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...
Closing Arguments - Episode 11 (What You Need to Know About Juries)
Closing Arguments - Episode 11 (What You Need to Know About Juries)
For most people, they're aware of the role a jury plays within 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. On the latest installment of Closing Arguments, we're exploring the various items you should know about juries throughout Indiana, as well as the country as a whole. Timecodes: 0:06 - Introduction and overview on the topic of the day 1:27 - Jack's...
Closing Arguments - Episode 12 (The Insanity Defense)
Closing Arguments - Episode 12 (The Insanity Defense)
In the season finale of Closing Arguments, we’re diving into one of the most controversial topics within a courtroom: The Insanity Defense. You’ve seen this defense play out within TV and movies, but how does it really work in the real world? We'll explore every avenue of this affirmative defense, including John's very own experiences with defending a client using the insanity defense! Sit back, relax, and enjoy an exciting season finale! Timecodes: 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...

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