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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.

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Gale M. Phelps Memorial Award

Paul A. Leonard

Burke Costanza and Cuppy, LLP is pleased to announce that its partner, Paul A. Leonard, Jr. has been selected by the Indiana State Bar Association Section of Family and Juvenile Law Council to be the 2009 recipient of the Gale M. Phelps Memorial Award.  This is an annual award given to an attorney upon the following criteria:

  • Exceptional service to the profession:
    unsolicited mentoring to new attorneys, reaching out to other lawyers, and working with attorneys on a one-to-one basis
  • Highest level of competence/improving the profession:
    reviewing legislation and shaping family law policies, contributing to educational seminars, serving in leadership positions for legal and nonlegal organizations
  • Raising the level of professionalism and civility in domestic relations matters:
    going beyond the client’s basic needs, maintaining respect for the court system and its participants
  • High moral character

Paul A. Leonard, Jr. was Chair of the Family and Juvenile Law Section from 2001 to 2003, is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and a Certified Family Law Specialist - Family Law Certification Board.  His practice is limited exclusively to family law matters.