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Brian’s legal practice combines his talent for critical analysis and attention to detail with his passion for helping families and children.


Before becoming a lawyer, Brian was both an educator and a caseworker in the mental health field. His experiences representing abused and neglected children as a volunteer Court Appointed Special Advocate taught him the importance of supporting parents through difficult times while focusing on protecting the innocent. Brian puts those lessons to good use in his family law practice, helping parents and married couples with paternity proceedings, adoptions, prenuptial agreements, divorce, child support, guardianships, and custody matters. Brian continues to serve the community as a CASA, and also represents children and seniors as a Guardian ad Litem, helping the courts to assess children’s (and sometimes seniors’) best interests.


Brian’s advocacy skills also serve him well in his general litigation practice. Brian represents businesses and individuals in contractual disputes, landlord/tenant issues, collection matters, personal injury claims, and wrongful death suits.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Family: 50%
  2. Litigation: 50%

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Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Brian. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.

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    Janet Horvath Estate planning Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Jones Obenchain LLP

202 S Michigan St
PO Box 4577
South Bend, IN, 46634

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MIActive And In Good Standing200708/04/2016
INActive In Good Standing200608/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerJones Obenchain, LLP2012 - Present
Court Appointed Special AdvocateSt. Joseph County CASA Program2002 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Robert A. Grant American Inn of CourtMember2006 - Present
Indiana State Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
St. Joseph County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Robert A. Grant American Inn of CourtStudent Member2003 - 2005
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Notre Dame Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
Notre Dame Law SchoolBiblical StudiesMA - Masters1999
Notre Dame Law SchoolTheology & PhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts1994