John “Jack” Razumich was born in Crown Point, Indiana, and grew up in Indianapolis where he attended Arsenal Technical High School. He graduated with a Bachelor of the Arts in History from Indiana University/Purdue University at Indianapolis in 2003, and earned his law degree from the Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis in 2006.

Jack has worked almost exclusively in the area of criminal defense since before graduating from law school. His previous work experience includes working as a Certified Intern with the Marion County Public Defender’s Agency. He has represented clients in 48 of Indiana’s 92 counties. He is also licensed to practice in both federal courts located in Indiana as well as the Supreme Court of the United States.

Professionally, Jack is a member of the American Bar Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Indiana State Bar Association, the Indiana Public Defenders Council, and the Indianapolis Bar Association.

Socially, Jack is an active member in good standing with Mystic Tie Lodge #398, Free and Accepted Masons, the Indianapolis Valley of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite, the Columbia Club in downtown Indianapolis, and attends services at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Parish. He’s also a baseball fan and a bowler.

Jack currently lives in Greenfield, Indiana, with his wife, Erinn, and their dog, Krypto.

Videos

Closing Arguments - Episode 1: Fast and Speedy Trials and Forfeitures
Closing Arguments - Episode 1: Fast and Speedy Trials and Forfeitures
It's our very first episode! In this episode, Attorney Jack Razumich and co-host Ryan Ruff discuss the development of Fast and Speedy Trials in the law, and a recent change in Indiana law that may throw the entire system into uncertainty. After that, Jack and Ryan discuss how forfeiture laws have been applied historically, and take a brief look at the landmark Tyson Timbs case which is a major Constitutional decision on forfeiture law that came from right here in Indiana.
Closing Arguments - Episode 2: The Miranda Warnings and Police Interactions
Closing Arguments - Episode 2: The Miranda Warnings and Police Interactions
In this month's episode, Jack and Ryan discuss the development of the Miranda Warnings, and how they apply to people suspected of committing a crime. If you have a criminal case, give us a call! We will discuss the strategies and options to give you the best possible outcome of your case. Razumich & Associates, P.C. (317)983-5333 www.lawyersreadytofight.com #consequencesofacriminalconviction #sexualviolence #accusedsexualmisconduct #licensesuspensionIndianapolis, #criminaltrialsduringcovid #Indianapolisduilawyer #bailIndianapolis, #Indianapolisduiattorney #Indianapolisduilawyer #Indianapolicriminaldefense #Indianapoliscriminaldefenselawyer #Indianapoliscriminaldefenseattorney
Closing Arguments - Episode 3: What Happens After a Conviction?
Closing Arguments - Episode 3: What Happens After a Conviction?
In this month's episode, Jack and Ryan discuss the fact that a conviction ISN'T necessarily the end of the road for a criminal representation. They discuss the Appeals process, Post-Conviction Relief and its limitations, and finally when and how you can ask the court for a Sentence Modification. Razumich & Associates, P.C., is the home to Indianapolis' toughest trial attorneys. Serving in the area of criminal defense across the entire State of Indiana, they're ready to go to Court to fight for you. With a practice that has focused EXCLUSIVELY on criminal defense matters since 2006, our experience nets results....
Closing Arguments: Episode 4 (The Law of Self Defense)
Closing Arguments: Episode 4 (The Law of Self Defense)
In the latest installment of Closing Arguments, John and Ryan explore the law of self defense, which continues to be one of the most controversial topics among criminal law to date. Listen as John shares a complete breakdown on the law of self defense and how it varies across different states. Additionally, John explores how self defense is contested in the courtroom and how the media's coverage of this law has evolved over the years through some key case studies. With self defense being one of the most popular criminal law topics these days, this is an episode packed with...
Closing Arguments: Episode 5 (Part 1: United States vs  Shipp)
Closing Arguments: Episode 5 (Part 1: United States vs Shipp)
