EST. 1979

Litigation Section


Rule Change Alerts

The below changes have already gone into effect:

These changes will go into effect on January 1, 2020:

Additional Orders Amending various Rules of Court can be found at this link



Rachel Lee has been working in the legal field for almost 7 years. The majority of that time has been spent working in personal injury litigation. She has experience handling motor vehicle cases, as well as traumatic brain injury and wrongful death. She has recently begun working on cases involving the survivors of sexual assault/abuse.

Rachel earned her Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice with Minors in Psychology and History from Indiana University - Bloomington in 2005. She earned her paralegal certificate from IUPUI in 2012.

Rachel is currently a Litigation Paralegal with Cohen & Malad, LLP.

Dawn Edmondson has more than 20 years of experience in the legal field. She has experience in insurance defense litigation with a proficiency in medical record reviews and summaries. Her experience has recently expanded into asbestos and toxic tort litigation. Dawn has additional experience in the areas of corporations (including initial corporation set-up, dissolution, mergers and acquisitions), bankruptcy, and collections.

Dawn earned her paralegal certificate from IUPUI in 2013 and graduated in 2019 with a Bachelor of Arts – Law in Liberal Arts and a minor in Legal Studies.

Dawn is currently a Litigation Paralegal with Cantrell & Mehringer, L.L.P.

We are so excited to be co-chairing the Litigation Section of the Indiana Paralegal Association this year! As your co-chairs, we are organizing a lunch hour get-together to find out what the members of the IPA Litigation Section would like to see from us. This is your section, and we want to hear your thoughts, ideas, and expectations! 

Please plan to join us on November 12 at The Tap from 5:00 to 7:00 to discuss how this section can be of the most benefit to you! In the meantime, please email your thoughts to

Please follow the Litigation Section Chair for up-to-date information.

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