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Dan Gioia

Dan Gioia

Practice areas:

Mediation, Arbitration, Litigation, Divorce & Separation

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About Me

I have been practicing law since 1975 in all areas of General Practice,  but

especially litigation  and  Dispute  Resolution.  ADR for all types of Civil Cases & 

Mediation  and  Arbitration of all Family Law Matters.  Medical Malpractice Defense,

Social Security Disability, and Personal Injury Law,  together with all types of trial &

litigation in both State and Federal Courts.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1975

  1. Mediation: 40%
  2. Arbitration: 30%
  3. Litigation: 20%
  4. Divorce & Separation: 10%



Retainer (Always)

Attorney Endorsements

2 total

  • Ronald Frederick Layer

    I endorse this lawyer. As a experienced lawyer in many fields Dan is an excellent Mediator as well as an excellent civil litigation lawyer. His friendly "good guy" approach is very effective because it is very real.


    Ronald Layer Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Larry David Stassin

    I endorse this lawyer. I have used Dan as a mediator on several occasions. Dan's no nonsense approach is very effective in Family Law mediation. I highly recommend Dan.


    Larry Stassin Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Burke Costanza & Carberry LLP

9191 Broadway
Merrillville, IN, 46383

156 Washington Street
Burke Costanza & Carberry LLP
Valparaiso, IN, 46383-5507



INActive In Good Standing197507/04/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2015
Conclave for Legal EducationIndiana State Bar AssociationN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerBurke Costanza & Carberry, LLP2008 - Present
Managing PartnerSpangler, Jennings & Dougherty2001 - 2006
Partner & ShareholderSpangler, Jennings & Dougherty1986 - 2008

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Indiana State BarSenior Lawyers Section - Secty/Treas2013 - 2014
Porter County American Inn of CourtMaster- Emeritus Senior Lawyer2008 - Present
Calumet American Inns of CourtPresident2002 - 2004
Valpo Soccer ClubPresident1992 - 2000
Lake County Bar AssociationChairman Honors & Necrology1992 - Present
Lake County Bar AssociationPresident1990 - 1991
Lake County Bar AssociationBoard of Managers1988 - 1992
Lake County Bar AssociationFamily Law Section Member1986 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
BOULLES vs. ATASSI, et al.Defense Verdict
WALKER vs RINCK, DO et al.Summary Judgment

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Publication NameTitleDate
How to Defend Civil CasesInside The Minds2010

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
American UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1975
Georgetown UniversityGovernment and Political ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1972

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
American Inns of CourtLaw, Medicine & Bio-Ethics2011
V.O.L.T.S.Medical Malpractice Law2010