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Certified Family Law Mediator

Porter County: (219) 728-3250

LaPorte County: (219) 877-5300

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Barbra A. Stooksbury is a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for the LaPorte County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. Barbra is the Deputy appointed to the LaPorte County Veteran’s Treatment Court and Problem Solving Court. Ms. Stooksbury also is of counsel at Smith Legal Group, LLC, where she concentrates in Family Law, including Guardian ad Litem appointments.


Ms. Stooksbury graduated from the Valparaiso University School of Law in 2001. She earned a Bachelor’s of Arts in Clinical Psychology and a Masters of English Literature from Purdue University Calumet prior to attending law school.


She is admitted to practice law in the State of Indiana. Ms. Stooksbury is Past President and Secretary/Treasurer of the LaPorte County Bar Association and Past President and Treasurer of the Northwest Indiana Women Lawyers Association. She also enjoys membership in the Porter County Bar Association, Lake County Bar Association, and Indiana State Bar Association.


  • Mediator

  • Guardian Ad Litem

  • Child Custody and Child Support

  • Dissolution of Marriage

  • Paternity

  • Adoptions

  • Name Change / Gender Marker Change

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