Indianapolis, Indiana Law Firm of Hocker Law, LLC

Rachel A. East

Attorney Rachel A. EastPhone: (317) 982-3002

Rachel is a Certified Family Law Specialist, as certified by the Family Law Certification Board, a domestic relations mediator, guardian ad litem and parenting coordinator. She focuses her practice in all areas of family law, including: divorce, collaborative law, custody, child support, parenting time, paternity, guardianship, prenuptial agreements and post-nuptial agreements. She also provides services in will/estate planning and probate. She strives to provide solutions to her clients' problems and guide them through the often confusing and stressful legal process.

Mrs. East has conducted hundreds of hearings and mediations, argued in nearly every county in Indiana, and litigated in State Court, Federal District Court, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals and the Indiana Court of Appeals. While her experience ranges from wrongful death cases to divorce and custody disputes, she has devoted the last several years to assisting clients with difficult family law issues, the loss of a loved one, and planning for their futures.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
    • Divorce
    • Collaborative Law
    • Custody
    • Parenting Time
    • Paternity
    • Same-sex Family Issues
    • Guardianship
    • Child Support
    • Educational Expenses
    • Parenting Coordinator
    • Guardian Ad Litem
  • Mediation
  • Estate Planning
    • Wills
    • Living Wills
    • Powers of Attorney
  • Probate

Bar Admissions

  • State of Indiana
  • State of Florida
  • Southern District of Indiana, Federal District Court
  • Northern District of Indiana, Federal District Court

Certifications and Registrations

  • Certified Family Law Specialist by the Family Law Certification Board
  • Registered Domestic Mediator
  • Collaborative Professional


  • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Indianapolis, IN, Juris Doctor
  • Marian University, Indianapolis, IN, B.A. Psychology
  • All-American Scholar Athlete
  • Women’s Soccer, Captain
  • Pre-Law Society, President
  • Psychology Club, President
  • Mock Trial, Captain

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Member
  • Indiana State Bar Association, Member
  • Kids’ Voice of Indiana, volunteer Guardian ad Litem
  • Central Indiana Association of Collaborative Professionals, Member
  • Southeast Community Services, former President of the Board of Directors
  • Sagamore American Inn of Court, Member

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Attorney Rachel A. East and familyIn her spare time, Rachel enjoys outdoor activities with her husband, travelling to visit her extensive family and spoiling her dogs with affection.

Rachel's personal mission statement:
"To endeavor all things with passion, compassion and integrity."

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