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Biography

Mandy practices in civil and business litigation and represents clients in all stages of the litigation process. As a trained mediator, Mandy is a problem solver by nature and is uniquely qualified to assist her clients in negotiations. She primarily practices in the healthcare industry and represents a variety of providers including hospitals, long term care facilities, assisted living facilities, physicians and nurses both in state courts and before Medical Review Panels. Additionally, Mandy counsels clients in the construction industry and represents them in cases involving claims for payment, delay, construction defects and mechanic’s liens. She also has significant experience representing employers in defense of worker’s compensation claims brought before the Indiana Worker’s Compensation Board. Mandy engages in client-focused representation and uses a hands-on approach to managing actions with complex factual and legal issues.

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Community Activity

  • IBA Homeless Project, Volunteer (2017- Present)
  • Hooverwood Executive Committee, Board of Directors (2016 - Present)
  • Indy Reads, Programs Committee Member and Reading Coach (2013 - 2016)
  • Indianapolis Zoo Associate Council, Member (2015 - Present)
  • Indianapolis Bar Association Homeless Project, Volunteer (2017)




Publications & Presentations

Publications

What Indiana Employers Need to Know When Settling Worker’s Compensation Claims, RBE Blog (2018)

  • Indiana Code § 22-3-2-15 permits an injured employee or his dependents and an employer to enter into a full and final settlement agreement which forecloses the injured employee’s ability to reopen a claim for a change in condition. The Indiana Worker’s Compensation Board (the “Board”) has implemented a series of changes on how it handles settlement agreements over the last six months. All settlement agreements submitted to the Board will now be reviewed by individual hearing members and may be refused and returned for failure to adhere to the newly implemented changes.READ ARTICLE

9 Tips for a Successful Deposition, RBE Blog (2017)

  • So you received a Notice of Deposition. What is a deposition and what does that mean for you, the witness? A deposition is the legal term for a formal, recorded, question and answer session which occurs when the witness is under oath. A deposition generally serves two purposes: (1) find out what you know; and (2) preserve your testimony for later use (either in motions to be filed with the Court or at trial). READ ARTICLE


Awards & Recognition

Indiana Super Lawyers Rising Star (2018 - Present)

  • Each year, Super Lawyers recognizes the top lawyers in Indiana via a patented multiphase selection process involving peer nomination, independent research and peer evaluation. The Indiana lawyers who receive the highest point totals during this selection process are further recognized in Indiana Super Lawyers Top Lists.

Associations

  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana
  • Defense Research Institute



Education

  • Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Bloomington, Indiana, J.D. (2012)
  • Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology, Minor in Business (2009)

Bar Admission

  • Indiana 2012
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana