Whether you're searching for an attorney or a domestic relations mediator
Beckman Law, LLC offers a variety of legal services from personal injury and estate planning to probate and family law. Our attorney is also registered as a domestic relations mediator and previously offered her services as a court appointed guardian ad litem as well.
Beckman Law, LLC, currently located at 1411 S. Woodland Ave., Michigan City, Indiana, opened its doors in 2008 as Beckman & Boersma, LLP and offers a fresh perspective on legal cases and representation. We are here to assist you in getting the help you need for your case. You will never be kept in the dark on how your case is progressing as we strive to keep our clients informed and up to date on all matters relevant to their case. We believe honesty is the best policy and will let you know immediately if someone outside of our law firm would be better able to handle your legal issues or if you're paying for legal representation you don't need. We handle our business case-by-case and will work with you individually to analyze your needs from every angle, weighing the pros and cons of all strategies, whether settlement, litigation or otherwise, to allow you to make an informed decision on how to proceed. You deserve to have your case treated with respect, which is why each case is handled differently, pertaining to your personal needs.
Bethany J. Beckman, born and raised in Michigan City, attended Purdue University, Lafayette, for undergraduate studies and graduated in May of 2002 with Bachelors of Science in General Biology and in Biology / Chemistry Education. She received her teacher’s license in April of 2003. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Valparaiso University, School of Law, in December of 2004 and was sworn into the Indiana Bar in May of 2005. She started her career as a part-time civil practitioner and part-time Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for the LaPorte County Prosecutor's office where she remained until February of 2017. She remains an active member of the LaPorte County Bar Association, resumed employment as the part-time Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney on January 1, 2019 and, in her part-time civil practice, primarily handles Family Law, including such matters as custody, parenting time, child support and divorce, though she commonly handles other legal matters such as Estate Planning, Probate, and Personal Injury as well. In addition, until the end of 2017, she was regularly appointed by the courts as Guardian Ad Litem and thereby requested to act in the best interests of minor children providing recommendations on both custody and parenting time, and, as of March 21, 2013 completed the necessary training and thereafter became a registered Domestic Relations Mediator for such matters as Child Support, Custody, Parenting Time (Visitation), Guardianships, Adoptions, CHINS/Deliquencies, Paternity, and Property Division in Divorce Actions.
Jason C. Schadt is a Paralegal who brings with him over 20 years of legal experience in various positions within the LaPorte County Government. He began his legal career as a Child Support Caseworker and thereafter transferred to the position of Trial Support for the LaPorte County Prosecutor’s Office, ultimately earning his degree in Legal Studies in May of 2020, graduating Magna Cum Laude, while performing a litany of jobs as the Chief of Staff, Bailiff and Paralegal for the LaPorte Circuit Court. Using his education, experience and passion for the law, Jason will be handling many of the day-to-day affairs of Beckman Law, LLC, including, but not limited to, legal work such as drafting, answering the door and telephones, interacting with clients to ensure personalized and individualized attention for all, organizing and categorizing client files, scheduling and calendaring appointments and deadlines, and much more.