Kirsten Ess


Reliable and Dedicated Attorney

Kirsten is a native-born Hoosier, born and raised in Brownsburg, a suburb of Indianapolis. Kirsten was taught to think critically and logically (the base principles behind the practice of law) by her dad (a Stanford Law School graduate) and her mom (a Butler University educated pharmacist). Kirsten expressed interest in law throughout her life, due in large part to her extremely gifted, knowledgeable and dedicated attorney father.

Kirsten attended Indiana University, Bloomington from 1996-2000, graduating with an Honors Diploma, majoring in Psychology with heavy minor in Gender Studies.

Kirsten then immediately began law school, attending Notre Dame Law School from the fall of 2000 until she graduated in the spring of 2003. Kirsten studied for and passed the Bar Exam that summer and was admitted to the practice of law in Indiana in the fall of 2003.

From early 2004-2019, Kirsten was an attorney at the Marion County Public Defenders Agency. She began in misdemeanor court and quickly worked her way thru domestic violence court to lower felony court. Kirsten then practiced in “regular” major felony court handling over 350 major felony cases. Kirsten began private practice in 2019 and created her own firm Ess Law, P.C., in late 2020.

Extensive Experience

Kirsten has EXTENSIVE experience in mediations, negotiations, depositions, detailed investigations, motions practice and trials.

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