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28 Years of Legal Experience!
Attorney Elizabeth Rizos Zougras
Elizabeth Rizos Zougras, Attorney at Law, Schererville, Indiana 1995 - PRESENT
Sole-practitioner and owner of law practice encompassing general legal practice, with a primary focus on all aspects of family law, including divorce, custody, paternity, visitation, support, adoption, guardianship, as well as a mediation practice, as a registered family law mediator and civil mediator.
Position involves continuous attorney-client interaction, court appearances, research, mediation, and preparation of a variety of legal documents and pleadings.
City of East Chicago, City Court, East Chicago, Indiana 2004 - PRESENT
Court Referee, appointed by the East Chicago City Court to adjudicate both civil and criminal cases.
City of Whiting, City Court, Whiting, Indiana 1996 - 2006
Public defender appointed by the Whiting City Court to represent the indigent in need of legal counsel and representation in criminal misdemeanor matters.
Davenport College, Merrillville, Indiana 1999, 2002 - 2004
Member of the faculty as an adjunct professor teaching courses in Business Law, Economics, Business Ethics, Labor and Employment Law, and Small Business Management.
Northwestern Business College, Hickory Hills, IL 2002 – 2004
Member of the faculty as an adjunct professor teaching courses in Business Law, Civil Procedure, Contracts, and Economics.
Bamber, Bosch and Banasiak, Attorneys at Law, Hammond, Indiana 1993 - 1995
Associate attorney position encompassing general legal practice, including bankruptcy, collections, family law, post-dissolution decree matters, guardianships, personal injury, probate, landlord/tenant relations, real estate transactions, federal civil suits, traffic violations, municipality law, and misdemeanor and felony criminal matters.
Tula Kavadias & Associates, Attorneys at Law, Crown Point, Indiana 1992 - 1993
Associate attorney position involving general practice in the areas of domestic law, bankruptcy, personal injury matters, landlord/tenant matters, traffic violations, and contract law.
Areas of Practice
Asset & Property Division
Child Custody & Visitation
Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreements
Living Wills & Wills
American Bar Association
Indiana Bar Association
Lake County, Indiana Bar Association
Women Lawyers Association of Indiana
Hellenic Bar Association
Delta Sigma Pi Professional Business Fraternity
Indiana University, B.S., 1989
Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis, J.D., 1992