Jan Michelsen: Lawyer with Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

Jan Michelsen

Jan Michelsen is a shareholder in the Indianapolis Office of Ogletree Deakins

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Practice Areas

  • Labor and Employment
  • Litigation
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Wage and Hour Law
  • Civil Rights
  • Personnel Policies and Training
  • Workplace Violence
  • Social Media and Electronic Communications
  • Employee Privacy
University Bradley University, B.S., summa cum laude; Kelley School of Business at Indiana University, M.B.A., summa cum laude, 1987
Law SchoolIndiana University, J.D., summa cum laude, 1994
Admitted1994, Indiana; U.S. Court of Appeals, Second, Sixth and Seventh Circuits; U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana
Memberships Indianapolis, Indiana State and American Bar Associations (Sections on: Labor and Employment Law; Litigation); American Inns of Court Foundation (Seventh Circuit Trustee, Leadership Council). Fellow:

Indiana Delegate, Vision 2020 (National Conversation about Women and Leadership); Editor in Chief, Indiana Law Review, Volume 27. Recipient: IU School of Law Faculty Award for Scholarship, Leadership and Service, 1994; Pegasus Scholar, Honourable Society of The Middle Temple (legal fellowship in United Kingdom, 1997). Contributing/Assistant Editor: "The Developing Labor Law," Section of Labor and Employment Law, American Bar Association, 1994-2001. Contributor to the BNA Treatise on the Fair Labor Standards Act, 1st Edition. Author: "Military Leave Issues" Handbook, published by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce; Member: Board of Directors, Chair, Real Estate Committee, Madame Walker Theatre Center, 2006—; Board Member, Business Leadership in the Next Generation (BLING) (inner city youth entrepreneurship program) 2009—. Charter Member, Women's MBA Advisory Committee, Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. Co-Chair, Alumni Advisory Board, Diversity Leadership Academy of Indianapolis 2009—. DLAGI Fellowship, 2004. Associate, Indianapolis Inn of Court, 1994-2000. Barrister, Sagamore Inn of Court, 2001-2008, Master of the Bench, Sagamore Inn of Court, 2010-, Volunteer, Federal Civil Assistance Panel (pro bono civil rights cases). Trustee, Executive Committee, Strategic Planning Committee, International Programs Committee, American Inns of Court Foundation 2007—. Recipient: Indianapolis Bar Foundation Volunteer Recognition Award; Held position as Director of Business Development, Indiana University Medical Center, 1982-1993.

Bar Fellowship: Litigation Counsel of America.


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Jan Michelsen

Suite 4600, 111 Monument Circle
IndianapolisIN 46204


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