Compassionate And Effective Family Law Representation

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Jaimie L. Cairns

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Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Division of Property
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Modifications


From working at a large Indianapolis law firm to opening her own practice in 2013, Jaimie has exclusively represented family law clients for more than a decade and is a Certified Family Law Specialist (as certified by the Family Law Certification Board). She has represented clients at all levels of Indiana trial courts, including successfully arguing in front of the Indiana Supreme Court. Jaimie enjoys being a family law attorney because she is passionate about finding creative solutions for difficult problems and helping people even when they are at their worst. Jaimie represents clients in all types of family law cases and also has an active mediation and parenting coordination practice. She grew up in Brownsburg, Indiana, has spent most of her life as a proud Hoosier, and resides with her husband, two children, and dog in Fishers.

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 2008

Professional Associations

  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, 2008 to Present
  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Membership committee, 2011 to Present
  • Indiana State Bar Association, Member, 2008 to Present


  • George Washington University Law School, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D. - 2008
    • Honors: With Honors
  • Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana
    • B.A. - 2005
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Major: Legal Studies


  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers (2015 - current)
  • Mortar Board
  • Thurgood Marshall Scholar
  • Dean's Fellow (Instructor), Legal Research and Writing Program
  • Indiana State University President's Scholarship Recipient
  • Rankin Outstanding Senior Award Recipient
  • Hines Medal Recipient
  • Outstanding Junior Award
  • Indianapolis Bar Association - Bar Leader Services Class X

Past Positions

  • Baker & Daniels, LLP, 2008 to 2011
  • Mesirow & Stravitz PLLC in Washington, D.C., Legal Clerk
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Washington, D.C. for Administrative Judge Richard Schneider, Legal Intern

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Children's Bureau Young Advisory Board, Volunteer & Board Chair
  • Starfish Initiative, Mentor
  • Kids’ Voice, Volunteer Guardian ad Litem
  • Ask a Lawyer, Indianapolis Bar Association

Fraternities Or Sororities

  • Alpha Chi Omega

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Family Law Specialist (as certified by the Family Law Certification Board)
  • Registered Domestic Mediator
  • Guardian ad Litem
  • Parenting Coordinator