Hawkins, Jennifer J.

Jennifer J. Hawkins
Jennifer J. Hawkins

Practice Areas:
Estate Planning, Elder Law, Estate, Trust, and Guardianship Administration

Firm: Hawkins Law PC
999 North Section Street, P.O. Box 382 Sullivan, IN 47882-0382
Phone: (812) 268-8777 / Fax: (812) 268-8838
Firm Website: hawkinslaw.com

Jennifer J. Hawkins is managing partner of Hawkins Law PC. She practices estate planning and elder law, and she leads the firm’s estate, trust, and guardianship administration practice. Trustees, executors, and guardians engage Jennifer to represent them in their administrations of trusts, estates, and guardianships. Her practice style enables her to work closely with her clients and encourage them through emotionally challenging circumstances. Her clients appreciate the way she delves deeply into case management and helps them organize complicated records and information to satisfy record-keeping requirements of courts and state agencies.

Jennifer graduated with honors in 1988 with the degree of Bachelor of Music Education from the Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music in Bloomington, Indiana. Jennifer was honored on the Dean’s List and served on the Journal of Law and Education at the University of Louisville’s Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, were she graduated in 1992 with a Juris Doctor. She was admitted to the Indiana Bar and United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana in 1992.

The National Institute for Trial Advocacy conferred a diploma upon Jennifer for her completion of the Indiana Trial Advocacy Skills Workshop in 1993. She served as a Greene County Deputy Prosecutor in 1993, 1994, and 1998.

Jennifer is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association’s Probate, Trust, and Real Property Section. She is past President of the Greene County Bar Association and presently serves the Sullivan County Bar Association as its Treasurer.

Jennifer is also a member of the Terre Haute Bar Association.

The Indiana State Bar Association’s Trust & Estate Specialty Board certified Jennifer as a Board Certified Indiana Trust & Estate Lawyer in 2010.

Jennifer has taught continuing legal education courses on estate planning, estate and trust administration, and law practice management.

Undergraduate School

  • Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music in Bloomington (Bachelor of Music Education, 1988)

Law School

  • University of Louisville’s Louis D. Brandeis School of Law (J.D., 1992)

Professional Associations:

Indiana State Bar Association

  • Elder Law Section
  • Probate, Trust, and Real Property Section

Sullivan County Bar Association (Treasurer)
Terre Haute Bar Association