Attorney Profile

Misty Edwards

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Practice Areas:

  • Family Law
  • Real Estate
  • Criminal Law
  • Corporate & Business Law
  • Wills, Trusts, Probate

Biography

Misty Y. Edwards (“Misty”) has been in private practice since 2000, practicing both in Indiana and Illinois. Misty began her practice in Terre Haute, Indiana, and joined Hostetter & Associates in 2015. Misty maintains an office in Terre Haute, Indiana, for convenience in continuing to serve clients in Vigo, Clay, Parke, Putnam, Vermillion and Sullivan Counties, as well as in Illinois. Misty practices in a wide variety of areas of law, serving both individuals and businesses. Presently, her practice primarily focuses on family law (divorces, paternity, custody, child support, visitation, adoption and CHINS-related matters), juvenile law, criminal law, real estate law, corporate & business law, guardianships, wills, trusts & estates. 

Education

  • Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Bloomington, Indiana
    • Juris Doctorate
  • Eastern Illinois University
    • B.A. - 1999
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Major: Psychology

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 2000
  • Illinois, 2000
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2005
  • Southern District of Indiana
  • Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. Federal Court, Central District of Illinois.

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Plainfield Community Church
  • Cummins Behavioral Health Systems, Board of Directors

Representative Cases

  • In Re Estate of KA, 807 N.E.2d 748
  • Corporation for General Trade vs. Sears, 780 N.E. 2d 405

Professional Associations

  • Indiana State Bar Association, Member
  • Hendricks County Bar Association, Member
  • Vigo County Bar Association
  • Terre Haute Bar Association , Past Secretary

Current Employment Position

  • Attorney

Past Positions

  • Cox Zwerner Gambill & Sullivan, Attorney/Law Clerk, 1998 to 2001
  • Wright Shagley & Lowery, P.C., Attorney, 2001 to 2004
  • Solo Practice, Attorney, 2004 to 2015

Languages

  • English