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James Dale Metzger

Criminal defense Attorney at Indianapolis, IN

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  • Licensed for 19 years
    State IN
    Acquired 2004
    Active in Good Standing No misconduct found

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James Metzger is an experienced attorney of over 11 years.  Prior to entering private practice, James worked as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for over 10 years where he primarily handled narcotics and firearms cases.  James also practices civil law in the areas of family law, debt collection (both collections for creditors and rights of debtors), landlord tenant, and general civil litigation.  James also handles expungement of criminal records matters.  James prides himself on his professionalism and his availabilty to his clients; rarely is a call or email not answered within 24 hours.  View more about him at

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The Law Office of James D. Metztger, LLC
151 N Delaware St #1950
Indianapolis, IN, 46204


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  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
Payment methods
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AVVO RATING 7.9 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • The Law Office of James D. Metzger
  • 2015 - Present
  • Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
  • Marion County Prosecutor's Office
  • 2004 - 2015
  • Law Clerk
  • Indiana Department of Workforce Development - Appeals Division
  • 2003 - 2004
  • Certified Legal Intern
  • York County District Attorney's Office
  • 2002 - 2003
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  • Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2003
  • Indiana University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2000


  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • Indiana State Bar
  • Attorney
  • 2004 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Attorney endorsements

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Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 28
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"James first earned my respect when we worked on cases together as young Deputy Prosecuting Attorneys. He continues to have my respect due to his knowledge and work ethic. He fights for his clients! I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"James and I worked together for years as prosecutors and tried several trials together. He is an excellent trial attorney and very knowledgeable of criminal law. Also probably one of the most well versed attorneys on the subject of probation, violations, and post conviction matters."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 03
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"James is a very detailed oriented attorney and very knowledgeable about the law in a number of practice areas. I highly recommend him to anyone seeking an attorney."
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Indianapolis Criminal defense Lawyer James Dale Metzger
James Dale Metzger
Criminal defense Attorney
Indianapolis, IN
Licensed for 19 years
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