Kathryn Hillebrands Burroughs

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Carmel, IN

Cross Pennamped Woolsey & Glazier
 | 11711 N. Meridian Street, Meridian Mark II, Suite 100
Carmel, IN 46032
Phone: 317-582-1040
Fax: 317-582-0240
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Kathryn Hillebrands Burroughs is a partner of Cross, Pennamped, Woolsey & Glazier, P.C., in Carmel, Indiana. She concentrates her practice solely on matrimonial and family law including premarital agreements, cohabitation agreements, divorce, child custody, parenting time and support, and interstate disputes and modifications.

Ms. Hillebrands Burroughs is certified as a specialist in family law by the Indiana Family Law Certification Board. She serves as a board member for the Independent Certification Organization for the Indiana State Bar Association, which certifies family law specialists in Indiana. She is admitted to practice in Indiana and the U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana.

In 2015 she was reappointed by the Indiana Supreme Court to serve another five year term as one of ten members of the Indiana Board of Law Examiners. She was also appointed to serve on the Indiana Child Custody and Support Advisory Committee. The latter committee was created by statute to make recommendations to the Indiana Supreme Court regarding state child support guidelines and other items relating to the welfare of children of families no longer intact.

Ms. Hillebrands Burroughs is a past chairwoman of the Indiana State Bar Association, Family and Juvenile Law Section, and served as an officer on its executive board from 2001-2011. She has led seminars for attorneys on numerous family law-related legal topics.

She has been consistently honored by her peers. Starting in 2009 and continuing each year after, she has been listed in Indiana Super Lawyers by Indianapolis Monthly magazine. In 2011, she received the Gale M. Phelps Award from the Indiana State Bar Association. The award is given to attorneys who continually elevate the standards of professionalism in the field of family law. She was selected for inclusion in the 2015 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Ms. Hillebrands Burroughs is a magna cum laude graduate of Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, where she served as associate editor of the Indiana Law Review, and was on the dean's list for three years. She graduated from Indiana University with a B.A. in English.

Cross, Pennamped, Woolsey & Glazier, P.C., represents clients throughout central Indiana in high-asset divorce and child custody cases, as well as all other types of related family law issues. The firm has a history of dealing effectively with complex cases and litigation in the areas of divorce, child custody, prenuptial agreements, postnuptial agreements, valuations of assets, parenting time guidelines, child visitation, child support and fathers' rights.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Focus Areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 11 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2019

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About Kathryn Burroughs

Admitted: 1992, Indiana

Professional Webpage: http://www.cpwglaw.com/About/Kathryn-H-Burroughs.shtml

Honors/Awards:

  • Associate Editor, Indiana Law Review, Indiana University School of Law, 1990 – 1992
  • Dean's List, Indiana University School of Law, 1989 - 1991
  • Gale M. Phelps Award, Indiana State Bar Association, 2011

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Family Law Specialist -Family Law Certification Board, 2002
  • Registered Family Law Mediator

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Board Member, Family Law Certification, Independent Certification Organization
  • Member, Family Law Section, American Bar Association
  • Member, Family Law Section, Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Member, Indiana Family Law Certification Board, 2003 - present
  • Executive Committee, Allen County Bar Association, 2000 - 2004
  • Treasurer, Family Law Section, Indiana State bar Association, 2001 - 2003
  • Secretary, Family Law Section, Indiana State bar Association, 2003 - 2005
  • Vice Chair, Family Law Section, Indiana State bar Association, 2005 - 2007
  • Chair Elect, Family Law Section, Indiana State bar Association, 2007 - 2009
  • Chair, Family Law Section, Indiana State Bar Association, 2009 - 2011
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 1992
  • Indiana, 1992

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Kid's Voice-Volunteer Guardian Ad Litem, 2007
  • Member, Family Law Certification Board, 2003 - present
  • Member, Indiana Board of Law Examiners, 2011 - present

