We are committed to excellence in legal representation of all practices of law that we serve. We have the ability, experience, and resources to successfully counsel all of our clients in an extensive variety of situational legal matters. This firm is small enough to be responsive on a personal basis, but big enough to handle any of your business needs.

Our Practice Areas

Trust & Wills

Trust and Wills consists of  trusts, money markets, living wills, wills, estate administration, estate planning, and related legal matters.

Family Law

Family law consists of anything that has to do with the family: adoption, divorce, child custody and other related legal matters.

Business Law

Business law consists of corporate and business planning, mergers and acquisitions, labor and employment laws and related legal issues.

Civil & Commercial

Civil and commercial law consists of general public law, immigration, litigation, and other related legal issues that you may have.

OUR MISSION

Our clients benefit from the ability of each practice group to draw upon the skills and talents of attorneys in the other groups for assistance with a particular problem or opportunity. We believe that an integrated team approach not only produces sound legal advice, but also helps achieve the optimum practical result for a client’s business or legal issues.

ATTORNEYS

Michael A. Pianowski

Michael A. Pianowski

Attorney at Law, Partner Licensed in Indiana

Mike was admitted to the bar in 1979 and has spent his entire legal career at Sanders • Pianowski, LLP. Before entering the practice of law, he was a bank loan officer and a credit manager in private industry. He has focused his practice in the many diverse areas…

Matthew A. Yeakey

Matthew A. Yeakey

Attorney at Law, Partner Licensed in Indiana

Matt joined Sanders • Pianowski, LLP as an associate in 1990 and has been a partner since 1998. He received degrees from the University of Notre Dame (B.A., with honors, 1987) and Indiana University School of Law — Indianapolis (J.D., 1990)…

Jason G. Ward

Jason G. Ward

Attorney at Law, Partner Licensed in Indiana, Michigan

Jason G. Ward began practicing law as an associate with Sanders Pianowski, LLP in 1997. He graduated from Indiana University in 1994 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Psychology and received his Juris Doctorate degree in 1997 from Indiana University…

Brian J. Clark

Brian J. Clark

Attorney at Law, Partner Licensed in Indiana

Brian received a B.S. degree in marketing from the School of Business at Indiana University- Bloomington and his JD degree from Valparaiso University. Brian is a member of the Indiana State and Elkhart City Bar Associations and the Estate Planning Council of Elkhart County…

Bradford R. Shively

Bradford R. Shively

Attorney at Law, Partner Licensed in Indiana, Michigan

Brad is a partner at Sanders Pianowski, LLP and practices primarily in the areas of civil litigation, labor and employment law, corporate and business advising, creditors’ rights, personal injury, insurance law and defense, and appellate law…

Lindsey B. Pianowski

Lindsey B. Pianowski

Attorney at Law, Partner Licensed in Indiana, Illinois, Michigan

Lindsey joined Sanders Pianowski, LLP as an associate attorney in April 2011 and was promoted to Partner in January 2017.  Lindsey graduated from Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Indiana, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry.  Lindsey earned her J.D. from the University of Notre Dame Law School…

Jonathan R. Slabaugh

Jonathan R. Slabaugh

Attorney at Law, Partner Licensed in Indiana

Jon became an associate attorney at Sanders • Pianowski, LLP in March 2014 and was promoted to Partner on January 1, 2017.  He graduated from Indiana University-Bloomington, having earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Economic and Public Policy from the Kelley School of Business.  He earned his Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from the Saint Louis University School of Law.

Saulo I. Delgado

Saulo I. Delgado

Attorney at Law, Associate Licensed in Indiana, Michigan

Saulo joined Sanders • Pianowski, LLP as an associate in October 2013. Saulo graduated in December 2007 from Indiana University-South Bend in South Bend, Indiana, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. He earned his J.D. from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in May 2012…

Erin E. Bantz

Erin E. Bantz

Attorney at Law, Associate Licensed in Indiana, Michigan

Erin joined Sanders • Pianowski, LLP as an associate attorney in March of 2014.  Erin graduated summa cum laude in 2010 from Saint Mary’s College, in Notre Dame, Indiana, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.  Erin earned her J.D. from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law in 2013…

Sarah N. Wodrich

Sarah N. Wodrich

Attorney at Law, Associate Licensed in Indiana

Sarah joined Sanders • Pianowski, LLP as an associate attorney in April of 2018. Sarah graduated from Indiana University in 2013 with Bachelor of Arts degrees in Psychology and Criminal Justice. Sarah earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of Kentucky College of Law in 2017…

Robert T. Sanders III

Robert T. Sanders III

Retired Attorney

Bob retired from law practice on September 26, 2016 after a long distinguished career.  He was associated with the firm of Sanders • Pianowski, LLP for more than forty years…

James L. Todd

James L. Todd

Retired Attorney

Jim retired from the active practice of law on December 31, 2012 after a distinguished and rewarding career with the firm in Estate Planning and Administration, Real Estate, Business Law, and Mergers and Acquisitions.  We are grateful to Jim for his service to all of us during his military career and more specifically for his service to his clients, friends and colleagues during his career in the firm.  Our best wishes to Jim and his family on his well-earned retirement.
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