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Mission Statement

Norman L. Burggraf, Jr.

Managing Member

     Mr. Burggraf was born in Mishawaka, Indiana.  He and his wife, Jeanne, have been married for 36 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 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  Chancellor, and is a past Grand Knight.  


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                                                                                    Matthew Selge


        Mr. Selge is a lifelong Michiana resident.  During high school and through college and law school, he worked in his family's business.  Mr. Selge earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Pre-Law from Bethel College.  He then was admitted to Valparaiso University School of Law, where he was awarded his Juris Doctorate degree  in 2016.  While in law school, Mr. Selge served as an intern in the Cass County Michigan Prosecutor's Office.  In May of 2016, he was admitted to practice in Indiana, as well as the federal court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana. 

     Mr. Selge has gained experience in several areas of the law, including personal injury, debt collection, and general litigation.  Currently he concentrates his practice in the areas of family law, estate planning and probate, and general litigation.

     Outside of his legal practice, Mr. Selge and his wife, Elizabeth, are the proud parents of identical twin daughters.  They are actively involved in the Michiana community and in their church.  Mr. Selge is   a member of the Bethel College Alumni Board.  Additionally, he has been a licensed pilot since 2010. 

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