Michael J. Alerding

Michael J. Alerding
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Michael Alerding concentrates his practice on matters involving Bankruptcy, Debtor and Creditor Rights, Commercial Litigation and complex litigation matters in general. Mr. Alerding holds a B.A. in Journalism from Indiana University and a J.D. from Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis.

Education & Qualifications

  • Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis, J.D. cum laude, 1997
  • Indiana University, B.A., Journalism, 1993
  • Admitted to Indiana Bar, 1997
  • Admitted to U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, 1997
  • Admitted to U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, 1997
  • Indiana Law Review, Associate Editor, 1996-1997
  • Recipient of The Rubin & Levin Bankruptcy Award, 1997
  • Recipient of Katz & Korin Business, Estate and Real Estate Tax Award, 1997
  • Recipient of the Indianapolis Business Journal’s Forty Under 40, 2010


  • Indianapolis Bar Association


  • Co-Author: “Two Party” Disputes in Chapter 11, American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, July/August 1997

Community Involvement

  • St. Vincent’s Hospice Advisory Board Member
  • Volunteer Football Assistant Coach, Cathedral High School 1996-2002
  • Board Member and Secretary, Talbot House: 1998-2011
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