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Dana Leigh Oglesby

Bankruptcy and debt Attorney at Indianapolis, IN

5.0   14 reviews
  • State Years
    Kentucky - KY 13 years
    Indiana - IN 15 years
  • Licensed for 13 years
    State KY
    Acquired 2010
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 15 years
    State IN
    Acquired 2008
    Active in Good Standing No misconduct found

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

About Dana

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Dana Oglesby is an experienced and compassionate bankruptcy attorney whose practice focuses on helping clients rise above their financial difficulties through chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy. Dana has 10+ years' experience serving clients in central Indiana.  Dana co-founded her law practice on the principals of serving the public with the goal of providing excellent representation and advocacy for her clients while helping them successfully navigate the complexities of the law.

The Law Firm:  Jackson & Oglesby Law LLC is a bankruptcy specific law firm.  The firm practices in consumer bankruptcy law, chapter 7 and chapter 13, which makes up 100% of the practice. The firm represents clients across Indiana, but primarily in Central Indiana counties with offices located in Indianapolis, Greenwood and Muncie.  We have multiple office locations to provide the best service and most convenience for our clients.  

The Lawyer: Dana Oglesby has practiced solely in bankruptcy law since graduating from law school in 2008.  Her practice is 100% consumer bankruptcy specific, filing only chapter 7 and chapter 13 cases for clients.  She regularly participates in ongoing legal education seminars to stay apprised of all new bankruptcy law changes and updates.  Dana is licensed to practice before the Supreme Court of Indiana, Federal District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, Federal District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, and the Supreme Court of Kentucky.

The Clients:  The law firm offers free bankruptcy consultations for clients.  During the consultation, the lawyer will review the client's financial situation, answer each client's questions, and discuss bankruptcy options specific to their circumstances.  Clients will receive competent and compassionate legal advice throughout the entire bankruptcy process.  Clients will also experience the excellent customer service that the firm provides.

Dana Oglesby is personally committed to providing the best bankruptcy representation possible.  She will tirelessly advocate for her clients while providing personal attention to each client's specific needs.  To learn more about Dana or the firm of Jackson & Oglesby Law please visit the law firm's website at . 


