Law Office of Weiss & Schmidgall, P.C.
Six W. 73rd Avenue
Merrillville, IN 46410
Following a remarkably accomplished academic career, Amanda Hires applied her record of success to servicing good people facing difficult situations. She served as a volunteer at the New Orleans Public Defender's Office and worked intensively with prosecutors and defense attorneys while under the guidance of Judge Sheila Moss at the Lake County Superior Court. She's established herself as a loyal and effective voice for her clients. Recognized among her colleagues, she serves as a judge pro tem for Lake County Superior Court. Her commitment to the underserved extends to our country's veterans. As a volunteer at the Porter County Veterans Court, she provides legal services and facilitates rehabilitation for veterans from Indiana. Practice areas Traffic defense Traffic tickets & offenses DUI/OWI Commercial Driver's Licenses (CDL) Bankruptcy Social Security Disability Criminal defense Domestic violence & battery Burglary, retail theft & conversion Narcotics & drug offenses Expungements & record sealing Juvenile law Bar admissions Indiana, 2010 U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois Education J.D., cum laude, Valparaiso University School of Law, 2010 Course Honors, Pre-trial Skills Course Honors, Indiana Constitutional Law Course Honors, Social Security Disability Law Legal assistant to Judge Sheila Moss, Lake County Government Center B.A., Political Science/Criminal Justice, Purdue University, 2005 Honors with highest distinction Dean's list 2001?2005 Professional associations Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity Lake County Bar Association Indiana State Bar Association Pro Bono Experience New Orleans Public Defender Office, 2008?2010 Seminars & Moot Court Instruction Alumni Member, Trial Advocacy Team, Valparaiso University School of Law Community involvement Porter County Veterans Court Phi Sigma Alpha - See more at: http://www.weissschmidgall.com/attorney-profiles/amanda-c-hires/#sthash.A6YdRXa9.dpuf