Christine Douglas

Top rated family law attorney in Carmel, Indiana

Keating Douglas, LLP
Christine Douglas
Keating Douglas, LLP

Practice Areas: Family law, Alternative dispute resolution; view more

Licensed in Indiana since: 1997

Education: Valparaiso University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2023

Keating Douglas, LLP

550 Congressional Blvd
Suite 125
Carmel, IN 46032 Visit website


Christine Douglas is a founding partner at the law firm Keating Douglas, LLP, which has its offices in Carmel, Indiana. Focusing her practice on helping families, she represents clients who are going through a divorce or dealing with any other family law-related matter, including custody modifications, adoptions, grandparent visitation, guardianships and paternity.

Ms. Douglas is well known for the compassionate and empathetic support she provides to her clients. She serves as a zealous and tireless advocate for the rights and freedom of her clients. She handles all her cases efficiently, both inside and outside the courtroom. She is also a registered domestic mediator, helping people resolve issues in a less contentious and cost-effective manner.

In addition to her litigation practice, Ms. Douglas serves as a parenting coordinator and a guardian ad litem regularly, through which she has gained invaluable insight and experience. Having obtained her bachelor’s degree from Purdue University, she earned her Juris Doctor from the Valparaiso University School of Law. She is licensed to practice in the state of Indiana

Ms. Douglas is board-certified by the Family Law Certification Board of the Indiana State Bar Association as a specialist in family law. She also lectures frequently to students as well as to fellow attorneys. She attended the Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute program of the American Bar Association and completed it.

An enthusiastic affiliate of the legal community, Ms. Douglas is a member of the American Bar Association’s Family Law Section and the Indiana State Bar Association’s Family Law Section. She also serves as the family law chair, the ADR chair and the Women in Law chair for the Indianapolis Bar Association. Additionally, she is the vice president, Program chair and Membership chair of the American Inns of Court: Sagamore Inn.

Volunteering her time and skill to those who need it the most, Ms. Douglas is a part of Big Brothers Big Sisters, the Indianapolis Legal Aid Society and Operation Standby, which deals with providing legal help to those in the military. Recognized for her legal services, she has received an AV* Preeminent peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10/10 rating on Avvo.

*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 Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Family law, Alternative dispute resolution

Focus areas

Adoption, Alimony & spousal support, Child support, Custody & visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic violence, Juvenile law, Name change, Paternity, Prenuptial agreements, Marital property, Mediation & collaborative law, Same sex family law, Father's rights, Arbitration, Mediation

  • 80% Family law
  • 20% Alternative dispute resolution

First Admitted: 1997, Indiana

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Frequent Lecturer, Family Law Topics, nationally and locally
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Regularly participate in Legal Lines and Ask a Lawyer. Immaculate Heart of Mary School, School Commission Chair, 2018
  • Indianapolis Legal Aid Society
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Awarded AV-Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Super Lawyer, 2010-2021
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Indiana, 1997
  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • American Inns of Court: Sagamore Inn, Vice President; Program Chair; Membership Chair, 2002 - Present
  • Indiana State Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2002 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2002 - Present
  • Member, Indianapolis Bar Association, Chair of the Family Law Section, 2008, Chair of the Women in the Law Section, 2002 - Present, Chair of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, 2015
  • Member, Indiana State Bar Association
Educational Background:
  • Purdue University, B.A., 1990
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Certified as a family law specialist by the Family Law Certification Board of the Indiana State Bar Association, Registered Domestic Mediator, Trained Parenting Coordinator, Guardian ad Litem, 2002
Industry Groups:
  • American Bar Association
  • American Inns Of Court (Sagamore Inn)
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Indianapolis Bar Association

Office location for Christine Douglas

550 Congressional Blvd
Suite 125
Carmel, IN 46032

Phone: 317-660-6135


14 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2023

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