Lisa Garcia Reger
A New York native, Lisa Garcia Reger graduated cum laude from Indiana State University in Terre Haute in 1990 and received her law degree from the Indiana University School of Law in Indianapolis in 1994. While at Indiana University, she was named the recipient of the Ben F. Small Fellowship Award and Scholarship. Ms. Reger was admitted to the Indiana State Bar Association in 1994 and was also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana. She became a partner in the law practice in 1999. Active in the community, Ms. Reger is a member of the Floyd County, Indiana and the American Bar Associations as well as the Sherman Minton American Inn of Court. She was the Floyd County Court’s Public Defender from 1998 though 2002; is past secretary, vice-president, and president of the Southern Indiana Estate Planning Council, and has served on the board of directors of Our Place Drug and Alcohol Education Services, Inc. Ms. Reger is a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. Ms. Reger also received her certification as a Family Law Specialist in 2002 by the Family Law Certification Board and in October 2002, she became a registered Family Law mediator.
Ms. Reger is often appointed by courts to serve as a Parenting Coordinator to assist parents in high conflict with a more immediate resolution of parenting time disputes. She also serves in the role as Guardian ad Litem, an advocate for children in the court system, when appointed by the courts to serve in that capacity. Ms. Reger began service as a part-time judicial officer as the Juvenile Court Referee in Harrison Circuit Court in July of 2014. As a judicial officer, Ms. Reger presides over cases involving children in need of services, paternity, child support and termination of parental rights.
Ms. Reger was honored to become an Adoption Fellow with the Academy of Adoption and Assisted Reproduction Attorneys in 2017. Admission to the AAAA is a selective process that requires no less than five years of legal practice, at least fifty adoptions, a referral for admission by a current AAAA member and a rigorous review for high ethical standards and competency by the board of directors. Ms. Reger is presently one of only eleven Adoption Fellows in the State of Indiana and the only Adoption Fellow in the New Albany, Indiana area. For more information about AAAA, please see www.adoptionART.org .
Lisa Garcia Reger – Member
Areas of Practice:
Family Law, Family Law Mediation, Estate Planning
& Administration, Adoptions