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Jackson & Oglesby Law LLC
6520 E. 82nd. St.
Suite 101
Indianapolis, IN, 46250
Jackson & Oglesby Law LLC
48 N. Emerson Ave. Suite 300
Greenwood, IN, 46143
Jackson & Oglesby Law LLC
5550 Lafayette Road, Suite 400
Indianapolis, IN, 46254
Jackson & Oglesby Law LLC
225 N. High St., Suite 2C
Muncie, IN, 47305
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Posted by Jason | October 2, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Excellent Service Throughout!
Bankruptcy is not a 1 day event, but rather a long, drawn out process. Both Dana and Adam did an excellent job supporting me from beginning to end and I never had to wait more than a day for an answer to any one of my numberous questions. I truly felt as though I was their only client. I successfully completed my bankruptcy years early, and this firm played a helpful hand in that.
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Posted by Chad | August 1, 2018
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Highly Recommend
Dana was very knowledgeable and professional. I would highly recommend her to anyone looking to file bankruptcy.
Posted by Itsus Patken | February 10, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
This is the attorney you want!
To say going through bankruptcy is a nerve-wracking experience would be an understatement. To say Dana Oglesby is the best in the business is also an understatement. I was impressed with Dana from first contact. I had left a phone message with her office. I was amazed to receive a call from Dana herself. I was expecting a call from an assistant or secretary. Dana spent the next half hour giving me detailed answers to my questions, and explained my options. I knew right away that she was the one to hire if I had to go through the process of bankruptcy. From initial meeting to final discharge, Dana was there with answers, advice, and reassurance. Even better, she is genuinely compassionate and sympathetic. She and her assistant Stacey were incredibly patient, even when I made a few frantic, last-minute "What about this? What about that???" phone calls. (Thanks, Dana and Stacey!) Any attorney can file your paperwork. But it takes a truly exceptional attorney like Dana to make the process smooth and survivable. To say that she is friendly, professional, and highly skilled isn't enough. Having Dana as your attorney is like having a friend there to hold your hand and walk you through the process. Bottom line? If you've found Dana Oglesby, you've found the attorney you need to hire.
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Posted by Judy | September 14, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Rating my Attorney
I wasn't for sure how to file my claim. I knew it could be done - but I was very nervous - I've never done anything like this - and I was so terrified that I wouldn't do something right. Dana, comforted me and told me I would be fine. From the time I seen her in my first visit to when we totally closed everything. Dana was there for me, she guided me into everything and helped me to not be worried. If I or someone else would ever need Dana's help - she would be the first one I will call or to give a reference on from any of my friends. Thank you so much; you really helped make my life so much easier.
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Posted by anonymous | November 25, 2015
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| Hired Attorney
Dana is the best Bankruptcy Attorney there can be
Dana patiently answered every question I had prior to filing. Individual personal attention to each bk case and issues after filing. Always helpful. Really cares about the clients and helps each and every time. Has expertise in the subject matter and navigates the complex area of law to helps the client and manages each issue promptly.
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Posted by anonymous | September 14, 2015
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Professional and personable
I just came from an initial consultation with Dana and she was extremely helpful. I left with a ton of questions answered regarding the bankruptcy process and feel like I can make a truly informed decision. If we decide to proceed, we will definitely be using her services.
Posted by Larry | August 19, 2015
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Client-focused, courteous and professional
Dana listened and asked pertinent questions to understand my unique situation and goals. She is professional and courteous and applies her knowledge and experience to ensure the best possible outcome. I would definitely recommend her to anyone needing legal services. Every attorney should be this easy to work with!
Posted by anonymous | November 17, 2014
New Beginnings!
Trying to start over from a recent divorce was overwhelming. I'm so grateful I had Jackson & Oglesby on my side. They really took away the stress of a bankruptcy, very professional & caring!
Posted by Ericka J | October 21, 2014
I would definitely recommend...
My experience with this attorney was professional, beneficial, and life changing. The entire process was swift, discreet, and informative. I would definitely refer Dana Oglesby to everyone that I know who is in need of professional services!
Posted by anonymous | October 9, 2014
A great help!
I always seem to have a problem pop up, and when I do, Dana is always ready to help with it. Professional and personable at the same time, she genuinelly appears to care about my situation. Highly recommend!!
Posted by Scott | March 10, 2014
Classy and professional
I had spoken with 3 bankruptcy attorneys prior to speaking with the Jackson & Oglesby firm. Dana was kind enough to meet with me on a phone call and walk in. I chose this firm based on good reviews and it was convenient for me with my work location. She was very welcoming and insightful as respectful to my case. Dana was the only one whom gave me hope that it would all work out for me. I was informed of my situation and kept updated. Her communication was speedy and insightful. I would highly recommend Dana and her law firm. Thank you!
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Posted by ETS | March 4, 2014
Personable and Warm
My experience with Dana was very pleasurable from the beginning. She never made me feel embarrassed or ashamed of my situation. I appreciated her willingness to always help whenever I ha questions. I've recommend her to at least 2 people. The only time I felt uncomfortable was sitting in front of the judge as he somewhat blasted the bankruptcy filers in front of everyone. I thought that was unprofessional. If I would or could have had a heads up that would have been more prepared for his scolding. Lol.
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Posted by Lawrence | March 4, 2014
Very impressive!
I took a chance on this firm. Had a gut feeling to go here rather than the big firm doing similar work. I was not disappointed! We worked mostly with Dana and were very impressed with her skills. She is extremely clear and organized in explaining the bankruptcy process. Unlike most attorneys I have worked with in other specialty areas, she actually responds promptly to emails and phone calls! She is sensitive to the emotions of the client going through bankruptcy but doesn't dwell on it. Instead, she efficiently and effectively moves you through the process to a successful conclusion. When she gets you to the goal is when you can finally let go of the emotional baggage. What an awesome feeling! I promised myself I will never need her services again, but I'm sure glad she was there for us!
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Posted by anonymous | March 4, 2014
great law firm
I had a great experience with this firm. I found them to be informative and reliable. As well as honest and understanding. I tend to think some attorneys come off as over confident and this was not the case. This firm made me feel very comfortable.
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  • Free Consultation 45 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 6.8 (Good)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Jackson & Oglesby Law LLC
  • 2011 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Macey & Aleman / Legal Helpers
  • 2011 - 2011
  • Attorney
  • Geraci Law, LLC
  • 2008 - 2010


  • Valparaiso University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2008
  • University of Evansville
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 2005

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Chapter 13 Debtor Case
  • Confirmed


  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English


Speaking Engagements

  • LAU Social Industry Community Event
  • Bankruptcy
  • 2012

Attorney endorsements

Received (6)
Given (2)
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Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Dec 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Dana consistently shows immense compassion for all her clients. She works tirelessly on behalf of her clients with a goal of getting them through the bankruptcy process stress free. She is quick to respond to any questions as well. She conducts herself with the utmost professionalism with both her clients and fellow attorneys."
Unknown Attorney | Apr 03
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer for always putting the clients needs first."
Litigation Attorney | Aug 31
Relationship: Other
"Dana and I went to law school together and she is a wonderful person and very hard worker. I'd choose her to represent me if I ever needed a lawyer in IN."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Aug 30
Relationship: Other
"I fully endorse and recommend Dana Oglesby for legal representation without any reservation. She is extremely intelligent, hard-working, and dedicated in all that she does. As a former classmate and friend, I value her legal advice and guidance in any aspect of life and know she is a rare find in the legal community."
Chapter 7 bankruptcy Attorney | Aug 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have worked with Ms. Oglesby for approximately 3 years. She has always shown exemplary work ethic and knowledge. Ms. Oglesby focused her legal practice strictly on consumer bankruptcy since being admitted to the bar. She is currently licensed to practice in Indiana and Kentucky. Ms. Oglesby continues to demonstrate a mastery of the often complex bankruptcy code."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Aug 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Attorney Dana L. Oglesby has extensive experience in bankruptcy law. In fact, she is quickly approaching her 600th bankruptcy case. Attorney Dana L. Oglesby does not production line her cases like some other bankruptcy attorneys will do but uniquely personalizes service to each client. That is why I recommend Attorney Dana L. Oglesby."
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