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Beth A. Barnes

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Carmel, IN

Cross Glazier Reed Burroughs, PC
11595 N. Meridian Street, Suite 110
Carmel, IN 46032
Phone: 317-582-1040
Fax: 317-582-0240
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2022
Licensed in Indiana Since: 2010
Practice Areas: Family Law, General Litigation, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Beth A. Barnes is an attorney with the Cross Glazier Reed Burroughs, PC, law firm in Carmel, Indiana. A top-ranked lawyer with more than 11 years of total legal experience, Ms. Barnes focuses her practice primarily on family law, and she provides exceptional counsel and support to clients throughout Hamilton County and the surrounding areas of the greater Indianapolis metro who are going through a divorce or have some other serious legal issue affecting their families.

Before focusing on family law, Ms. Barnes gained invaluable experience dealing with complex civil litigation matters, such as insurance defense, personal injury, bankruptcy, collections and other areas. This experience has given her a broad and varied background to draw upon to better serve her clients, and she has gained a reputation for her compassion and integrity as well as her unwavering commitment to helping her clients achieve their goals and the favorable outcomes they seek as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

Honored for her outstanding professionalism and service, Ms. Barnes has earned perennial top rankings and endorsements from her peers as being among the top 2.5% of attorneys in her area. She has also received numerous testimonials and referrals from her satisfied clients.

A 2003 cum laude graduate of Ball State University with a degree in criminal justice and criminology, Ms. Barnes obtained her Juris Doctor from Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis in 2009. While in law school, she was a member of the Indiana Health Law Review and the Appellate Clinic, and she served as secretary of the Indianapolis Bar Association Law Student Division Board. She also achieved Order of the Barristers in the Stanton Intramural Moot Court Competition.

Ms. Barnes is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, and she is an active member of the Indianapolis Bar Association, the Indiana State Bar Association and the American Bar Association, among her other professional affiliations. She also serves as trained guardian ad litem in contentious custody hearings.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Family Law
  • 10%General Litigation
  • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Name Change, Paternity, Marital Property, Litigation, Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death


8 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2022

About Beth A. Barnes

First Admitted: 2010, Indiana

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Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Trained Guardian Ad Litem 

Bar/Professional Activity

  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana, 2010 
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 2010
  • American Bar Association, 2010 - Present 
  • Indiana State Bar Association, 2010 - Present
  • Indianapolis Bar Association, 2010 - Present


  •   , Super Lawyers, Rising Star

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Negligence, Medical Malpractice, Vicarious Liability, or Patient Responsibility: Who Should Pay When A Patient Contracts MRSA From A Healthcare Facility?, 7 Ind. Health L. Rev. 335 , 2010 

Educational Background

  • Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, Honors: cum laude, Major: Criminal Justice & Criminology, 2003 
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Office Location for Beth A. Barnes

11595 N. Meridian Street
Suite 110
Carmel, IN 46032

Phone: 317-582-1040

Fax: 317-582-0240

Last Updated: 8/4/2022

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