Kos & Associates

Kos & Associates

Experienced Fort Wayne Law Firm has Provided Business Support Services throughout Indiana for more than 15 years

Firm Overview

Fort Wayne, Indiana attorneys represent clients in creditors rights, commercial and banking law

Since 1996, Kos & Associates has been committed to providing exceptional legal service to clients. Edmund P. Kos, an attorney with nearly 30 years of legal experience, formed the firm to implement a concentrated practice in the areas of bankruptcy, creditors rights, commercial litigation and transactions, corporate law, real estate, and secured transactions. Testimony to his commitment to integrity and excellent legal representation is his BV Distinguished Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell for his professionalism and ethics.

While our client base is in Fort Wayne and surrounding communities, we also maintain a state-wide practice with clients in major population centers as well as in outlying areas. We serve a diverse client base, including manufacturers and service industries ranging in size and scope from small in-state businesses to multi-state banking companies to international corporations, as well as individuals. Expanding the firm's capacity to serve our clients, attorney Kos is also licensed to practice in New York.

Our goal is to provide expert, timely, cost-effective and result-oriented legal advice and representation to our clients. To assist in achieving this goal, we utilize degreed paralegal personnel and state-of-the-art technology.

Kos & Associates can help you in the following legal areas:
-Agricultural law
-Banking law
-Bankruptcy creditor representation
-Collections
-Commercial litigation
-Commercial transactions
-Construction law
-Corporate law
-Creditors rights
-Foreclosures
-Mortgage law
-Real estate
-Secured transactions

Respected and established Indiana law firm dedicated to providing exceptional legal service
At Kos & Associates, we are focused on providing clients with practical, cost-effective solutions to legal problems. Our goal is to respond quickly to our clients' legal needs and resolve their cases favorably. We pride ourselves on our professionalism and experience, and the personalized service we provide to clients.
Main Office

Main Office
203 West Wayne Street
Central Building Suite 402
Fort Wayne  IN  46802

Phone
  • 260-424-2790
Business
Diligent Indiana Commercial Law Firm
The commercial marketplace is continually changing. Businesses in the 21st century need an experienced commercial law attorney who keeps up with commercial and legal trends and their interplay. Business owners and entrepreneurs turn to Kos & Associates in Fort Wayne because of its reputation for understanding clients' needs and for tailoring innovative strategies to achieve them. We monitor our clients' businesses in order to counsel them on risk-management and best practices.

Knowledgeable about all aspects of commercial law and litigation
Our firm represents business clients in all types of commercial matters throughout Indiana. Iron-clad contracts and agreements are at the core of the success of a business. Our lawyers draft and help enforce business contracts of every type, and we litigate when a contract has been breached.

The firm's commercial law services include:
-Contract litigation
-Contract preparation
-Contract review
-Dispute resolution
-Franchise agreements
-Injunctions
-Insurance claims
-Insurance disputes
-Non-compete agreements
-Non-disclosure contracts
-Purchase and sale of business
-Real estate lease, purchase, and sale agreements
-Regulatory compliance
-Restrictive covenants
-Unfair competition agreements

Our goal is to achieve the best possible outcome for clients. Sometimes this means negotiating a resolution outside of court. At other times, complex, persistent litigation is required. In either instance, Kos & Associates strives to provide effective, efficient representation.

Ed Kos

Areas of practice
-Agricultural law
-Banking law
-Bankruptcy creditor representation
-Collections
-Commercial litigation
-Commercial transactions
-Construction law
-Corporate law
-Creditors rights
-Foreclosures
-Mortgage law
-Real estate
-Secured transactions

Admitted
-New York and U.S. Army Court of Military Review, 1984
-Indiana and U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, 1986
-U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, 1990
-U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan, 1999
-U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois, 2001

Education
-Albany Law School, J.D.
-Siena College, B.A., cum laude, 1980

Associations & memberships
-Indianapolis (Member, Creditors' Rights Section), Allen County (Member, Bankruptcy Section), Indiana State (Member, Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights Section, Delegate, 1999-2003), Seventh Circuit and American (Member, Business Law and General Practice; Bankruptcy Committee Vice-Chairman; Newsletter Editor, 1996-2001) Bar Associations
-American Bankruptcy Institute; National Association of Chapter 13 -Trustees (Associate Member)
-Indiana Bankers Association
-American Agricultural Law Association
-Northeast Indiana Credit Union Association
-Risk Management Association (Associate Member)

Military service
-Capt., JAGC, U.S. Army, 1984-1988

Biographical details
-Editor: Indiana State Bar Association Bankruptcy Newsletter, 1988-1992; Allen County Bar Association Bankruptcy Newsletter, 1988-1995.
Education
  • Albany Law School
    Juris Doctorate

David M. Mustard

Areas of practice
-Bankruptcy creditor representation
-Collections
-Commercial litigation
-Creditors' rights
-Foreclosures
-Mortgage law

Admitted
-Indiana Bar, 2011
-U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana, 2011
-U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana, 2012

Education
-University of Dayton School of Law, Dayton, Ohio, J.D., 2011
-Indiana University, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Management, B.S., 2007

Associations & memberships
-Allen County, Indiana State and American Bar Associations
Education
  • University of Dayton School of Law
    Juris Doctorate
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