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Trusted Local Counsel In Hamilton And Marion Counties

When large, high stakes litigation is pending outside of the county where your firm routinely practices, knowing a court’s policies, procedures and expectations can make a significant difference in the outcome of your client’s case. Assessing judicial temperament and preparing oral arguments can be difficult, uncertain, and stressful for attorneys or their clients.

Terry & Gookins, LLC, recognizes the importance and impact local counsel can have on pending litigation. This is why we offer local counsel services in Hamilton County and Marion County to outside law firms. The attorneys at our firm routinely appear in front of judges in both counties and are intricately familiar with the policies and procedures in these courts. Attorney Dan Pfleging in Terry & Gookins, LLC, served as a Hamilton County Superior Court judge for 12 years and as a magistrate for 10 years; Dave Seiter served as a judicial officer in Marion County for three and a half years and maintained a practice there for fourteen years; Stephenie Gookins has been a public defender in the county for 15 years.

The attorneys at Terry & Gookins, LLC, have served as local counsel on both criminal and civil cases to solo practitioner’s and national law firms. Local counsel services are provided on an hourly basis with negotiable rates dependent upon the complexity, nature, and work load requirements. If your client needs local counsel please contact an attorney at Terry & Gookins, LLC, to discuss your needs.


Local counsel services at Terry & Gookins, LLC are provided by:

  • David Seiter