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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.


Daniel A. Gioia

Daniel A. Gioia



t. 219.531.0134 x 204
f. 219.769.6806

Valparaiso Office
156 Washington Street
Valparaiso, IN 46383


Daniel A. Gioia was born in Bellerose, New York on December 23, 1950. He is an experienced Family Law Mediator and Civil Mediator. Dan has served on the Joint Task Force on Alternative Dispute Resolution Rules, and the Domestic Relations Focus Group for Family Mediation which was responsible for recommending revisions in the Alternative Dispute Resolution Rules and Procedures of the Indiana Supreme Court. Dan has also served as a participant on the Indiana Bar Association Conclave on Legal Education in 1997, 2003, 2007 and 2010: an effort which convenes the Deans and Faculty of Indiana’s law schools; Judges from all levels of the Judiciary; and influential Practitioners and members of the Bar, to study and improve all aspects of legal education for the legal profession.

He currently serves on the Adjunct Faculty of Valparaiso University Law School and has taught the course on Medical Malpractice since 1999. He is a regular faculty member for CLE in the area of medical malpractice; and also chaired the Lake County Bar Association’s Bio-Ethics Seminar in 2005. Dan has served as President of the Lake County Bar Association in 1990 and served as President of the Calumet American Inn of Court in 2002 and 2003.

He served as a member of the Board of Managers of the Lake County Bar Association from 1986 to 1990. He is also a member of the Indiana State Bar Association, and the American Association for Justice. Dan is a past-president of the Indiana Supreme Court Commission for Continuing Legal Education; having completed two three year terms with the C.L.E. Commission. In 1996, he served as chair of: “Teaching Techniques for the 21st Century”, a seminar for C.L.E. providers, sponsored by the Indiana Supreme Court and the Commission for Continuing Legal Education.  Dan is also a member of the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics.

Dan has also participated annually since 1985 as a guest lecturer in the medico-legal course taught by M.B. Segal, M.D., J.D., for all graduating resident medical students in Emergency Medicine at the University of Chicago.


Mediation & Arbitration
  family law & civil cases
Medical Malpractice Defense
Legal Malpractice Defense
Social Security Disability


American University Law School, 1975
Juris Doctor

Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1972
B.A. Government, Magna Cum Laude

Bar Admissions

Indiana, 1975

Other Court Admissions

Indiana Supreme Court, 1975
Northern District of Indiana
Southern District of Indiana

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