News and Events

2016

October, 2016- Attorney Gloria Mitchell will be presenting at the National Business Institute seminar titled Complex Assets in Divorce. Gloria spoke about analyzing financial resources during a divorce, which included a detailed discussion of tax issues, property classification in Indiana, and tips on how to recover hidden assets.

August, 2016- Mitchell Law Group is proud to welcome our newest team member, Azra Mehic. Azra will serve as the paralegal for Kyli Willis and Ben Strahm in addition to providing administrative support to our firm.

June, 2016- Attorneys Gloria Mitchell, Ben Strahm, and law clerk Sami Green participated in the 2016 Child Advocates Superhero Run. The Superhero Run supports the 7,000 children in Marion County who are victims of abuse and neglect every year.

April, 2016- Mitchell Law Group is proud to welcome new paralegal Natalie Woods. Natalie will be the paralegal to Attorneys Kyli Willis and Ben Strahm in addition to providing administrative support to the office.

March, 2016- Attorney Gloria Mitchell presented at the National Business Institute seminar titled Advanced Custody and Support Issues. Gloria spoke about the use of parenting coordinators in high-conflict situations in addition to tips on drafting and negotiating parenting plans. Gloria also discussed UIFSA and complex child support issues, including tips on evaluating complex financial documents, updates on governing case law, and important aspects of child support.

March, 2016- Mitchell Law Group is honored to be recognized as the Face of Family Law by Indianapolis Monthly Magazine. The recognition is part of a new special edition by the publication, which identifies local industry leaders in a wide variety of fields.

2015

December 10, 2015-Attorney Gloria Mitchell presented at National Business Institute seminar titled Complex Assets in Divorce. Gloria spoke about analyzing financial resources during a divorce, which included a detailed discussion of tax issues, property classification in Indiana, and tips on how to recover hidden assets.

December, 2015-Attorney Ben Strahm attended the Judge Advocate Officer Advanced Course in Charlottesville, VA. The purpose of the course is designed to further the education of Judge Advocates in all core practice areas, and prepare them for the next stage in their military career.

October, 2015-Attorney Robin Kelly completed Family Law Arbitrator Training. Both Robin and Mitchell Law Group are excited about expanding this ADR practice area.

October 9, 2015-Mitchell Law Group attended the Indianapolis Bar Foundation’s annual Evening Under the Stars at the Crane Bay Event Center.

September 30, 2015-Mitchell Law Group is proud to welcome new associate attorneys Ben Strahm and Kyli Willis.

June 19, 2015-Attorneys Gloria Mitchell and Robin Kelly attended the Indianapolis Bar Association’s Bench Bar Conference in Louisville, Kentucky where Robin moderated the family law track of the IndyBar Talks along with Magistrate Kimberly Dean Mattingly. The IndyBar Talks were quick-hitting, high energy TEDtalk-style sessions where speakers shared a unique spine on legal concepts and topics. Some of the sessions that Robin moderated included topics such as evidence tips, tips from the bench, and tips on ADR by some of Indy’s finest. Robin is also a member of the 2015 Bench Bar Steering Committee.

May 28, 2015-Attorney Gloria Mitchell presented at a National Business Institute seminar titled Divorce Law: Representing Farmers. Gloria spoke about representing the non-farming spouse in a divorce, which included topics such as special issues and considerations while divorce is pending, tax issues, valuation issues particular to farms in dissolution cases, and discovery issues and tips for the unwary

February 15, 2015- MLG attorneys Gloria Mitchell and Robin Kelly were selected as 2015 Indiana Super Lawyers and attorney Amy O. Carson was chosen as an Indiana Rising Star as publicized in the Indianapolis Monthly Magazine.

February 11, 2015 - Attorney Ashley L. Balicki volunteered as a judge for the 2015 Hamilton County Mock Trial Competition which consists of 10 teams from Hamilton County high schools.

2014

December 31, 2014- Attorney Ashley L. Balicki was recognizes in the 2014 IndyBar Hall of Fame for her commitment and participation in the Indianapolis Legal Aid Family Law Partnership, which offers pro bono legal services to those in need.

November 6, 2014- Attorney Amy O. Carson attended the Introduction to Interdisciplinary Family Collaborative Practice and is now trained in collaborative law.

