Areas of Practice

Newby, Lewis, Kaminski & Jones, LLP and its predecessors have provided general legal services in Northern Indiana for over one hundred years

The attorneys at NLKJ are committed to representing individuals and families of individuals who have suffered bodily harm or loss of life as a result of the carelessness or negligent conduct of others. Because of the circumstances under which personal injury, negligence, malpractice and wrongful death claims arise, individual cases don’t always fit neatly into one of these categories. One of our injury lawyers will be able to identify what type of claim you have, and which course of action is the best one for you to take.

Our attorneys are well versed in advising our clients and defending their interests in the following areas of law:

  • Adoptions
  • Child Support & Educational Expenses
  • Guardianships over Minors
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders
  • Child Custody
  • Paternity
  • Parenting Time Disputes
  • Guardian Ad Litem
  • Divorce
  • Third Party Custody
  • Grandparent Visitation
  • Protective Orders

As LaPorte County’s oldest and largest law firm, we have long-standing experience providing guidance and seasoned advice to businesses of all sizes, from start-ups to mature and complex corporations.  We deal with the formation, structure, and operation of new ventures, and complement our services with our business law and commercial transaction practices.  We also provide advice on employment issues, tax and wealth preservation, real estate options and, if necessary, litigation support for disputes, contracts, and government regulation.

  • Employee Benefits
  • Employment and Labor Relations
  • Employment Law
  • Labor and Union Negotiations
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Real Estate Tax
  • Zoning, Planning, and Land Use

For decades our firm has defended clients against criminal charges brought in federal and state courts. We defend every matter from a simple traffic ticket to murder. NLKJ’s criminal defense team is committed to the fundamental protection for a person accused of a crime, which requires the prosecution to prove its case against the defendant beyond a reasonable doubt.

When it comes to criminal law cases, an experienced and effective criminal defense attorney can mean the difference between a prison sentence and reduced or dismissed charges. Even in less serious cases, a good criminal defense attorney can make a serious impact on the outcome of the case by ensuring that your rights are protected throughout the legal process. For these and other reasons, it is vital that those accused of a crime select the most competent, experienced and effective attorney available.

If you have been accused of a crime, the stakes could not be any higher, so please contact us today for a free consultation with one of our criminal defense attorneys. We will work tirelessly to ensure the best possible outcome for your case.

Our attorneys are well versed in advising our clients and protecting their interests in the following areas of criminal law:

  • Arbitration
  • Mediation
  • Certified Civil Mediators

Our deep bench of experienced attorneys routinely represents individuals, families, guardians, nonprofit entities and corporate fiduciaries concerning estate, probate, tax and business issues.

The professionals at NLKJ focus on wealth planning, wealth management, estate planning, trust administration, elder law and other estate services. We strive to build a lasting relationship with you in the context of your family, and provide you with a plan customized for your needs. As fiduciaries themselves, our attorneys have the perspective and understanding key to the successful representation of our clients

Our attorneys are well versed in advising our clients and protecting their interests in the following areas of law:

  • Discrimination
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Workers Compensation
  • Education Law
  • Special Education Law
  • Public Sector Union Negotiations
  • Civil Rights Matters
  • Student Expulsion Hearings
  • Employment Matters
  • School Governance
  • Contractual Issues
  • Public Sector Union Negotiations
  • Public Affairs
  • Municipal and Government Services