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Christopher Roberge is a partner in the Business Services Group and the Litigation Group of Bose McKinney & Evans LLP. Mr. Roberge represents individual and corporate clients in a broad range of service areas including, without limitation, complex business transactions, franchise, real estate, business disputes, creditors’ rights, lending transactions, employment matters, environmental, estate planning and general corporate representation.

Mr. Roberge has extensive experience in representing restaurant franchisees throughout the nation in connection with mergers and acquisitions as well as ongoing work involving the negotiation and/or drafting of commercial lease agreements, franchise agreements and real estate purchase and sale agreements. He has represented both buyers and sellers of large groups of franchised restaurant operations and related assets, having successfully concluded transactions totaling in the hundreds of millions of dollars.

Mr. Roberge also serves as chairman of the board of a well-respected and established community bank located in south central Indiana, and serves on the board of directors for several closely held companies.

Mr. Roberge enjoys spending time with his family and playing golf at Crooked Stick Golf Club where he and his wife, Kathy, are members. He has the distinction of having scored a hole-in-one at both Crooked Stick Golf Club and at Woodland Country Club.

Mr. Roberge is admitted to practice in Indiana and before United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois, United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana and the United States Courts of Appeals for the Sixth and Seventh Circuits.

Education

Indiana University Maurer School of Law (J.D., 1982)
Indiana University (B.S., political science, 1979)

Representative Matters

Jenner v. Bloomington Cellular Services, Inc., 77 N.E.3d 1232 (Ind. Ct. App. 2017), trans. denied.
C.S. by Stevens v. Aegis Women’s Healthcare, P.C., 70 N.E.3d 459 (Ind. Ct. App. 2017), trans. denied.
The Peoples State Bank v. Benton Tp. of Monroe County, 28 N.E.3d 317 (Ind. Ct. App. 2015)
R.T.B.H., Inc. v. Simon Property Group, 849 N.E.2d 764 (Ind. Ct. App. 2006)
Indianapolis Public Housing Agency v. Aegean Construction, 755 N.E.2d 237 (Ind. Ct. App. 2001)
SDL Enterprises, Inc. v. DeReamer, 683 N.E.2d 1347 (Ind. Ct. App. 1997)
Matter of A-1 Paving and Contracting, Inc., 116 F.3d 242 (Ind. Ct. App. 1997)
Peoples State Bank v. Port Royal Aggregates, Inc., 193 B.R. 1020 (Ind. Ct. App. 1996)
State Street Bank and Trust Co. v. Arrow Communications, Inc., 833 F.Supp. 41 (1993)

Appointments / Memberships

Indianapolis Bar Association (Commercial and Bankruptcy Law Section)

Admissions

Indiana, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois, United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana