Divorce & Family Law Attorney

Lea Shelemey, Valparaiso Mediator, Divorce & Family Law Attorney

Shelemey Law Office is committed to providing honest, competent and compassionate legal service in the areas of Family Law including Divorce (Dissolution of Marriage), Child Custody, Parenting Time (Visitation), Child Relocation, Child Support, Grandparent Visitation, Establishment of Paternity, Adoption, Guardianship, Collaborative Law and Mediation. Attorney Shelemey also represents clients with respect to Estate Planning.

Lea Shelemey is trained in the Collaborative Law Practice Method. The collaborative law process provides the parties an opportunity to resolve all issues through conferences and informal discussions, avoiding confrontation typically associated with the litigation process. Open communication between both parties and their collaboratively-trained attorneys encourages resolution without going to Court. Attorney Shelemey’s practice philosophy favors negotiation and settlement as opposed to confrontation and litigation.

As a registered mediator trained in both domestic relations and civil mediation, Attorney Shelemey believes in communication and negotiation.

Lea Shelemey is also trained as a guardian ad litem and as a parenting coordinator.

Lea is a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP), a member of the Indiana Association of Mediators (IAM), and a member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC).

Lea's focus is on helping to implement change rather than simply giving advice.

  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Valpo Chamber
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
  • Indiana Associate of Mediators