Criminal Law

Jack Tandy has thirty years experience as a trial judge in criminal law. He has handled thousands of criminal cases ranging from traffic charges to murder trials. He has conducted over 150 jury trials, the vast majority of them in the criminal arena. He has the ability to assess the best possible resolution for a person facing criminal charges. There’s no better choice for your Shelbyville, IN criminal defense attorney.

Felony Charges

Facing a felony criminal charge is terrifying. You need support and expert advice from an attorney who knows how to defend your freedom.

Jack Tandy has years of experience serving as a judge. He has tried criminal cases and he understands how the law works better than most. If you need legal defense representation, Tandy Law, LLC is your best choice.

Misdemeanor Charges

Minor crimes can come with serious penalties. Whether you’re facing a traffic ticket, or another misdemeanor offense, without legal defense, you’re subject to the Court’s final decision. You need a lawyer who will fight to protect your interests. That’s where Tandy Law, LLC comes in.

Operating While Intoxicated

In the state of Indiana, a OVWI or drunk driving offense comes with hefty consequences. The court has the power to revoke your driver’s license, apply heavy fines, and sentence you to serve time in jail. The same penalties can apply to people who are charged with driving under the influence of a drug besides alcohol. For Jack Tandy, your rights and freedom are his first priority.

Domestic Violence

The emotional and financial stakes of circumstances involving assault and intentional harm to others in your home are high. Telling your story and making sense of the emotionally charged situation should be handled by an experienced and knowledgeable legal professional. Jack Tandy knows the ins and outs of domestic violence cases. He can help you find resolution in court so that you can get on with life.

Juvenile Crimes

Young people sometimes make decisions that could seriously impact the rest of their lives. The courts don’t look favorably towards any crime, even when it’s committed by a minor. Juvenile court matters need to be handled by an attorney who has navigated the complexities of these kinds of cases. Jack is an expert in handling juvenile criminal charges.


Having a criminal record means struggling to find success. It makes finding a decent job difficult and follows you wherever you go. If you need your record expunged so that you can get an advantage in your life, Tandy Law, LLC is your number one advocate.

Probation Violations

When you’re on probation, you have to follow strict rules and keep to the straight and narrow path. But, sometimes it’s hard to stay in line. When you’ve made the mistake of violating probation, you can depend on Jack to fight for you. He knows what it takes to make sense of your mistakes and defend your rights to a judge.

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More Practice Areas

Personal Injury

Car and commercial trucking accidents happen every day in Indiana. More than 1,000 people were killed in auto-related collisions in 2016. And the rates of injuries and deaths are rising each year.

Family Law

Divorce is often the hardest thing a person can go through. The labyrinth of dividing property and deciding on parenting time is a scary prospect to face. If you’re facing the obstacles of a divorce,

Civil Rights

Civil Rights Law is a complex area of practice. Hiring the wrong legal representation can mean the loss of your legal battle.You deserve fair compensation for emotional, physical,


Tandy Law, LLC can help you reach a fair and efficient resolution of your case without going to court. You as the client can control the result of your case rather than putting your fate in the hands

Other Legal Services

Mr. Tandy has a wide array of experience that can serve several types of legal cases. If you need legal help but you aren’t quite sure what kind, Call us today with your situation.

About Jack Tandy

Jack A. Tandy was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on February 21, 1957. He graduated from Franklin Central High School and Wabash College. He graduated from Wabash Magna Cum Laude and was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa scholastic fraternity. He graduated from the Indiana University School of Law at Indianapolis in 1982

Jack Tandy Law Firm

504 S. Harrison Street Shelbyville, IN 46176

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RETIREMENT ANNOUNCEMENT: Jack Tandy announces his retirement from the practice of law effective November 1, 2022. He is no longer accepting new clients and is in the process of winding up his current clients’ matters. If you have a need for an attorney, Jack suggests you contact Mr. Isaac Trolinder at 317-620-1774 or Ms. Martha Showers at 317-643-6136. Both attorneys are in the same office building as Mr. Tandy and he will available to assist them as necessary. Mr. Tandy will continue to conduct mediations after November 1st if the parties are willing to make one of their offices available for the mediation. Mediations can continue to be scheduled by contacting Jack at