October 10, 2014- MLG attorneys Gloria Mitchell, Robin Kelly, and Ashley Balicki attended the Indianapolis Bar Foundation’s Evening Under the Stars event at the Crane Bay Event Center. The event raised more than $80,000.00 for the Indianapolis Bar Foundation.

September 26, 2014- Attorney Robin Kelly participated in Barnes & Thornburg’s Mediation Days event in which she provided pro bono mediation services in the area of family law.

Aug 22, 2014 - Attorney Amy O. Carson attended the Hamilton County Bar Association’s event at Symphony on the Prairie.

Aug 1, 2014 - Attorney Gloria Mitchell presented at a National Business Institute seminar on Discovery and Evidence in Divorce.  Gloria spoke about common discovery issues in family law cases, managing discovery conflicts and avoiding delay, resolving discovery disputes with opposing counsel without court intervention, as well as her knowledge and experience regarding protective orders, motions to quash, and other court remedies to resolve discovery disputes.

July 17, 2014 - Attorney Gloria Mitchell participated in the Indianapolis Bar Foundation’s Lawyer Links Classic at Country Club of Indianapolis.

June 19 to June 21 - Mitchell Law Group attorneys Gloria Mitchell, Robin Kelly, Amy Carson, and Ashley Balicki attended the Indianapolis Bar Association’s Bench Bar Conference which was held in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Attracting over 300 attorneys and judges each year, the Bench Bar Conference has a loyal following and a great reputation as one of the most valuable CLE events offered in Indiana.  Over the past 20 years, the Indianapolis Bar Association’s Bench Bar Conference has become known as the premier event to mix work and play with lawyers and judges all over the state of Indiana.

May 21, 2014 - attorney Amy Carson graduated from the Indianapolis Bar Association’s Bar Leader Series Class XI. Amy and her group completed a community service project that focused on the Indiana Lifeline Law and awareness of the law to a local university. 

March 1, 2014 -  MLG attorneys Gloria Mitchell and Robin Kelly were chosen as Indiana Super Lawyers for 2014 and Amy O. Carson was chosen an Indiana Rising Star for 2014, as publicized in the Indianapolis Monthly Magazine.

January 15, 2014 and January 29, 2014 - Attorneys Gloria Mitchell and Ashley Balicki volunteered to judge the talented students in the Hamilton County Mock Trial Program.

2013

December 18, 2013 - As a member of the IndyBar Family Law Section Executive Committee, attorney Robin Kelly participated in an entire mock trial presentation which reviewed major aspects of a family law trial including presentation of evidence, business valuations, tax implications, marital balance sheets, custody evaluations, and more.

December 6, 2013 - Attorney Robin Kelly participated in the Collaborative Law Training held at the offices of Broyles, Kight & Ricafort and is now taking on collaborative cases.  Collaborative law practice is a reasonable approach to divorce based upon three principles: a pledge not to go to court, an honest exchange of information by both spouses, and a solution that takes into account the highest priorities of both spouses and their children.

November 18, 2013 - attorney Gloria Mitchell spoke at a National Business Institute Seminar about Handling Divorce with Clients over 50.

November 13 2013 - Mitchell Law Group co-hosted a Reception in Support of Sheryl Lynch for Marion Circuit Court Judge along with Deborah Agard, Elisabeth Edwards, Patricia McKinnon, Michael Shanley, Tabitha Villarrubia, Vanessa Villegas Lopez and Holly Wanzer.

September 17, 2013 - Mitchell Law Group congratulates Laura (Gaskill) Early on her appointment to the Marion County Circuit Court as a Commissioner in the Paternity Court. Laura Early was sworn in as a judicial officer on September 17, 2013.

August 1, 2013 -   In recognition of our team approach, Mitchell & Associates is now Mitchell Law Group.  Our experienced team of attorneys look forward to continuing to assist clients with all of their family law needs including complex litigation, mediation, parenting coordination and appellate advocacy.

July 2013 - Attorney Amy Carson was accepted into the Indianapolis Bar Association’s Bar Leader Series, Class XI. The Bar Leader Series develops lawyers for future opportunities in leadership roles in the business and legal communities.

