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James R. Lisher

James R. Lisher

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Divorce & Separation, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Probate, Expungement

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About Me

Help clients throughout Central Indiana.  Experienced and effective representation of your interests.  Evening and weekends appointments available.  Memeber of Indiana Trial Lawyers and Criminal Defense associaitons.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1975

  1. Criminal Defense: 35%
    40 years
  2. Divorce & Separation: 30%
    40 years
  3. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 20%
    40 years
  4. Probate: 10%
    40 years
  5. Expungement: 5%



Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

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Contact Info

406 S. Harrison St.
Shelbyville, IN, 46176


INActive In Good Standing197507/04/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Citation of MeritIndiana State Bar Association1983

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Prosecuting AttorneyShelby County District Attorney's Office1983 - 1994
AttorneyLisher Law Office1975 - Present

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Indiana Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2003 - Present
Indiana State Bar AssociationChairman2000 - 2001
Indiana State Bar AssociationVice Chair1998 - 1999
Indiana State Bar AssociationTreasurer1997 - 1998
Indiana State Bar AssociationBoard of Directors (General Practice Sec.)1996 - 1998
Indiana Prosecuting Attorney AssociationPresident1989 - 1990
Shelby County Bar AssociationPresident1988 - 1989
Indiana State Bar AssociationBoard of Directors (Young Lawyers)1987 - 1988
Shelby County Bar AssociationVice President1987 - 1988
Shelby County Bar AssociationSecretary/Treasurer1986 - 1987
Indiana State Bar AssociationMember1975 - Present
Indiana Public Defender AssociationmemberN/A

Publication NameTitleDate
Manual, editorTraffic Case Defenses1982

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
IU Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1975
Indiana University-BloomingtonPolitical Science, HistoryAB - Applied Baccalaureate1969