’ Academy. Dana was recognized as Up and Coming Influential Woman of the Year in the law in 2013. In 2016, she was named one of the “20 under 40” in business by the Northwest Indiana Times Media Group.

Dana was invited to be the 2017 Winter Commencement Speaker at Valparaiso University.


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Valparaiso University School of Law, 2007

Juris Doctor

Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis, 2004
B.A. English Literature
Minor in French
Minor in Political Science

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