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Jon A. Schmaltz

Jon A. Schmaltz

Jon A. Schmaltz

t. (219) 769-1313 x202
f. (219) 769-6806

Valparaiso Office
156 Washington Street
Valparaiso, IN 46383



Jon A. Schmaltz is the Practice Group Leader of the firm’s Business and Personal Services Practice Group. His practice involves representing clients in business and real estate acquisitions, like-kind exchanges, land use and zoning matters, loan transactions, and private equity and debt placements. He represents developers of commercial properties, commercial lenders, and borrowers in loan transactions, and counsels clients in numerous industries, including hotel and restaurant owners and operators.

Mr. Schmaltz has more than 17 years of experience at Burke Costanza & Carberry after receiving his bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science from Purdue University in 1996 and earning his law degree from Indiana University McKinney School of Law in 1999.

Mr. Schmaltz has spoken in numerous seminars on topics including real estate conveyances, real estate boundary issues, land use, and choice of business entity.

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • American Bar Association – Member, Business Law and Real Property, Probate, and Trust Sections
  • Indiana State Bar Association – Member, Probate Trust & Real Property Section; Member, Business Law Section
  • Lake County Bar Association – Member, Business Law Section
  • Porter County Bar Association
  • Director and Corporate Secretary, Valparaiso Chamber Foundation, Inc.
  • Director, Chairman, and President; Valparaiso Parks and Recreation Foundation, Inc.
  • Director (former), Purdue Alumni Association
  • Director, (former) Purdue Club of Northwest Indiana
  • Director and Chairman (former), Greater Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce


Indiana University – Indianapolis School of Law, 1999
Juris Doctor

Purdue University, 1996
B.S. Actuarial Science


  • Indiana Bar
  • Northern District of Indiana
  • Southern District of Indiana
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