In the latest installment of Closing Arguments, we're exploring a forgotten legal landmark, which outlines the only original jurisdiction criminal case that was argued before The Supreme Court. Listen, as John takes us through the historic case of United States vs. Shipp and showcases an original example of the press' influence on a criminal trial. This case is packed with interesting variables and courtroom fireworks, so you don't want to miss this one! Sit back, relax, and enjoy part one of our first two-part case study! Timecodes: 0:08 - Introduction and overview on the topic of the day 2:38 -...
Closing Arguments: Episode 6 (Part 2: United States vs  Shipp)
Closing Arguments: Episode 6 (Part 2: United States vs Shipp)
In the latest installment of Closing Arguments, we revisit the United States vs. Shipp case to conclude the dramatic events that unfolded during the Supreme Court's involvement. After a quick recap of events that led to Ed Johnson being incarcerated for a crime he swore he didn't commit, Jack highlights how the Supreme Court ultimately became involved. And we'll also share how, despite their 'stay of execution' order, Ed Johnson still met his demise. Listen as we bring this fascinating case study comes to a close! Timecodes: 0:06 - Introduction and equipment announcements 3:32 - Recapping the events that led...
Closing Arguments: Episode 7 (The Curious Case of the Hot Dog Man)
Closing Arguments: Episode 7 (The Curious Case of the Hot Dog Man)
In the latest installment of Closing Arguments, we bring you one of the most peculiar case studies that John Razumich has ever been involved in! With stab wounds, a lying prostitute and a wild courtroom trial, this episode is one you aren't going to miss. Regarded as one of the more interesting cases throughout the Indianapolis area, John walks us through the intricate details and explains his vantage point on the case. Sit back, relax, and enjoy this can't-miss episode! Timecodes: 0:06 - Introduction and overview on the topic of the day 1:35 - Introducing The Curious Case of the...
Closing Arguments - Episode 8 (A Brief History of the Supreme Court)
Closing Arguments - Episode 8 (A Brief History of the Supreme Court)
Ever since its establishment, the Supreme Court has left a monumental footprint on our lives, hearing some of the biggest legal disputes that have shaped the way we operate as a country and a society. In the latest installment of Closing Arguments, we're going back in time and reviewing a brief history of the Supreme Court. From its development to becoming arguably the most powerful branch of our government today, we'll explore the various cases, as well as justices, that brought the court to what its become today. We've got another informative episode for you today! So sit back, relax,...
Closing Arguments - Episode 9 (Legal Myths That Need to Die)
Closing Arguments - Episode 9 (Legal Myths That Need to Die)
There are too many legal myths out there, confusing us when it comes to criminal law and its proceedings! On the latest installment of Closing Arguments, we're exploring a variety of different legal myths and setting the record straight once and for all! Listen as John reviews our audience's feedback on the biggest police-related myths, as well as courtroom myths that many believe to be true. This episode is bound to leave you with some clarification on legalities you may have wrongfully thought to be true! Timecodes: 0:06 - Introduction and overview on the topic of the day 1:45 -...
Closing Arguments - Episode 10 (Affirmative Defenses in Indiana)
Closing Arguments - Episode 10 (Affirmative Defenses in Indiana)
Affirmative defenses and everything in between! That's what we're tackling on the latest installment of Closing Arguments. Join us for another enlightening conversation, where John Razumich shares his personal experiences with the various affirmative defenses in Indiana and the fundamental differences between them. We've got another great episode on tap for you. Enjoy! Timecodes: 0:06 - Introduction and overview on the topic of the day 1:35 - What is an affirmative defense? 5:50 - There are ten total affirmative defenses in Indiana 8:17 - The affirmative defense of Legal Authority 11:25 - Self-defense and how this plays out in court...
What You Need to Know About Juries!
What You Need to Know About Juries!
FREE Guide at: 👉http://www.LawyersReadyToFight.com - 🕒 In This Video: Most people are aware of the role a jury plays in a criminal court case. This is likely due to their favorite crime or courtroom drama! However, there's actually a lot of background information that's important for courts to consider when going through jury selection, as well as the power a jury holds within a given case. In this video we're exploring the various items you should know about juries throughout Indiana, as well as the country as a whole. 0:06 - Introduction and overview of a jury 1:27 - Jack's...
