John F. Hilbrich (Retired) | William J.Cunningham | Michael D. Dobosz | Daniel B. Vinovich | Walter F. Sandoval| Julie M. Blair

Daniel B. Vinovich

Practice Focus:

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Wrongful Death
  • Personal Injury

Mr. Vinovich is a trial lawyer who represents victims of medical malpractice, wrongful death and personal injury experienced in handling complex litigation and obtaining multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. He is partner and attorney in his 30th year at Hilbrich Cunningham Dobosz Vinovich & Sandoval, LLP with offices in Crown Point, Highland and Portage,Indiana. Mr. Vinovich holds an “AV Preeminent Rating” by Martindale-Hubbell® (highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards). He is seven times named an Indiana Super Lawyer® in plaintiff’s medical malpractice. Mr. Vinovich is a fellow in the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers.

Mr. Vinovich was born July 23, 1965, in Newport, Rhode Island and grew up in Northwest Indiana. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Purdue University with a double major in Political Science and History in 1987. He received a law degree from Indiana University (Bloomington) in 1990. He is admitted to the bars of the State of Indiana and the U.S. District Court,Northern District of Indiana.

President of the Indiana State Bar Association (ISBA) in 2012-13. Chairman of the ISBA House of Delegates in 2008-09. He served four terms on the ISBA Board of Governors and was three times a member of the ISBA Executive Committee.He chaired many ISBA committees, including the Board and House Nominating Committees, Budget and Finance Committee, Member and Membership Benefits Committee, Succession Planning Committee and Leadership Development Academy.  He has also served as judge and coach of "We the People” program.

Mr. Vinovich is active in the American Bar Association (ABA) and Lake County Bar Association (LCBA). He is an ISBA representative to the ABA House of Delegates. President of the LCBA (2000) and a Board of Director for twelve years. He served as Chairman of the LCBA’s Continuing Legal Education Committee, Program and Social Committee, and Young Lawyer's Section. He was group leader for the Boy Scouts' Explorers Program in Lake County.

He is an Indiana Bar Foundation Life Patron Fellow and served as Board of Director. He is a Sustaining Member and Board of Director of Indiana Trial Lawyers Association. Now an emeritus member with the Calumet American Inns of Court, Mr. Vinovich served as Secretary.

Mr. Vinovich serves on the Indiana Judicial Nominating and Qualifications Commissions. He is a frequent lecturer and moderator at law related conferences for lawyers and judges. He serves as judge pro tempore in Lake Superior Court, as well as being a mediator and arbitrator.