Locations We Serve


People all over the country recognize Gary, Indiana, but in Lake County the largest city in the county is no longer Gary, but nearby Hammond, Indiana, with a population of over 80,000 people. Hammond lies along the border between Indiana and Illinois, with its northern border abutting the shores of Lake Michigan. Most people arrive in Hammond by driving into the city along the Indiana Toll Road or the Borman Expressway. Also ribboning through Hammond are US12, US 20, US40, Indiana State Road 912, Indiana State Road 152, and Indiana State Road 912 (aka Cline Avenue). If you are injured in a car accident on any of these roads, the Hammond injury lawyers at Kenneth J. Allen Law Group can help you recover damages for a variety of losses. Additionally, those commuting for work into Chicago or going as far as South Bend can choose the South Shore rail line, with a local rail station in Hammond on Hohman Avenue. Train travel to Hammond is possible via Amtrak. The nearest airport is in Gary, Indiana. Many people choose to live in nearby Northwest Indiana towns like Whiting, Munster, Portage, etc., and commute to their jobs in Hammond. Major employers in Hammond include:

  • BP
  • Cabelas
  • Cargill
  • Dietrich Industries
  • Huhtamaki, Inc.
  • Horseshoe Casino
  • Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad
  • Jupiter Aluminum
  • Lear Corporation
  • Tortilla Nuevo Leon
  • Unilever
  • Wal Mart

Hammond has a lot to offer for those who choose to live within the city. Hammond has over a half dozen high schools, a branch of Purdue University, Purdue Calumet, is located on 169th Street; and there’s a public library with an annual budget of $5 Million to serve Hammond’s readers and researchers. Most everyone lives in Hammond communities like Glendale Park; Harrison Park; Jacob’s Square; Hessville; Forest-Ivanhoe; Columbia Center; Meadows; Woodmar; or Robertsdale. While there’s lots of diversity in Hammond, odds are high that someone you meet or know from Hammond attends the First Baptist Church of Hammond, since it’s recognized as one of the biggest church congregations in the United States.

Hammond’s Horseshoe Casino

One of the big attractions in Hammond is the new Horseshoe Casino, which the Mayor of Hammond reportedly brought a $485 Million investment into Hammond, as the Horseshoe project involved the construction of not only a gambling casino but a huge auditorium (3000 seats) and more. Today, Hammond is host to an entertainment complex that provides Hammond residents and visitors from Chicagoland and all parts of Indiana with a variety of exciting opportunities including: A casino with 1500 penny slot machines, table games, and a poker room for gaming enthusiasts The Annual Chicago Poker Classic (with over $2.5 Million in Guarantees) All kinds of restaurant options, including Jack Binion’s Steak House Concerts with nationally known acts like Reba McEntire, Huey Louis and the News, and Megadeath. Additionally, the Horseshoe Casino Convention Facilities in Hammond, called “The Venue,” provide all sorts of groups and organizations the ability to gather and meet in its 90,000 sq.ft., state of the art facility.   If you or a loved one has been seriously injured or killed due to the wrongful acts of another, then you may have a legal claim for damages as well as the right to justice against the wrongdoer and you are welcomed to contact a Chicagoland and Indiana personal injury lawyer at Kenneth J. Allen Law Group to schedule a free initial legal consultation.

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Allen Law Building

1109 Glendale Boulevard
Valparaiso, Indiana - 46383

Justice Center

3700 E. Lincoln Hwy. (US 30)
Merrillville, Indiana - 46410

Capital Center

201 N. Illinois Street South Tower
Indianapolis, Indiana - 46204

Crain Communication Building

150 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, Illinois - 60601

Lincolnshire Business Center

1000 Essington Road 
Joliet, Illinois - 60431

Executive Office Building

15255 S 94th Ave #500
Orland Park, Illinois - 60462