Aladean M. DeRose

Aladean M. DeRose

Ms. DeRose began her own practice in 1982 and has been practicing law in South Bend for over 20 years.

Firm Overview

Her mission is to provide personalized attention, attentiveness to detail and reasonable rates to her clients in Northern Indiana. With strong litigation and appellate experience, Ms. DeRose concentrates on many aspects of general practice including banking, family law and employment discrimination law.

Main Office

Main Office
105 East Jefferson Boulevard,
Suite 512
South Bend IN 46601



Estate Planning

The law office of Aladean M. DeRose will represent your estate planning legal matters.

The law office of Aladean M. DeRose will represent your estate planning legal matters.

Aladean M. DeRose

Aladean M. DeRose

Practice areas
-Trusts and estates
-Estate planning
-Family/domestic relations
-Child custody
-Child support
-Visitation rights
-Personal injury
-Automobile accidents
-Slip and fall
-Wrongful death
-Social Security Disability
-Employment discrimination
-Workers compensation
-Civil trial litigation
-State and federal courts

-Indiana, 1978
-U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana, 1978
-U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit, 1978

Indiana University, J.D.

-Indiana State Bar Association
-Board of Law Examiners, Character and Fitness Committee
-St. Joseph County Bar Association
-President, 2007 - 2008
-Board of Governors
-Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
-Michiana Association of Mediators
-Co-Chair, 1999 - present

Certified Mediator, Mediation and Civil/Family. Deputy City Attorney, South Bend, 1990 - 1999. Chief Assistant City Attorney, South Bend, 1999 - prese. Adjunct Faculty, Bankruptcy, 1999 and Lecturer, Custody Law, Indiana University.

Chicago, Illinois, September 20, 1951


-Luson International Distributors, Inc. v. Mitchell, 939 F.2d 493, 1991
-Garza v. Sullivan, 753 F.Supp. 737, 1991
-In re: Stookey Holsteins, Inc., 112 B.R. 942, Bankr. N.D. Ind., 1990
-In re: Merrill, 587 N.E.2d 188, Ind. App., 1992
-City of South Bend v. Kimsey, 781 N.E.2d 683, 2003
-Felts v. Radio Distributing, Fed. 229, 1985
-Pedraza v. Gasperson, 813 N.E.2nd 1173, 2004


Indiana University
Juris Doctorate,