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Steven L. Tuchman

Steven L. Tuchman

Indianapolis, Indiana

Steve Tuchman's practice focuses primarily upon a wide variety of immigration and nationality issues with vast experience in employment and family related matters, employer sanctions, enforcement and removal (deportation) cases and naturalization cases. In addition, he calls upon many years of experience in real estate and business related matters and is a past Commissioner on the Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission. He has assisted numerous clients to obtain visas to enter the United States and resolve disputes with immigration authorities. Mr. Tuchman has written and lectured widely on immigration and nationality law.

He speaks Danish as a second language and serves as the Honorary Consul for Denmark in Indiana and Kentucky.

Mr. Tuchman is also active in the Indianapolis arts community, having served as a Commissioner on the Indiana Arts Commission, Chairman of the American Cabaret Theatre's Board of Directors, and has represented clients in the sports and entertainment fields.

In 2004, Mr. Tuchman was named by the Danish Queen, Her Majesty Margrethe II, as Consul and serves in that role for Indiana and Kentucky. In October 2005, Mr. Tuchman was appointed by the Mexican Secretary of Foreign Relations to represent the Government of Mexico and its Consulate in Indianapolis.

Areas of Practice

  • Immigration and Nationality Law
  • Real Estate
  • Corporate and Business Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Entertainment Law

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Registered Mediator, Indiana Supreme Court

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 1971
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1981
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1981


  • Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana
    • J.D. - 1971
  • Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
    • B.A. - 1968
  • City College, London, England - 1971

Honors and Awards

  • Only Immigration Attorney in Indiana to be designated as an Indiana Super Lawyer, 2004-2015
  • Sagamore of the Wabash, 2004
  • Distinguished Fellow, Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Maynard K. Hine Medallion for Service to the IUPUI campus, 2014
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2009-2016

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, Chair, Indiana Chapter, 1994 - 1996
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, Board of Governors, 1994 - 1996
  • Indianapolis Committee on Foreign Relations, Chair, 1998 - Present
  • Planned Parenthood of Central Indiana, Vice-President, 1989
  • Planned Parenthood of Central Indiana, President, 1991 - 1992
  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Grievance Committee, Member, 1986
  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Long Range Plans Committee, Member, 1987 - 1988
  • Indiana State Bar Association, House of Delegates, Member, 1986 - Present
  • Indianapolis Bar Foundation
  • Indiana Arts Commission, Commissioner, 2000 - 2009
  • American Cabaret Theatre, Chairman of the Board, 2001 - 2007

Past Employment Positions

  • Indiana University School of Business, Adjunct Professor - Real Estate Law, 1983 - 1984
  • Melvin Simon & Assoc. Inc., 1973 - 1981
  • Private Practice, Attorney, 1981 - 1990


  • Danish
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Ubicaciones de las Oficinas

Oficina de Indianápolis
One American Square
AUL Building, Suite 2500
Indianápolis, IN 46282-0003
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