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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

Estrada lucha por los inmigrantes a través de Ordenanza

Alfredo Estrada

El 18 de abril del 2017 el abogado Alfredo Estrada propuso la adaptación de una ordenanza a la ciudad de Gary. Estrada a través de su práctica de inmigración ha logrado una percepción única para las necesidades de la comunidad indocumentada. La Ordenanza presentada por Estrada, requiere que el municipio revise todos los documentos municipales actuales para determinar si el estatus migratorio es requerido para beneficios municipales, aumentar la comunicación con los residentes inmigrantes, y asignar un oficial para revisar certificaciones para la aplicacion de la Visa U.    

Alfredo Estrada esta admitido en la Corte de Inmigración de los Estados Unidos. El anteriormente era trabajador de acero, ha sido residente del noroeste de Indiana toda su vida, se grado Magna Cum Laude de la Escuela de Leyes de la Universidad de Valparaíso. Su práctica se enfoca en inmigración, múltiple defensas, litigio civil, leyes de negocio.

Si tiene preguntas sobre un caso de inmigración, comuníquese con nuestra oficina al (219) 413-0845 o mande un correo electrónico a

Estrada Advocates for Immigrants Through Welcoming City Ordinance

Alfredo Estrada

On April 18, 2017 Attorney Alfredo Estrada proposed the adoption of a Welcoming City Ordinance to the City of Gary. Estrada has an unique insight into the needs of the undocumented community through his community ties and immigration practice.

The Welcoming City Ordinance, presented by Estrada, requires the adopting municipality to review all current municipal documents to determine whether immigrant status is required in regards to the municipal benefit, increases communication with immigrant residents, and appoints an official to review U Visa certification applications.

Alfredo Estrada is admitted in to the United States Immigration Court. He is a former steelworker, a life-long resident of Northwest Indiana and a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Valparaiso University School of Law.  His practice focuses on immigration, municipal defense, civil litigation, and business law.

If you have any questions about immigration, please contact our office at (219) 769-1313 or email

Image By Marc Tarlock from San Francisco (Gary, Indiana (November 2012)) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Estrada on Panel Discusses Trump's Power In Shaping Immigration Policy

Alfredo Estrada

Alfredo Estrada participated in Purdue Northwest-NW Indiana's Lake Shore Public Radio forum. The topic of the forum discussion was “Executive Power & Legal Questions about Immigration.” The event garnered some press from the NWI Times: Panel tackles Trump's power in shaping immigration policy

The forum took place at 5 pm, Tuesday, Feb. 28 in Room with a View of the Hammond Campus’ Student Union & Library. You can watch Lakeshore Public Radio's Facebook Live Stream below.

Rifai & Estrada Volunteer at "Know Your Options Immigration Seminar"

Burke Costanza & Carberry LLP

Dana Rifai and Alfredo Estrada, attorneys from the BCC Immigration Practice Group, volunteered On February 18th, 2017 at the Chicagoland Immigrant Welcome Network's "Know Your Options Immigration Seminar" in East Chicago, Indiana. Both attorneys provided pro bono consultations to individuals in this day-long community outreach event. 

4 BCC Attorneys Listed in Super Lawyers 2017 Indiana Magazine!

Burke Costanza & Carberry LLP

Congratulations to Daniel A. GioiaPaul A Leonard, Jr., and Robert F. Parker for being listed in Super Lawyers 2017 Indiana Magazine! The issue can be found here.

Daniel A. Gioia was listed under the "Alternative Dispute Resolution" category. Paul A. Leonard, Jr.  was listed under the "Family Law" category. Robert F. Parker was listed under the "Personal Injury Medical Malpractice Defense" category.