FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Amber Burton Small
JOCHAM HARDEN DIMICK JACKSON, PC
11450 N. Meridian
Carmel, IN 46032
Web site address: https://www.hardenjacksonlaw.com
CARMEL, IN – January 6, 2010 –Attorney and Mediator, Stephenie Jocham of Jocham Harden Dimick Jackson, PC (JHDJ Law) appeared on Fox 59 Morning News with anchor Ray Cortopassi to discuss the impact of Facebook on divorce. Recent studies indicate Facebook and social networking are cited as contributing factors in 1 out of 5 divorce cases. Although Indiana is a “no fault “state where parties do not allege cause for divorce, Ms. Jocham discussed issues attorneys are seeing with Facebook and MySpace in family law cases, especially where custody and parenting matters are concerned.
Ms. Jocham is a founding member of JOCHAM HARDEN DIMICK JACKSON, PC, where she practices in the areas of family law and civil litigation and chairs the firm’s Alternative Dispute Resolution section. A registered domestic and civil mediator, she focuses on mediation, arbitration and collaborative law. She earned her Juris Doctor from the Indiana University School of Law at Indianapolis and her undergraduate degree from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College.
Ms. Jocham is a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals and is involved in the growth of this practice area in Indiana, which provides a means to a “respectful divorce.” Ms. Jocham is active in the legal community, and in 2009 was elected to serve on the Indianapolis Bar Foundation’s Board of Directors. She also served as the Hamilton County Bar Association delegate to the Indiana State Bar Association Board of Governors. Additional memberships include Sagamore American Inn of Court, the Association for Conflict Resolution, the Women in Law Division of the Indianapolis Bar Association, the National Association of Women Lawyers and the Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis Alumni Association. She previously served as chair of the Alternative Dispute Resolution section of the Indianapolis Bar Association and the Indiana State Bar Association’s Pro Se Mediation Task Force. Ms. Jocham is an executive committee member of the Indiana State Bar Association’s Women in the Law Committee. In 2009 she was selected to serve on the ISBA’s Membership & Membership Benefits Committee. When not practicing law, Ms. Jocham is actively involved in several community and charitable programs and is a member of the National Association of Women Business Owners.
JOCHAM HARDEN DIMICK JACKSON, PC, is a Carmel law firm providing personalized service with a responsive and compassionate approach. Experienced attorneys offer assertive advocacy for clients complemented by a philosophy focused on minimizing conflict and negotiating resolution. The practice assists clients in all areas of family law, adoption, mediation, and business litigation. For more information, please contact Amber Burton Small at 317.569.0770, or visit https://www.hardenjacksonlaw.com.