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Lana Pendoski

Attorney

Newton Becker Bouwkamp Pendoski
3755 East 82nd Street, Suite 220
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Telephone: 317-598-4529, Fax: 317-598-4530
lpendoski@nbbplaw.com

Major Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Litigation
  • Parenting Coordinator
  • Mediation
  • Collaborative Law

Education

  • Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana (Bachelor of Science in Clinical Psychology, cum laude, 1992)
  • Valparaiso University School of Law, Valparaiso, Indiana (Doctor of Jurisprudence, 1998)

Professional Involvement

  • Admitted to practice in Tennessee (1998) and Indiana (2003)
  • Admitted before the United States Districts Court, Middle District of Tennessee (1999), and the Southern and Northern Districts of Indiana (2003)
  • Member, Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Member, Tennessee State Bar Association
  • Member, Indiana State Bar Association
  • Member, Grievance Committee, Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Former Member, Executive Committee, Women and the Law Division, Indianapolis Bar Association

Seminar Presentations

Our attorneys frequently speak to groups of mental health professionals to provide timely and relevant legal in-service training. Among those with whom we work are: Buchanan Pastoral Counseling Center; Center for Family Life Ministries; CenterPoint Counseling; Children’s Bureau, Inc.; Christian Theological Seminary; Community Psychological Consultants; Family Counseling Associates; Family Service of Central Indiana, Inc.; Family Tree Counseling Associates; Groff & Associates; Imagine Hope Counseling Group; Indianapolis Institute for Families, Inc.; Integrative Health Resources; Meridian Psychological Associates; Wellspring Center; Woodview Psychology Group; and Youth Connections.

  • Presenter, From the Trenches: Parenting Coordination, IndyBar Bench Bar Conference, Louisville, Kentucky, 16 June 2017
  • Presenter, Applied Professionalism Course, Ten Reasons You Meet the Disciplinary Commission, IndyBar, Indianapolis, Indiana, 27 October 2016
  • Chair, CME for Family Law Mediator, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, 25 August 2016
  • Chair, CME for Family Law Mediators: Representing the Client in Mediation, Indiana Continuing Legal Edcuation Forum, 28 August 2015
  • Presenter, Applied Professionalism Course, Ten Reasons You Meet the Disciplinary Commission, IndyBar, Indianapolis, IN, 23 April 2015
  • Chair, CME For Family Mediators: Representing the Client in Family Mediation, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, Indianapolis, Indiana, 13 November 2014
  • Presenter, Hot Topics, Twelfth Annual Family Law Institute, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, Indianapolis, Indiana, November 2014
  • Presenter, Vulnerable Ones, Indiana Bar Association, 11 June 2014
  • Co-Presenter, Representing A Disabled Client or Protecting A Dependent Child, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, Indianapolis, Indiana, November 2013
  • Chair, Continuing Mediator Education for Family Mediators, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, Indianapolis, Indiana, November 2013
  • Co-Chair, Continuing Mediator Education for Family Mediators, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, Indianapolis, Indiana, November 2012
  • Presenter, Hot Topics: “Preparing Your Client for a Custody Evaluation” and “Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Qualified Domestic Relations Order,” Tenth Annual Family Law Institute, Indianapolis, Indiana, 18-19 October 2012
  • Faculty Member, The Essentials of Family Law, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, Indianapolis, Indiana, 20 April 2012
  • Presenter, “ Client Preparation for Custody Evaluations and Parenting Coordination Process,” 9th Annual Family Law Institute, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, Indianapolis, Indiana, 13 October 2011
  • Panel Moderator and Presenter, “Preparing Clients for Custody Evaluation and Parenting Coordination Process,” Divorce 101, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, Indianapolis, Indiana, 20 April 2011
  • Program Co-Moderator, 2nd Annual What Family Court Judges Want You to Know, National Business Institute, Indianapolis, Indiana, 26 October 2007
  • Featured Speaker, Helping Your Client Survive A Child Custody Evaluation, National Business Institute, Indianapolis, Indiana, 13 December 2006
  • Program Moderator, What Family Court Judges Want You to Know, NBI Trial Practice Judicial Forum, Indianapolis, Indiana, 20 October 2006
  • Presenter, Annual Developments in Domestic Law, Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association, Nashville, Tennessee, 1999 and 2001
  • Co-Producer and Moderator, Annual Continuing Legal Education Program, Nashville Bar Association, Nashville, Tennessee, February 2000

Publications

  • Co-author, “Dissecting the Cohabitation Dilemma,” Family Matters Newsletter, Indiana State Bar Association (Spring 2005)
  • Co-author, “Variants of the MMPI 2-7-8 Code Type,” paper presented at Midwestern Psychological Association Conference, Chicago, Illinois, 1992

Community Participation

  • Former Member, Professional Advisory Committee, Buchanan Pastoral Counseling, Indianapolis , Indiana
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Indiana State Wrestling Association