Kurt R. Bachman

Kurt R. Bachman


Practice Emphasis:
Mr. Bachman is devoted to a general civil law practice concentrating in the areas of tax, general business organization and entity creation, business succession planning, Elder Law, estate planning and administration, real estate, commercial, municipal, and auction law. He is also an accredited attorney for the preparation, presentation, and prosecution of claims for Veterans Benefits before the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Kurt has authored and co-authored the following publications: Author: “Waiting for the Hammer to Fall: A General Overview of Auction Law,” 2002. Co-Author: “Uniform Auction and Auctioneer Licensing Act (“UAALA”) 2006. Co-Author: “Waiting for the Hammer to Fall: A Guide for Auctioneers,” 2008. Kurt has also authored several articles for Auctioneer Magazine, Indiana Auctioneer Magazine, Elkhart Senior Life Professional Forum, and LaGrange County Council on Aging monthly newsletter “The COA Reporter”.

LaGrange Bar Association
Allen County Bar Association
American Bar Association
Indiana State Bar Association
Supreme Court of the State of Indiana
U.S. District Court for Indiana, Northern and Southern Districts
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
Indiana Chapter-National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
National Auctioneers Association
Indiana Auctioneers Association
Licensed Auctioneer for the State of Indiana 

Bar Admissions:
Indiana, 1989 

Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana, J.D., 1989
Manchester College, B.S., 1986 

Community and Other Services:
Volunteer Lawyer Program of Northeast Indiana, Board member
Warrior Youth Basketball League, Inc.
BRK Sports, Inc.
LaGrange County 4-H Horse and Pony Club 

Kurt stays busy with family events and enjoys watching his son play hockey and daughter show horses.

Position: Partner
Location: LaGrange Office
Phone: 260.463.4949
Fax: 260.463.4905

Assistant: Christina Hansen
Assistant Phone Extension: 105
Assistant E-Mail: chansen@beersmallers.com