Michael D. Babcock was born in Valparaiso, Indiana in 1968. Michael attended and graduated from Portage High School in 1987, where he participated in athletics. After high school, Michael attended Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, and graduated with a Bachelors of Science from the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs in 1991. Michael attended and graduated from the School of Law of Valparaiso University in 1996 with a Degree of Juris Doctor, graduating with the honor of Cum Laude. Michael sat for and passed the Indiana and Illinois Bars in the summer of 1996.
Michael began his legal career as a Deputy Prosecutor with the Office of the Prosecutor of Lake County. The emphasis of Michael's practice has turned towards litigation. Currently, Michael handles mostly personal injury, medical malpractice, worker's compensation, and criminal defense cases.
Michael practices in Lake County, Indiana, and also handles cases throughout the State of Indiana and State of Illinois, practicing in both State and Federal Courts.
Michael currently resides in Chesterton, Indiana, with his wife and four children. When he is not practicing law, he enjoys spending time with his family and has coached his children in football, baseball, basketball and soccer. Michael also enjoys running and has recently completed the Chicago Marathon
Licensed since 1996
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Michael is very experienced having practiced law for 18 years. He has a huge benefit over other defense attorneys as a former prosecutor. "They know that he knows what they know". His knowledge of both the law and procedure is excellent and evident in his pro bono contributions. Endorsements from other attorneys are also outstanding. Do yourself a favor and schedule a consultation.
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|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||1996||05/14/2015|
|IN||Active In Good Standing||1996||07/04/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Graduated Cum laude||Valparaiso Universtiy||1996|
|Attorney||Layer, Tanzillo, Stassin and Babcock pc||2005 - Present|
|Attorney||Sachs & Hess, PC||1997 - 2005|
|Deputy Prosecuting Attorney||State Prosecutor's Office Of Lake County, Indiana||1996 - 1997|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Lake County Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Indiana State Bar||N/A||N/A|
|American Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Duneland YMCA Board Member||N/A||N/A|
|Valparaiso University School of Law||Law||JD||1996|
|Indiana University||School of Public and Environmental Affairs||BS - Bachelor of Science||1991|
|Technology in Law||Technology in Law Practice||N/A|
|Hardball Litigators||Disclosure of treating physicians||N/A|