C. Melissa Cunnyngham

Kaitlyn E. Collyer
John M. Davis


  • Valparaiso University School of Law: JD
  • Indiana University: BS Environmental Science and Public Affairs

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana
  • Illinois

Awards + Recognition

  • Hamilton County Leadership Academy - Class of 2015
  • Tipton County Leadership Program - Class of 2016

Professional Memberships

  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Hamilton County Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Tipton County Foundation, Board Member
  • Tipton County Chamber of Commerce, Board Member
  • Guardian Ad Litem Program, Tipton and Hamilton Counties
  • Tipton County Adult Guardianship VASIA
  • Tri Kappa Sorority Member
  • Tipton Community Band
  • Hamilton County Community Band

About Melissa

Melissa is a Partner at CCHA. She began as a staff attorney in January 2012, and has based her practice primarily in Tipton County. She is a Tipton High School graduate, her son is a recent Tipton High School graduate, and her parents continue to live and work in Tipton County. She enjoys travelling with her family, playing flute for local community bands, and watching her son swim for Hanover College.

Melissa runs a general “county seat” style practice handling all types of domestic relations matters, real estate and business transactions, estate planning and probate, as well as municipal and school representation. She also serves as guardian ad litem, or court advocate, for children and elderly individuals who find themselves the subject of custody or guardianship disputes. Melissa’s genuine compassion for all of her clients combined with her strong work ethic translate to efficient and effective results for all she serves.

Areas of Practice

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CCHA represents both plaintiffs and defendants in civil appeals that appear before the Indiana Court of Appeals, Indiana Supreme Court, and the…

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Business Services

No matter what your legal problem is, our firm’s business lawyers have the skill and experience to help you solve it.

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Elder Law

As loved-ones age and their ability to manage their affairs declines, families are faced with tough questions regarding how best to care for their…

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Estate Planning

The desire to understand and control your personal and family financial situation is typically the primary objective in developing a reasoned and…

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In the unfortunate event a loved becomes incapacitated before preparing the necessary documents (financial and/or healthcare Powers of Attorney) that…

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Local Government + Zoning

CCHA represents numerous governmental bodies throughout Indiana. We are skilled counselors and trial attorneys, capable of obtaining favorable…

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Real Estate

The attorneys at CCHA have experience in representing the interests of real estate investors throughout the state.

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Trust + Probate Administration

Probate administration is the court process by which a will is proved valid or invalid, and the legal procedures wherein the estate of a decedent is…

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Family Law

No matter what type of divorce you are going through—a simple uncontested divorce or a complicated conflict in which every issue is…