Kena Hollingsworth

Top rated Family Law attorney in Carmel, Indiana

Hollingsworth Law Group
Kena Hollingsworth
Hollingsworth Law Group

Practice Areas: Family Law; view more

Licensed in Indiana since: 2002

Education: Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2009 - 2013

Hollingsworth Law Group

30 W. Main Street
Suite #1001
Carmel, IN 46032 Visit website

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Licensed to practice law for over two decades, Kena Hollingsworth has become a go-to attorney for families and individuals in the state of Indiana. As the founding partner of Hollingsworth Law Group, she practices law from the firm’s office in Carmel and solely assists her clients in one niche of law, family law. Throughout the years, she has handled countless cases of divorce, child custody, child support and various other family law matters.

A certified divorce and family law mediator by the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, Ms. Hollingsworth is not only an attorney renowned for her litigation strategies but also a sought-after mediator when individuals desire to settle things amicably outside the court. Her nuanced understanding of emotions and family dynamics enables her to take the lead on sensitive matters with the utmost empathy.

In 1988, Ms. Hollingsworth enrolled herself in the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law for her law studies and graduated in 2001 with her doctorate in jurisprudence. Here, at the university, she actively took part in Moot Court Competitions and was also a member of the Sports And Entertainment Law Society. Prior to this, she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Southern Indiana.

Ms. Hollingsworth’s perfect rating of 10/10 “Superb” on Avvo clearly underscores her unwavering dedication and exceptional quality of work. Within a few years of the commencement of her practice, the Indianapolis Business Journal honored her by including her on their Forty Under 40 list.

Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas

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

  • 100% Family Law

First Admitted: 2002, Indiana

Professional Webpage: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kenahollingsworth/

