Trampas A. Whalin joined the law firm of Adler Tesnar & Whalin in 2010. Trampas Whalin is an attorney and Registered Mediator for Adler Tesnar & Whalin. He practices in the areas of Criminal Law, Family Law, Personal Injury, and Civil Litigation. His experience has included representing clients throughout the State of Indiana. Trampas is admitted to practice in the state of Indiana, the U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana and the U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana. Trampas is experienced in various practice areas and prepared to represent and advise his clients on a multitude of issues.
Trampas’s experience in Criminal Law started as an undergraduate at Ball State University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science with a Major in Criminal Justice and Criminology, with honors. While attending Ball State University Trampas worked at a residential treatment facility for juvenile delinquents. Trampas then attended and graduated with honors from the Indiana University School – Indianapolis, where he was an Articles Editor for the Indiana Health Law Review, and a member of the Dean’s Tutorial Society. While a student at the Indiana University School of Law, Trampas was also a Certified Legal Intern for the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office in the Major Felony Division. Since joining the law firm in 2010, Trampas has represented and/or advised both adult and juvenile clients throughout Indiana for a multitude of offenses ranging from Misdemeanor OWI (DUI), Drug Offenses, Public Intoxication, Crimes occurring at Klipsch Music Center (Deer Creek/Verizon), Conversion, Domestic Battery, Theft, Burglary, and more. Trampas has successfully represented criminal clients in a variety of matters and achieved successful results in probation violation hearings, plea negotiations and agreements, dismissals, diversion, to not guilty verdict in Jury Trial. Trampas also represents clients in forfeiture defense.
Trampas’s experience and practice areas in Family Law include matters involving Divorce, Legal Separation, Division of Assets, Annulment, Parenting Time & Visitation, Child Support, Paternity, Name-Change, Guardianships, Emancipation, Relocations, QDRO Preparation, Contempt Actions, Protective Orders/Restraining Orders, Enforcement of Settlement Agreements, and Post Decree Modifications. With his experience Trampas has represented clients in matters in formal litigation at Provisional Hearings, Final Hearings, and Post-Dissolution Hearings, through negotiation, and at both formal and informal Mediation. Trampas is also a Registered Family Law Mediator.
Trampas also represents clients in a variety of other issues including civil litigation and personal injury. Trampas has tried civil cases to completion, and has also successfully settled cases at mediation and through negotiation on behalf of clients. Trampas is a Registered Civil Mediator.
Trampas grew up in the Southern Indiana town of Pekin, Indiana. He currently lives in historic downtown Noblesville.
- Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, IN – J.D. (With Honors) 2010
Memberships: Indiana Health Law Review Executive Board,
Dean’s Tutorial Society, Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity, Criminal Law
Society, Sports and Entertainment Law Society.
- Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana - B.S., Criminal Justice and Criminology (With Honors) 2007
Memberships: Sigma Nu Fraternity, Interfraternity Council, Big Brothers
and Big Sisters, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Phi Society
- Indiana State Bar Association
- Hamilton County Bar Association
- Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
- Indianapolis Bar Association (Family Law Section)
- Noblesville Chamber of Commerce
- Fishers Chambers of Commerce
- Hamilton North Chamber of Commerce
- Westfield Chamber of Commerce
- Indiana Association of Mediators
- Indiana Registered Family Law & Civil Mediator
- Sigma Nu Fraternity
- Theta Nu Alumni Association