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John protects the interests of lenders, borrowers and guarantors when businesses default on secured loans. This includes:

* Serving as an advocate during the work out of underperforming loans

* Filing and defending lawsuits to enforce promissory notes, guaranties and other written contracts

* Foreclosing mortgages and enforcing personal property security interests

* Preserving loan collateral by applying for court-ordered receiverships

* Protecting lien rights in bankruptcy court

* Purchasing or selling distressed loans

* Representing court-appointed receivers

* Acting as local counsel for out-of-state lawyers who need to enforce liens within Indiana

John's practice also includes:

* Representing mortgage loan servicers and the corresponding trusts/investors in contested residential foreclosures, title insurance claims, and tax sale disputes

* Asserting the rights of parties in complex, real estate-related litigation

* Representing companies and individuals in contract disputes

An AV Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated lawyer and partner at in the Indianapolis office of the national law firm of Dinsmore & Shohl LLP. John graduated from DePauw University in 1990 and immediately entered the Indiana University School of Law. In 1993, he received his license to practice in Indiana’s state and federal courts. John later completed an intensive week-long professional training program in trial skills presented by the National Institute for Trial Advocacy. John has represented companies and individuals in a wide variety of disputes. He has tried a number of bench and jury trials, and has handled several appeals. John is the current leader of the Zionsville All-Pro Dad's Day breakfast. He and his wife have three sons.

John D. Waller
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
211 North Pennsylvania Street
One Indiana Square * Suite 1800
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
Telephone 317-639-6151 * Fax 317-639-6444

DISCLAIMER: This blog has been prepared by John D. Waller for parties involved in the field of commercial foreclosure law and is for informational purposes only. Its basic content includes news, links, practical thoughts, and discussions of appellate opinions and statutes. This blog is not intended as advertising, and it does not represent the views of Dinsmore & Shohl LLP. Any communication with Mr. Waller through this blog does not establish an attorney/client relationship with him.