Norman L. Burggraf, Jr.

     Mr. Burggraf was born in Mishawaka, Indiana.  He and his wife, Jeanne, have been married for 37 years and have 3  children.  After earning a degree in Arts and Letters from the University of Notre Dame, Mr. Burggraf worked as the general manager of his family's business.

     Mr. Burggraf received his Juris Doctor degree, Magna cum laude, from Valparaiso University School of Law in 1995.  During law school, he served legal internships in both the United States Attorney's Office and for a federal district judge.   He was admitted to the Indiana bar in October, 1995.

     Mr. Burggraf currently concentrates his practice in the area of all aspects of family-law related matters, including juvenile matters.  Additionally, throughout his career, Mr. Burggraf has successfully handled cases in a wide variety of practice areas, including estate planning, criminal defense,  civil litigation, and  real estate and zoning issues.  Mr. Burggraf has also prevailed for his clients in numerous cases in the Indiana Court of Appeals and the Indiana Supreme Court.

      Mr. Burggraf recently completed the requirements to become a Registered Domestic Relations Mediator.  He is looking forward to putting his 20+ years of family law experience at the service of couples or families in conflict to assist them in reaching realistic and practical solutions to their disputes that will promote the best interests of everyone involved without the necessity of contentious and expensive litigation.   

     Mr. Burggraf is a member of the Elkhart City bar association, and is also a member of the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies.  He stays involved in his community partly through his work as a member of the pastoral council of his parish and his active membership in the Knights of Columbus, in which he currently holds the office of  Chancellor, and is a past Grand Knight.  



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