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Daniel A. Gioia

Daniel A. Gioia

Daniel A. Gioia

Of Counsel
t. (219) 769-1313 x204
f. (219) 769-6806

Valparaiso Office
156 Washington Street
Valparaiso, IN 46383


Daniel A. Gioia was born in Bellerose, New York. His parents were both born and raised in New York City. He practices Dispute Resolution as an experienced Family Law Mediator and Civil Case Mediator. He has served previously at the request of the Indiana Supreme Court, on the Joint Task Force for Alternative Dispute Resolution Rules, and the Domestic Relations Focus Groups for Family Law Mediation, which were responsible for recommending revisions in the Rules and Procedures of the Indiana Supreme Court as well as the Indiana Alternative Dispute Resolution Rules. Dan has also served as a Law Professor and an invited participant with the Indiana Bar Association Conclave’s for Legal Education in 1997, 2003, 2007 and 2011: an effort which has convened the Deans and Faculty from all of Indiana’s law schools; and Judges from all levels of the Judiciary; and select 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 the Valparaiso University School of Law and he has taught the course on Medical Malpractice every year since 1999. He also serves regularly as a faculty member for C.L.E. in the areas of Medical Malpractice; Legal Malpractice; Law – Medicine & Medical Bio-Ethics; and he has also moderated the Lake County Bar Association’s Medical Bio-Ethics Seminar in 2004. Dan served as the President of the Lake County Bar Association in 1990; and he served as the President of the Calumet American Inns of Court in 2002 & 2003. Dan’s day-to-day practice includes serving regularly as the Chairman of Indiana’s Medical Review Panels for the Indiana Department of Insurance in Indianapolis.

He served as a member of the Board of Managers of the Lake County Bar Association from 1986 to 1990; and again in 2009. 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 & Moderator of: “Teaching Techniques for the 21st Century”, a Seminar for Indiana C.L.E. providers, sponsored by the Indiana Supreme Court and its Commission for Continuing Legal Education. Dan is also a member of the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics since 2004.
Dan has participated annually since 1985 as an invited Guest & Lecturer at the week-long Medical-Legal Course taught by M.B. Segal, M.D., J.D., a mandatory requirement for all graduating Resident Medical Students in Emergency Medicine at the University of Chicago.


American University Law School – Washington College of Law, 1975
Juris Doctor

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


  • Indiana Bar, 1975
  • Northern District of Indiana
  • Southern District of Indiana


Daniel A. Gioia News & Articles

Gioia Joins American College of Civil Trial Mediators

Established in 1995, The American College of Civil Trial Mediators is a non-profit association of professional Mediators. College Fellows are selected for membership by invitation through a comprehensive application process based upon their experience, skill,...

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6 BCC Attorneys Listed in 2019 Super Lawyers Magazine

Paul A. Leonard Jr., Robert F. Parker, and Daniel A. Gioia have been selected to the 2019 Indiana Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Chad W....

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Gioia’s New Involvement in the ISBA

New Chairman of Indiana State Bar Association - A.D.R Section Council Dan Gioia will be sworn-in as the new Chairman of the Indiana State Bar Association - A.D.R. Section Council this week at The I.S.B.A. Annual Meeting in French Lick Indiana. He will serve a two-year...

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Gioia Presenting: How to Chair a Medical Review Panel

On June 8th, 2018, Attorney Daniel A. Gioia will be teaching a 2 hour CLE at the Lake County Bar Association entitled "How to Chair a Medical Review Panel." Daniel A Gioia is a partner at Burke Costanza & Carberry LLP and is also an Adjunct Faculty Member at...

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Gioia Named as a Fellow of the Indiana Bar Foundation

Dan Gioia has been named as a Fellow of the Indiana Bar Foundation, and he will be inducted on December 11th, 2016 at the Annual Foundation Ceremony. The Bar Foundation supports many statewide efforts to fund Legal Assistance for the poor, and educational programs for...

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