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Melissa Buckley Minix is an attorney in the firm’s Litigation Department, where she practices general business litigation. She also assists the firm’s appellate practice group.

Career Highlights


  • Certificate in Environmental and Natural Resources Law, IU-McKinney School of Law
  • Norman Lefstein Award of Excellence, Gold Level: 200+ Pro Bono Hours, IU-McKinney School of Law
  • NCAA Cross Country Academic All-American Teams


Professional Affiliations

  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Indianapolis Bar Association’s Women and the Law Division Mentoring Program

Former Employment

  • Legal Advisor to the Honorable Steven H. David of the Indiana Supreme Court
  • Judicial Extern to the Honorable William T. Lawrence of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
  • Law Clerk, DeFur Voran LLP, Fishers
  • Intern, Marion County Prosecutor’s Office, Sex Crimes and Child Abuse Unit
  • Research Assistant to Professor Eric Dannenmaier, IU-McKinney School of Law
  • Enforcement Intern, National Collegiate Athletic Association

Community Involvement

Professional Leadership

  • Indiana State Bar Association’s Leadership Development Academy Graduate
  • Note Development Editor, Indiana Law Review
  • Vice President, IU-McKinney Environmental Law Society
  • IU-McKinney Dean’s Tutorial Society Tutor
  • IU-McKinney Student Bar Association Mentorship Program

Civic and Charitable Involvement

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana
  • Indianapolis Bar Association’s IndyBar Review Volunteer
  • IU-McKinney Robert H. Staton Moot Court Competition Volunteer Judge
  • You, Me, and a Book Community Service Coordinator, DePauw University



DePauw University, B.A., Economics, magna cum laude
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, J.D., cum laude

  • Indiana, 2013
    United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
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