Attorney Profiles
Kathryn Hillebrands Burroughs 
Carmel, Indiana
Attorney
phone 317-669-9134
800-461-7459
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Kathryn Hillebrands Burroughs concentrates her practice in matrimonial and family law including premarital agreements; cohabitation agreements; dissolution of marriage; child custody, parenting time and support; and interstate disputes and modifications.

Ms. Burroughs became a Certified Family Law Specialist in 2002, the first year it was available in Indiana.  Kathryn is the immediate past chair of the Indiana State Bar Association, Family and Juvenile Law Section.  She also serves as a board member of the State of Indiana Independent Certification Organization, which certifies family law specialists.

Kathryn presently serves as a member of the Indiana Board of Law Examiners by appointment of the Indiana Supreme Court. She also serves on the Indiana Child Custody and Support Advisory Committee, a committee created by statute to make recommendations to the Indiana Supreme Court on the Child Support Guidelines and other terms relating to the welfare of children of families no longer intact.

Super Lawyers
Areas of Practice:
Family Law
Litigation Percentage:
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Certification/Specialties:
Certified Family Law Specialist - Family Law Certification Board, (2002-present)


Registered Family Law Mediator


Bar Admissions:
Indiana, 1992
U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 1992
Education:
Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1992
J.D.
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Honors: Dean's List 1989, 1990 and 1991
Law Review: Indiana Law Review, Associate Editor, 1990 - 1992


Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
B.A.
Major:  English


Published Works:
The Innocent Spouse's Right to Recover Insurance Proceeds, Indiana Lawyer, 1994


Classes/Seminars Taught:
Presenter at numerous ICLEF and other continuing education seminar programs on various matrimonial and family law issues.


Presenter, Family Law Update, Boone County Seminar, November 2012


Presenter, Drafting Settlement Agreements for Law Students, ICLEF, November 2012


Presenter, When the Duty to Support A Child Ceases-2012 Statutory Revisions, ICLEF, Family Law Institute, October 2012


Presenter, Family Law for Family Mediation Training, ICLEF, July 2012


Presenter, New Child Support Emancipation Law, Hamilton County Bar Association, July 2012


Chair, The Essentials of Family Law, ICLEF, April 2012


Presenter, Cohabitation, Premarital and Post-Marital Agreements – Dangerous and Notable Areas, ICLEF, December 2011


Presenter, Family Law Update, Boone County Seminar, November 2011


Presenter, Mediation – Break an Impasse, Indianapolis Bar Association, October 2011


Presenter, Ask a Judge, ICLEF, Family Law Institute, October 2011


Chair, Family Mediation CME, ICLEF, August 2011


Chair, Divorce 101, ICLEF, April 2011


Presenter, Family Law in Indiana, ICLEF, Mediation Training, February 2011


Presenter, Family Law Update, Boone County Seminar, 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, ADR-Updates and Trends, Mini-Mediations/Arbitration, ICLEF, October 2010


Presenter, Mini-Mediations, Indianapolis Bar Association, June 2010


Chair, Divorce 101, ICLEF, December 2009


Presenter, Family Law Update, Boone County Seminar, 2009


Presenter, Grappling with Religious Disputes and Alternative Lifestyles & Ask A Judge, ICLEF, 2009


Presenter, Family Law Update, Boone County Seminar , 2008


Presenter, Paternity and CHINS, ICO Training, ICLEF, October 2008


Presenter, Family Court Judges: What Makes Family Court Judges Seem Difficult, ICLEF, Family Law Institute, October 2008


Roommates and Relationships: Legal Issues of Cohabitation, Indiana State Bar Association Solo and Small Firm Conference, June 2008


Divorce 101, ICLEF, April 2008


Expert's Roundtable-Evidentiary Issues in Family Law Cases, ICLEF, December 2007


Indiana Family Law, Boone County Seminar, 2007


Hot Tips, ICLEF, Family Law Institute, October 2007


Special Consideration When a Family Farm is a Significant Asset, ICLEF, Family Law Institute. October 2007


Family Law Issues Concerning Gays, Lesbians and Unmarried Cohabitants Under Indiana Law, ICLEF, February 2007


Hot Tips and Topics in Family Law, ICLEF, January 2007


Family Law Issues Concerning Gays, Lesbians and Unmarried Cohabitants Under Indiana Law, ICLEF, December 2006


Indiana's Relocation Act/Recent Indiana Family Law Cases, Boone County Seminar, November 2006


Family Law in Indiana, ICLEF, Mediation Training, March 2006


Unique Issues in Custody Disputes, ICLEF, December 2005


Recent Family Law Developments, Boone County Seminar, November 2005


Family Law in Indiana, ICLEF, Mediation Training, October 2005


Rights of Gays, Lesbians and Their Children Under Indiana Law, ICLEF, Family Law Institute, July 2005


A View From The Bench, How to Make a Judge Happy or Mad, ICLEF, Family Law Institute, July 2005


Hot Topics in Family Law, ICLEF, January 2005


Defending Accusations of Child and Sexual Abuse, ICLEF, November 2004


Pitfalls of Amended Child Support Guidelines, Indiana Lawyer Women in the Law Seminar, October 2004


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


Issues Regarding Indiana's New Child Support Guidelines, ICLEF, Master Series, October 2003


Defending Accusations of Child and Sexual Abuse, ICLEF, Family Law Institute, 2003


Shared Parenting and New Time Guidelines, ICLEF, Family Law Institute, August 2003


Premarital Agreements, Post-Marital Agreements, Cohabitation Agreements and the Setting Aside of Such Agreements, ICLEF, November 2002


Discovery Issues Confronting Mental Health Professionals, 1998 - Present


Family Law Issues That Will Trip You Up, ICLEF, 1998


Lawyer's Bar Review Outline for Indiana Family Law, 1998, 1999


Honors and Awards:
Selected to Indiana Super Lawyers Top 25 Women, 2013


Selected to Indiana Super Lawyers – Family Law, 2009 - 2013


Indiana State Bar Association – Gale M. Phelps Award Recipient, 2011


Professional Associations and Memberships:
Indiana State Bar Association, 2009 - 2011
Chair - Family Law Section


Indiana State Bar Association, 2007 - 2009
Chair Elect - Family Law Section


Indiana State Bar Association, 2005 - 2007
Secretary - Family Law Section


Indiana State Bar Association, 2003 - 2005
Treasurer - Family Law Section


Independent Certification Organization, 2003 - Present
Family Law Certification Board Member


Indianapolis Bar Association
Family Law Section


Hamilton County Bar Association
Member


American Bar Association
Family Law Section


Past Employment Positions:
Bingham Summers Welch & Spillman, 1992 - 1999


Baker & Daniels, 1999 - 2005


Pennamped & Associates, 2004 - 2008


Fraternities/Sororities:
Alpha Phi

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Cross, Pennamped, Woolsey & Glazier, P.C.
Meridian Mark II
11711 North Meridian Street
Suite 100
Carmel, IN 46032


Phone: 317-669-9134
Toll Free: 800-461-7459
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