Kristanna Roper Nikitaras


Kristanna Roper Nikitaras is an associate in the Northwest Indiana office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Complex Business & Commercial Litigation and General Liability Practices.

Ms. Roper-Nikitaras is an experienced estate planning, commercial real estate, and litigation attorney who provides counseling in business, real estate, estate planning and probate, and professional liability matters.  Her specific areas of experience include business and real estate acquisitions, land use and zoning regulations, and estate planning. She also represents litigation clients in the area of contested probate, trusts, partnership, breach of contract, fraud, professional liability, and general liability matters. In addition to her personal client services, Ms. Roper-Nikitaras is well-versed in the realm of Indiana’s medical malpractice litigation, and has represented and negotiated matters with the Indiana Department of Insurance, Indiana licensing boards, and the Indiana Attorney General office on behalf of medical and professional practices and practitioners.

Kristanna was born and raised in Northwest Indiana, and now splits her time between Valparaiso, Indiana and Culver, Indiana, where she lives with her husband, two kids, and English mastiff. In her free time, she will most likely be found on a boat with her family and friends. 


  • State Bar Admissions
    • Indiana
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
    • United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana


  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Lake County Bar Association


DePaul University College of Law

Juris Doctor, 2008

DePaul University

Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Summa Cum Laude, 2003

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