W. Erik Weber

Attorney at Law


Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury Law
  • Civil Trial Litigation
  • School/Municipal
  • Debtor/Creditor Law - Commercial Bankruptcy
  • Bankruptcy 7, 11, 13
  • Family Law
  • Estate and Financial Planning
  • Business / Contracts / Real Estate
  • Medicare

Erik graduated from DeKalb High School, in Waterloo, Indiana, earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Political Science cum laude from St. Joseph's College in Rensselaer Indiana, and received his Juris Doctor of Law from the University of Illinois Chicago School of Law (formerly John Marshall).

While at St. Joseph's College, Erik served as President of the St. Joseph's College Student Senate. He also was a four-year member of the St. Joseph's College varsity football team, playing quarterback and special teams. He was named the top St. Joseph's Political Science student as a senior and carried the highest GPA on the football team. Erik now serves on the Board of Trustees at Saint Joseph’s College. In law school, he represented John Marshall as a member of its American Bar Association Mock Trial Team, which competed against other law schools on a national level.

Erik is licensed to practice in the State of Indiana, the United States District Court for both the Northern District and Southern District of Indiana, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Erik has tried hundreds of jury and bench trials to verdict.

Erik served as legal counsel for the Municipal City of Auburn, Auburn Municipal Utilities, Auburn Plan Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals from 1998-2024, and currently represents multiple school districts, public libraries, non-profits, and municipal governments in northern Indiana. He has served as special prosecutor in several counties and special counsel to other local municipalities and administrative boards. Erik has argued before the Indiana Supreme Court. He has experience in both the state and federal court trial settings, as well as state and federal appellate courts. Erik has vast trial experience, as well as business, estate planning, and real estate experience.

He is a member of the DeKalb County Bar (president 2007 to 2008), the Indiana State Bar Association and the American Association for Justice, the Council of School Attorneys and Municipal Attorneys.

He is a member of the Auburn Elks, Auburn Classic Lions Club, and Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church. Over the past several years, Erik has served as Board member for Junior Achievement, DeKalb Memorial Hospital Medical Ethics Board, DeKalb County Community Foundation Board, DeKalb Central Foundation Board, Eckhart Library Foundation, and has served on numerous other foundation committees. Erik’s professional representation currently or has previously included Union, Smithfield and Grant Townships, DeKalb Central United School District, Smith-Green Schools, Garrett-Keyser-Butler Community Schools, the DeKalb County Change Academy, the Town of Clear Lake, Eckhart Public Library, Butler Public Library, and special counsel to multiple other public entities, cities and towns.

Erik has spent over 25 years coaching youth football and is President of DeKalb Rocket Football.

His personal interests include sports, music, history (Civil War) and politics. Both of Erik's parents are long time residents of DeKalb County and Northeast Indiana, being retired educators. Erik's mother is a native of Belgium, and also taught as a college instructor. Erik resides in Auburn with his wife, Tamera, an elementary school teacher, and their four children, William, Evelyn, Margaret and Kathryn.

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