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Welcome Business Attorney Kyle E. Chamberlin

Welcome Business Attorney Kyle E. Chamberlin

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – (April 18, 2022)  Kyle E. Chamberlin has joined the law firm of THK Law, LLP. In addition to 11 years as an Indiana attorney, Chamberlin brings personal experience as a business executive and entrepreneur. His practice will focus on advising owners and leaders of locally-owned organizations.

Chamberlin most recently led the legal and risk management functions at Bradley Company, a regional commercial real estate services provider, where he was a member of the executive team. He previously served as in-house counsel to the Gurley Leep Automotive Family, a dealership group with operations throughout the Midwest.

“We are so excited to have Kyle join our team!” said THK Partner Jay Lewis. “He brings industry-specific knowledge, sophisticated legal skill in business and real estate matters, and a large network of friends both from his work as a lawyer and from his many volunteer and board activities in our community. On top of that, he’s a genuinely nice guy with a great sense of humor!”

Chamberlin earned his law degree from Notre Dame Law School and his bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, with a major in marketing. He is a graduate of Leadership South Bend/Mishawaka Class 39, a member of the Michiana Forty Under 40 class of 2014, and was named the South Bend Regional Chamber’s Outstanding Young Business Leader in 2020. Chamberlin actively engages with local non-profit organizations, serving on the boards of the Community Foundation of St. Joseph County and the South Bend Regional Chamber. He is the current chair of the Mishawaka Housing Authority board of commissioners and a past board president of South Bend Civic Theatre.

About THK Law, LLP

THK Law’s practice areas include estate planning, estate administration, trust administration and probate, elder law, business counsel, civil mediation, and civil litigation. With a seasoned team of knowledgeable professionals, THK Law is committed to helping its clients make smart decisions and solid plans that help achieve their unique goals. Learn more about the firm or feel free to contact an attorney with any specific questions you may have.

VanderVeen and Russell Named Board Certified Indiana Trust and Estate Lawyers

VanderVeen and Russell Named Board Certified Indiana Trust and Estate Lawyers

SOUTH BEND, Ind./CASSOPOLIS, Mich. – (March 15, 2022). The law firm of THK Law, LLP, is pleased to announce that two partners, Jennifer VanderVeen and Adam Russell, have been certified by the Indiana State Bar Association’s Trust & Estate Specialty Board as Certified Trust & Estate Lawyers.

“The Board certification of both Jennifer and Adam underscores that our firm’s capabilities in the Trust and Estate area is strong and deep,” said partner, Greta Roemer Lewis. “This brings to three the total of Certified Trust & Estate Lawyers in our practice and reflects our commitment to our clients and the advisors with whom we work.”

VanderVeen has been with the firm since 2013, focusing her practice in Elder Law, Special Needs Law, and Estate Planning. She is also a Certified Elder Law Attorney. She counsels clients in the areas of special needs trusts, guardianships, veteran’s benefits, Medicaid benefits, Trusts and Estates. She is the past President of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and is a member of NAELA’s Council of Advanced Practitioners (CAP). VanderVeen earned her law degree from the University of Michigan Law School and her bachelor’s degree from Albion College. She is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association, the State Bar of Michigan, St. Joseph County Bar Association and Cass County Michigan Bar Association.

Russell has been with the firm since 2011, focusing his practice in Estate Planning and administration, including real estate and business issues, and planned giving. Russell earned his law degree from Notre Dame Law School and his bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame. He is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association, the State Bar of Michigan, St. Joseph County Bar Association, and Cass County Michigan Bar Association.

About THK Law, LLP

THK Law’s practice areas include estate planning, estate administration, trust administration and probate, elder law, business counsel, civil mediation, and civil litigation. With a seasoned team of knowledgeable professionals, THK Law is committed to helping its clients make smart decisions and solid plans that help achieve their unique goals. Learn more about the firm or feel free to contact an attorney with any specific questions you may have.

About Trust & Estate Specialization

The Indiana State Bar Association Trust & Estate Specialty Board administers this specialization program. It is designed to recognize Indiana attorneys who have achieved a level of experience and expertise in their field. In order to be certified, an attorney must pass a rigorous exam in the practice area, meet practice requirements and have the support of his or her peers. Certified specialists exceed basic competence and demonstrate extraordinary, practical knowledge and skill in the field of trust and estate law.

Adam Russell Promoted to Partner

Adam Russell Promoted to Partner

SOUTH BEND, Ind./CASSOPOLIS, Mich. – (March 8, 2022). The law firm of THK Law, LLP, is pleased to announce the promotion of Adam Russell to partner.

“We are delighted to welcome Adam as a partner,” said Greta Roemer Lewis, partner. “He brings a wealth of knowledge, experience, and insight to our estate planning and probate practice and ensures our legacy of commitment to provide for our clients well into the future.”

Russell has been with the firm since 2011, focusing his practice in trust and estate planning and administration, probate, real estate and charitable planning. He assists clients by exploring and implementing ways to help them protect their legacy.

Russell earned his law degree from Notre Dame Law School and his bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame. He has been certified by the Indiana State Bar Association’s Trust & Estate Specialty Board as a Board Certified Trust & Estate Lawyer. He is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association, the State Bar of Michigan, St. Joseph County Bar Association and Cass County Michigan Bar Association.

About THK Law, LLP

THK Law’s practice areas include estate planning, estate administration, trust administration and probate, elder law, business counsel, civil mediation, and civil litigation. With a seasoned team of knowledgeable professionals, THK Law is committed to helping its clients make smart decisions and solid plans that help achieve their unique goals. Learn more about the firm or feel free to contact an attorney with any specific questions you may have.

Jennifer VanderVeen named Partner

Jennifer VanderVeen named Partner

Tuesley Hall Konopa Announces Promotion

SOUTH BEND, Ind./CASSOPOLIS, Mich. – (January 1, 2019). The law firm of Tuesley Hall Konopa, LLP is pleased to announce the promotion of Jennifer VanderVeen to partner.

VanderVeen has been with the firm since 2013 focusing her practice in Elder Law, Special Needs Law, and Estate Planning. She counsels clients in the areas of special needs trusts, guardianships, veteran’s benefits, Medicaid benefits, and probate. She is the President-elect of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and she is a member of NAELA’s Council of Advanced Practitioners (CAP).

VanderVeen earned her law degree from the University of Michigan Law School and her bachelor’s degree from Albion College. She is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association, the State Bar of Michigan, St. Joseph County Bar Association, and Cass County Michigan Bar Association.

About Tuesley Hall Konopa, LLP

Tuesley Hall Konopa’s practice areas include estate planning, estate administration, trust administration and probate, elder law, business counsel, civil mediation, and civil litigation. With a seasoned team of knowledgeable professionals, Tuesley Hall Konopa is committed to helping its clients make smart decisions and solid plans that help achieve their unique goals. To find out more about the firm or to contact an attorney visit www.thklaw.com.

Jennifer VanderVeen President-elect of NAELA Board

Jennifer VanderVeen President-elect of NAELA Board

VanderVeen Accepts 2018-19 President-elect Board of Directors Position

South Bend, IN, United States — Tuesday, February 13, 2017 – Certified Elder Law Attorney, Jennifer L. VanderVeen has been nominated and has accepted the position of President-elect on the 2018-2019 NAELA Board of Directors.

Jennifer is also a member of NAELA’s Council of Advanced Practitioners (CAP). A member of CAP is an attorney who has been nominated and selected by his or her peers — experienced Elder and Special Needs Law attorneys — to be part of the Council as a result of their commitment and contribution to their clients and the ethical, high-quality practice of Elder and Special Needs Law.

Members of CAP offer professional expertise to meet the needs of an older, maturing clientele and people with disabilities or special needs and their families.

 Jennifer has been a member of NAELA’s Board of Directors since 2008. She is a frequent guest speaker for both national and local organizations whose goals include keeping an aging population and their caregivers informed about long-term planning for the elderly and people with special needs. To learn more about Jennifer’s legal services and background visit her web page at https://www.thklaw.com/jennifer-l-vanderveen/. You can contact her by calling (574) 232-3538.

About Tuesley Hall Konopa LLP

Tuesley Hall Konopa is a full-service firm that provides legal services for business owners and individuals. Practice areas include business counsel, civil litigation, estate planning and administration, elder law, employment law and real estate law. Based in South Bend, Indiana the firm also has offices in Elkhart and Cassopolis, Michigan. To find out more about Tuesley Hall Konopa or to contact an attorney visit https://www.thklaw.com/.

Greta Roemer Lewis Life Fellow Indiana Bar Foundation

Greta Roemer Lewis Life Fellow Indiana Bar Foundation

Greta Roemer Lewis Admitted as Life Fellow of Indiana Bar Foundation

South Bend, IN, United States – Tuesday, January 03, 2017, — Tuesley Hall Konopa LLP is pleased to announce that Greta Roemer Lewis was admitted a “Life Fellow” of the Indiana Bar Foundation at the Indiana Bar Foundation’s 2016 Recognition Dinner.

Fellows are recognized for professional, public, and private careers that have demonstrated outstanding legal ability and devotion to the welfare of their community, state, and nation as well as the advancement of the legal profession.

Greta has practiced law in South Bend for over 25 years, focusing her practice in the areas of Estate Planning and Estate Administration. She is also licensed to practice in Michigan.

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About Tuesley Hall Konopa LLP

Tuesley Hall Konopa’s practice areas include business counsel, civil litigation, estate and tax planning, trust administration, elder law, and probate. With a seasoned team of knowledgeable professionals, Tuesley Hall Konopa is committed to helping its clients make smart decisions and solid plans that help achieve their unique goals. To find out more about the firm or to contact an attorney visit https://www.thklaw.com