Jim Ammeen began his career as a law clerk at the Indiana Supreme Court. He entered private practice with a large law firm and counseled clients in the areas of commercial law and bankruptcy, focusing on litigation and dispute resolution. As his practice matured, he developed his business transaction expertise. Since opening his own firm, he has further expanded his scope of proficiency, adding electoral and political law, civil rights litigation, family and domestic law, and estate and probate litigation and administration.
Jim's background includes the study of philosophy, history, and foreign languages. He serves on the Board of Directors of non-profit organizations that provide services to people of low income. He seeks to assist people and businesses in service to the betterment of the community and the nation.
Mark Liechty has experience in a wide range of litigation matters. A zealous and pragmatic advocate, Mark focuses on business litigation, estate planning, real estate transactions, and appellate practice. Mark completed his undergraduate studies at Indiana University Kokomo and then went on to graduate from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 2017. In his free time, Mark enjoys spending time with his family, playing guitar, fishing, exercising, and reading.
Jane is a graduate from the University of Dayton School of Law. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts in Law and Society from Purdue University. Jane has over five years of experience working in the legal field as a law clerk and paralegal. When she is not in the office she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and cooking.
Sara is a graduate from the Indiana University, Robert H. McKinney School of Law. She holds an Accounting Degree from the University of Kentucky and an active CPA license. Prior to going to law school, she worked for the Eli Lilly Federal Credit Union (now Elements Financial) for seven years holding the positions of AVP, Compliance and AVP, Accounting Operations. Mrs. Valenzuela has over twenty (20) years of experience in consulting, financial accounting, financial information systems and auditing. She has worked in the financial services, architectural, engineering and construction industries. She is a member of the Indiana Bar, Indianapolis Bar Association and is admitted to practice in the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana.
Business and commercial dispute resolution is the cornerstone upon which Ammeen Valenzuela Associates LLP was built. We represent public and private clients with sensitive political, regulatory, and administrative matters and transactions. By virtue of the diversity of our private clients and the matters they entrust to us, we have gained expertise handling estate, probate, and family legal matters, including guardianship commitment proceedings. We have appeared in Federal and State courts, and we work with law firms in many other States.
We do our best to use discipline and intellectual rigor required in business with creativity to deliver individualized services. Our law firm in Indianapolis provides professional legal services in private and complex matters involving transactions and dispute resolution where sophisticated thinking is needed to solve a problem.
Since our inception, we have committed our practice to providing high level consultation and representation. The degree of professionalism and personal support we devote to our clients has resulted in lasting associations with people and businesses in our community.