Passionate and Dedicated Criminal Defense, Family Law, and Bankruptcy Attorney, serving Indianapolis and Central Indiana.
Attorney Sonja M. Shah has worked in the Indianapolis criminal law community for several years, dedicating her career to litigation and helping others. Her passion for justice and her devotion to solving complex legal problems separates her from other Indianapolis lawyers who focus more on the paycheck than assisting clients with obtaining the results they want. Where other local lawyers use aggression and courtroom theatrics to try to trick clients into believing they are receiving high-quality representation, Sonja M. Shah uses transparency and communication to keep clients fully informed and updated and therefore confident in her abilities.
Sonja M. Shah is a lifetime Indiana resident, growing up in Greenwood, Indiana and graduating from Center Grove High School in 2006. She then attended Indiana University in Bloomington, where she studied political science. She received her Bachelor of Arts in 2010. After graduating college, she began as a Bailiff with the Marion County Superior Court, Criminal Division No. 18. While with the court, she got a first-hand look into criminal trials and the logic and reasoning of seasoned judges. She handled the court docket, prepared case jackets for the judge, and developed relationships with local prosecutors, defense attorneys, and judges. This inspired her to attend law school at Indiana University in Indianapolis. While in law school, she interned as a Certified Legal Intern with the Marion County Public Defender Agency in 2014. In addition, she worked with Eskew Law, LLC as a law clerk from 2012 to 2015. During her time with Eskew Law, LLC, she researched case law, drafted motions, conducted intake interviews with potential criminal defense and family law clients, and maintained case jackets for the office.
She passed the Indiana bar exam in 2015 and is also admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana. She joined Eskew Law, LLC as a full-time Associate Attorney in May 2015 after becoming a licensed lawyer. 100% of her legal practice is devoted to litigation.
Sonja M. Shah mainly focuses on:
- Criminal Defense
- Traffic Tickets
- Specialized Driving Permits
- Family Law
She is an active member of the Indiana Bar and Indianapolis Bar Associations, as well as the Indianapolis Bar Association’s Solo/Small Firm Executive Committee. In 2015, she was awarded the Norman Lefstein Award of Excellence for her dedication to completing over 200 hours of pro bono legal work.
If you have a criminal law, traffic ticket, expungement, family law, or bankruptcy issue that you need guidance with, Sonja M. Shah can assist you with tackling the issue. During an initial consultation, she will learn about your situation. She will then explain how the law works with regards to your situation and will address any confusion you have. Sonja will then discuss what your wishes for the case are. Using her knowledge of your best interests and desired outcome, she will proceed by analyzing your options and helping you decide which is best suited to your objectives. You control the direction and style of representation. Sonja merely uses her legal experience, training, knowledge, and skills to help you pursue your goals. At every step of the way, she will keep you informed about the direction of your case, any new developments, and any other updates. You will then be able to make well-informed decisions about key aspects of your case.
If you need legal assistance with criminal defense, family law, or bankruptcy, Eskew Law, LLC has a team of reputable and hardworking Indianapolis attorneys like Sonja M. Shah who are eager to assist you with your matter. If you are located in Indianapolis or Central Indiana, call Eskew Law, LLC today at (317) 974-0177 to schedule your consultation.