Criminal Defense Attorney in South Bend

South Bend Criminal Law Lawyer

DUI/OWI | Minor Consumption | Theft | Battery | Speeding Tickets

The law office of Jay Lauer, Attorney at Law, defends people who have been arrested for crimes in Michiana. We can help you assess your case's strengths, weaknesses, and potential outcome. Our criminal law attorney, Jay Lauer, will walk you through the process and help you prepare to face the criminal justice system.

Our Criminal Defense Practice

We handle various types of criminal charges, from traffic infractions to misdemeanors and felonies. We primarily handle misdemeanors such as:


  • Theft

  • Shoplifting

  • Battery (assault)

  • Domestic violence

  • Drug possession

  • Traffic offenses

Our firm represents clients in felony cases involving burglary, embezzlement, check forgery, battery, drug possession with the intent to sell, and robbery.

We are experienced in handling traffic infractions such as driving with a suspended license and speeding tickets. Our attorney pays special attention to truck drivers who have gotten speeding tickets on toll roads, especially if there has been a truck accident. We help both local and out-of-state truckers.

We Help College Students

We handle criminal law cases for students from any one of the area's seven colleges, such as Notre Dame, Indiana University, St. Mary's College, Bethel College, and Ivy Tech. If you have been arrested or charged with a DUI/OWI/DWI, public intoxication, minor consumption of alcohol, or other alcohol-related offense, contact us for the skillful, quality legal representation your case deserves.

Contact Our Indiana Criminal Law Attorney

If you have been arrested for DUI, theft, or minor consumption in the South Bend area, or if you need help in the criminal appeals process, contact the law office of Jay Lauer, Attorney at Law. We can be reached by phone at (574) 208-6267 or through our online contact form.