Paula E. Neff was born in Gary, Indiana and is a
life-long resident of Lake County, Indiana. She
received her baccalaureate and masters degrees
from Indiana University’s School of Medicine,
Division of Allied Health Sciences. Paula
earned her doctorate of jurisprudence from The
John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois and
completed post-doctorate study at DePaul
University’s School of Health Law, Chicago,
Illinois. In the years preceding her practice
of law, Paula was a tenured professor at Indiana
University’s School of Medicine, Division of
Allied Health Sciences, and her accomplishments
include Department Chairperson, co-author of a
clinical studies text in respiratory care,
program evaluator and site-examiner for national
accreditation agencies, and professional journal
Paula is an active member of the Indiana and
Illinois bar, maintaining active case loads in
the State and Federal courts in both states at
the trial and appellate court levels. She
practices before State and Federal Regulatory
and Administrative Agencies and Commissions
throughout the States of Indiana and Illinois,
and she is a certified civil mediator.
Her practice centers on Commercial, Contract and
Business litigation, Construction Law and
Litigation, Environmental Law/local and federal,
and Health Care practice and business
transactions. In addition, she maintains an
active family law practice.
Post-Doctorate Study, DePaul University, School of
J.D., The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois,
M.S., Indiana University, School of Medicine, Division
of Allied Health Sciences, 1978
B.S., Indiana University, School of Medicine, Division
of Allied Health Sciences, 1976.
A.S., Indiana University, School of Medicine, Division
of Allied Health Sciences, 1974.
United States District Court, Northern Division of
United States District Court, Hammond Division, 1983
Member, Illinois State Bar Association.
Member, Indiana State Bar Association.
Member, Lake County Bar Association.
Former Corporate Counsel to a regional health care
Former Tenured Professor, Indiana University.
Adjunct Faculty Lecturer, Indiana University, School of
Public and Environmental Affairs
Speaker and Presenter.