Andrew R. Bloch

Andrew R. Bloch

Location:
Carmel, Indiana
Phone:
317-669-9134
800-461-7459
Email:

Andrew Bloch is a Certified Family Law Specialist (Family Law Certification Board). He is also a trained collaborative lawyer, as trained by the Central Indiana Association of Collaborative Professionals, of which he is a member.  Drew has been named by Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” in the area of Family Law in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014 as published in Indianapolis Monthly. Drew previously served on the Executive Committee of the Muncie Bar Association, and is an active member of the American Bar Association, Indiana State Bar Association, Indianapolis Bar Association, and Hamilton County Bar Association.

Drew has been sought after to be a presenter a number of seminars for the National Business Institute, Muncie Bar Association and the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum.
Drew has represented professional athletes, medical, legal, accounting, financial, closely held business owners, family farms, executives and other professionals and spouses. Drew understands and appreciates that the best way to be successful in any family law matter is to work as a team with his client by maintaining an open line of communication with his clients and opposing counsel. Drew has helped a number of clients with their legal matters all over the state of Indiana. Drew has also assisted clients living in Texas, California, Florida, Washington, Idaho, Illinois, New York, South Carolina, North Caroline, Ohio and Kentucky with matters pending in Indiana.

Before joining Cross, Pennamped, Woolsey & Glazier, P.C., Drew practiced at other firms primarily in the area of family law. He also served as a Commissioner of the Marion Circuit Court – Paternity division for over three years, hearing custody, visitation, and child support cases.

Drew is an active member of his local community. He is a Board Member at the Indiana Academy of Excellence, A Challenge Foundation Academy. In addition, Drew serves on the Board of Directors for the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum. . He is a graduate of the Academy of Community Leadership in Muncie (2012), The Fishers Town Academy (2014), and the Bowen Institute on Political Participation (2013).

Drew is active supporter of Xavier University, a member of the Lew Hirt Society (where he serves a Secretary), and President of the Indianapolis Chapter of the Xavier University Alumni Association.

 

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Family Law Specialist - Family Law Certification Board, 2011

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana, 2003
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 2004

Education

  • Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana
    • J.D. - 2003
  • Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio
    • Bachelor of Science in Business Admin - 2000
    • Major: Information Systems

Classes/Seminars

  • The Essentials of Family Law, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, 2014
  • Master's Series: Advanced Family Law, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, 2012

Honors and Awards

  • Norman Lefstein Award of Excellence, 2003

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Indianapolis Bar Association, 2004 - Present
  • Hamilton County Bar Association, 2012 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Marion Circuit Court - Paternity Division, Commissioner, 2004 - 2008