July 23, 2013 - Attorneys Amy Carson and Ashley Balicki received an Published Opinion from the Indiana Court of Appeals in Stone v. Stone 991, N.E.2d 992 (Ind. Ct. App. 2013) a case which dealt with custody, supervised parenting time, mediated settlement agreements and continuances.

June 25, 2013 - Attorney Amy Carson received an opinion from The Indiana Supreme Court in Perkinson v. Perkinson (citation TBD) in which the Court found in her client’s favor and held that “an agreement to forego parenting time in exchange for relief from child support is declared void against public policy.” The Court found that under the circumstances of the case, the trial court’s prohibition against parenting time was not supported by the record. (Attach opinion). Amy presented an oral argument in this case on December 13, 2012. To watch the oral argument, click here

June 19, 2013 - Attorney Gloria Mitchell and legal assistant Brooke Litherland volunteered with the Indianapolis Bar Foundation at the Ronald McDonald House at Riley Hospital to benefit the families of children staying at the hospital. A menu was put together and Mitchell & Associates along with other volunteers brought different items for the dinner. Gloria and Brooke were also able to spend some time with a little girl whose family was also staying at the Ronald McDonald House while she was at Riley. Mitchell & Associates also donated supply items that help proved families with different items they may need. View

June 14, 2013 - Mitchell & Associates sponsored Zoobilation 2013: Safari in the City presented by Indianapolis Power and Light Company and attorneys Gloria Mitchell, Robin Kelly, Laura Gaskill, Amy Carson and Ashley Balicki attended. The event raised over $1.6 million which will help fund the care and feeding of more than 2,000 animals and 16,000 plants at the Zoo. The funds will also help support the Indianapolis Zoo’s global education and animal conservation initiatives. View

May 22, 2013 - Attorney Laura Gaskill, along with 24 other members of the Indianapolis Bar Association’s Bar Leader Series Class X gathered at the Skyline Club for graduation from the program. Laura and her group presented their community service project, a Resource Guide for Families of Children with Special Needs

April 27, 2013 -  Attorney Gloria Mitchell and Mitchell Law Group Legal Assistant, Brooke Litherland, volunteered with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful for the Great Indy Cleanup event in which they worked with neighbors of the Near West neighborhoods of Stringtown, Haughville, We Care and Hawthorne on various cleanup beautification projects. Other volunteers included Marion County Magistrate Victoria Ransberger and her daughter. View

April 24, 2013 -  Attorneys Gloria Mitchell and Laura Early attended the Zoobilation Corporate Breakfast Reception.  Mitchell Law Group is proud to be a sponsor of the Indianapolis Zoo and the endeavors pursued by the organization, including participating in the AZA’s Species Survival Plan, as well as other global initiatives which were highlighted at the reception.  Also, for a little fun, check out azyandfriends.com to find out which orangutan you match the most.  Laura’s personality is most like Katy’s!  View

April 23, 2013 -  Attorneys Robin Kelly, Laura Early, Amy Carson and Ashley Balicki attended the Indianapolis Bar Association Family Law Section Spring Open Meeting.  Topics related to the proudtoparent.org program, modest means mediation and case law review were presented.  New case law updates related to relocation, UCCJA, spousal maintenance, college expenses, grandparent visitation, business valuations and paternity were all discussed.  Amy Carson’s, recent appellate case—Zivot v. London, 981 N.E.2d 129 (Ind. Ct. App. 2012)—was also highlighted.

April 18, 2013 -  Attorney Robin Kelly presented at a CLE for the Hamilton County Bar Association regarding the new Parenting Time Guidelines.

April 18, 2013 -  Attorney Ashley Balicki came in first place in Hamilton County Bar Association’s March Madness Bracket Tournament.

April 16, 2013 -  Attorney Laura Early attended her final Indianapolis Bar Leader Series monthly meeting.  The topic presented was the “Future” for Indianapolis and guest speakers included Indiana Supreme Court Justice Loretta Rush,  John Trimble and Federal Court Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson.

April 16, 2013 -  Attorneys Gloria Mitchell, Robin Kelly, Laura Early, and Ashley Balicki attended the Indianapolis Bar Foundation’s Trivia Night at the Northside Knights of Columbus to battle it out for the traveling “Thinker” trophy. View

March 21, 2013- Mitchell Law Group attorneys Gloria Mitchell, Laura Early, Amy Carson and Ashley Balicki attend the Indianapolis Bar Association’s “Take a Law Student to Lunch Day”, where Mitchell Law Group was recognized as a 100% donor for the Indianapolis Bar Foundation.

