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Monty K. Woolsey 
Indianapolis, Indiana
phone (317) 582-1040
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A partner in the firm, Mr. Woolsey is a Certified Family Law Specialist and has been a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Attorneys since 1998. He was named a Super Lawyer by Indianapolis Monthly magazine in 2006 and participates regularly as a lecturer and author on family issues for the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum and the Indianapolis Bar Association. His most recent presentations include a review of recent changes to Indiana's custody relocation statute and a discussion of family law trends and developments. A family law mediator since 1996, Mr. Woolsey also has extensive experience representing clients before the Indiana Court of Appeals. He is a graduate of Wabash College, magna cum laude, with distinction in psychology, and in 1984 he received his law degree from Indiana University. He served as law clerk to Magistrate J. Patrick Endsley, United States Federal District Court, for two years, and has limited his practice to family law for the last 20 years. Mr. Woolsey lives with his wife and three children in Fishers, Indiana, where he serves as president of the Fishers Metropolitan Fire Merit Board and as advocate for the Knights of Columbus Council #6923.

Areas of Practice:
Family Law
Complex Property Divisions
Third-Party Custody Proceedings
Paternity Actions
Child Support Proceedings
Mediation of Family Matters
Litigation Percentage:
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Certified Family Law Specialist, Family Law Certification Board, 2005

Certified Family Law Mediator, Indiana Commission for Continuing Legal Education, 1996

Bar Admissions:
Indiana, 1984
Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1984
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Law Review: Indiana University Law Review, Board Member, 1981 - 1982

Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana, 1981
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Honors: With Distinction
Major:  Psychology

Published Works:
Working with Pensions and Employee Benefits in Dissolutions: Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, 6, 1988

Court Reverses Notion of Personal Goodwill as a Divisible Asset, The matrimonial Strategist, Volume XVII, Number 7, August, 1999

Inheritance must be considered when determining income for child support calculations, modifications, Res Gestae, Volume 45, No. 2, September, 2001

Classes/Seminars Taught:
What you need to know about appealing law decisions, ICLEF, 2007

Custody Relocation Statute Overhaul, ICLEF, 2006

Honors and Awards:
Indiana Super Lawyers, 2006, 2007 and 2008

Fellow: American Academy of Matrimonial Attorney, 1998 - Present

AV rating in Martindale-Hubbell, 1999

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Indianapolis, State and American Bar Associations, 1984 - Present

American Judicature Society, 1984 - Present

Mediation Association of Central Indiana, 1986 - Present

Fishers Metropolitan Merit Fire Board of Commissioners, 2005 - Present

Past Employment Positions:
U. S. District Court, Law Clerk, 1984 - 1985

Cross Woolsey & Glazier, Partner, 1985 - Present

Phi Delta Phi

Cross, Woosley & Glazier, P.C.
500 E 96th Street, Suite 100
Indianapolis, IN 46240-3733
Local: 317-973-0886
Toll Free: 888-440-3614

Family law firm Cross, Woolsey & Glazier, P.C., of Indianapolis, Indiana, offers legal services for Indianapolis, Zionsville, Noblesville, Carmel, Avon, Anderson, Westfield, Fort Wayne, Fishers, Bloomington, Lafayette, Marion County, Hamilton County, Hendricks County, Allen County, Fort Wayne County, Boone County, Lafayette County, and Tippecanoe County, Indiana.

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