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Melinda O'Dell

also known as Melinda S. O'Dell Esq.

Practice areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 50%
    17 years
  2. Child Custody: 25%
    19 years
  3. Guardianship: 10%
    19 years
  4. Mediation: 10%
    19 years
  5. Adoption: 5%
    19 years



Hourly ($250/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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    Melinda is a Certified Family Law Specialist and concentrates her practice in all aspects of family law and mediation. She also works on behalf of children and families as a guardian ad litem and parenting coordinator. Melinda is active in the family law sections of the Indianapolis Bar Association and the Hendricks County Bar Association.


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Contact info

Attorney At Law

124 S Indiana St
Mooresville, IN, 46158-1650


INActive In Good Standing199410/31/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Certified Family Law SpecialistIndiana Family Law Certification Board2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
Connected by 25, Inc.Board Member2012 - 2013
Morgan County Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
Hendricks County Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
Indianapolis Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember1995 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re: the Paternity of D.M.Custody was modified from Mother to Father
In re: the Marriage of McCormickGAL Report filed and evidence presented
In re: the Marriage of CollinsObtained custody of daughter and more access to son
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Indiana University School of Law, IndianapolisN/AN/A1994
Indiana UniversityBiologyBS - Bachelor of Science1990
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Indiana Kids' ElectionIndiana Kids' Election (IKE) Presentation2012
Ethical Billing Practices - Ask Right and You Shall ReceiveBilling2009