March 20, 2013- Mitchell Law Group donated “Top Ten Wish List” items to our local Ronald McDonald House.  Mitchell Law Group’ legal assistant, Brooke Litherland, volunteered at the Ronald McDonald House with the Indianapolis Bar Foundation and served dinner items to families of children receiving services at Riley Children’s Hospital.

March 9, 2013- Mitchell Law Group sponsors “Bullying Prevention: Creating a Culture of Acceptance.” Please visit the organization’s website. View Details

March 2013- M&A attorneys Gloria Mitchell and Robin Kelly are chosen as Indiana 2012 Super Lawyers and Laura M. Early and Amy O. Carson are chosen as Indiana 2012 Rising Stars, as publicized in the Indianapolis Monthly Magazine. View Details

January 17, 2013- Gloria Mitchell was inducted into the Indianapolis Bar Foundation’s Board of Directors.

January 21, 2013- Attorneys Gloria Mitchell, Amy O. Carson and Ashley Balicki participated in Ask A Lawyer in Hamilton County, a program that provides free legal assistance to the community.

2012

December 14, 2012- The attorneys at Mitchell Law Group had updated firm pictures taken at the Indiana Medical History Museum.   www.imhm.org   A special thank you goes out to Sarah Halter and the rest of the amazing staff at IMHM for allowing us to continue to have our pictures taken in this very special and unique Indianapolis landmark.  We learned that the IMHM is also available for private events!

December 13, 2012- Amy O. Carson argued in front of the Indiana Supreme Court in a post-dissolution case involving parenting time matters. 

December 13, 2012-  Gloria Mitchell was a speaker at an NBI seminar in Indianapolis on Domestic Torts in Indiana. 

November 15-17, 2012 – Attorneys Gloria Mitchell, Laura M. Early and Amy O. Carson attended the Indianapolis Bar Associations Destination CLE in Sedona, Arizona.  Ms. Mitchell presented at theEmancipation, Age 19; Married or Not, Does it matter? Seminar. 

November 8, 2012 – Mitchell Law Group was recognized as a 2012 IndyBar Green Legal Initiative member due to its commitment to environmentally conscious business practices. See press release

November 1, 2012 – Robin Kelly presented at an ICLEF seminar on the topic of Ethical Considerations in Mediation.

September 25, 2012: M&A is proud to welcome Ashley L. Balicki to the firm as a new associate
attorney. View

September 2012 – Mitchell Law Group Attorneys attended the Indianapolis Bar Association’s Evening Under the Stars. View

July 2012 – Laura M. Early was accepted into the Indianapolis Bar Association’s Bar Leader Series.  The Bar Leader Series develops lawyers for future opportunities in leadership roles in the business and legal communities.

March 2012 –  M&A Attorneys Gloria Mitchell and Robin Kelly are named as a SuperLawyers for 2012 by Superlawyers, publicized in Indianapolis Monthly Magazine. View

March 2012 – M&A Attorneys Amy Carson and Laura Early are named as Rising Stars for 2012 by SuperLawyers, publicized in Indianapolis Monthly Magazine. View

January / February 2012 – Robin Kelly participated in the Hamilton County Bar Association’s Mock Trial Competition.  Robin Kelley served as a judge in the competition that involved area high school students in Hamilton County.

2011

September 2011  - Robin Kelly guest lectured on Family law at Short Ridge Magnet High School for Law and Public Policy.

March 2011 - M&A Attorneys Amy Carson and Laura Early are named as Rising Stars for 2011 by SuperLawyers, publicized in Indianapolis Monthly Magazine. View

March 2011 - M&A Attorney Gloria Mitchell is named as a SuperLawyer  - Top 25 Women list for 2011 by Superlawyers, publicized in Indianapolis Monthly Magazine. View

January 2011 - M&A Attorney Gloria Mitchell is sworn in to serve on the Indianapolis Bar Foundation Board of Directors.