The Insanity Defense Explained - What You Need to Know!
The Insanity Defense Explained - What You Need to Know!
FREE Guide at: 👉http://www.LawyersReadyToFight.com - What is the insanity defense, and how does it work? 🕒 In This Video: We’re diving into one of the most controversial topics within a courtroom: The Insanity Defense. 0:06 - Introduction and overview on the topic of the show 4:09 - When the insanity defense was first recorded within criminal law 7:50 - These cases were primarily surrounding life or death instances 12:30 - Where the rules around an insanity defense case stemmed from 16:00 - Temporary insanity and how this plays out in a courtroom 22:58 - The shifting of burden within an...
Closing Arguments - Episode 13 (Juvenile Law in Indiana)
Closing Arguments - Episode 13 (Juvenile Law in Indiana)
Welcome back to Closing Arguments! We're back for an all-new season of the show and we're kicking things off with a deep dive into the juvenile law system in Indiana. Join us as we explore the challenges, triumphs, and ongoing debates surrounding the juvenile justice system, with a particular focus on the Hoosier State. To kick off the episode, we lay the foundation by examining the historical development of Juvenile Law in Indiana. We explore the origins of the system and the intentions behind its establishment. As we uncover the key milestones and influential court cases that shaped Indiana's approach,...
Closing Arguments - Episode 14 (The Anatomy of a Trial)
Closing Arguments - Episode 14 (The Anatomy of a Trial)
On the latest episode of Closing Arguments, we delve deep into the heart of the justice system and explore "The Anatomy of a Trial." In this thought-provoking episode, we take our listeners on an enlightening journey through the intricate process of a courtroom trial. Hosted by John Razumich, this episode sheds light on every phase of a trial, from its inception to its conclusion. We demystify the proceedings and break down the roles of key players, including judges, prosecutors, defense attorneys, witnesses, and jurors, to reveal how they shape the outcome of a case. Timecodes: 0:06 - Introduction and overview...
The State of Indiana vs. Richard Allen (Part 1)
The State of Indiana vs. Richard Allen (Part 1)
In this gripping episode of Closing Arguments, we delve deep into a high-profile legal case that shook the heartland of America. Join us as we unravel the intricacies of the "State of Indiana vs. Richard Allen," a trial that captivated the nation and continues to unfold today. Richard Allen, an enigmatic figure at the center of the storm, found himself entangled in a web of allegations that would change his life forever. As the trial unfolds, we explore the evidence, the legal strategies, and the key players involved in this complex and emotionally charged case. Timecodes: 0:06 - Introduction and...
The State of Indiana vs. Richard Allen (Part 2) - Cracks in the State's Theory
The State of Indiana vs. Richard Allen (Part 2) - Cracks in the State's Theory
If you thought this case was interesting, you haven't heard anything yet! Welcome back to our multi-part episodic series, where we explore The State of Indiana vs. Richard Allen. This murder case has gained international attention and it continues to get crazier as time goes on. In Part 2, we explore the pieces of evidence that begin creating cracks in the State's theory on how Richard Allen followed through with murder. Enjoy! Timecodes: 0:06 - Introduction and overview on the case 1:06 - Researching the case for the podcast has been exhausting 3:35 - What is a Franks Motion? 6:50...
The State of Indiana vs. Richard Allen (Part 3) - Will the Defense Prevail?
The State of Indiana vs. Richard Allen (Part 3) - Will the Defense Prevail?
In this riveting episode of "Closing Arguments," we continue our dive deep into the intricacies of the State of Indiana vs. Richard Allen case, a legal saga that has captivated the nation. Join us as we unravel the layers of this complex case, examining the Allen's confession, shady prison guards, and even the theft of crime scene photos! This case continues to get more twisted each day, leaving our hosts and the audience wondering what type of fireworks will happen next? Enjoy! Chapters: 0:00 - Introduction and overview on the episode 1:26 - Recapping the high-level details of the Richard...

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