John Starbuck

John Starbuck

Biographical Info John Starbuck is an associate attorney at Kightlinger & Gray’s Merrillville, Indiana office. John lives in Lafayette, Indiana. John’s practice focuses on Insurance Defense and other civil matters. Prior to joining the firm in 2024, John worked in Cass County, Indiana as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney. John’s legal background includes work on civil child support cases, quasi-civil juvenile cases, criminal nonsupport of a dependent cases, and higher-level criminal felony cases. While attending the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, John completed internships at Indiana Legal Services, the Hamilton County Prosecutor’s Office, and the Office of the Attorney General in Licensing Enforcement. Before attending law school, John earned his B.A. in Anthropology from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (now called Indiana University Indianapolis), an M.A. in Anthropology from Penn State, and a Ph.D. in Biological Anthropology from Penn State. John completed post-doctoral research in the Department of Orthodontics and Oral Facial Genetics Imaging Analysis of the Craniofacial Complex Center at the Indiana University School of Dentistry in Indianapolis, Indiana. Afterwards, John was a Visiting Lecturer in the Sociology and Anthropology Department at Indiana University Northwest in Gary, Indiana. Next, he worked as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida. Outside of practice, John enjoys spending time with his wife and four dogs.

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Firm or Place of Practice Kightlinger & Gray LLP

Office Address 8001 Broadway suite 100 Merrillville, IN 46410

Phone (219) 769-0413

Practice Area(s)
Civil Law, Personal Injury

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