Mediator's Profile


Christine Douglas

Business Name: Keaton Douglas, LLP

Christine Douglas has been practicing for more than 20 years in the area of family law, and is an experienced litigator and advocate in both the traditional and collaborative law setting. Her experience as a trained mediator, parenting coordinator and guardian ad litem provides a strong foundation for helping her find solutions (often non-legal) to problems that arise in a family. Christine represents clients in the Indianapolis metropolitan area and throughout Indiana in a wide range of family law issues, including:

  • Adoptions
  • Appeals
  • Premarital agreements
  • Custody disputes
  • Paternity issues
  • Domestic partnership agreements
  • Guardianships
  • Divorces
  • Grandparent visitation matters

After receiving a bachelor’s degree from Purdue University, Christine received her J.D. from Valparaiso University Law School. Certified as a family law specialist by the Family Law Certification Board of the Indiana State Bar Association, Christine is a frequent family law lecturer nationally and locally to attorneys and law students. She has completed the Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute program that is co-sponsored annually by the American Bar Association. In recognition of her legal achievements and high ethical standards, Martindale-Hubbell has awarded Ms. Douglas its AV-Preeminent* rating.

Christine is an active member of the American Bar Association as well as the Indiana state and Indianapolis bar associations, and she is the current chairperson of the alternative dispute resolution section and the past chairperson of both the family law section and the women in law section of the Indianapolis Bar Association.


  • Valparaiso University School of Law, J.D., 1996
  • Purdue University, B.A., 1990

Licenses & Certifications

  • Certified Family Law Specialist, Family Law Certification Board 2002
  • Registered Domestic Mediator
  • Trained Parenting Coordinator
  • Guardian Ad Litem

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 1997

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2002 – Present
  • Indiana State Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2002 – Present
  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Family Law Chair; ADR Chair; Women in the Law Chair, 002 – Present
  • American Inns of Court: Sagamore Inn, Vice President; Program Chair; Membership Chair, 2002 – Present

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