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RODNEY T. SARKOVICS was admitted to the bar in Indiana in 1996. He graduated from Canisius College in 1992, where his academic achievements included Dean’s List, being named one of the college’s Scholar Athletes of the Year in 1992, and selected to the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference’s All-Academic Team in Cross Country. Mr. Sarkovics earned his law degree in 1996, from Ohio Northern University, cum laude, where he held a leadership position with the Ohio Northern Law Review Board as the Student Articles Editor, earned Moot Court oral advocacy and Dean’s List honors, and in 1995, received the Annual Taxation Award. He also interned with Judge John Daniel Tinder in federal court while in law school. Mr. Sarkovics has been a successful trial attorney with the Hamilton County Prosecutor’s Office and in private practice for more than 15 years.  He practices in the areas of criminal law, family law, divorce, and employment law and has experience in many aspects of litigation, including felony jury trials, bench trials, mediation and appellate work.


Mr. Sarkovics was recognized as a “Rising Star” by the Indiana Super Lawyers Magazine in 2009, 2010 and 2012.  He was also recognized as a Super Lawyer in 2014, 2015 and 2016.  Mr. Sarkovics is a regular contributor in the Family Law Publication, Family Matters. Mr. Sarkovics is an active participant and coach of high school students in Moot Court competitions.


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Areas of Practice

  • Criminal & Traffic Law

  • Family Law

  • Divorce

  • Litigation

  • Employment Law


Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 1996

  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana, 1996

  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 1996



  • Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law, Ada, Ohio

    • J.D. (Cum Laude) – 1996

    • Honors: Moot Court oral advocacy

    • Honors: Dean’s List

    • Honors: Annual Taxation Award, 1995

    • Law Review: Ohio Northern Law Review Board, Student Articles Editor

  • Canisius College

    • B.S. – 1992

    • Honors: Dean’s List

    • Honors: Scholar Athletes of the Year, 1992

    • Honors: Selected to the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference’s All-Academic Team in Cross Country


Published Works

  • “How Loud is Too Loud”, Indiana State Bar Association’s Young Lawyer’s Network, Fall, 1999

  • Regular Contributor, Family Matters


Representative Published Appellate Cases

  • Bessolo v. Rosario, 966 N.E.2d 725 (Ind. Ct. App. 2012)

  • Trotter v. State, 933 N.E.2d 572 (Ind. Ct. App. 2010)

  • Knowledge A-Z, Inc. v. Sentry Ins., 891 N.E.2d 581 (Ind. Ct. App. 2008)


Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, Indiana Bar Foundation

  • Rising Star attorney, Indianapolis Monthly in its Super Lawyer and Rising Star Section, 2009, 2010, 2012

  • Annual Taxation Award, 1995


Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Indiana State Bar Association

  • Hamilton County Bar Association, Judicial Liaison, 2007 – 2009


Past Employment Positions

  • Campbell Kyle Proffitt, LLP

  • Judge John Daniel Tinder, Federal Court, Intern

  • Hamilton County Prosecutor’s Office, Trial Attorney





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