Practice Areas: Criminal Defense and Traffic; Estate Planning and Probate Administration, Wills, Trusts, Guardianships, and Elder Law; Medicaid Planning; Family Law including Divorce, Paternity, Modification, Contempt and Custody; Personal Injury
Admitted: 1994, Indiana
Law School: Indiana University, Indianapolis, J.D., 1994
College: Indiana University, Indianapolis, B.A. in Business Analysis, 1990
High School: Perry Meridian, 1986
Member: Indiana State Bar Association: Elder Law Division; American Bar Association
Born: Beech Grove, Indiana; February 6, 1968
Following in the footsteps of his father and older brother, Jon F. Haggerty made the decision to attend law school after completing his bachelor's degree. He was able to finish his bachelor's degree in four years and immediately enter law school, attending night school and working as a bailiff for the Marion County Courts during the day.
Upon his graduation from the Indiana University School of Law in Indianapolis, the firm founders and current partners noticed his audacious talent. Jon was offered a position as partner in the firm and accepted the invitation in 1994.
Jon met his future wife Tammi while they both were attending law school. She also attended night school and worked during the day for the Marion County Prosecutor's Office as a paralegal.
The couple has four sons going to school in Perry Township. They are busy with the many activities the boys pursue. Jon is an adult leader in Boy Scout Troop 499 and the Den Leader for his middle soo in Cub Scout Troop 134. He sometimes helps out to coach practices at the Perry Meridian "elementary Wrestling Club https://perrymeridianwrestling.com/ .The boys' other activities include Travel Soccer at the Saint Francis Soccer Club http://www.stfrancissoccer.com/default.aspx,New world youth orchestra http://www.nwyso.org/, creative writing club, running club, spell bowl, and math pentathlon.
"When you go to law school, you think of legal arguments and logic but when you practice law, you deal with people, listen to their problems that they likely are very emotional about, and help them to navigate the legal framework to try to resolve the problem." Jon said.
Jon F. Haggerty is on the frontline of doing just that - helping people find a solution. His legal expertise focuses in the areas of Criminal Defense, Elder Law, Estate Planning, Family Law, Guardianships, Medicaid Planning, Personal Injury, Probate and Wills. He wants potential clients to know that he is available to listen to the issues and take action to find the best possible solution. Attorney Jon F. Haggerty prides himself in being a good listener and his ability to relate to a lot of different people. He finds that trait helps him to be a better practitioner of the law.
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