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Experienced Attorneys in Fort Wayne, IN

Joseph A. Christoff (Partner)

 
Joseph A. Christoff—Personal Injury Law in Wayne, IN—Personal Injury Law in Wayne, IN
 
Principle Areas of Practice Include:
 
  • Family Law
  • Real Estate
  • General Business Transactions
 
  • Litigation
  • Wrongful Death
  • Personal Injury
 
Admitted to Practice Law in:
 
  • The United States District Court
(Northern & Southern Districts)
 
  • The State of Indiana
  • The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
 
Memberships:
 
  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
  • Allen County Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association
 
  • American Bar Association
  • The Benjamin Harrison American Inns of Court
 
 
Education
  • Indiana University School of Law — Bloomington | Bloomington, Indiana | J.D., 1990
  • Indiana University — Bloomington | B.A., Cum Laude, 1986

Awards/Recognition
  • Academic All-Big Ten At-Large Team
  • Tichnor Memorial Award for Outstanding Student Athlete at Indiana University, 1985
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Academic Honorary Society
  • Beta Theta Pi Social Fraternity
  • AV® Attorney Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®

Community Activities
  • Vice Chairman, Easter Seals® Arc™ Foundation of Northeast Indiana
  • Trustee, National Fragile X Foundation
  • Learning & Developmental Center Volunteer
  • Past Director of the Allen County Bar Association
  • Past Member of the Allen County Bar Association Forms Committee

Published Opinions:
Tippmann v. Hensler, 716 N.E.2d 372 (Ind. 1999) Armstrong v.
Squadrito, 152 F. 3d 564 (7th Cir. 1998)

 

Catherine S. Christoff (Partner)

 
Principle Areas of Practice Include:
 
  • Estate Planning
  • Family Law (Divorce & Post-Dissolution Matters)
  • Real Estate
  • Social Security Disability
  • Adoptions
 
  • Name Changes
  • Guardianship
  • Estate Administration
  • Non-Profit Corporations
 
Catherine is also an active participant in the Model Court Program. She proudly serves as guardian ad litem or pauper attorney for families with children in need of services (CHINS).
Admitted to Practice Law in:
  • The State of Indiana
  • The United States District Court (Northern & Southern Districts)
  • The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
 
Catherine S. Christoff (Partner)—Personal Injury Law in Wayne, IN—Personal Injury Law in Wayne, IN
 
Memberships:
 
  • Allen County Bar Association — Grievance Committee, Fee Dispute Committee, Forms Committee, & Lawyers Helping Lawyers Committee
  • Indiana State Bar Association — Written Publications Committee
  • American Citizenship Committee

In her spare time, Catherine performs in local theatrical productions and has been seen on stage at:
  • Fort Wayne Civic Theatre
  • Arena Dinner Theatre
  • First Presbyterian Theatre
  • Fort Wayne Ballet
  • Embassy Theatre
Education
  • Christian Albrecht University-Kiel, Germany | L.L.M., 1986
  • Indiana University School of Law — Bloomington | J.D., Cum Laude, 1985
  • Northwestern University, Evanston, IL | B.S., Speech, 1982 | Major: Radio/Television/Film

Awards/Recognition
  • Northwestern University Dean's List
  • DAAD German Academic Exchange Service Fellowship - Regensburg, Germandy and Kiel, Germany
  • Fulbright Finalist

Community Activities
  • Northwestern University Alumni Admissions Council
  • QUEST Club
  • Executive Director, Fort Wayne Cinema Center 1989-1990
  • Adjunct Professor, Indiana University/Purdue University Fort Wayne, 1991-1992
  • YWCA Board of Directors
  • Fort Wayne Ballet, Board of Directors
  • Hoosier ReLeaf, Board of Directors

Published Opinions:
Tazian v. Cline, 686 NE2d 95 (Ind. 1997)
Pettit v. Pettit, 626 NE2d 444 (Ind. 1993)
 
Contact Christoff & Christoff Attorneys in Fort Wayne, Indiana, to protect all that is important to you with our legal services.