|IN||Active In Good Standing||1994||01/15/2017|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Certified Family Law Specialist||Indiana Family Law Certification Board||2004|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Morgan County Bar Association||Member||1999 - Present|
|Hendricks County Bar Association||Member||1999 - Present|
|Indianapolis Bar Association, Family Law Section||Member||1995 - Present|
|Connected by 25, Inc.||Board Member||2012 - 2013|
|In re: the Paternity of D.M.||Custody was modified from Mother to Father|
|In re: the Marriage of McCormick||GAL Report filed and evidence presented|
|In re: the Marriage of Collins||Obtained custody of daughter and more access to son|
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|Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis||N/A||J.D.||1994|
|Indiana University||Biology||BS - Bachelor of Science||1990|
|Indiana Kids' Election||Indiana Kids' Election (IKE) Presentation||2012|
|Ethical Billing Practices - Ask Right and You Shall Receive||Billing||2009|
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I think Melinda is a fantastic lawyer. She knows her stuff and will do anything to help her clients. If I ever need a lawyer for anything else, I will definitely be calling her again...
Posted by Dana
Melinda O'Dell is a professional in every way. She believes in her clients and puts everything she can into giving them the best representation possible. My divorce case was settled quickly and as I had wished it would go. She definitely puts her client's best interests first.
Posted by Dave
Melinda handled my divorce and guided me through a difficult time. My "ex" wanted to play lots of games, cause delays, and fight over things that were non-issues...and unfortunately her attorney had no control and allowed the game-playing to go on. I had no stomach for the games, and Melinda backed me up completely on that. After months of delays, Melinda sternly put her foot down and was able to get opposing counsel to back-off and finally bring our divorce to a close......with the terms that I had originally asked for months earlier! I would (and have) wholeheartedly recommend Melinda to friends who need help in similar situations!!
Ann Knotek, Family Attorney
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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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