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WELCOME TO CRIST, SEARS & ZIC, LLP

     Crist, Sears & Zic, LLP is a regional law firm located in Munster, Indiana. Our firm has a well-deserved reputation for providing quality, results-oriented legal services. We are committed to meeting the legal needs and obligations of our clients in all phases of case management, including pre-suit, pre-trial, trial and appellate representation. We concentrate our practice in litigation, labor and employment law (including contract negotiation, arbitration, defense of unfair labor practice charges, worker’s compensation and civil rights), school law (serving as general counsel for several public schools), estate planning and administration, real estate and corporate law. Our attorneys represent businesses, insurance companies, public schools and individuals in all Indiana state and federal courts, as well as before various administrative agencies, including the National Labor Relations Board, Indiana Worker’s Compensation Board, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Indiana Civil Rights Commission, United States and Indiana Departments of Education, Office for Civil Rights, Indiana Department of Workforce Development, and other organizations that enforce employment laws. Our attorneys also provide ongoing representation to clients, providing counsel and feedback on various issues prior to the initiation of suit.

      Crist, Sears & Zic has extensive experience in insurance defense matters, representing both insurance companies and their insureds and is proud to have attorneys who are approachable, responsive and prioritize personal service. Our attorneys are experienced in handling complex legal issues, including novel issues of law. We have represented public schools in Indiana for over thirty years, as both general counsel, special labor counsel and through insurers, resulting in expertise in most issues that schools face, including Constitutional, statutory and tort issues, policy development and implementation, student safety and discipline, programming and services and employment relations. We have achieved favorable results for our clients in matters ranging from First Amendment issues to Title VII litigation to personal injury. Our attorneys work closely together to zealously advocate for our clients, combining knowledge and experience to obtain the most favorable result possible.

      Crist, Sears & Zic has many long-standing client relationships, which we believe is a testament to our ability to provide quality, personable representation to our clients in a cost effective manner.  We provide the highest level of representation to our clients and are committed to exceeding client expectations.

Areas of Practice:

  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Civil Rights Discrimination Defense
  • School Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Business and Corporate Law
  • Real Estate
  • Insurance Law
  • Estate Planning and Administration