ATTORNEY

David A. Brooks

Dave Brooks is an Indiana attorney experienced in the areas of bankruptcy law, Social Security disability, adoptions, guardianships, wills, trusts, and estates. He graduated from Valparaiso University School of Law in 1985 and has earned the respect of and recognition from his fellow attorneys. Lexis Nexis has awarded Mr. Brooks a BV rating for his ethical standards and professional accomplishments. He has more than 25 years of legal experience and has filed nearly 1,000 bankruptcies.



As an active member of his community, David served as President of the Kouts Town Council for nine years and was a four-term member of the Town Council. He has also served on the economic development committee for the Town of Kouts and was a member of the Northwest Indiana Regional Planning Commission, where he served on the economic development committee.

David and his wife Linda have been married more than 30 years and live in Kouts, Indiana. They have three children and a one grandchild.

Education:
Bachelor of Arts in History at Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1980 Juris Doctor, Valparaiso University School of Law, 1985

National Business Institute Seminar Presenter:

  • Bankruptcy Reform (BABCA), 2005
  • Bankruptcy Reform – Update One Year Later, 2006
  • Fundamentals of Bankruptcy Law, 2007
  • Nuts and Bolts of Bankruptcy, 2008
  • Foreclosure and Bankruptcy, 2009
  • Nuts and Bolts of Bankruptcy, 2009


Bar Associations:
Indiana, 1985
United States District Court, Northern and Southern District, 1985
7th Circuit Court of Appeals, 1988


Legal Administrative Assistant

Nancy Jachim

Nancy Jachim has worked for David A. Brooks since 2007. She's the friendly voice on the phone when you call to schedule your appointments, and she greets you with a smile when you come into the office. She is a compassionate and competent person who cares about the clients Brooks Law Office serves. Nancy is currently attending Ivy Tech Community College, where she is pursuing her degree in paralegal studies.