Education


Indiana University South Bend, B.S. 1997, graduating with Honors
Indiana University Maurer School of Law, J.D. 2001, Dean’s Honors

Court Admissions


Indiana, 2002
U. S. District Court, Northern Indiana, 2002
U. S. District Court, Southern Indiana, 2007

Margaret (“Maggie”) is a former deputy prosecutor, a trained civil and domestic relations mediator and an experienced employment, criminal defense and government attorney.

As a single mother, Maggie left her construction job to pursue her dream of becoming a lawyer. She and her children moved to Bloomington, Indiana so she could attend Indiana University School of Law. She finished her law school career by interning with Judge Kenneth Ripple on the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. After graduation, she moved back home to St. Joseph County and her first attorney position as a Deputy Prosecutor.

Maggie has been involved coaching in the high school mock trial program at John Adams High School since 2001, and has been a state winner on two occasions. She has volunteered as a judge at the regional, state and national levels.

Maggie holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Indiana University South Bend in Business Management and Administration with a minor in Psychology, where she graduated with Honors. Maggie went on to Indiana University Maurer School of Law in Bloomington, Indiana where she achieved Dean’s Honors and served as a volunteer Guardian ad Litem for Monroe County Courts.

Prior to joining Jones Law Office LLC, Maggie was an attorney for the City of Elkhart, Indiana, and worked in the areas of Human Resources, Human Relations, Public Works and Utilities and Public Safety.

Maggie Marnocha is a member of the American Bar Association, Indiana State Bar Association and the St. Joseph County Bar Association. She is a former member of the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns, and served as the Chairperson of the Utilities Committee.