CCHA Law Reflects on 2023 Highlights

POST DATE: 1.17.24
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After a year of phenomenal growth and recognition, Church Church Hittle and Antrim (CCHA Law) can look back on 2023 with pride. We want to take this opportunity as we begin a new year to reflect on the highlights of the past year and recognize the outstanding attorneys who have elevated our field, and who continue to partner with CCHA Law, providing our community with trusted legal advice. Our team of professionals is dedicated to serving clients and improving the communities where we work and live, carrying forward that excitement of the important work ahead into 2024.

2023 Awards and Recognitions

Our CCHA Law team was recognized with statewide awards in 2023 for their expertise and talent. CCHA Law attorneys received the following awards in 2023:

  • The Indiana Super Lawyers 2023 list included twelve CCHA Law attorneys. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. CCHA Law attorneys who were listed among the top Indiana attorneys included:

  • The Indiana Super Lawyers 2023 list of Rising Stars also included CCHA Law attorneys:

  • Steven David was awarded the Diversity in Law Award by The Indiana Lawyer for his efforts to diversify the legal profession across the state. The award recognized men and women who are leading the way in their efforts and making the largest impact throughout Indiana.

  • Doug Church was recognized by Nickel Plate Arts with their 2023 Arts Patron of the Year Award for his extensive efforts to support the arts in Hamilton County. The Arts Patron of the Year Award distinguishes people who publicly support and invest in the arts.

  • Julie Roe Lach was named to IBJ's 2023 Indiana 250 List, a list of the state’s most influential and impactful business and community leaders, representing public and private companies, law firms, universities, non-profits, and government and community organizations.

  • CCHA Law was honored with the Business of the Year finalist award by the Noblesville Chamber of Commerce. CCHA Law was proud to be among Individuals and businesses who were recognized for making impactful contributions to advancing the city’s success.

  • CCHA Law was awarded the Governor’s Century Award, presented by Governor Eric J. Holcomb at this year’s Governor Century and Half Century Awards Ceremony at the Indiana Statehouse. This award is given to companies in recognition of the company’s longevity and service to its employees, community, and the state for at least 100 years.

Team high fives

Growth and Expansion

In the year 2023, CCHA Law experienced significant growth. We merged with Burrus & Sease in Zionsville, expanding our presence and services in Boone County, and welcomed talented new attorneys to our team. As a result, we were able to better serve our expanding client base while remaining committed to the community.

  • In January 2023, CCHA Law expanded its Zionsville footprint through a merger with Burrus & Sease, welcoming Roger Burrus and Beth Sease as Of Counsel with CCHA Law. Read more about our exciting merge and celebration here.

  • CCHA Law welcomed five new attorneys to the firm including:
    • Steven David, Former Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice and Of Counsel at CCHA, contributing firm-wide, particularly in Mediation, Appellate, and Litigation, including Family and Business Law practice section

    • Aaron Hernandez, Of Counsel in the Sports Law practice section

    • Caroline Crouch, Associate in the School and Education Law practice section

    • Connor Glass, Associate in the Sports Law and Higher Education practice sections

    • Isaac Peterson, Associate in the Estate Planning, Business Services, and Personal Injury practice section

    • Rachel Dever, Associate in the Litigation practice section

  • Samuel Hughes was named partner in the Firm’s Litigation and Insurance Defense practice sections. Read more here.

At CCHA Law, we take great pride in the individuals who shape our environment and culture. Our team comprises outstanding people we are proud to call colleagues and friends, and we reflect on the achievements of 2023 with immense appreciation and pride. As we anticipate the coming year in 2024, we eagerly look forward to continued excellence and success.

We’re Part of the Community

CCHA has proudly served Indiana and its communities since 1880. We value the personal connection to our clients immensely and are here to help however we can. Connect with us in 2024 – we’re proud to be a part of the community.

Founded in 1880, CCHA Law is the oldest law firm in Hamilton County, Indiana. As a full-service law firm, CCHA Law provides a myriad of legal services to clients across a wide variety of practice areas including: complex litigation, personal injury, governmental entity and municipal law, education, business formation and representation, divorce and family law, estate planning and administration, real estate law, criminal law, labor and employment law, mediation services and appellate litigation. CCHA law serves clients across the state with offices in Crown Point, Fishers, Fort Wayne, Noblesville, Tipton, Westfield, and Zionsville.