Authorities: Northwest Indiana lawyer shot dead by client

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Courtesy NWI Times

HOBART, Ind. — Authorities say a northwest Indiana attorney was fatally shot at his home by a client.

Lake County Prosecutor Bernard Carter says Hobart police have arrested a suspect in the shooting death Wednesday morning of 64-year-old T. Edward Page. Carter says the suspect is a Page client from a current civil case. The suspect’s name hasn’t been released, but the NWI Times reports he’s an 83-year-old man from Cedar Lake.

Page, an attorney with Thiros & Thiros in Merrillville, also worked as Lake County public defender for the past 10 years. Chief public defender Marce Gonzalez Jr. said Page on Tuesday submitted a letter of retirement that was effective at the end of the month.

Lake County Bar Association President Steven Sersic said Page “was known as a lawyer’s lawyer, a very compassionate person and a good man.”

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.