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NLKJ Partners selected as 2018 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

[gallery columns="5" ids="4886,4866,4859,4858,4862"] Newby Lewis Kaminski & Jones, LLP congratulates its partners for being selected to the 2018 Indiana Super Lawyers list: Martin W. Kus – Criminal Defense: White Collar Mark A. Lienhoop – Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense David P. Jones – Criminal Defense. Additionally, NLKJ partners were selected to the 2018 Rising Stars…
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Attorneys Nicholas Otis and Anthony Novak volunteer at Talk to a Lawyer Day

[gallery size="medium" columns="2" ids="4862,4865"] Attorneys Nicholas Otis and Anthony Novak participated in Talk to a Lawyer Day on Monday, January 15, 2018, at the La Porte County Public Library.  Talk to a Lawyer Day is held annually on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  The event is sponsored by the Indiana State Bar Association.  Nicholas and…
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Newby Lewis Kaminski & Jones LLP engaged as counsel for the Economic Development Corporation Michigan City

[gallery size="medium" columns="2" ids="4865,4857"] The Economic Development Corporation Michigan City (EDCMC) has engaged Newby Lewis Kaminski & Jones, LLP (NLKJ) to provide legal counsel to the EDCMC as necessary.  The EDCMC is responsible for the City of Michigan City for handling tax incentives, conducting project negotiations with businesses relocating to Michigan City or existing businesses…
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Don’t Lose Your Life Savings Qualifying for Medicaid

[gallery columns="2" size="medium" ids="4865,4857"] Paying for proper long-term care for a loved one is difficult and expensive with nursing homes charging $6,000 to $9,000 per month. Many families can’t afford those payments for an extended period of time so they rely on Medicaid coverage to cover the cost. To qualify for Medicaid, families are often…
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Martin Kus obtained a not guilty verdict for client

[caption id="attachment_4886" align="alignleft" width="214"] Martin Kus[/caption] On December 7, 2017, NLKJ attorney Martin W. Kus obtained an acquittal for the firm’s client, Esam Alhazmi, on the felony charge of Rape filed by the State of Indiana through the St. Joseph County Prosecutor’s office in South Bend.  The evidence showed that both Mr. Alhazmi and the…
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Newby Lewis Kaminski & Jones, LLP ranked in U.S. News “Best Law Firms”

Newby, Lewis, Kaminski & Jones, LLP has received a South Bend metropolitan area Tier 1 ranking in the 2018 edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers ® “Best Law Firms”, in the areas of commercial litigation; criminal defense - general practice and white collar; employment law - management; insurance law; litigation - labor and employment;…
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Nick Otis selected as City Attorney for the City of La Porte

On Monday, November, 6, 2017, the City of La Porte Board of Public Works approved the hiring of NLKJ Partner, Nick Otis, to serve as the City Attorney.  Nick will serve as the lead attorney, but the services of the entire law firm will be available to the City of La Porte. You can read…
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La Porte County Real Estate Tax Sale – Thursday, October 26, 2017

  La Porte County will hold a tax sale October 26, 2017, where it will auction off certain properties where taxes have gone unpaid for a period of time.  The properties listed for tax sale can be viewed here. Those with the highest bid on a particular property will receive a “tax sale certificate” after payment…
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David Jones inducted as a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers

[caption id="attachment_4866" align="alignleft" width="214"] David Jones[/caption] David Jones has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in North America. The induction ceremony at which David Jones became a Fellow took place recently before an audience of 900 persons during the recent 2017 Annual Meeting of the College in…
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Anthony Novak selected to the NWI Times 20 Under 40 Leaders

Attorney Anthony Novak has been selected to the NWI Times 2017 20 Under 40 Leaders.  You can read about the 2017 20 Under 40 Leaders here. Novak, a Michigan City native, joined NLKJ in 2014 and has built a busy legal practice advising individuals and businesses in various corporate matters, estate planning, probate, and real…
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