Adjunct Professor of Law
A South Bend, Ind., native, Andre Gammage attended John Adams High School before moving on to Valparaiso University where he received a Bachelor's degree in criminal justice. Choosing to continue his education at Valparaiso, Gammage entered Valparaiso Law School, receiving his J.D. in 1988. Upon graduation, Gammage received admittance to the Indiana State Bar, licensed to practice in both the Northern District and Southern District of Indiana Courts.
In 1989, Gammage became a deputy prosecutor with the St. Joseph County Prosecutor's Office, while simultaneously serving as staff attorney for the South Bend Human Rights Department and with the St. Joseph County Public Defender's Office. In private practice as a managing partner at The Law Offices of Berger & Gammage, Gammage has been a fixture in serving the criminal defense and personal injury needs of the greater South Bend area for more than 20 years.
Gammage has served as the Administrative Law Judge for the South Bend Department of Code Enforcement, committee member to Chief Justice Randall Shepard Indiana Supreme Court CLEO Program, owner of Gammage Real Estate Company, partner with Batteast and Gammage Real Estate and president of Emerging Leaders, Inc. Currently Gammage presides over a variety of civil and criminal matters in the Circuit Court, serves on the Indiana Domestic Relations Committee, the Indiana Judicial Education Committee and serves as a faculty member for the National Judicial College on Domestic Violence.
Previous and current community Involvement includes: vice president of the South Bend Redevelopment Authority, finance committee member for the Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, chairman of the Urban League of St. Joseph County, CEO of St. Joseph County Urban League, board member of the Indiana Student Assistance Commission, vice president of Make It Happen Sports Agency, and co-founder of Leaders and Positive Role Models.