James L. Jorgensen: Lawyer with Hoeppner Wagner & Evans LLP

James L. Jorgensen

Merrillville,  IN  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Labor and Employment Practice
  • Business and Corporate Practice
Contact InfoTelephone: 219-769-6552
Mailing AddressTwin Towers South, 1000 East 80th Place, 6th Floor, P.O. Box 10627, Merrillville, Indiana, 46411
University St. Olaf College, B.A., summa cum laude, 1969; University of Washington, M.A., 1970
Law SchoolValparaiso University, J.D., 1974
Admitted1974, Indiana; 1976, Florida; 1978, U.S. Supreme Court

Jim Jorgensen practices in the areas of labor, employment, banking and business law. His representation of business clients ranges from small, closely-held business to American subsidiaries of foreign corporations. Mr. Jorgensen is a frequent lecturer to various business groups, publishes extensively in business journals, and was an adjunct professor at the Valparaiso University School of Law for over 10 years.

Professional Activities

Indiana State Bar Association

Florida State Bar Association

Lake County Bar Association

Porter County Bar Association

Community Activities

2002 Valparaiso Distinguished Community Leader

United Way Dorothy M. Porter Award recipient

Director, Northwest Indiana Forum (Past Chair)

Director, Valparaiso Community Festivals & Events (Past Chair)

Director, Society For Human Resources Management

Chair, Valparaiso Economic Development Corporation

Elder and Deacon, First Presbyterian Church

Member, Valparaiso Redevelopment Commission

Member, Valparaiso Community Schools Board

Director and officer, Center for Workforce Innovations

Columnist on Employment Law: The Times of Northwest Indiana

Past Director & Board Chair, United Way of Porter County

Honors and Awards

Super Lawyers 2005

Legal Update Articles

Recent Cases under the ADA

NLRB Limits Employer's Investigations

EEOC Issues Guidelines on Criminal Background Checks


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James L. Jorgensen

1000 East 80th Place, 6th Floor
MerrillvilleIN 46411


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