Robert M. Hess, President and founding member of Sachs & Hess, P.C., practices primarily in the areas of Family Law; Personal Injury; and Business Law. He received his B.S. from Indiana University in 1961 and his J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law in 1966. From 1961 to 1963, he served in the United States Army, as a First Lieutenant. Mr. Hess was admitted to the Indiana and Illinois Bars in 1966. He is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court, Northern District of Indiana, and the United States Supreme Court.
Mr. Hess is a member of the Lake County Bar Association and the Indiana Bar Association. He has been a guest speaker on Family Law for the Lake County Bar Association and the Indiana Bar Association. Mr. Hess has served the community for over four decades, providing quality legal services to the many clients he has represented, including: working families, doctors, lawyers, judges and other professionals as well as businesses and corporations. Mr. Hess has been lead counsel in numerous divorce cases involving multi-million dollar marital estates. Mr. Hess has also been lead counsel in eight (8) appeals, all of which were decided by the Indiana Court of Appeals in favor of his clients. To view the August 25, 2010 oral arguments in the K.B. vs. S.M. case before the Indiana Court of Appeals, click on this link: http://tinyurl.com/2c5g3f5Mr. Hess has represented clients throughout Indiana including: Hammond, Gary, East Chicago, Crown Point, Munster, Highland, Griffith, Dyer, St. John, Hobart and Valparaiso and is available to represent clients in Lake County, Porter County, LaPorte County, Jasper County and Newton County, Indiana.