Amy Elson

Amy Elson

Amy L. Elson joined Blackwell, Burke & Ramsey, P.C. as an Associate Attorney in May 2019. Amy is a 1998 graduate of the Indiana University Maurer School of Law. Following completion of her J.D., Amy worked in Fort Wayne, Indiana, as an associate attorney specializing in insurance defense and business litigation. She then returned to Indiana University—Bloomington to pursue graduate studies in United States History with a focus on United States Legal History and Gender Studies. In 2008, Amy resumed practicing law with a focus on consumer bankruptcy litigation and further enhanced her litigation experience by representing creditors in state and federal secured creditor litigation and bankruptcy litigation. She later served as the Associate Director of the nationally-recognized Hall Center for Law & Health at the Indiana University McKinney School of Law. She re-entered private practice in February 2018, focusing on construction litigation, business litigation, and representation of health care providers in medical malpractice litigation.

Professional Experience

•Represents debtors and creditors in bankruptcy cases, including litigation
•Represents businesses, banks, and individuals in commercial litigation
•Represents financial institutions and borrowers regarding workouts, loan documentation and related
business matters

Bar Admissions

•Indiana, 1998
•U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, 1998
•U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, 1998

Educational Background

•Indiana University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1995; Phi Beta Kappa
•Indiana University Maurer School of Law, J.D., 1998
•Indiana University, M.A., 2004

Professional and Charitable Organizations

•Indiana State Bar Association
•Indianapolis Bar Association

Publications

•Contributor, Women in American History: An Encyclopedia, Hasia R.Diner, ed., New York: New York,
2012. Entries include “Bradwell v. Illinois” and “Lopata, Helena.”
•Co-Author, Michael Grossberg and Amy Elson, “Family Law in Indiana: A Domestic Relations Crossroad,”
•The History of Indiana Law, David J. Bodenhamer and Randall T. Shepard, eds., Athens, Ohio: Ohio
University Press, 2006.
•Contributor, Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood, Paula Fass, ed. New York: Macmillan Reference
USA, 2003. Entries include “Bellotti v. Baird,” “Ex Parte Crouse,” “In re Gault,” and “The Twenty-Sixth
Amendment.”
•Author, Baltic State Membership in the European Union: Developing a Common Immigration and
Asylum Policy, 5 Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies 317 (1997).
•Author, The Mail-Order Bride Industry: Combating Immigration Fraud, 5 Indiana Journal of Global Legal
Studies 367 (1997).

Contact

101 W. Ohio Street,

Suite 1700

Indianapolis, IN 46204

Phone: 317.635.5005

Fax: 317.634.2501

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