Burke Costanza & Carberry LLP

Firm Overview

Burke Costanza & Carberry LLP seeks to provide clients with the independent professional judgment, commitment and vision consistent with its leadership position among Northwest Indiana lawyers. The firm takes great pride in its heritage. Formed on January 1, 1988 through the merger of two of Northwest Indiana's oldest and most distinguished law firms, the firm builds on a tradition of nearly a century of combined experience in the practice of law. These roots in the Northwest Indiana community provide the firm with a source of strength and an opportunity for future growth.

Dramatic growth and development, such as that experienced by the Northwest Indiana community over the years, often results in the erosion of tradition and values. The lawyers of Burke Costanza & Carberry LLP are guided by the principles of the firm's founders. These principles include commitment to clients, service to the Northwest Indiana community, and devotion to excellence in the practice of law. The firm's founders understand that there are professional and personal aspects of the attorney-client relationship; while its lawyers serve as advocates and counselors in resolving legal issues, the firm's attorneys also have a understanding of clients' personal concerns as well.

Our firm provides comprehensive civil legal services throughout Northwest Indiana and, in some areas of practice, throughout the State of Indiana. Burke Costanza & Carberry LLP is frequently asked to serve as local counsel in major litigation and business transaction matters in Indiana and continues to be recognized as a leader among Northwest Indiana law firms.

The firm's lawyers assume leadership roles as well, both in the law, where they participate extensively in bar association activities and as panelists in continuing education seminars, and in their communities, where they pursue activities designed to improve the quality of life in Northwest Indiana.

Burke Costanza & Carberry LLP intends to retain the strength of tradition while anticipating and responding to the changing needs of its clients. The common purpose of its lawyers is the provision of value-added legal services to its clients.
Main Office
Main Office
9191 Broadway
Merrillville  IN  46410
  • 219-769-1313
Immigration Law
Immigration Law
Our firm is experienced in the complexities of immigration law. Our qualified attorneys can help you in explaining and obtaining:

Employment Based Petitions for temporary or permanent status
Family Based Petitions for a relative or through marriage or engagement
Citizenship and Naturalization Petitions
Deportation/Removal Relief, Waivers, Cancellation, Suspension, VAWA, & U Visa

The immigration practice assists clients in gaining immigration status for employees, family members, students, investors, religious workers, and those having a national interest or extraordinary abilities. Legal assistance is also provided for those applying for naturalization or citizenship and for people who may overstayed their visa or entered without inspection.

The immigration process is particular and cumbersome if you are attempting it on your own. Our experienced attorneys are skilled at spotting the appropriate immigration avenue for you based on your circumstances. They will clarify the immigration options available to you. Let our attorneys then help you complete a thoroughly documented petition for your immigration purpose so that you may be confident with successful results.
Personal Injury
Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Auto Accidents
Why should you have Burke Costanza & Carberry LLP represent you?

When a family member or loved one is injured or killed as a result of someone else's fault, it is inevitable that questions about possible financial compensation come up. You need a trusted advisor to answer those questions quickly and honestly, and that's where we come in. You won't find our lawyers' pictures staring out at you from a highway billboard or a glossy Yellow Pages ad. That's just not our style. You won't see us in the media boasting about big verdicts and settlements. We don't believe in making our clients' affairs public news. What we do believe in is solid legal representation that results in a resolution of a claim that provides justice to our clients and their families.

Our attorneys have years of experience in handling personal injury claims and have tried over a hundred cases to verdicts in and around Northwest Indiana. We will represent you in a wide variety of personal injury claims, including:

Motor vehicle accidents
Medical malpractice
Nursing home neglect or abuse
Workplace injuries
Slips and falls

So, why is it in your best interests to be represented by a lawyer from a large, multi-practice firm, rather than one of those attorneys who advertise that they don't represent corporations or insurance companies, but only injured people? The answer is pretty obvious when you think about it.

Studies consistently show that upwards of 90% of the personal injury cases that are filed settle before trial. It's much more likely, therefore, that your attorney will "win" your case at the negotiating table, rather than in front of a jury. So what you need most is someone who has credibility with the representatives of the insurance companies or corporations who will be on the other side of that negotiating table from you. Insurance companies and corporations have been retaining our lawyers for many years. We're proud to represent them, as we'd be proud to represent you. And more importantly, when we talk to them about your case, they'll listen. Because they've been listening to us and relying on our advice and expertise for many years.

So when you choose an attorney for you and your family to pursue your personal injury claim, just ask yourself who is more likely to get you what you deserve, someone the insurance companies and corporations have been relying on for many years, or someone they view with suspicion and distrust, after listening to them spout inflammatory rhetoric and inflated claims for many years?

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