Paul Stanko, Attorney at Law

Northern Indiana Criminal Defense Lawyer

Paul Stanko is one of Indiana's most experienced criminal lawyers. As a prosecutor, judge and defense attorney, he has helped thousands of persons with issues in Indiana criminal courts. He has knowledge, expertise and experience in criminal matters.


The Law Offices of Paul Stanko, Attorney at Law are focused on providing high-quality client service and superior outcomes.

Paul Stanko's practice is devoted to the defense of those accused of drunk driving, drug possession, and other offenses throughout north central and northwest Indiana. From his South Bend office, he serves clients with criminal cases in St. Joseph, Elkhart, LaPorte, Marshall, Kosciusko, Fulton, Miami, and surrounding counties. From his Crown Point office, he serves counties along the I-65 corridor, including Lake, Jasper, Newton, Tippecanoe and White counties. Besides drunk driving and drug law defense, he handles all other criminal cases, including felony and misdemeanor charges.


Paul Stanko is honored to serve as a member of the Board of Governors and Historian of the American Judges Association, as well as chairman of the Retired/Senior Judges Committee and member of the Membership and Conference Site committees of that organization.

Paul is also a proud member of the NORML Legal Committee and the National Rifle Association, and a life-long civil libertarian and defender of the Bill of Rights.


With over 37 years of experience in Indiana criminal law and recognized expertise in defending persons accused of crimes, The Law Offices of Paul Stanko, Indiana Criminal Defense Attorney, are here to help you in your hour of need.