Martin W. Kus

Martin is now retired from the practice of law. He represented clients in a variety of complex litigation matters involving Civil Litigation, Business Litigation, Criminal Defense (including complex “white collar” crimes), Insurance Defense, Government Agency Defense and Employment and Civil Rights cases. He tried civil and criminal cases in both state and federal courts. As a former federal court clerk, he handled hundreds of federal civil and criminal cases, including cases involving government entities. In addition, Martin prepared briefs and argues appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and the Indiana Court of Appeals.

Practice Areas


Drake University (J.D.)
Indiana University (B.S.)

Professional & Community Activity


  • Admitted to practice before all Indiana State Courts, U.S. District Courts (Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana and the U.S. Courts of Appeals, including the 7th Circuit)
  • Member of the La Porte County, Indiana State, Seventh Circuit, and American Bar Associations
  • Member and Past President of the Board Directors of Northern District of Indiana Federal Community Defenders
  • Member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Fellow, State Committee Member, and State Chair of the American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Fellow of the American Board of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Fellow of the Indiana Bar Foundation

Community Activity

  • La Porte Hospital Foundation, past Board Member

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