Kristina J. Jacobucci

Partner
Nicholas T Otis Newby Lewis Kaminski Jones

As an attorney, I strive to protect my client’s interests by offering exceptional legal service, while being respectful to and considerate of all parties involved in the process.

Phone: (219)362-1577 ext. 350

Email: kjjacobucci@nlkj.com

Primary Practice: Adoption, Family Law, Appellate Law, Hospital Law, Medical Malpractice

Certifications:  Certified Family Law Specialist by the Indiana Family Law Certification Board

Experience
Kristina practices in the area of family law, representing clients in domestic relations matters involving dissolution of marriage, legal separation, paternity, child custody, parenting time disputes, child support, guardianships, grandparent visitation actions, protective order proceedings, and appellate proceedings.  In 2017 Kristina became a Certified Family Law Specialist.  There are less than 75 attorneys in Indiana who are Certified Family Law specialists.  She was certified by the Family Law Certification Board, an independent certifying organization recognized by the Indiana Supreme Court.

She also practices adoption law and has experience with various types of adoptions, including newborn adoptions, foster parent adoptions, stepparent adoptions, interstate adoptions, and finalizations of international adoptions.

In the health care sector, Kristina advises clients on health care regulations and has counseled various health care providers in conjunction with their regular operations. She also represents health care providers in medical malpractice claims as they arise.

Admissions & Memberships
Kristina is admitted to the bar in Indiana, and the Northern and Southern U.S. Districts of Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, and the Indiana Supreme Court. Kristina is also a member of the La Porte County Bar Association and is a Past President.
Leadership & Recognition
Kristina serves as a member of the Riley School Counseling Advisory Council, which is an organization that is working to redesign the school counseling program to better meet the academic, career, social and emotional development needs of students.  In addition, Kristina is a member of the Michigan City Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

In 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018, Kristina was recognized as a Rising Star in family law by Indiana Super Lawyer, which selects attorneys for recognition based on a multiphase selection process using peer nominations and independent research.

Education
Valparaiso University School of Law (J.D.) Moot Court Honor Society (including serving as judge)

Saint Mary’s College (B.A. Political Science/Psychology, summa cum laude, 2001)