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.
Welcome to Closing Arguments, a show dedicated to exploring court cases and offering insights into the ever-changing landscape of criminal law.
Featuring John Razumich, Attorney at Razumich & Associates, P.C., each episode will highlight a new law-related topic to help provide education or guidance when navigating the complex world of criminal law. With over a decade of experience in criminal law throughout the state of Indiana, John is no stranger to a courtroom and is ready to fight for all his clients.
So sit back, relax, and enjoy thought-provoking conversations!
A conviction has been reached in court, but what happens next?
In the latest installment of Closing Arguments, John and Ryan explore this question and the various strategies at a defendant’s disposal to continue the fight. Within this conversation, they explore three key themes that can take place following convictions: The Appeal Process, Post Conviction Relief, and Sentence Modification.
Each of these avenues contains its own complexities, but each can be a viable solution for someone convicted in court if they meet particular standards.
Just when you think it’s over, it may not be!
0:06 – Welcome to the show and overview on the topic
2:34 – Walkthrough on the appeal process and how someone can start it
7:26 – How a case can get to the Supreme Court level
12:51 – What happens when an appeal is successful
17:10 – Overview on post conviction relief and where it enters the picture
20:27 – How many times can PCR be filed in a given case?
25:25 – What happens when PCR is successful for a defendant
28:48 – Everything that goes into sentence modification
40:10 – Which process that John finds to be the most successful
46:31 – How you can get in touch with Razumich & Associates
48:33 – Closing remarks