Frederick Vaiana

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Indianapolis, IN

Voyles Vaiana Lukemeyer Baldwin & Webb
 | 211 N Pennsylvania St, Suite 2400
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 317-632-4463
Fax: 317-631-1199
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2013, 2018 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (60%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (40%)
    Attorney Profile

    Frederick Vaiana is an attorney at Voyles Vaiana Lukemeyer Baldwin & Webb in Indianapolis, Indiana. Mr. Vaiana dedicates his practice to criminal defense law, representing Indiana clients charged with misdemeanors and major felonies involving DUI/OWI, sex offenses and traffic offenses.

    Mr. Vaiana has been licensed to practice law since 1992. He is admitted in Indiana and before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit.

    In addition to running his practice, Mr. Vaiana is passionate about sharing his knowledge. He's co-authored articles for publications such as The Indiana Lawyer newspaper and has also appeared on a variety of local radio and television stations to discuss legal topics.

    Mr. Vaiana has taught at continuing legal education programs for the Indianapolis Bar Association, the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, the Indiana Public Defender Council and the National Business Institute. Because of this dedication, he has earned a listing as one of the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” in Indiana by The National Trial Lawyers.

    Active in professional criminal defense-related organizations, Mr. Vaiana has enjoyed membership in the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the National College for DUI Defense. He is also an active member of the Indianapolis Bar Association and belongs to that association’s criminal justice section.

    Mr. Vaiana earned a bachelor’s degree from Valparaiso University in 1984. He attained his law degree from the John Marshall Law School in 1992, graduating with honors.

    Practice Areas
    • 60%Criminal Defense
    • 40%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
    Focus Areas

    Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Overdrawn Bank Account, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, DUI/DWI


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    Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2013, 2018 - 2021

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    About Frederick Vaiana

    Admitted: 1992, Indiana

    Professional Webpage:


    • Achieved highest rating of Superb since 2013.
    • Named as Indiana Super Lawyer, Indianapolis Monthly and Law and Politics Magazines, 2007-2013, 2018
    • Named as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer in Indiana, The National Trial Lawyers, since 2011.

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, Criminal Justice Section of the Indianapolis Bar Association
    • United States District Court for the Northern Districts of Illinois
    • Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
    • Indiana
    • United States District Court for the Southern Districts of Indiana
    • Member, The National Trial Lawyers
    • United States District Court for the Northern Districts of Indiana

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • 2018-2019: Chair, Indiana Statewide Independent Living Council ("INSILC").  Appointed to INSILC by then Indiana Governor Michael Pence in 2015.

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    •  Faculty,Indiana Public Defender Council, Masters of OWI Defense
    • Faculty, National Business Institute, The Criminal Trial, Vior Dire to Closing
    • Faculty, Indianapolis Bar Association, Bench and Bar Conference, 2009
    • Contributing Author, Inside the Minds: Strategies for Defending Sex Crimes, Aspatore Books, A Thomson Reuters Company, 2011
    • Faculty, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, What Every Lawyer Needs to Know About OWI,  HTV  and Traffic Law
    • Co-­Author, Sidebars, The Indiana Lawyer
    • Faculty, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, DWI at Trial

    Educational Background:

    • Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, B.S., Business Administration, 1984
    • J.D., With Honors,The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois., 1992
    • Andrean High School, Merrillville, IN. Class of 1980
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    Office Location for Frederick Vaiana

    211 N Pennsylvania St
    Suite 2400
    Indianapolis, IN 46204

    Phone: 317-632-4463

    Fax: 317-631-1199

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    Last Updated: 9/3/2020

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