Welcome to The Calumet American Inn of Court

Who We Are

The Calumet American Inn of Court is a diverse group of lawyers, judges, law students, and law faculty in Lake County, Indiana committed to promoting civility and ethics in the legal profession.

What We Do

The Inn meets once a month between September and May for networking and continuing education. Inn members participate in mentoring to further the profession and outreach to support local organizations in our community throughout the year.


See above photo of Past-President, Kyle Lawrence swearing in the 2022-2023 Executive Committee, which is composed as follows (from left to right):

  • Heather Delgado (Membership Chair)
  • Carly Brandenburg (Program Chair)
  • Jane Callies (President)
  • The Honorable Alexis Vasquez Dedelow (Vice President)
  • David O'Donnell (Treasurer)

*Not pictured: Donna Sommerville Smith (Admistrative Chair)