NOBLESVILLE, INDIANA (May 22, 2023) — Church Church Hittle + Antrim is proud to congratulate Leslie Craig Henderzahs for being selected as a Distinguished Barrister in the 2023 class of Indiana Lawyer’s Leadership in Law Awards. Leslie is a partner in the firm since 1992 and serves in the litigation, mediation, and family law sections.
The Indiana Lawyer honors outstanding members of the legal community who have demonstrated dedication to their profession, as well as their clients and communities. The prestigious Distinguished Barrister Award is presented to candidates who have a long record of service, have an exemplary standing, and have made exceptional contributions to the Indianapolis legal community. Recipients were recognized at a Leadership in Law Awards reception on May 18th — read more about Leslie’s contributions to the profession and esteemed work in the field here.
“I am privileged to serve many organizations and communities who serve others,” said Leslie. “Thank you to the Indiana Lawyer for recognizing this talented and remarkable group of leaders! I am truly honored to be included.”
Leslie’s professional career includes many impactful achievements. From serving as the first female partner at CCHA Law, to being recognized with honors such as a Woman of Influence by the Indianapolis Business Journal, Top Attorneys in Indiana by Indianapolis Monthly, Lawyer of the Year in Indiana by Best Lawyers, Champions of Diversity, Top Attorney in the Midwest, one of America’s Most Honored Lawyers, and as an Indiana Super Lawyer from 2011, Leslie is committed to using her expertise as a skilled civil litigator and certified family law specialist to serve others.
Committed to the community through extensive engagement, Leslie has served as:
- President of the Indiana State Bar Association,
- Indiana Supreme Court Innovation Initiative Family Law Taskforce,
- President of the Hamilton County Bar Association,
- Indiana Bar Foundation,
- Riverview Health Foundation Board Member,
- Riverview Women’s Foundation Board Member,
- Noblesville Chamber of Commerce Board Member,
- Noblesville Boys & Girls Club Board Member, and
- Hamilton County Leadership Academy Class of 1995.
“Without a doubt, Leslie’s professional credentials speak volumes, but it is what Leslie does quietly, persistently, between all of those roles that sets her apart,” said Emily Schmale, colleague at CCHA Law. “We are fortunate to have her as a leader in the legal community of our state, but we are just as lucky to have her as our friend.”