Top Attorney – Gordon E. Gouveia

Merrillville, IN WW/Press/February 11, 2021 – Gordon E. Gouveia, Attorney with Gouveia & Associates was selected for inclusion into the Top Attorneys of North America 2021-2022 edition by The Who’s Who Directories.

“The key to my success is hard work and luck.” – Gordon E. Gouveia 

Gouveia & Associates is located in Merrillville, IN and serves clients in the Northern District of Indiana in legal matters in consumer or business bankruptcy. They assist people with Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy and provide debt and creditor solutions. Whether you are an individual consumer or a business owner in a financial struggle, turn to the lawyers of Gouveia & Associates — Gordon Gouveia, and Catherine Molnar-Boncela. They have put more than 90 years of combined legal experience to work on your case offering experienced guidance and candid advice through your financial difficulties. At Gouveia & Associates they examine your financial situation, helping you through every step of the case, from beginning to end. More importantly they will seek the best possible result for you.

Gordon Gouveia is managing member of Gouveia & Associates. He has more than 43 years of legal experience in bankruptcy law. He is admitted to practice law in the state of Indiana, 1970. Mr. Gouveia is proud to serve as a Chapter 7 Trustee for the United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Indiana, Hammond Division since 1979.

Mr. Gouveia has worked to resolve bankruptcy issues and debtor and creditor rights from multiple perspectives, not only as an attorney but also as a certified civil mediator for Indiana. His varied experience with bankruptcy issues allows him to provide his clients with detailed, individualized legal advice to suit their unique situation.

He knows the intricacies of the Indiana legal system. Mr. Gouveia is Board certified in business bankruptcy and consumer bankruptcy, American Board of Certification and Commercial Law League of America and Board certified in creditor rights, American Board of Certification and Commercial Law League of America.

Mr. Gouveia received his J.D. from Valparaiso University, 1970 and B.A. from Indiana University, 1967. He is currently Chairman of the Lake County Bar Association Bankruptcy Law Section and a member of the Standing Committee on Practice and Procedures, United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Indiana. He is also a member of the Indiana State Bar Association,  and Seventh Circuit Bar Association.

Mr. Gouveia was a member of the Indiana National Guard from 1963 to 1970. He was a graduate of the Indiana National Guard Military Academy, Class of 1965 and served as a commissioned reserve officer. He worked for the Equal Employment Commission as a staff attorney with the Gary Human Relations Commission from 1970 to 1973. He was an adjunct professor of law at Valparaiso University School of Law in 1997.

Gordon Gouveia’s extensive experience and impressive record as an attorney has earned him a number of high distinctions within the legal community. He is admitted as a Life Fellow to the Indiana Bar Foundation in recognition of a legal career exemplifying the dignity of the law and devotion to the public well-being. He has earned the title of Super Lawyer, decided by his peers, as well as a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent™ peer rating of 5.0 out of 5.0 — the highest peer rating available. This recognition reflects Mr. Gouveia’s longstanding tenacity and reputation in bankruptcy law, as well as his vast contribution to the legal field. He is board certified in both business and consumer bankruptcy law by the American Bankruptcy Institute and Commercial Law League since 1993.

The Top Attorneys of North America, a New York based publication, distinguishes and profiles leading attorneys who have reached a recognizable degree of success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of the accomplishments within the North American legal community.

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