Senior Trial Attorney
Overview And Experience
Attorney Gladish has resided in Lake County, Indiana for most of his life. Attorney Gladish is a graduate of Munster High School, Class of 1987 and went on to attend Calumet College of St. Joseph where he graduated Cum Laude in 1991 with a B.A. in Criminal Justice. At the time of graduation, Attorney Gladish was selected not only as a 1991 member of Who’s Who in American Universities and Colleges, but also as the Outstanding Criminal Justice Graduate. After graduation, Attorney Gladish was hired by the Hammond City Court as probation officer and obtained his license in August of 1992 by passing the required State of Indiana testing by the Judicial Conference of Indiana. Attorney Gladish then went on to earn his Juris Doctor from Valparaiso University School of Law in 1995. In a four (4) day period in July of 1995, Attorney Gladish took both the Indiana and Illinois Bar Examinations and passed them both on his first attempt at taking the examinations. Presently, Attorney Gladish is licensed to practice law in the States of Indiana and Illinois as well as having membership in the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, Lake County Bar Association, East Chicago Bar Association and the Delta Theta Phil Law Fraternity. Attorney Gladish is entitled to practice before all courts of Indiana and Illinois, as well as the United States District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, the Northern District of Illinois and the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
University of Valparaiso – School of Law, 1992-1995
Attorney Gladish is a Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist since 2002 as certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy; a Member of the Indiana Super Lawyers 2010-present; a member of Top 100 Indiana Trial Lawyers by the American Trial Lawyers Association 2010-present; a Million Dollar Advocate Lifetime Member since 2007; and Member of American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) since 2011 with the Rank of Advocate. Attorney Gladish has also completed the 10 hour OSHA course for general industry training in 2012.