Lana Lennington Pendoski

Lana Lennington Pendoski

Partner
Location:
Carmel, Indiana
Phone:
317-669-9134
800-461-7459
Email:
Lana practices in all areas of family law and domestic relations including dissolution, property division, paternity, custody modification, child support, premarital agreements, guardianships, and property settlement.  Lana is trained as a Parenting Coordinator and provides Parenting Coordination services in high conflict divorce and custody cases.  Lana is also a registered domestic relations mediator.  She is the Chair of the Indiana Continuing Legal Education (ICLEF) CLE/CME for Family Law Mediators and has lectured extensively to both attorneys and mental health professionals on the issues of divorce, child support, property division, record production, child custody, ethical issues and other family law issues.  Her seminar materials on the topics of Preparing Your Client for a Custody Evaluation and 10 Hot Tips on QDRO’s (Qualified Domestic Relations Orders) have been published by ICLEF Law Tips Blog.  Lana is a member of the Hamilton County, Indianapolis, Indiana State, and Tennessee State Bar Associations, and a member of the Association of the Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC).  Lana serves as the Treasurer of the Indiana State Bar Association Family Law & Juvenile Law Section.  She is also a member of Grievance Committee B of the Indianapolis Bar Association.  Her past community activities include previously serving as a Board Member of the Hands of Hope Adoption and Orphan Care Ministry, former member of the Professional Advisory Committee for Buchanan Pastoral Counseling, , and a member of the executive committee of the Women and the Law Division of the Indianapolis Bar Association.  She attended Ball State University (B.S., cum laude, 1998); legal education, Valparaiso University (J.D., 1997).  

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law

Education

  • Valparaiso University School of Law, Valparaiso, Indiana
    • J.D. - 1997
  • Ball State University
    • B.S. cum laude - 1998

Published Works

  • Preparing Your Client for a Custody Evaluation, ICLEF Law Tips Blog
  • 10 Hot Tips on QDRO’s (Qualified Domestic Relations Orders), ICLEF Law Tips Blog

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Indiana Continuing Legal Education (ICLEF) CLE/CME, Chair
  • Hamilton County Bar Association, Member
  • Indianapolis Bar Association , Member
  • Indiana State Bar Association, Member
  • Tennessee State Bar Associations, Member
  • Association of the Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC), Member
  • Indiana State Bar Association Family Law & Juvenile Law Section, Treasurer
  • Grievance Committee B of the Indianapolis Bar Association, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Hands of Hope Adoption and Orphan Care Ministry - Former Board Member
  • Professional Advisory Committee for Buchanan Pastoral Counseling - Former Member
  • Executive committee of the Women and the Law Division of the Indianapolis Bar Association - Former Member