jlind_bio1Jeffry Lind
ATTORNEY

As a young man growing up in Lebanon, Indiana, Jeffry Lind was inspired to become a lawyer after watching the small town’s attorneys work hard to help members of his community.

After receiving a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University in 1985, Jeff attended law school at DePaul University in Chicago and Indiana University School of Law in Indianapolis. He received his JD in 1988 from DePaul University. Jeff is admitted to the bars in Indiana (1988) and Illinois (2002).

Jeff’s practice is focused on business representation, mediator of civil disputes and general civil litigation, including plaintiffs’ personal injury litigation.

With a nod to the attorneys who served as his role models, Jeff has been inspired to give back to the community and the profession. Over the past two decades, he has served as:

  • President, Indiana State Bar Association (2010-2011)
  • Commissioner, Indiana Supreme Court Commission for Continuing Legal Education (2006-2008)
  • Member of the Indiana State Board of Law Examiners (2012 to present)
  • Chair, of the Legal Education and Admission to the Bar Committee of the Indiana State Bar Association (now, Professional Legal Education, Admission and Development Section) (1997)
  • President, Indiana Bar Foundation (2004-2005)
  • Chair, Indiana Legal Education Conclave (2002-2003)
  • President, Terre Haute Bar Association (2001-2002)
  • Chair, Indiana State Bar Association Probate, Trust and Real Property Section (2001-2002)
  • Vice-chair, Indiana Supreme Court Lawyers Trust Accounts Technical Committee (1996-1999)
  • Chair, Indiana State Bar Association Young Lawyers’ Section (1993-1994)
  • Member, Indiana State Bar Association
    • House of Delegates, (1992-2006)(2008-2012)
    • Board of Governors, (1993-1994, 1998-2000, 2004-2006)(2008-2012)
    • Chair of the House of Delegates (2005-2006)
  • Former Member, American Bar Association
    • House of Delegates (1995-1998)(2009-2011)
  • Board Member, Indiana Continuing Education Forum (1995-1996)(2008-2010)
  • Registered civil mediator (since 2007)

Jeff is peer-ranked by Martindale-Hubble as AV Preeminent, indicating the highest level of ethical standards and professional ability.

The Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings help buyers of legal services identify, evaluate, and select the most appropriate lawyer for a specific task at hand. Lawyer Ratings serve as an objective indicator that a lawyer has the highest ethical standards and professional ability and are used by buyers of legal services to justify their hiring decisions. Combined with the Martindale-Hubbell(r) Client Review Ratings, self-reported professional credentials and other fact-based performance data, the Peer Review Ratings contribute to the comprehensive view of a lawyer.

Jeff is an active member of the First Congregational Church and many local organizations. He has two children, Ryan and Nicole.


newbio1Carolina Ivich
ATTORNEY

Carolina joined our firm in June 2016 when she relocated with her family from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. After having received her bachelor’s degree in 2004 from The University of Arizona, she attended St. Thomas University School of Law in Florida and earned her JD in 2008. Carolina is admitted to practice in both Florida (2009) and Indiana (2016). She is experienced in foreclosure actions, landlord-tenant disputes, general litigation, real estate transactions and Worker’s Compensation. Having grown up in Mexico, Carolina is fluent in Spanish and functional in basic Portuguese.


paraAnita Smith
OFFICE MANAGER/PARALEGAL

With nearly twenty years of experience, Anita came on board as our Office Manager in December 2015 from yet another local law firm. In addition to her duties as Office Manager, she assists with paralegal responsibilities as needed. Anita is a Notary Public as well.

 

 


Sandy Kelly
LEGAL ASSISTANT/PARALEGAL

As the legal assistant and paralegal, Sandy assists with various secretarial duties throughout the day and assists the firms’ attorneys in litigation (lawsuit) support and entity formation and issues that arise in small business representation.  Sandy is also a notary public.

Sandy comes to Lind Law Firm from another local firm, and has over 20+ years experience in law offices. She has now been at Lind Law Firm for over three years, and she is a very valued member of our team.

 

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Jeff Lind Appointed to The Indiana State Board of Law Examiners

On May 4, 2012 Jeff Lind was appointed to serve as one of the 10 members of the Indiana State Board of Law Examiners. He has been appointed to serve a five year term. In July 1931, the Supreme Court of…

Civics education benefits everyone

A recent Newsweek magazine survey revealed that almost one in three Americans does not know the name of the vice president of the United States. This survey highlights the lack of civics awareness in our nation. If Americans do not know…

ISBA president opens new firm

http://www.theindianalawyer.com/isba-president-opens-new-firm/PARAMS/article/26500 Lind explains his vision behind opening a new law firm in Terre Haute, Ind.

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‘Your call is very important to us; please hold’

Among the more frustrating aspects of practicing law for a busy lawyer may be excessive accessibility. For the last 10 years or so, I have instructed those who answer the phone that they need not ask who is calling. I began…

It’s all about teamwork!

On June 6, I opened a new law office. Great location. Great space. With me in my new venture are Matt Sheehan, a 2011 admittee to the bar in Indiana; Charlynn Turner, a seasoned-for-her-years paralegal and office manager; Andrea Vinzant, a…

They are here to help

At its best, the practice of law is about helping others. In fact, that's what likely drew many of us to the profession. The law is one of the three "noble" serving professions (the clergy and medicine being the other two),…

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