Shelice R. Tolbert
Shelice R. Tolbert obtained her degree in Business Management from Wittenberg University in 1997. Shelice was also a successful partner at large law firm, with offices in three states. Shelice was nominated as a Northwest Indiana Influential Women in Business in the Legal category in 2011, 2012 and 2014. She was also selected by the Indiana Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in 2013. In 2011, Shelice served on the Transition Team for incoming Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, and was charged with providing recommendations to the City of Gary on how to operate an effective Law Department.
Michael E. Tolbert
Michael E. Tolbert is a graduate of Valparaiso University School of Law where he received his Juris Doctorate, cum laude, in the year 2000 and was also the recipient of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers Award. At his prior firm, Michael was a partner and served on the Executive Committee. Michael also served as the chair of the Litigation Section of his prior firm from 2010 until 2013. During this time, the firm was voted one of the Best Litigation Firms in Northwest Indiana by Indiana Business Quarterly Magazine. Under his leadership, his prior firm was recognized as a 2013 Go-to Law Firm for the Top 500 Companies for contract litigation.
Candace C. Williams
Candace C. Williams obtained her degree in Business Administration, cum laude, from Ball State University in 2012 and her Juris Doctorate from Valparaiso University School of Law in 2016. While at Ball State University, Candace was awarded the Presidential Scholarship in recognition of her academics. In 2010, Candace was awarded the National Society of Collegiate Scholars certificate in recognition of her academic achievement.