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Nicolette Mendenhall primarily handles business-related bankruptcies, whether for a company or individual, and bankruptcy trustee litigation. She is also experienced in a wide range of other legal matters relating to businesses and individuals, including: contracts/leases, contract breaches, corporate fiduciary duties, conversion and/or transfer of corporate assets, debt-related issues, bankruptcy issues, creditor collection violations, collections, foreclosures, enforcement of promissory notes and/or guarantees, landlord-tenant disputes, and more.

She is also active with with Big Brothers Big Sisters, the Executive Committee of the Women and Law Division of the Indianapolis Bar Association, the Clients' Financial Assistance Fund of the Indiana State Bar Association, Young Professionals of Central Indiana, Central Indiana Peace Corps Association, and more. Prior to practicing law, Nicolette was a Community Health Educator with the United States Peace Corps in Turkmenistan.


Contact info

Tucker Hester, LLC

429 North Pennsylvania Street, Suite 100
Indianapolis, IN, 46204

Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy: 50%
  2. Lawsuits & Disputes: 15%
  3. Debt Collection: 15%
  4. Business: 15%
  5. Foreclosure: 5%



Hourly ($200-225/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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    David Mottley Divorce and separation Attorney
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  • Sonya Jane Seeder

    Nicolette is a caring and compassionate attorney who really takes the time to help her clients understand the bankruptcy process. I would highly recommend her for any bankruptcy or debt issues.


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INActive In Good Standing200807/03/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
The President's Volunteer Service AwardPresident's Council on Service and Civic Participation2011
John Pinto ScholarMaurer School of Law2008
Top Brief WriterSherman Minton Moot Court Competition2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyHostetler & Kowalik, PC2008 - 2010
Legal InternDepartment of Justice, Office of United States Trustee2007 - 2007
Certified Legal InternIndiana University Student Legal Services2006 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
Indiana State Bar Association, Clients' Financial Assistance Fund CommitteeN/A2009 - Present
Indianapolis Bar Association, Commercial and Bankruptcy Law SectionN/A2008 - Present
Indianapolis Bar Association, Women and the Law DivisionSecretary2008 - Present
Young Professionals of Central IndianaN/A2008 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re VeceraThe Bankruptcy Court granted my clients a discharge of their debts.
Bunker v. ParadisThe Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed the trial court judgment in favor of my client.
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Publication nameTitleDate
American Bar Association's Council of Appellate Lawyers, Appellate IssuesFinality of Bankruptcy Court Decrees and Orders: Avoiding a Dismissal of Your Client’s Appeal for Lack of Jurisdiction2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Indiana University School of Law, BloomingtonN/AJD - Juris Doctor2008
University of Tennessee, ChattanoogaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts2002
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Issues Concerning Consumer Bankruptcy DebtorsConsumer Bankruptcies2011