Amy A. Matthews

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Andrew A. Manna
Alexander P. Pinegar

Education

  • Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana, J.D., summa cum laude
  • Indiana University, Bloomington, B.S., with highest distinction

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana

Professional Memberships

  • Indiana Bar Association
  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Hancock County Bar Association
  • Council of School Attorneys (National School Boards Association and Indiana School Boards Association)

Community Involvement

  • Aspire Indiana Behavioral Health, Board Member and Secretary
  • Prevail, Inc., Police Report Volunteer

About Amy

Amy is a partner in the Education Law Group of Church Church Hittle + Antrim.  She represents schools and other educational entities in various matters such as bargaining/labor relations, human resources, policy analysis, fiscal management, and special education.  Aside from her school law practice, she provides mediation services for both civil and family law cases.

Prior to joining CCHA, Amy was General Counsel for the Indiana Education Employment Relations Board (IEERB), where she spent much of her time successfully mediating unfair labor practice complaints and implementing the 2011 revisions to the teacher bargaining statute, Indiana Code 20-29.  Amy previously served as the Dispute Resolution Director for the Indiana State Personnel Department.  She represented state managers as lead advocate in various proceedings including negotiations, mediations, and arbitrations, and regularly advised other State advocates, managers, and employees on matters of policy and procedure. 

Amy completed her J.D. from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in the top 5% of her class.  As a member of the law school community, she served as an Associate Justice for the Moot Court Board, a tutor for the Dean’s Tutorial Society, and a mentor for the Reach for Youth Teen Court.  She holds a B.S. from the Indiana University-Bloomington School of Public and Environmental Affairs.

Amy is a frequent speaker for statewide organizations such as the Indiana School Boards Association, the Indiana Association of Public School Superintendents, and the Indiana Association of School Business Officials, and she has also made presentations and published articles for the National School Boards Association and the Council of School Attorneys.  She is a member of the Indianapolis Bar Association, the Hamilton County Bar Association, the Hancock County Bar Association, and the Indiana Bar Association. 

Amy’s current support for community organizations includes board membership for Aspire Indiana Behavioral Health and assisting crime victims as a volunteer for Prevail, Inc.

Amy resides in New Palestine, Indiana.  In her spare time, she enjoys Zumba Fitness, reading and spending time with her husband and daughter.