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Melissa Renee Winkler-York

Melissa Renee Winkler-York

Practice areas:

Family, Divorce & Separation, Child Custody, Criminal Defense, Litigation

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. Litigation: 20%
  2. Criminal Defense: 20%
  3. Child Custody: 20%
  4. Divorce & Separation: 20%
  5. Family: 20%



Hourly ($175-200/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Angela Brown Swenson

    I endorse this lawyer. Ms. Winkler-York was a pleasure to work with in our contested case.


    Angela Swenson Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Aaron James Myers

    I have known Melissa for many years now; she is an outstanding attorney that I would highly recommend to anyone seeking counsel for family law matters.


    Aaron Myers Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Law Office of Melissa Winkler-York, LLC

2448 E. Stop 11 Road
Indianapolis, IN, 46227



INActive In Good Standing200408/30/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Volunteer Guardian Ad LitemKids Voice of Indiana2010 - 2010
N/AThe Law Office of Melissa Winkler-York2009 - Present
Judge, Pro TemporeMarion County Superior Courts2008 - 2013
AttorneyPoynter & Bucheri, LLC2004 - 2009
Law ClerkPoynter & Bucheri, LLC2002 - 2004
Legal Intern/ ClerkTippecanoe Couny Prosecutor's Office2000 - 2001


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Indianapolis Bar AssociationN/A2004 - Present
Indiana State Bar AssociationN/A2004 - Present
Indianapolis Bar Association, Family Law SectionN/A2004 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Indiana University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Purdue UniversityLaw & SocietyBA - Bachelor of Arts2000