Bill is sensitive to the many and complex ways school administrators are challenged. He uses a team approach utilizing multiple NLKJ attorneys to provide sound advice and protection to his school clients. He represents thirteen (13) public school corporations as well as private schools. Because of his experience in school law, he has been a frequent speaker at the Indiana Board Association’s Law Seminar and the Indiana School Board Association’s School Board Summer Academy. Bill also represents clients charged with crimes and has served as a Deputy Public Defender for La Porte County since 1994.

Education

Creighton University (B.S., J.D.)

Professional & Community Activity

Professional

  • Admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts (Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana), the U.S. Court of Appeals, and the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and all Indiana State Courts
  • Member of the Indiana State Association
  • Fellow of the Indiana Bar Foundation
  • Member of the Indiana and National School Board Associations

Community Activity

  • La Porte Hospital Foundation, past Chair and Board Member
  • La Porte County United Way, past Chair and Board Member
  • La Porte County Chapter of The American Cancer Society, past Chair and Board Member
  • Michigan City Chamber of Commerce, past Chair and Board Member
  • Served on the Diocese of Gary’s Education Commission