Claire Lorch Hagedorn
Claire Lorch Hagedorn is a New Albany native and honor graduate of Assumption High School in Louisville. She earned her undergraduate degree in English and Spanish from Centre College in Danville, Ky and her law degree from The University of Dayton School of Law.
In college she earned membership in Sigma Delta Pi, a Spanish honor society; the dean’s list for academic achievement; and was an officer of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. While in law school, Hagedorn received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for achieving the semester’s highest grade in Law and Education class. She also volunteered for the Montgomery County (Ohio) Public Defender’s Office in the juvenile division.
Leading up to her formal affiliation with Lorch & Naville, Hagedorn served as their law clerk in the summer of 2010 and as a clerk for Floyd County Circuit Court Judge J. Terrence Cody, in the summer of 2009. Hagedorn is the fourth generation in her family to practice law in New Albany and enjoys practicing at Lorch Naville Ward with her Mother, Linda Lorch. Hagedorn currently focuses her practice in the areas of Family Law and Adoptions, specializing in foster parent adoptions through the Department of Child Services.
Hagedorn is currently a member of the New Albany and Indiana State Bar Associations as well as the Sherman Minton Inn of Court, a local group within a national consortium that convenes judges, lawyers, law professors, and law students to discuss matters of ethics, skills, and professionalism. She is also a member of the New Albany Rotary Club and serves as an Officer on the Board of Directors for the Carnegie Center for Art and History in New Albany.
Claire Lorch Hagedorn – Member
Areas of Practice:
Adoptions, Family Law, Wills, Trusts and Estates