Kerry C. Connor

Kerry C. Connor

Location:
Highland, Indiana
Phone:
800-266-2219
Fax:
219-972-7110
Email:
Criminal and civil litigation in state and federal courts. Extensive experience as primary defense counsel in all aspects of complex and multi-defendant state and federal criminal cases, including: bail, detention, and preliminary hearing, violations of supervised release, pre-trial motion practice, trial, sentencing, appeal and post-conviction relief. Committed to excellence in all areas of practice. Active member of Criminal Justice Act panel at both district and appellate court level for criminal, post-conviction and civil rights appointments.

Areas of Practice

  • Federal Criminal Defense
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Law - Federal (White Collar Crime)
  • Public Corruption
  • Internet Crimes
  • Drug Crimes
  • Civil Rights

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 2001
  • California, 1990
  • Virginia, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana, 2000
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan, 2015
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1990
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, 1988
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1989
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1995
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1990

Education

  • Indiana University at Bloomington School of Law, Bloomington, Indiana - 1988
    • Honors: Order of the Barristers
    • Honors: ABA Moot Court Competition
  • Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
    • B.A. - 1985

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Criminal Pattern Jury Instruction Committee, 2008 - Present
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana Local Rules Committee, 2013 - Present
  • Indiana State Bar Association, Representative at Naturalization Ceremony, 2011 - Present
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana Attorney Advisory Committee on Case Management and/Electronic Case Filing System
  • Federal Court Committee for the United States District Court for the Southern District of California
  • Northern District of Indiana Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, President, 2015 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Northern District of Indiana Federal Community Defenders, Inc., 2003 - 2012
  • Kerry C. Connor Attorney at Law, 1995 - 2003
  • Semel & Feldman, 1990 - 1995
  • William B. Moffitt & Associates, 1988 - 1989