2010

November 1, 2010 - Mitchell Law Group congratulates Rebecca Eimerman on her relocation and establishment of Eimerman Law, effective November 1, 2010.  Rebecca’s office is located at 4833 106th Street, Zionsville, Indiana.  She will continue the practice of family law, and is accepting clients in the areas of criminal law, general civil litigation, including but not limited to collections, contract dispute and corporate filings.   Rebecca can be contacted at (317) 344-9596.  For more information see www.eimermanlaw.com

Sept 10, 2010 - Mitchell Law Group Attorneys attended 2010 Indianapolis Bar Association’s Evening Under the Stars. Image

August 2010 - M&A Attorneys, Laura Early and Amy Carson, appeared in Indianapolis Women’s Magazine Rising Star section. View

July 21, 2010 - M&A Attorneys, Laura Early and Amy Carson, attended the Indianapolis Bar Association’s event at Victory Field for the Family Law Section.

June 23, 2010 - M&A Attorneys, Amy Carson and Rebecca Eimerman, attended the Hamilton County Bar Association’s event at Victory Field.

June 2010 - M&A Attorneys attended the Indianapolis Bar Association’s Bench Bar Conference in Louisville, Kentucky. Image

May 14, 2010 - M&A Attorneys and Staff assist Habitat for Humanity to build a home for local residents of Indianapolis.

April 14, 2010 - M&A Attorneys, Laura Early, Amy Carson and Rebecca Eimerman, attended the Indiana State Bar Association’s Judicial Reception at the Eagle’s Nest to honor judges from around the state.

March 2010 - M&A Attorneys Laura Early, Amy Carson and Rebecca Eimerman are named as Rising Stars for 2010 by SuperLawyers, to be publicized in Indianapolis Monthly Magazine. Image

March 2010 - M&A Attorney Gloria Mitchell is named as a SuperLawyer for 2010 by SuperLawyers, to be publicized in Indianapolis Monthly Magazine. View Article

February 15,2010 - M&A Attorney Rebecca Eimerman now serves as a Guardian  Ad Litem in the Marion County Civil Courts after completing her training through Kid’s Voice.

January 21, 2010 - M& A Attorney Gloria Mitchell is sworn in as Vice President of the Indianapolis Bar Foundation.

January , 2010 - M&A Attorney Robin Kelly begins serving on the Indianapolis Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Section Committee

2009

Sept 11, 2009 - Mitchell Law Group Attorneys attended 2009 Indianapolis Bar Association’s Evening Under the Stars. Image

Aug 8, 2009 - Mitchell Law Group was a sponsor for the Healing Hands 5K Run/Walk at Eagle Creek Park.  M&A Attorneys, Amy Carson and Laura Early participated in the event, along with attorneys at Mark Sullivan & Associates. Image

May 22, 2009 - M&A Attorneys, Laura Early and Amy Carson, attend Carmel Rotary Vocational Fair.

April 19, 2009 - M&A Attorney Robin Kelly receives certification to serve as a family law/domestic mediator.

April 14, 2009 - M&A Attorneys, Gloria Mitchell and Amy Carson, volunteer for the Indianapolis Bar Association’s Ask A Lawyer program.

2008

November 20, 2008 - Indianapolis Bar Association recognizes Mitchell Law Group as the Law Firm honoree of their annual Pro Bono Award Recipiant.

November 15, 2008 - Mitchell Law Group sponsored and attended the Guys and Dolls Gala benefiting Cystic Fibrosis at the Indiana Roof Ballroom.  M&A Attorney, Laura Early, served as a 2008 Bachelorette raising funds for Cystic Fibrosis. Images

October 2008 - Office Administrator, Jeanine McIntosh, is recognized in Cambridge’s Who’s Who.

September 23, 2008 - Robin Kelly is named a Rising Star Award Recipient by SuperLawyers, to be publicized in Indianapolis Monthly Magazine.View Article

September 23, 2008 - Gloria Mitchell is named as a SuperLawyer for 2009 by SuperLawyers, to be publicized in Indianapolis Monthly Magazine.View Article

September 12, 2008 - Attorneys attended Indianapolis Bar Association’s Evening Under the Stars | Images

June 5, 2008 - Mitchell Law Group Open House | Images

June 1, 2008 - Rebecca Eimerman joined the firm as of counsel after previously serving as Master Commissioner in Hendricks County.

April 2008 - Mitchell Law Group relocated to its new office and location.