Areas of Practice

Business Transactions, Employment Law and Litigation

Mr. Basile represents individuals and businesses in all areas of business law, from incorporation and start-up through dissolution and wind-down of the company.  Businesses routinely hire Mr. Basile to perform contract drafting and review, negotiate on their behalf, collect debts, resolve employment and labor disputes and assist in risk management and risk avoidance.  Businesses involved in disputes hire Mr. Basile to aggressively represent their interests in complex and large litigation as well as smaller and simpler matters.

Construction and Surety Law

 Mr. Basile represents sureties, developers, owners, general contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers in a wide variety of matters, including on residential, commercial and industrial projects, whether public or private in nature.  His practice includes assisting with contract review and negotiations, transactional and litigation matters at project start-up, documenting claims and other issues as work is underway, as well as project closeouts and payment remedies, including pursuing payment through mechanic's liens, bond claims, negotiations, mediation and arbitration.

Real Estate Transactions and Litigation

Mr. Basile assists individual and business clients in residential and commercial real estate transactions including purchases, sales, leases and land contracts.  This includes land use matters including zoning variances and PUDs. Mr. Basile also represents his clients in litigation and resolution of real estate disputes.

Estate Planning

The Basile Law Office assists individuals and families in the preparation of wills, trusts and other estate planning documents. Simple estate planning is critical to ensuring that your wishes are honored upon death, that you receive only the medical care that you and your chosen representative desire and that your loved ones are taken care of well into the future.    

Education Law

As current and former school board counsel and outside legal counsel to various Indiana school boards, Mr. Basile provides advice and solutions in the field of education law, including on Indiana's teacher evaluation and compensation laws, school board and corporation liability issues and construction and real estate matters.


Mr. Basile has completed the required 40-hour mediation training course to serve as a civil mediator in the State of Indiana.  He can bring his experience in assisting clients through the mediation process to act as an advocate at mediation, or to serve as a neutral mediator to assist parties in resolving disputes without the expense and time consumption of trial.