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Michael A. Barranda


A native of northeast Indiana, Michael Barranda joined Burt, Blee, Dixon, Sutton & Bloom, LLP in 2010, and has been practicing law since 2005. He is a member of the firm's Civil Litigation group, practicing in the areas of professional malpractice, bankruptcy adversarial proceedings and commercial law.

After receiving his Juris Doctor from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in Chicago, Illinois, Mr. Barranda served as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Stanley A. Levine and Daniel G. Health in the Allen Superior Court in Allen County, Indiana. He was recently recognized as a Rising Star by Indiana Super Lawyers, and the recipient of Fort Wayne's 40 Under 40 Award in 2010. In 2016 he was elected to the Fort Wayne City Council.

Bar Admissions:

  • Indiana, 2005
  • Northern District of Indiana, 2005
  • Southern District of Indiana, 2005


  • University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana
    2001 - Bachelor of Arts with Honors
  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    2004 - Juris Doctor

Areas of Practice:

  • Civil Litigation
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Bankruptcy
  • Commercial Law

Professional Associations:

  • Allen County Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Benjamin Harrison Chapter, American Inns of Court, Barrister


  • 40 Under 40, Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly, 2010
  • Northeast Indiana Connector Award
  • Rising Star, Indiana Super Lawyers
  • Up and Coming Lawyer, Indiana Lawyer
  • ICLEF Trial Advocacy Skills College
  • North Central Region Trial Academy

Community Involvement:

  • Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana, Committee Chair
  • Director At-Large, Fort Wayne City Council
  • Notre Dame Club of Ft. Wayne, Secretary
  • Olive B. Cole Foundation, Director
  • Building Contractors Association
  • Economic Development Committee
  • St. Joseph Hospital, Board of Directors