David J. Lekse, Esq.


David, an attorney and former CPA, has been licensed to practice law in the state of Indiana since 2002.

David's focus is on estate planning, business law, and commercial real estate, and he has experience with a wide range of industries, including healthcare, manufacturing, technology, and construction

Michelle Harter, Esq.

Michelle Harter, Esq

Michelle graduated from IU Bloomington with a B.A. in English and earned her law degree, cum laude (top 11%), from the IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law in May 2015. 

Immediately prior to co-founding Lekse Harter, Michelle served as Senior Legal Advisor to Justice Steven H. David of the Indiana Supreme Court for almost seven years.  

She is admitted to the bar in both Indiana and New Jersey. She teaches Evidence at the McKinney law school. 

Michelle is a member of the American Bar Association (Council of Appellate Lawyers), the Indiana Bar Association (graduate of the Bar Leadership Academy- class 6) and the Indianapolis Bar Association (formerly on the Professionalism Committee).  She has served as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) in Johnson County and as a volunteer advocate for the Center for At Risk Elders. 

Michelle is a member of the Our Lady of the Greenwood Catholic Church.  She is married and has 4 children. 

Michelle's practice focuses on general civil litigation and appellate advocacy.  Michelle also does estate planning and administration.  

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