Attorney Gladish graduated from Calumet College of St. Joseph where he graduated Cum Laude in 1991. At the time of graduation, Attorney Gladish was selected as a 1991 member of Who’s Who in American Universities and Colleges. Four years later, Attorney Gladish earned his Juris Doctor from Valparaiso University School of Law in 1995 and passed both the Indiana and Illinois Bar Examination in a four (4) days period in July of 1995. Attorney Gladish is currently licensed to practice law in the States of Indiana and Illinois as well as being a member of the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association; Lake County Bar Association; East Chicago Bar Association; and the Delta Theta Phil Law Fraternity. Attorney Gladish has also been nominated to the Board of Directors for the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association. Attorney Gladish is entitled to practice before all courts of Indiana and Illinois, as well as the United States District Court for both the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, the Northern District of Illinois and the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. As part of his practice, Attorney Gladish has argued a case before the Indiana Supreme Court.
Currently, Attorney Gladish is a Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist and has held that certification since 2002 with the National Board of Trial Advocacy; is a Member of the Indiana Super Lawyers from 2010-2013; a member of the Top 100 Indiana Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers Association; a Million Dollar Advocate with a Lifetime Members since 2007; and Member of American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) since 2011 with the Rank of Advocate. Attorney Gladish has also been selected numerous times as a member of “Who’s Who in American Law” and “Who’s Who in America”. Attorney Gladish also conducts a bi-weekly radio call in show on WJOB AM 1230 for several years. Attorney Gladish is also an adjunct professor teaching Legal Writing and Research I & II at Calumet College of St. Joseph in Hammond Indiana. Finally, Attorney Gladish has been selected to serve or has served on the Board of Directors and/or Advisory Boards for the following: Towle Community Theater, South Shore Arts Foundation and the Calumet College Paralegal Program Advisory Board.
Community involvement by Attorney Gladish
Attorney Gladish takes great pride in being involved with community activities on both a local and state wide basis. Attorney Gladish maintains a weekly blog on the current status of Indiana Law as well as doing a bi-weekly radio show on WJOB 1230 a.m. Attorney Gladish teaches Paralegal Studies at Calumet College of St. Joseph for more than 12 years, served on several boards for a variety of organizations and is a regular speaker for Continuing Legal Education Classes for attorneys. Attorney Gladish has also taken an active role with Indiana Trial Lawyers Association and was recently been nominated to its Board of Directors. Whether its educating the community or being involved in charitable activities, Attorney Gladish wants to be a leader in our community.