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Katherine Elizabeth Flood

also known as Kate Flood, Katie Flood

About me

Katherine E. Flood is a  cum laude graduate of the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law.  A G. Kent Frandsen scholar, Ms. Flood rose to distinction among her classmates, serving as an Executive Director of the Dean's Tutorial Society and a research assistant to Professor L. Tom Wilson.


Prior to opening her ownpractice, Ms. Flood's legal career included experiences in family law at a small Indianapolis law firm, as well as work in the public sector - clerking for the Honorable Judge William Hughes and serving as a legal intern for the Indiana Economic Development Corporation - and the private sector, serving as a Certified Legal Intern in the medical-legal partnership with Wishard.


Ms. Flood has chosen to focus her career in the area of family law.  Her experience in this area is both broad and deep, and includes matters relating to dissolution, asset division, estate valuation, child custody, child support, paternity, guardianships for both juveniles and incapacitated persons, adoption matters, prenuptial and post-nuptial agreements, property settlement and marital settlement agreements, etc.  Ms. Flood prides herself upon advocating for her clients with dedication, compassion, and skill.  


In her free time, Ms. Flood enjoys volunteering her time as a Guardian ad Litem via the KidsVoice program in Indianapolis, and is active with several non-profits, including her role as a volunteer judge in the Reach for Youth Teen Court program.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 40%
    5 years
  2. Child Custody: 30%
    5 years
  3. Adoption: 10%
    5 years
  4. Prenuptials: 10%
    5 years
  5. Child Support: 10%
    5 years



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  • DawnMarie White

    Katherine Flood is an advocate for her clients. She is skilled and professional.


    DawnMarie White Family Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Timothy Eugene Burns

    I have met Kate several times and enjoy her knowledge and wisdom regarding family law matters. Our firm exclusively refers our clients to her and I can't imagine putting those people in anyone else's hands.


    Timothy Burns Social security Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Flood & Lewis, LLC

6417 Carrollton Avenue
Indianapolis, IN, 46220


INActive In Good Standing201201/30/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Judge Pro TemMarion County Superior Courts2015
Judge Pro TemMarion County Superior Court2014
Nod to ProfessionalismIndianapolis Bar Association2014
Certificate of AppreciationSt. Jude Children's Research Hospital2014
G. Kent Frandsen Scholarship AwardG. Kent Frandsen2012
Leadership AwardIndiana University Dean's Tutorial Society2012
Cum laude graduateIU McKinney School of Law2012
G. Kent Frandsen Scholarship AwardK. Kent Frandsen2011
G. Kent Frandsen Scholarship AwardG. Kent Frandsen2010
G. Kent Frandsen Scholarship AwardG. Kent Frandsen2009
Top 100 StudentsButler University2006
Elaine Blaine Rupert Scholarship AwardButler University Tri Delta Sorority2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney at LawFlood & Lewis, LLC2013 - Present
Guardian ad LitemKidsVoice2012 - Present
Judge Pro TemMarion Circuit Court2014 - 2015
Legal InternIndiana Economic Development Corporation2011 - 2012
AttorneyBowen Law, LLC2011 - 2013
ClerkHon. Judge William Hughes Hamilton County Superior Court2010 - 2012
VolunteerIU/Wishard Medical Legal Partnership2010 - 2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
Indiana State Bar AssociationSOGI Group Member2014 - Present
Camp Healing TreeVolunteer2013 - Present
Indianapolis Bar Association Lawyer Referral ServiceAttorney Member2013 - Present
IU McKinney Moot CourtVolunteer Attorney2013 - Present
Hamilton County Bar AsociationAttorney Member2013 - Present
American Bar Association, General Practice, Solo and Small Firm DivisionAttorney Member2012 - Present
American Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionAttorney Member2012 - Present
Indianapolis Bar Association, Family Law SectionAttorney Member2012 - Present
Indianapolis Bar Association, Solo/Small Firm Practice SectionAttorney Member2012 - Present
Indianapolis Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionAttorney Member2012 - Present
Indiana Bar FoundationDevelopment Committee2012 - Present
American Bar Association, Family Law SectionAttorney Member2012 - Present
ABA Law Practice DivisionAttorney Member2012 - Present
Indiana State BarAttorney Member2012 - Present
KidsVoiceVolunteer Attorney2012 - Present
Reach for YouthJudge2012 - Present
Indianapolis Rainbow Chamber of CommerceAttorney Member2012 - Present
American Bar AssociationAttorney Member2009 - Present
Indianapolis Bar AssociationAttorney Member2009 - Present
IndyPride, Inc.Board Member at Large2014 - 2015
Indiana Youth GroupBoard of Directors2013 - 2013
Indianapolis Bar Association Pro Bono CommitteeExecutive Committee2012 - 2013
Indianapolis Bar Association, Evening Under the Stars CommitteeExecutive Committee2012 - 2013
American Bar Association, Law Student DivisionMember2009 - 2012
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re: The Adoption of XXXXXXXPetition for adoption granted.
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Publication nameTitleDate
NBI CLEInternational Adoption2015
Flood Family Law BlogIndiana Grandparents' Rights2013
Flood Family Law BlogThe New Indiana Parenting Time Guidelines2013
Flood Family Law Blog"Signing Away Rights to a Child"2013
Flood Family Law BlogTax Exemptions for Minor Dependents - Indiana2013
Flood Family Law BlogIndiana Spousal Maintenance 1012013
Flood Family Law BlogIndiana Divorce 1012013
Flood Family Law BlogHow to Choose a Divorce Lawyer2013
IU McKinney Health & Human Rights Clinic "Know Your Rights" SeriesKnow Your Rights: Employee Rights in the Workplace2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Indiana University School of Law, IndianapolisLawJD - Juris Doctor2012
Butler UniversityEnglish LiteratureBA - Bachelor of Arts2006
Butler UniversitySpanishBA - Bachelor of Arts2006
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
NBI CLE AdoptionInternational Adoption2015
Merrill LynchFinancial Questions and LGBT Community2015
How to Start & Build a Law PracticeGuest Lecturer2015
Women and the LawGuest Lecturer2013
Women and the LawGuest Lecturer2013
Reach for Youth Annual Youth Leadership SummitLeaders in the Law2013
Reach for Youth Annual Leadership SummitLeadership Summit: Leadership in the Law2013
Reach for Youth Annual Community NightTeens and the Justice System2013
Panel DiscussionLGBT and the Legal Profession2013
LGBT and the LawLGBT Legal Professionals Panel2012
Know Your Rights SeriesKnow Your Rights: Employee Rights2011