Jenna K. Throw

Jenna K. Throw

Jenna K. Throw has been an associate with Knight, Hoppe, Kumik & Knight, Ltd. since April 2014. She received her Juris Doctor magna cum laude from Valparaiso University School of  Law in 2011  where she participated in Moot Court Society and International Moot Court. She was admitted into the Illinois Bar in November 2011 and the Indiana Bar in 2012, and she is also admitted in the United States District Courts for the Northern District of Indiana, Southern District of Indiana, and Northern District of Illinois. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Valparaiso University in 2007 and her Masters of Business Administration degree from Valparaiso University in 2008. Jenna primarily practices in the area of civil rights defense.

Recent Career Highlights

  • State Court jury verdict in favor of City where hockey coach slipped on mat and sustained injuries. Crawford v. City of Mishawaka, October 20, 2015, St. Joe County Case No. 71D04-1110-CT-229.
  • Following Plaintiff’s failure to comply with the Court’s Orders during the discovery phase, successfully dismissed Plaintiffs’ Complaint for failure to prosecute on claims alleging unlawful search in the execution of an arrest warrant on behalf of entities and individual officers of a Drug Task Force. Martinez v. Porter County Sheriff’s Department, 2016 WL 6996045 (N.D. Ind. Nov. 30, 2016).

 

  • Prevailed on three Motions to Dismiss on each of three Amended Complaints in State and Federal Court on a series of claims based upon the reactivation of a warrant for the Plaintiff’s arrest resulting in his arrest and detention. The claims dismissed included false arrest, false imprisonment, conspiracy under State and Federal law, defamation, assault, malicious prosecution, municipal liability, negligence and failure to intervene.  Jendrzejczyk v. LaPorte County Indiana, et al, 2016 WL 5248112(N.D. Ind. September 21, 2016), Jendrzejczyk v. LaPorte County Indiana, 2017 WL 3387405 (N.D. Ind. August 4, 2017), Jendrzejczyk v. Porter County, Porter County Indiana 2:15-CV-300/64D01-1410-PL-9593.