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Tara Lynne Cragen is an attorney with Cohen & Malad, LLP, in Indianapolis, Indiana. Ms. Cragen concentrates her practice on criminal defense and family law. She represents clients in Indianapolis and the surrounding counties of Johnson, Morgan, Hendricks, Hancock, Bartholomew, and Brown.
As a family law attorney, Ms. Cragen has experience with matters involving divorce, adoption, child custody, child support, guardianships, parenting time, paternity, prenuptial agreements and relocation. In her criminal defense practice, she handles misdemeanors and felony charges such as domestic violence, drug offenses and operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Ms. Cragen also has extensive experience regarding expungements of criminal matters and protective orders.
Ms. Cragen graduated from Indiana University-Purdue University with a bachelor’s degree before going on to earn her law degree from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. While pursuing her law degree, she sat on the board of the law school’s Family Law Society and served as a Court Appointed Special Advocate on a volunteer basis.
Ms. Cragen passed the Indiana bar exam prior to finishing law school and received her license to practice law before all Indiana state courts three days after law school graduation. She is also qualified to appear before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana.
Committed to contributing to her legal community and strengthening relationships with her colleagues in the legal profession, Ms. Cragen belongs to the Indianapolis Bar Association , Morgan County Bar Association, Hendricks County Bar Association, Johnson County Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. She is highly respected in both her private practice and professional communities and dedicated to providing diligent and competent legal services to her clients.
J.D., Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
B.A., Psychology, Indiana University-Purdue University and Indianapolis, 2011