Thomas A. Massey

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Evansville, IN

Massey Law Offices, LLC
 | 915 Main St. - Suite 502, PO Box 3526
Evansville, IN 47734-3526
Phone: 812-491-9333
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004, 2006, 2008 - 2011
Licensed Since: 1984
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (90%),
  • General Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Sensitive to the needs of anyone going through a family law issue, Thomas A. Massey treats clients with compassion. As founder of the Massey Law Offices, LLC, he guides people in Evansville, Indiana, and the surrounding areas through complicated matters involving child custody and divorce. He also represents clients in business law cases.

In 1981, Mr. Massey received a Bachelor of Science in management from Purdue University, where he made the dean’s list. He then attended Valparaiso University Law School, serving as a member of the school’s law review and graduating with a Juris Doctor in 1984.

Licensed in Indiana, Mr. Massey is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States, the Indiana Supreme Court, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit.

Though he has successfully taken a number of cases to trial, Mr. Massey believes in reaching a solution outside litigation when possible. He knows the importance of preserving relationships among family members, even in highly disputed issues. As a registered mediator, he helps people navigate difficult decisions and find an outcome that serves their best interests.

When he is not with clients, Mr. Massey remains busy through presenting seminars as a faculty member of Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum and on behalf of the Evansville Bar Association’s Continuing Legal Education program. Outside his practice, he is a member of the Vanderburgh County Election Board.

Mr. Massey holds the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

* AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (90%): Custody & Visitation, Divorce

General Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

Family Law: Custody & Visitation, Divorce

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2004, 2006, 2008 - 2011

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About Thomas Massey

Admitted: 1984, Indiana

Professional Webpage: http://www.masseylawoffices.com/tambio.html

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Registered Family Law Mediator (1992-Present)

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States District Courts, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana
  • United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Indiana Supreme Court
  • Master, American Inn of Court No. 36
  • Chairman, Evansville Bar Association Family Law Section (2006, 2000 and 1994)

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Advisory Board, University of Evansville Legal Studies Program (1987-2005)
  • Board Member, Indiana Equal Justice Fund (1998-2006)
  • Board Member, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum (1999-2006)
  • City of Evansville Police Merit Commissioner (2000-2004)
  • Election Board Member, Vanderburgh County (1994-1996; 2005-Present (Chairman))

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Adjunct Faculty, Lockyear College (1988-1990)
  • Adjunct Faculty, University of Evansville (1990)
  • Teaching Assistant, Legal Research and Writing Program, Valparaiso University School of Law
  • Faculty, Indiana Judicial Conference, 1996 Annual Meeting
  • Faculty Member, Family Law Practice, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum ("ICLEF") Seminar (10/22/93)
  • Faculty Member, Child Support: Litigating the Guidelines, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum ("ICLEF") Seminar (7/13/94)
  • Faculty Member, Family Law Notebook, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum ("ICLEF") Seminar (6/23/95)
  • Faculty Member, Divorce Law 301, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum ("ICLEF") Seminar (7/17/96)
  • Faculty Member, Dissolution and Family Law Matters, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum ("ICLEF") Seminar (8/4/97)
  • Faculty Member, Tougher Topics of Family Law, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum ("ICLEF") Seminar (10/10/01)
  • Faculty Member, Family Law for Practitioners, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum ("ICLEF") Seminar (11/1/01)
  • Faculty Member, Tips for Handling Asset Divorce Cases, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum ("ICLEF") Seminar (12/9/03)
  • Faculty Member, Master's Series - Advanced Family Law, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum ("ICLEF") Seminar (11/7/07)
  • Faculty Member, Dissolution and Family Law Matters, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum ("ICLEF") Seminar (2/14/08)
  • Faculty Member, Master's Series - Advanced Family Law, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum ("ICLEF") Seminar (12/13-14/08)
  • Faculty Member, 7th Annual Family Law Institute, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum ("ICLEF") Seminar (10/14-15/09)
  • Faculty Member, Intermediate Divorce Law, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum ("ICLEF") Seminar (10/11/91)
  • Faculty Member, Family Law Update, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum ("ICLEF") Seminar (12/7-8/06)

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • DBC Capital Fund, Inc. v. Snodgrass, 551 N.E.2d 475 (Ind. Ct. App. 1990)
  • Union Federal Savings Bank, et al. v. Chantilly Farms, Inc., 556 N.E.2d 9 (Ind. Ct. App. 1990)
  • L.D.H. v. K.A.H., 665 N.E.2d 43 (Ind. Ct. App. 1996)
  • In re Whirlpool Corp. and I.U.E. Local 808, 115 L.A. 34 (2000)
  • Becker v. Fisher, 852 N.E.2d 46 (Ind. Ct. App. 2006)

Educational Background:

  • Purdue University, B.S., (Management), 1981
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Office Location for Thomas A. Massey

915 Main St. - Suite 502
PO Box 3526
Evansville, IN 47734-3526

Phone: 812-491-9333

 

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