John H. Halstead


John H. Halstead

T 219-769-0413 ext. 7103


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John Halstead is a northern Indiana attorney with over 20 years’ experience representing insurance companies and their insureds in Automobile, Homeowner’s, and Commercial Liability claims, as well as self-insured businesses in Premise Liability and Worker’s Compensation defense. John also represents title companies and their insureds in title insurance and escrow claims, and local contractors in Mechanic’s lien and Construction Litigation. John has presented seminars on Indiana Mechanic’s lien law and how to avoid the most common mistakes made in filing mechanic’s liens. John represents clients in both State and Federal jurisdictions and at the trial and appellate levels, as well as before the Indiana Worker’s Compensation Board.

In addition to his robust practice, John is the head of the firm’s Merrillville Office leading a team of excellent litigators.  John also has taken an active role in mentoring the firm’s associates as a member of the Associate Professional Development Committee.  Additionally, beginning in 2023, John serves on the Board of firm’s DEI Committee.



  • Lake County Bar Association (current)
  • American Land Title Association (ALTA)
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana (DTCI)
  • Indiana Land Title Association (ILTA)
  • Indiana State Bar Association (ISBA)
  • Indiana Workers' Compensation Institute, Inc. (IWCI)


    Merrillville Merrillville Corporate Center
    8001 Broadway, Suite 100
    Merrillville, IN 46410
    Tel: 219-769-0413
    Fax: 219-769-0798
  • Indiana University Maurer School of Law, magna cum laude, JD, 2002
  • Brigham Young University, cum laude, 1999
  • Indiana, 2002
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana

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