......................... 40%Business Law
......................... 10%Real Estate
......................... 5%Family Law
|Other Areas of Law|
Business Development,Business Dissolutions,Business Formation,Business Fraud,Business Litigation,Business Organization,Business Planning,Business Reorganization,Business Start-Ups,Business Torts,Business Transactions,Buy-Sell Agreements,Business Associations Law,Business Enterprises,Business Succession Planning,Business Transfers,Buying and Selling of Businesses,Closely Held Business Law,Complex Business Litigation,Emerging Business Law,Entrepreneurial Business Law,Family Business Law,Joint Ventures,Limited Liability Company Law,Minority Business Law,Pass-Through Entities,Private Business Law,Professional Practices,Small Business Law,Sole Proprietorships,Civil Litigation,Complex Litigation,Defense Litigation,E-Discovery,Federal Civil Litigation,Federal Litigation,Long-Arm Litigation,Trial Practice,Adverse Possession,Conveyancing,Boundary Disputes,Easements,Land Acquisitions,Land Sales,Quiet Title,Real Estate Acquisitions,Real Estate Contracts,Real Estate Development,Real Estate Fraud,Real Estate Joint Ventures,Real Estate Litigation,Real Estate Partnerships,Real Estate Sales,Real Estate Settlements,Real Property,Real Property Acquisitions,Residential Real Estate,Residential Real Estate Acquisitions,Residential Real Estate Development,Residential Real Estate Sales,Right of Way Easements,Annulment,Cohabitation Agreements,Collaborative Family Law,Divorce,Domestic Relations,Equitable Distribution,Legal Separation Agreements,Marital Agreements,Marital Property Distribution,Marital Property Law,Marital Property Settlements,Matrimonial Law,No Fault Divorce,Paternity,Post Divorce Modification,Postnuptial Agreements,Premarital Agreements,Qualified Domestic Relations Orders ,Spousal Support,Uncontested Divorce
|Contact Info||Telephone: 317-576-8414|
|Mailing Address||5265 E. 82nd Street, Suite 230, Indianapolis, IN, 46250|
|University ||Krannert School of Management at Purdue University, B.S., with distinction, 1993|
|Law School||Valparaiso University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1996|
|Memberships ||Indianapolis State Bar Association; Secretary/Treasurer of the Litigation Section of the Indiana State Bar Association; Chair, Trial Tactics Section, Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana; Vice-Chair, Business Litigation Section, Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana; Indianapolis American Inn of Court.|
While Jason practices in the area of general civil litigation, he focuses his practice in the areas of business, contract, and real estate law and litigation. His experience ranges from counseling emerging, small, local, and mid-sized businesses in a variety of matters including contract issues, real estate matters, closely-held and minority shareholder disputes, limited liability company (LLC) and partnership disputes, document and contract drafting, negotiations, corporate and partnership structuring, and corporate compliance. As a further service to Jason's clients, his over 16 years of courtroom and trial experience provides dynamic, innovative, and compelling litigation advocacy.
Jason has represented the interests of many businesses of almost every size, individuals, insurance carriers, and other professionals on wide and varied matters. Moreover, his experience includes the defense and prosecution of complex litigations involving multi-million-dollar disputes in various jurisdictions and covering a myriad of legal claims. Jason's advocacy is coupled with a broad spectrum of legal knowledge, common sense, compassion, and objective counsel. This legal acumen is always, however, intertwined with the goal of effective dispute resolution.
Jason has tried a considerable number of cases to juries and the bench. A significant number of these cases were in federal courts throughout the country where he developed extensive federal court experience. In addition, Jason has handled hundreds of mediations and various arbitrations cementing the art of skilled negotiation. He has also taken numerous appeals to both the Indiana Court of Appeals as well as the Indiana Supreme Court.
Originally from Chicago, Illinois, Jason has over 16 years of litigation experience spanning a vast array of legal issues. He is consistently and independently recognized for both his legal ability and ethics and has earned an AV® Distinguished™ Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell® which is the highest possible rating for an attorney for both ethical standards and legal ability. Jason is also listed as one of Indiana's Top Rated Lawyers.
Prior to forming The Massaro Legal Group, Jason was a partner for ten (10) years at a law firm in Lake County, Indiana. Thereafter, Jason relocated to Indianapolis and joined a medium-sized firm downtown where, for several years, he grew his litigation practice and experience. Jason formed The Massaro Legal Group to better serve his clients through consistent client communication and aggressive and effective advocacy.
|Reported Cases||Lake Cent. School Corp. v. Hawk Dev. Corp., 812 N.E.2d 797 (Ind. 2004), (Dec. without published opinion); Jet Credit Union v. Loudermilk, 879 N.E.2d 594 (Ind. App. 2008); Lake Cent. School Corp. v. Hawk Dev. Corp., 793 N.E.2d 1080 (Ind. App. 2003); Sequa Coatings Corp. v. N. Ind. Commuter Transp. Dist., 800 N.E.2d 926 (Ind. App. 2003); Sequa Coatings Corp. v. N. Ind. Commuter Transp. Dist., 796 N.E.2d 1216 (Ind. App. 2003); Ind. Ins. Co. v. Am. Cmty. Servs., 768 N.E.2d 1929 (Ind. App. 2002); Lake Cent. School Corp. v. Scartozzi, 759 N.E.2d 1185 (Ind. App. 2001); Ind. Ins. Co. v. Am. Community Servs., 718 N.E.2d 1147 (Ind. App. 1999); Community Ins. Servs. v. United Life Ins. Co., 2007 U.S. Dist. Lexis 67708 (S.D. Ill. 2007); Community Ins. Servs. v. United Life Ins. Co., 2007 U.S. Dist. Lexis 12157 (S.D. Ill. 2007); Rolens v. City of Mishawaka, 2005 U.S. Dist. Lexis 32777 (N.D. Ind. 2005); Dead Sea Perclase, Ltd. v. Am. Commercial Barge Line Co., 2002 U.S. Dist. Lexis 26816 (N.D. Ind. 2002); Ispat Inland, Inc. v. Am. Commercial Barge Line Co., 2002 U.S. Dist. Lexis 26818 (N.D. Ind. 2002).|
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