Kristine Burggraf


     Ms.Burggraf was born in Mishawaka, Indiana.  She and her husband, Mario, have three daughters,  2 year old  Eliana, 1 year old Abigail, and brand new Alexandra.   Ms. Burggraf received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Indiana University, and went on to earn her Juris Doctor degree from Valparaiso University School of Law in 2010.  While in law school, she served legal internships in both the Cook County, Illinois, public defender's office, and in the Lake County, Indiana, prosecutor's office.  She was admitted to practice in Indiana in October, 2010.

     Ms. Burggraf practices, and has accumulated significant experience, in the areas of family law, estate planning and probating of estates, business entity formation, and  social security disability cases.  She has also served as an attorney for Elkhart County Legal Aid,  as an interim law clerk in the Elkhart County Superior Court, and as an attorney for  Victim Services  for the YWCA of North Central Indiana.  She is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association and the Elkhart City Bar Association.

      Aside from her professional and family activities, Ms. Burggraf has volunteered her skills to assist her parish church and school, and has also helped with work at a local hospital.



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Norman L. Burggraf, Jr.

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     Mr. Burggraf was born in Mishawaka, Indiana.  He and his wife, Jeanne, have been married for 34 years and have 3 children, the youngest of whom is his partner in the practice of law.  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 is a member of the Indiana State and the Elkhart City bar associations, 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  Grand Knight.