Lori M. Craig has represented the elderly, disabled, and vulnerable throughout her career and is now concentrating her practice in Social Security Disability. Lori is admitted to practice in the State of Indiana and in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana.
Lori has called central Indiana home for more than 20 years. She completed her undergraduate education at Indiana University (B.A. 1997). Lori graduated cum laude from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in December 2014. In addition to her Juris Doctor, she completed the requirements for health law certification, which includes elder law.
“It’s rewarding to help our clients get the help they need and deserve. When folks are struggling with physical or mental health concerns which make it impossible to work, they already have more than enough on their plates. With our advocacy and expertise, we can help navigate the bureaucracy and relieve that burden.”
During law school, she served as the vice-chair of the legal division of the Indiana University Student Outreach Clinic. Lori also participated in the Health Law Society, the Women’s Caucus, Moot Court, and the Indiana Law Review.
Lori’s law review note discussing POST in Indiana was the first student note published on the Indiana Law Review Blog (available here). She is also the author of a practical guide to family discussions of end-of-life health care concerns (available here). In addition, she is a co-author of Estate Planning: A How-to Guide and of Step-by-Step Guide to Drafting Wills and Trusts, both of which were published by the National Business Institute. Among other topics, Lori has presented on elder law, estate planning, and Medicaid planning.
She is a member of the National Organization for Social Security Claimants Representatives and the Indiana State Bar Association and serves as the treasurer of the Morgan County Bar Association.
Lori is a graduate of the Morgan County Leadership Academy and served a three-year term on its board of directors. Lori has worked with the Senior Law Project at Indiana Legal Services and completed externships with three courts in central Indiana. Indiana Super Lawyers named Lori to its Rising Stars list in 2018 and 2019.
In her spare time, Lori enjoys attending the theater and reading, as well as cheering on her children in their competitive endeavors. She is the scholarship chair for the Networking Business Women of Morgan County. She also serves adults and children as a Guardian ad Litem. She and her husband live in Morgan County with their two children and several pets.