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COLIN Z. ANDREWS is a partner with Andrews & Crell. He focuses his practice on domestic relations/family law, civil litigation, real estate, wills and trusts, and personal injury. He is board certified in mediation. Mr. Andrews is a member of the Wells County Bar Association. He received his B.A. degree from Bethel College and earned his J.D. degree from Ave Maria School of Law. (Fort Wayne location)
DONNA J. BAYS is the founder of Bays Family Law, in Zionsville, Indiana and is a partner with her daughter, Jennifer Bays Beinart. Ms. Bays has been practicing law in Indiana for more than 30 years. Her practice is focused on family law matters such as divorce, child custody, parenting time, paternity, parenting coordination, pre- and post-nuptial agreements. Ms. Bays is a certified family law specialist, certified by ISBA Family Law Certification Board, a registered domestic relations mediator, and a trained parenting coordinator. She is also a frequent speaker at continuing legal education events for lawyers and other professionals. Ms. Bays earned her B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from Ball State University and her law degree, summa cum laude, from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. Ms. Bays is an active member of the Indiana State Bar Association and is on the Board of Governors. She is also a member of the Indianapolis Law Club, Boone County Bar Association, Hendricks County Bar Association, and Indianapolis Bar Association. (Indianapolis location)
JENNIFER BAYS BEINART is a partner at Bays Family Law, in Zionsville, Indiana, which was founded by her mother, Donna J. Bays. Ms. Beinart focuses her practice on legal matters affecting Indiana families, such as divorce, child custody, parenting time, paternity, child support, child in need of services (CHINS), and estate planning and probate. She is a trained guardian ad litem, parenting coordinator, and collaborative professional. Ms. Beinart is a registered civil and domestic mediator. She received her law degree, magna cum laude, from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. She earned her B.A. degree from Grinnell College. Ms. Beinart is active in the Indiana State Bar Association, Boone County Bar Association (president), and the Indianapolis Bar Association (immediate past chair, ADR Section). She is a graduate of the Fourth Leadership Development Academy of the State Bar Association. Ms. Beinart is also a member of the Hendricks County Bar Association, the Central Indiana Association of Collaborative Professionals (CIACP), and the Sagamore Inn of Court. (Indianapolis location)
DAVID CRELL is managing partner with Andrews & Crell, in Blufton, practicing in the areas of family law, business law, real estate law and personal injury. He is a member of the Wells County Bar Association (President) and the Wells County Domestic Violence Taskforce. Mr. Crell received his B.A. degree from Indiana University and earned his J.D. degree from Michigan State University College of Law. (Fort Wayne location)
JILL M. DENMAN is a partner with Matheny, Hahn, Denman & Nix, L.L.P., where her areas of practice include family law, dissolutions, adoptions, paternity, guardianships, custody, support, visitation, criminal law, juvenile delinquency law, and Social Security disability. Ms. Denman is a registered family law mediator and trained as a guardian ad litem. She is also a certified trainer for the Juvenile Training Immersion Program (JTIP) through the National Juvenile Defender Center. Ms. Denman has spoken at various seminars on topics involving family and juvenile law. She is a member of the Huntington County (past president), Indiana State, and American bar associations. Ms. Denman earned her B.A. degree, cum laude, from Bradley University and her J.D. degree from Indiana University School of Law - Bloomington. (Fort Wayne location)
MATTHEW SCHOETTMER is an attorney with Van Valer Law Firm, focusing his practice in the areas of family law, real estate, wills and contracts, and criminal law. Mr. Schoettmer helps clients with matters such as divorce (including divorces involving military service members), cases involving child custody and child support, paternity cases, guardianships, and adoptions. His real estate practice includes landlord-tenant disputes, including evictions, drafting leases, and lawsuits involving unpaid rent and property damage, as well as property line disputes, adverse possession cases, land contracts, deeds, and the purchase and sale of real estate. He has a general practice including preparing wills, negotiating and drafting contracts and other agreements, and representing them in lawsuits and trials. Mr. Schoettmer’s criminal practice focuses on defending people who have been charged with felony and misdemeanor crimes. He received his B.A. degree from Indiana University Bloomington and earned his J.D. degree from Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis. (Fort Wayne and Indianapolis locations)
MARY WISEHART PHILLIPS is an attorney with Camden & Meridew, P.C., focusing her practice on probate, estates, guardianships, divorce, paternity, adoption, and family law. She is a Certified Family Law Specialist (Family Law Certification Board), civil and family law mediator, a family law arbitrator, is trained in collaborative law and as a guardian ad litem. She served as commissioner in Henry County for four years, presiding over family law and other cases. She has been published in the Geist Towne Post and the Fishers Towne Post. Ms. Wisehart Phillips is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association (Probate Committee) and Henry County Bar Association. She received her B.S. degree from Texas Christian University and earned her J.D. degree from Indiana University Law School. (Fort Wayne and Indianapolis locations)