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Hon. Samuel L. Cappas

Licensed for 30 years

Attorney in Crown Point, IN

Practice Area: Criminal Law, Assault and Battery, Criminal Defense 58 more areas of practice + 58 more

Awards
AV Preeminent
Awards
AV Preeminent

Areas of Law

  • Criminal Law
  • Assault and Battery
  • Criminal Defense
  • Battery
  • Burglary
  • Child Molesting
  • Conversion - Shoplifting
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Domestic Battery
  • Domestic Violence
  • Driving on a Suspended Drivers License
  • Drug Cases - Possession
  • Dealing
  • DUI/OWI and Alcohol Related Offenses
  • Fraud
  • Gang Activity
  • Hardship Licenses
  • Juvenile Crimes
  • Kidnapping
  • Confinement
  • Murder
  • Public Intoxication
  • Reckless Homicide
  • Resisting Law Enforcement
  • Robbery & Theft - Regular & Auto
  • Personal Injury
  • Accident
  • Wrongful Death
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Premise and Products Liability
  • Insurance Disputes
  • Civil Rights Violations
  • Divorce
  • Mediated Divorce Agreement
  • Uncontested - Simple Divorce
  • Collaborative Divorce
  • Spousal Maintenance Issues
  • Parenting Arrangements
  • Visitation & Child Custody Arrangements
  • Criminal Fraud
  • Drivers License Suspension
  • Driving While Intoxicated
  • DUI/DWI
  • Expungements
  • Felonies
  • Forgery
  • Homicide
  • Manslaughter
  • Misdemeanors
  • Search and Seizure
  • Sex Crimes
  • Sexual Assault
  • Shoplifting
  • Stalking
  • Theft
  • Traffic Violations
  • Vehicular Homicide
  • Weapons Charges
  • Family Law
  • Marital Agreements
  • Criminal Justice Section

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Credentials

Position
Lawyer
Admission Details
Admitted in 1986, Indiana
Law School Attended
Valparaiso University School of Law
Class of 1986
J.D.
University Attended
Indiana University
B.S.
Chemistry and Biology

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Peer Reviews

  • 4.7/5.0 12 reviews
  • AV Preeminent
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.6/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.6/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.8/5.0
  • Communication

    4.7/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.9/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 04/05/13 in Personal Injury Mediation

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 03/28/13 in Criminal Law

    Sam is a thorough advocate for his clients. He is conscientious and empathetic with those he represents, while being deliberate and aggressive in the courtroom. Read more

    Sam is a thorough advocate for his clients. He is conscientious and empathetic with those he represents, while being deliberate and aggressive in the courtroom.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 02/19/13 in Litigation

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Of Counsel on 02/19/13 in Criminal Law

    I have so much faith in him that I refer to him any criminal cases that come into my office as I no longer handle criminal matter Read more

    I have so much faith in him that I refer to him any criminal cases that come into my office as I no longer handle criminal matter

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Judge on 02/19/13 in Criminal Law

    Very thorough Read more

    Very thorough

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 01/30/13 in Family Law

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 01/17/13 in Criminal Law

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0

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  • 4.6/5.0 by a Partner on 04/04/13 in Criminal Law

    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      4.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0

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  • 4.6/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 02/02/13 in Criminal Law

    Known Sam for 26 years -- very good lawyer. Read more

    Known Sam for 26 years -- very good lawyer.

    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      4.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

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  • 4.6/5.0 by a Partner on 01/21/13 in Criminal Defense

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      4.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      4.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0

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