David began practicing law in 2007. His practice is focused on the areas of estate planning and real estate transactions. David enjoys helping clients find individualized solutions to meet their personal and professional goals. David joined Smith Legal Group, LLC in January 2023 after practicing law for over 15 year at Hiestand Law Office.
David graduated from Chesterton High School in 1999. He completed his undergraduate education at Indiana University where he majored in Economics and Political Science. He also obtained an Area Certificate in Liberal Arts and Management. While at Indiana University, David participated in leadership roles within his fraternity and IU Dance Marathon. David graduated law school at Indiana University—Bloomington, where he also earned his Masters of Business Administration from the Kelley School of Business, concentrating on Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
David is committed to the Duneland community and likes to stay active. He is a Past President of the Chesterton-Porter Rotary Club (2013-2014), Past Chair of the Board of Directors of the Chesterton/Duneland Chamber of Commerce (2022), and member of the Board of Directors of the Duneland Economic Development Corporation. David enjoys spending time with his family and participating in local Rotary projects and groups. David has an active lifestyle, participating in various running events, playing in an over-30 men’s soccer league, and coaching both of his children’s Duneland Soccer Club teams. In 2016, he was the Race Director for the Field Station Frenzy 5K. David’s wife, Martha, is a Sixth Grade Teacher at Westchester Intermediate School and together they have two children, Ben and Ruby.
Estate Planning (Wills and Trusts)
Trust and Estate Administration
Real Estate Transactions