Gloria K. Mitchell Robin L. Kelly Kyli L. Willis Benjamin D. Strahm

Gloria K. Mitchell

practice areas

Divorce / Dissolution of Marriage | Child Support | Child Custody / Parenting Time | Modifications / Post-Divorce | Mediator | Paternity | Cohabitation Agreements | Emancipation | College Expense Orders | Legal Separation | General Civil Litigation | Small Business (limited) | Collaborative Law | Pre-Nuptial / Post-Nuptial Agreements | Relocation

legal associations

Indianapolis Bar Foundation

Executive Committee, Board of Directors:  2007 – 2014

Distinguished Fellow: 1995 – Present

Indianapolis Bar Association

Family Law Section:

Executive Committee, 1994 – 2005

Chair, 2004-2005

Board of Managers: 1993 & 1994

Bench Bar Committee:

Past Chair

Indiana State Bar Association
Hamilton County Bar Association

Family Law Section

National Association Counsel for Children

affiliations & experience

AV Peer Preview Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
Super Lawyer, Indianapolis Monthly:  2006 - 2016

Top 25 Women Attorneys in Indiana: 2011

Master Commissioner

Marion Superior Court, Civil Division: 1993 - 1997

Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers:  2005
Forbes Radio, America’s Most Influential Women in Government, Technology, Business and the Law

Guest:  2006

Best Lawyers in America:  2001
Who’s Who in American Law:  1996 & 1997
Law in America's Crossroads
Indianapolis University School of Law Alumni Association:

1988 – present

civic organizations

Various Projects with Bar Association:
School Tours, Writing Contest, Teaching, People’s Law School, Ask a Lawyer
Call in Radio Legal Lines & Bar Association Legal Lines
Volunteer Guardian ad Litem Program
Assisted Various Not-for-Profit Corporations in securing corporate and tax status
Neighborhood Association
Domestic Violence & Shelter Counseling
Homeless Project

published works : seminars and speaking events

      • Advanced Custody and Support Issues, NBI, March 2016
      • Complex Assets in Divorce, NBI, October 2015
      • Divorce Law: Representing Farmers, NBI, May 2015
        Discovery and Evidence in Divorce, NBI, August 2014
Domestic Torts in Indiana, NBI, December 2012.
Emancipation, Age 19; Married or Not, Does it Matter?
  IBA, Sedona Arizona, November 15-17, 2012
Not With My Child:  Hot Issues in Custody Relocation Law and Practice, IBA Bench Bar Conference 2012
Surviving & Thriving Essentials for Starting or Improving your Solo/Small Practice, IBA 2010
Divorce 101 for Paralegals, NBI 2008
Collaborative Law in Dissolution Actions, IBA 2008
Minimizing High Conflict and Alienation in Divorce Proceedings, NBI 2006-2008
So You Want to Take on a Pro Bono Case But Have Never Been to Court?, IBA 2005 & 2008
Family Law Speaker, IBA Bench Bar Conference: 2003-2007
Cooperative Lawyering in Divorce: Balancing Courtesy and Client Advocacy, IBA 2006
How to Help your Client Survive a Custody Evaluation, NBI 2005 
New Parenting Time Guideline Application, IBA 2004
Evidence for Family Law Cases, IBA 2004
Protective Order, Practice & Procedures, IBA 2003
Children’s Records Law in Indiana, Lorman 2003
Family Law in Indiana, Lorman 2001
Planning your First Divorce Case in Indiana, ICLEF 2001
Handling your First Divorce Case in Indiana, NBI 2001
Rules of Evidence for Family Law Practitioners, IBA 2000
Basic Divorce Law in Indiana, Practice and Procedure, 2000
A Conversation with Attorneys and Psychologists: Ways to Collaborate Well, 2000
Hot Tips for Young Lawyers, IBA 2000
Family Law in Indiana, NBI 1999
Mediation and Divorce, IBA 1998
Successful Divorce Mediation in Indiana, NBI 1997
Accelerated Dispute Resolution & Challenging Issues, 1997
Hot Tips from Family Law Experts, ICLEF 1997
Child Custody and Visitation, NBI 1996
The Basic Divorce Case, ICLEF 1995
Meet the Commissioners, IBA 1994 & 1995
Complex Assets in Divorce, NBI, December 2015


published works : reported cases

Fuehrer v. Fuehrer, 651 N.E.2d 1771 (Ind. Ct. App.  1995).
Siezemore v. H&R Farms, Inc., 638 N.E.2d 455 (Ind. Ct. App. 1994).
Fiste v. Fiste, 627 N.E.2d 1368 (Ind. Ct. App. 1994).
Curtis v. American Community Mut. Ins. Co., 610 N.E.2d 871 (Ind. Ct. App. 1993).
Miller v. Terre Haute Regional Hosp., 596 N.E.2d 913 (Ind. Ct. App. 1992); 603 N.E.2d 861 (Ind. 1992).
Stump v. Indiana Equipment Co., Inc., 601 N.E.2d 398 (Ind. Ct. App. 1992)
Cunningham v. Hastings, 556 N.E.2d 12 (Ind. Ct. App. 1990).
Greensburg Local No. 761 Printing Specialties v.Robbins, 549 N.E.2d 79 (Ind. Ct. App. 1990).
Carmichael v. Siegel, 670 N.E.2d 890 (Ind. 1996).
Cornett v. Cornett, 733 N.E.2d 542 (Ind. Ct. App. 2000).
King v. Cooke, 26 F.3d 720 (Ind. 1994).
DeBerry v. State, 659 N.E.2d 665 (Ind. Ct. App. 1995).