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JOHN M. KOPACK & ASSOCIATES Attorneys at Law - Phone: 219-738-2978

Over 30 years experience respresenting Injury Victims and their families in Auto, Truck and Semi accidents, Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death and Civil Rights claims in federal & state courts. Call or email for a free confidential consultation.

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John M. Kopack

John is a lifelong resident of Lake County, Indiana. He attended Merrillville High School where he played football and worked in the summer months at a steel mill in East Chicago. After graduating Magna Cum Laude from Indiana State University in 1974, received his law degree from the Indiana University School of Law in Bloomington, Indiana and began practicing law in an office in Merrillville in 1978.

John has dedicated his law practice and efforts to the representation of the underdog and representing 
injury victims and families who suffered personal injuries from auto collisions, medical malpractice, construction accidents, wrongful death, truck accidents, and industrial accidents, John has appeared in federal and state courts throughout Indiana while fighting for justice for his clients.

"The precepts of the law are these: to live honestly, to injure no one, and to give everyone his due." Justinian I (482/483-565).  Justinian Code, A.D. 533.

 

"Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope." - Robert F. Kennedy (1925-1968, American Attorney General, Senator)


Background:

 

Indiana State University - Magna Cum Laude: 1974


Indiana University School of Law - 1978


Gilyan, Hanson & Kopack:  1978 - 1989

 

John M. Kopack & Associates: 1990 to present

 

Crown Point School Board:  1986 - 1990

 

Crown Point City Attorney:  1992 - 2004

 

Lowell Town Attorney:  1996 - 2006

 

Lake County Sheriff's Attorney: 2003 - 2010

 

Active Memberships:

 

American Bar Association

Indiana Bar Association

Lake County Bar Association

Association of Trial Lawyers of America

American Association of Justice

Indiana Trial Lawyers Association