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Robert McKinney School of Law Alumni Association, Member
  • Volunteer, Riley Children's Foundation
  • FBI Citizens' Academy, Board of Directors, 2006 - present
  • Ask A Lawyer, Indianapolis Bar Association, Volunteer, 2002 - present
  • Indiana K9 Search Network, Board of Directors, 2009 - 2010
  • InfraGard, Indianapolis Chapter, Member
  • Salvation Army Board of Directors, Member of Social Services Council, 2007-2010
  • Dress for Success, Volunteer, 2006 - present
  • Kids Voice, Guardian Ad Litem Volunteer, 2007 - present
  • Girls' Nite In, International, Board of Directors, 2012 - present
  • Heartland Pro Bono Council, Volunteer
  • People's Burn Foundation, Chair of Fundraising Committee, Board of Directors, Secretary, 2006 - present
  • Legal Lines, Indianapolis Bar Association, Volunteer, 2002 - present
  • Habitat for Humanity, Volunteer, 2012 - present
Honors/Awards:
  • Super Lawyers®
  • "Colts Community Quarterback Award," 2007
  • Bar Leader Series (class V), Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Indianapolis' Forty Under 40, Indianapolis Business Journal, 2008
  • "Distinguished Fellow" by Indianapolis Bar Foundation
  • Top 5 Finalist - Young Professional of the Year, Young Professionals of Central Indiana, 2009
  • "Indy's Best & Brightest," Top 10 finalist in the category of law, 2009, 2008 & 2007
  • BV® Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell
  • Indiana's Healthiest Employer - Finalist, Indianapolis Business Journal, 2011
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Indiana State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Member, 2002-present
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, 2002-present
  • Indiana State Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, 2002-present
  • Hamilton County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, 2004-present
  • University of Southern Indiana Alumni Association, 2002-present
  • Central Indiana Association of Collaborative Professionals (CIACP), Member, 2011
  • American Bar Association, Advisory Panelist, 2008-present
  • Boone County Delegate to Indiana State Bar Association's Board of Governors, Member, 2002-present
  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Family Law Section's Task Force to create resource manual for family law practitioners, Member, 2002-present
  • Young Professionals of Central Indiana, 2003-present
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, Member , 2011
  • Indiana State Bar Association, Women in Law Section, Member, 2002-present
  • American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Member, 2002-present
  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Executive Committee of Family Law Section, 2006-present
  • National Association of Women Lawyers, Member, 2006-present
  • American Bar Association, Women in Law Section, Member, 2002-present
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Graduate of 2006 FBI Citizens' Academy
  • Author of Blog, Forty and other F words (website still under construction), 2019
Educational Background:
  • University of Southern Indiana, B.A. in English, Spanish & International Business (Marketing), magna cum laude, 1998
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Family Law Institute: Electronic Evidence, Electronic Evidence, Seminar (author/speaker), Family Law Institute, 2009
  • article including tips and thoughts from someone who has experienced divorce from every possibe perspective, As a Child of Divorce, Divorced Spouse, & a Divorce Lawyer...What I have learned and YOU should know...about DIVORCE, article, 2018
  • Article on moving on from divorce and into a more confident, happy self, Choosing Happiness Over Divorce Doom, Article, 2018
  • An article about why the "bulldog" attorney might not be the best, most cost effective option for your divorce counselor, Beware of the Bulldog Attorney, Article, 2017
  • Practice Tips for Young Divorce Lawyers, Practice Tips for Young Divorce Lawyers, Seminar (speaker/author), 2009
  • Seminar: Top 10 Tips for New Divorce Lawyers, Top 10 Tips for Divorce Attorneys, Seminar (speaker/author), 2010
  • Seminar: Top 10 Tips for New Divorce Lawyers, Top 10 Tips for New Divorce Lawyers, Seminar (speaker/author), 2011
  • Article:  "Can a Divorce REALLY Be 'Healthy'?", "Can a Divorce REALLY Be 'Healthy'?", Article, 2012
  • Seminar:  Creating An Organizational Culture, Creating An Organizational Culture, Seminar, 2014
  • Seminar:  Top Ten Litigation Practice Tips for Young Lawyers - Family Law, Top Ten Litigation Practice Tips for Young Lawyers - Family Law, Seminar (speaker/author), 2007
  • Seminar:  Hot Topics in Custody & Parenting Time, Hot Topics in Custody & Parenting Time, Seminar (speaker/author), 2007
  • Article:  How to find the right attorney for you, How to Find the Right Attorney for You, Article, 2007
  • Seminar:  Top Ten Litigation Practice Tips for Young Lawyers - Family Law, Top Ten Litigation Practice Tips for Young Lawyers - Family Law, Seminar (speaker/author), 2006
  • Seminar:  Custody Evaluations - Family Law Practical Application Series, Custody Evaluations - Family Law Practical Application Series, Seminar (speaker/author), 2006
  • Seminar:  Family Law - Beyond the Basics, Family Law - Beyond the Basics, Seminar (speaker/author), 2005
  • Seminar:  Evidence for Family Law Practitioners, Evidence for Family Law Practitioners, Seminar, 2000
  • Seminar - Hot Topics in Family Law I - Perspectives from the Bar, Hot Topics in Family Law I - Perspectives from the Bar, Seminar (speaker/author), 2008
  • How To Handle Divorce: Top 5 Dos and Donts, How To Handle Divorce: Top 5 Dos and Donts, Seminar (speaker/author), 2009
  • Article: How to Handle A Divorce: Top 5 Dos & Donts, How to Handle A Divorce: Top 5 Dos & Donts, Article, 2008
  • Considering Divorce?....Consider This!, Article, 2010
  • Can You Afford Divorce?, Article, 2010
  • Preparing for a Custody Battle, Article, 2010
  • Alternatives to a "Dirty" Divorce, Article, 2010
  • Staying Together For the Kids, Article, 2010
  • Starting Your Own Law Practice Manual, Starting Your Own Law Practice Manual, Seminar (speaker/author), 2009
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Registered Family Law Mediator, 2009

Office location for Kena Hollingsworth

30 W. Main Street
Suite #1001
Carmel, IN 46032

Phone: 317-563-0507

Selections

10 Years Super Lawyers
5 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2009 - 2013

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