Mary Higdon is originally from Champaign-Urbana, Illinois. She attended Indiana University in the early 1990’s where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology with Minors in Spanish, History and Public & Environmental Affairs.
Following a longing for the West in her youth, she moved to Arizona where she developed a career in Social Services. She served as a Bureau Chief in the Victim Services Division at the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office while she completed her Master’s Degree in Public Administration.
A desire to move closer to family brought her back to the Midwest where she received her Juris Doctorate, and is now licensed to practice law in both Illinois and Indiana. During law school, she was President of Equal Justice Works and worked in the Elderly Clinic her final year.
Ms. Higdon has been a Criminal Defense Attorney as well as a Deputy Prosecutor in Monroe County, IN. She has a passion for working with people, and as a client of hers, you can expect full attention to all of your concerns. Her experience has given her valuable, practical knowledge about the legal system.
Ms. Higdon is a member of the following Professional Organizations:
- American Bar Association
- Indiana Bar Association
- National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Indiana Public Defender Council
- Monroe County Bar Association
Michael – Paralegal
Michael received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Slavic Language and Literature from Indiana University in 2008. In 2014, he completed an internship at Higdon Law through Ivy Tech Community College’s paralegal program before coming to work here. He received his A.A.S. in paralegal studies in 2015, graduating Magna Cum Laude.
Higdon Law frequently partners with the Indiana University School of Law to allow students to get hands-on experience working in the field of criminal defense while completing internships/externships.