Amy Nowaczyk is a partner at O’Drobinak & Nowaczyk, P.C. Amy’s background in psychology and law have given her a unique perspective on estate planning and elder law issues. Her education and experience have enabled her to identify the needs of her clients in order to create customized estate plans that help her clients avoid probate, control the distribution of their estate, and protect their assets from the high cost of long term nursing care. Clients frequently praise Amy’s ability to make them feel comfortable and at ease while discussing difficult subjects such as their disability and death.
Amy received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Valparaiso University, her Master Degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Illinois Institute of Technology, and her Juris Doctor from Valparaiso University School of Law. During law school, Amy clerked in the Lake County, Indiana, Circuit Court (Probate Division) for the Honorable George C. Paras.
Before her career in law, Amy practiced as an Industrial/Organizational Psychologist for a public safety consulting firm near Chicago, Illinois. In this role, Amy developed and administered entry-level selection assessments and promotional assessments for police and fire departments across the United States. She has been an adjunct professor at Kaplan University, Argosy University, and Purdue North Central.
Amy is a member of the American Bar Association, the Indiana Bar Association, the Lake County Bar Association, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys, and the American Psychological Association.
Amy has served as a panelist in Seminars for the Indiana Continuing Legal Educational Forum:
- “Guardianships from Start to Finish”, ICLEF, 2013
- “Year In Review”, ICLEF 2014
- “Basic Will Drafting”, ICLEF 2015
- “Year in Review”, ICLEF 2015
- “Year in Review”, ICLEF 2016
- “Reality CLE – Estate Planning”, ICLEF 2017
Amy has been a lifelong resident of Crown Point, Indiana, where she resides with her husband and four children.