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Indianapolis Criminal & Family Law Firm A Modern Practice 
for modern clients

Indianapolis criminal defense lawyer

& family Law attorney

Whether you have been charged with a crime or are involved in a contentious divorce, appearing before a judge can be stressful. When you choose Harwell Legal Counsel to represent you, our knowledgeable Indianapolis defense attorneys will be in court with you, fighting on your behalf.

Navigating the legal system can be tricky, but we can be your guide. We have extensive experience with criminal defense cases involving DUI and other drug charges, felonies, murder, and more, as well as family law cases including divorce, child custody, and other disputes. We strive to deliver the best possible results for every situation.

Call (317) 401-8715 to learn how we can help you.

Our practice Areas

  • Elite Lawyer Criminal Defense
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars
  • Avvo Rating
  • Avvo Clients' Choice
  • Avvo 2019
  • 10 Best
  • Litigator of The Year
  • Top Attorney of North America

What Our Clients Are Saying

The Opinions That matter

You deserve to have competent, caring representation no matter what legal challenges you face. At Harwell Legal Counsel, we have a reputation for carefully reviewing the details of each case to determine the smartest course of action. Our Indianapolis criminal defense attorney works to help clients avoid hefty court fines, jail time, or lengthy probation periods, and we do everything we can to get charges reduced or dismissed. No two cases are ever the same, but you can get an idea of what we may be able to do for you by reading what our clients have to say, then calling us for a consultation.

“Jonathan and his team are very wonderful to work with and will notify you ( However you request) before any court dates or if info about your case has came up.”

- Tiffany


The representation you deserve 
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    Jonathan D. Harwell


    Jonathan D. Harwell, owner and founder of Harwell Legal Counsel, grew up in Ohio before moving to Indiana in high school. Harwell attended Ball State University, where he majored in legal studies and graduated cum laude. He was also a member of the Legal Studies Honor Society before continuing his education at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. He graduated with the CALI Excellence for the Future Award and Gold Level Pro Bono recognition before beginning his career. ...
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    Star Martinez


    Star Martinez is originally from El Paso, TX. She attended the University of Texas at El Paso and received a bachelors in Communication. She received her legal education at Indiana University Maurer School of Law. In law school, She was president of the Latinx Law Student Association and lead diversity and inclusion initiatives. She is very passionate about being a lawyer in Indiana. She has always been incredibly committed to helping people in underrepresented communities, such as the Latinx ...
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    Tiffany McCoy


    Tiffany McCoy was born and raised in McHenry, Illinois. She graduated from Saint Joseph's College Indiana (SJC) with a major in Criminal Justice and a minor in Psychology. At SJC, Tiffany was an NCAA Division II athlete as a jumper on the track team. Tiffany went on to obtain her law degree from Valparaiso University Law School (VU), where she was an honors program scholar and graduated magna cum laude. While in law school, Tiffany was a national trial advocacy team competitor and also a member ...

What sets us apart?

  • We Create Innovative Solutions
  • We Treat Our Clients with Dignity & Respect
  • We Service Our Clients In English and Spanish
  • We Offer Affordable and Flexible Payment Plans
  • We Offer Free Consultations For All Legal Matters

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