also known as Les Merkley, Les D. Merkley
Nearly 14 years experience representing family law clients with a dedication to providing honest, caring, affordable, quality family law services to southern Indiana. Understanding the emotional nature of family legal matters and realizing how important it is that each client receives individual attention to their matter in a timely, cost-efficient manner. Experienced in helping clients navigate through the legal process and finding the best possible outcome to difficult situations. Handling all issues involved in a divorce, including the determination of custody, visitation and support for minor children, as well as the division of marital property and maintenance.
Focusing to insure that the best interests of the children are kept in the forefront of the proceedings and attempting to resolve matters as expeditiously as possible, whether through a settlement agreement reached between the parties, a mediation agreement or at trial.
Licensed since 1997
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|IN||Active In Good Standing||1997||05/30/2015|
|City Attorney||City of Jeffersonville||2004 - 2007|
|Attorney at Law||Merkley Law Office||1997 - 2008|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Clark Co. Family Health Center Board||Member||2009 - Present|
|IU Southeast Alumni Board||Member||2008 - Present|
|Sherman Minton American Inn of Court||Member||2008 - Present|
|Indiana State Bar Association, Family and Juvenile Law Section||Member||2008 - Present|
|Indiana State Bar Association||Member||1997 - Present|
|Clark Co. Bar Association||Member||1997 - Present|
|The Louisville Courier-Journal||Indiana overhauls child-support payment system||2003|
|Thomas M. Cooley Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1997|
|Indiana University-Southeast||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1991|
|Municipal Management Institute||Public and Private Partnerships||2007|
|Indiana Association of Cities and Towns||Municipal Zoning Code Enforcement||2004|