Michelle Skaggs brings over 20 years of professional experience to HRM. Practicing in the areas of business, estates and elder law, Michelle is a valuable member of both our Divorce & Family Law Team as well as our Business Law Team. She has the knowledge and desire to assist families and individuals realize their personal and business goals.
Whether our clients are fresh out of school, or already enjoying retirement, Michelle develops individualized estate plans to protect clients' assets and provide peace of mind so that they may pass their legacy to family, friends and charities. Individualized plans include wills, trusts, powers of attorney and veterans and Medicaid benefits. Michelle works with clients’ current advisors (or helps find financial advisors and others that are best suited for each client’s specific needs) for a teamwork approach to meet each client’s individual and family goals.
Michelle’s vast experience in business transactions makes her an integral part of our clients’ business teams. From owners’ agreements, contracts, confidentiality and non-solicitation agreements, to asset and stock sales and everything in between, Michelle will create the best solution for both profit and non-profit needs.
Michelle graduated from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business in Indianapolis with a major in accounting. After starting her career with a Big Four accounting firm, she quickly learned that a law degree would vastly increase her value to her clients. Sticking to her roots, she studied at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law and graduated in 2000 with an emphasis in business and taxation.
While not working, Michelle enjoys traveling and spending time with her family. You can often find her cheering at her teenage boys’ football and baseball games or watching her husband officiate NCAA Division I football. Michelle is also an active member of the Northview Christian Church Fishers campus and a devoted volunteer for Hamilton Southeastern Schools.