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Author, Lawyer's Bar Review Outline for Indiana Family Law, 1998, 1999
  • Family Law Issues That Will Trip You Up, ICLEF, 1998
  • Discovery Issues Confronting Mental Health Professionals, 1998
  • Premarital Agreements, Post-Marital Agreements, Cohabitation Agreements and the Setting Aside of Such Agreements, ICLEF, November, 2002
  • Shared Parenting and New Time Guidelines, ICLEF, Family Law Institute, August, 2003
  • Defending Accusations of Child and Sexual Abuse, ICLEF, Family Law Institute, 2003
  • Issues Regarding Indiana's New Child Support Guidelines, ICLEF, Master Series, October, 2003
  • Hidden Assets, How to Deal with Hidden or Unreported Income and Dissipation of Marital Assets and Income on the Parenting Time Guidelines and Child Support Guidelines, Where We Are... Handling Tough Issues, ICLEF Family Law Institute, August, 2004
  • Pitfalls of Amended Child Support Guidelines, Indiana Lawyer Women in the Law Seminar, October, 2004
  • Defending Accusations of Child and Sexual Abuse, ICLEF, November, 2004
  • Hot Topics in Family Law, ICLEF, January, 2005
  • A View From The Bench, How to Make a Judge Happy or Mad, ICLEF, Family Law Institute, July, 2005
  • Rights of Gays, Lesbians and Their Children Under Indiana Law, ICLEF, Family Law Institute, July, 2005
  • Family Law in Indiana, ICLEF, Mediation Training, October, 2005
  • Recent Family Law Developments, Boone County Seminar, November, 2005
  • Unique Issues in Custody Disputes, ICLEF, December, 2005
  • Family Law in Indiana, ICLEF, Mediation Training, March, 2006
  • Indiana's Relocation Act/Recent Indiana Family Law Cases, Boone County Seminar, November, 2006
  • Family Law Issues Concerning Gays, Lesbians and Unmarried Cohabitants Under Indiana Law, ICLEF, December, 2006
  • Hot Tips and Topics in Family Law, ICLEF, January, 2007
  • Family Law Issues Concerning Gays, Lesbians and Unmarried Cohabitants Under Indiana Law, ICLEF, February, 2007
  • Special Consideration When a Family Farm is a Significant Asset, ICLEF, Family Law Institute. October, 2007
  • Hot Tips, ICLEF, Family Law Institute, October, 2007
  • Presenter, Indiana Family Law, Boone County Seminar, 2007
  • Presenter, Expert's Roundtable-Evidentiary Issues in Family Law Cases, ICLEF, December, 2007
  • Chair, Divorce 101, ICLEF, April, 2008
  • Presenter, Roommates and Relationships: Legal Issues of Cohabitation, Indiana State Bar Association Solo and Small Firm Conference, June, 2008
  • Presenter, Family Court Judges: What Makes Family Court Judges Seem Difficult, ICLEF, Family Law Institute, October, 2008
  • Presenter, Paternity and CHINS, ICO Training, ICLEF October, 2008
  • Presenter, Family Law Update, Boone County Seminar, 2008
  • Presenter, Grappling with Religious Disputes and Alternative Lifestyles & Ask A Judge, ICLEF, 2009
  • Presenter, Family Law Update, Boone County Seminar, 2009
  • Chair, Divorce 101, ICLEF, December 2009
  • Presenter, Mini-Mediations, Indianapolis Bar Association, June 2010
  • Presenter, ADR-Updates and Trends, Mini-Mediations/Arbitration, ICLEF, October, 2010
  • Presenter, Ask a Judge, Artificial Insemination, Reproduction and Issues Involving Gay Rights and Gay and Lesbian Families, ICLEF, Family Law Institute, October 2010
  • Presenter, Family Law Update, Boone County Seminar, 2010
  • Presenter, Family Law in Indiana, ICLEF, Mediation Training, February 2011
  • Chair, Divorce 101, ICLEF, April 2011
  • Chair, Family Mediation CME, ICLEF, August, 2011
  • Presenter, Ask a Judge, ICLEF, Family Law Institute, October 2011
  • Presenter, Mediation – Break an Impasse, Indianapolis Bar Association, October 2011
  • Presenter, Family Law Update, Boone County Seminar, November, 2011
  • Presenter, Cohabitation, Premarital and Post-Marital Agreements – Dangerous and Notable Areas, ICLEF, December 2011
  • Presenter at numerous ICLEF and other continuing education seminar programs on various matrimonial and family law issues
  • The Innocent Spouse's Right to Recover Insurance Proceeds, Indiana Lawyer, 1994

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Gale Phelps Award Recipient-Indiana State Bar Association, 2011

Educational Background:

  • Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, B.A. in English
  • Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana, J.D., Magna Cum Laude, 1992
Find Me Online
Website - www.cpwglaw.com
Office Location for Kathryn Hillebrands Burroughs

11711 N. Meridian Street
Meridian Mark II, Suite 100
Carmel, IN 46032

Phone: 317-582-1040

Fax: 317-582-0240

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Last Updated: 12/4/2018

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