Indiana Supreme Court
Division of State Court Administration
30 South Meridian Street, Suite 500
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Pho: 317-232-2542
Pho: 800-542-0813 (toll free)
Fax: 317-233-6586

Leslie Dunn
GAL/CASA State Director

Teresa Lyles
State Program Coordinator

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Office of Guardian Ad Litem / Court Appointed Special Advocates

Supreme Court Seal In 1977, the concept of the Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program was introduced in Seattle, Washington. Seattle Juvenile Court Judge David W. Soukup realized that children who entered the legal system due to abuse or neglect in their own homes were often inadvertently re-victimized by courts and public social service agencies... More about GAL/CASA »


Upcoming Attorney Training

​We are pleased to announce our upcoming Guardian ad Litem attorney training in Indianapolis on October 20, 2016. The training meets the statutory requirements for GAL attorneys who represent children in juvenile court cases. Those who complete the entire training will receive six hours of CLE; one hour of which is ethics. There is no cost to attend, but lunch is on your own. You can bring your own lunch or we can provide a list of nearby restaurants.

To register, complete the registration form then click "submit". You will receive a confirmation email with the complete details. Space is limited, so register as soon as possible. Please call the GAL/CASA State Office at 800-542-0813 if you have any questions. 

Register for the October 20, 2016 training in Indianapolis »