Kyli L. Willis


Position: Associate
P: (317) 815-5900
F: (317) 472-0966


Hometown City/State
Pleasant Hill, Ohio


Preparatory Education
B.S. Summa Cum Laude, 2003
Criminal Justice and Criminology
Ball State University


Legal Education
J.D. Magna Cum Laude, 2010
Indiana University School of Law –


Bar Admissions
Indiana, 2010
U.S. District Court, Northern and
Southern Districts of Indiana, 2010

Legal Associations

Indiana State Bar Association

Family Law Section

Indianapolis Bar Association

Family& Juvenile Law

Hancock County Bar Association

Hamilton County Bar Association

Affiliations & Experience

Guardian ad Litem/CASA, Child Advocates Inc., 2015- Present
Indianapolis Bar Association Pro Bono Hospice Program, 2013 – Present
Guardian ad Litem, Marion County Juvenile Delinquency Court, 2010
Marion County Public Defender Agency, Juvenile Division – Certified Legal Intern, 2010
Judicial Intern for the Honorable Gary K. Chavers, 2009
Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity, 2008-2010
Indiana Law Review – Note Development Editor, 2009-2010
Indiana Law Review – Student Note Candidate, 2008-2009
Dean’s Tutorial Society – Legal Writing Tutor, 2008-2009
G. Kent Frandsen Fellowship Recipient, 2007-2010
Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis Alumni Scholarship, 2007
Hamilton County GAL Program, 2016-Present

Published Works : Reported Cases

Willis v. State: Condoning Child Abuse as Discipline, University of California-Davis Journal on Juvenile Law and Policy, 14 U.C. Davis J. Juv. L. & Pol’y 59 (2010)