Thomasson, Thomasson, Long & Guthrie, P.C

At Thomasson, Thomasson, Long & Guthrie, P.C., we share our clients' concerns.

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Firm Overview

Whether your legal issues affect your business or are more directly personal, we care for your case as if it were our own. Our talented attorneys have more than 75 years of combined experience, providing aggressive representation for our neighbors in south central Indiana. We are ready to fight for your interests in all matters related to:
-Criminal defense
-Family law
-Wills & Estates
-Collections
-Mediation
-Personal injury
-Corporate Law
-Medical Malpractice
-Real Estate
-Parenting Coordination

A legacy of success:
These days it is good to remember that "tough times don't last, but tough people do." The same goes for tough law firms. Thomasson, Thomasson, Long & Guthrie, P.C. has endured because we've consistently delivered positive results for our clients. Whatever challenge you're facing, you don't have to confront it alone. You can rely on our strength to bolster yours.

Relaxed but professional atmosphere:
Our office provides a welcoming environment and our supportive staff is eager and willing to offer the assistance you need to get through the most difficult situations. You'll find our lawyers to be patient, informative and reassuring. We provide a full explanation of how the law applies to your individual circumstances, so you are fully prepared for what lies ahead. Then we remain readily accessible throughout the legal process, and promptly return your phone calls and emails. At Thomasson, Thomasson, Long & Guthrie, P.C., our first objective is your peace of mind, and our ultimate goal is your best possible outcome.
Main Office

Main Office
50 Washington Street
P.O. Box 2086
Columbus  IN  47202

Phone
  • (812) 372-5785
Fax
  • (812) 372-4928
Criminal Defense
Getting arrested can be an embarrassing and horrifying experience.
It can affect every aspect of your life, including your bank account, your job and even the relationship you have with your family. If you or a loved one has been charged with a crime in Indiana, the attorneys at Thomasson, Thomasson, Long & Guthrie, P.C. are here to protect your rights and help you attain the best possible result for your case.

Committed to providing results for clients:
With more than 85 years of combined experience, the attorneys at Thomasson, Thomasson, Long & Guthrie, P.C. pride ourselves on always being there to lend a compassionate ear to clients, while easing their concerns by providing the highest quality legal representation possible. We provide guidance to our clients, helping them understand the charges against them and the legal options available to them.

How we can help you:
We have defended many clients in state courts on charges ranging from traffic offenses to serious felonies, including:
-Assault and battery
-Drug crimes
-DWI & DUI
-Homicide/Murder
-Motor vehicle crimes
-Sexual offenses
-Theft
-White collar crime

In addition, we can help you clear your criminal record and assist you in getting past criminal convictions sealed or expunged. Whatever your legal dilemma may be, we have the experience and ability to provide a helping hand and keep you out of legal trouble.

Sean G. Thomasson

Partner

Sean is a founding Partner of T,T,L & G who focuses his practice of law in the areas of Criminal Law (which includes, but is not limited to Defense of individuals charged with Murder, Battery, other Violent Crimes, Sex Crimes, Drug Offenses, DUI, Theft, Driving While Suspended and Robbery); Family Law (which includes, but is not limited to Divorce, Modification of Custody Orders, Adoption and Juvenile proceedings); Personal Injury Law (Plaintiff); Collection Law; Probate and Estate Planning; and Corporate and Business Law.

Sean is originally from the Northern Virginia area where he was a standout athlete in swimming, wrestling and football, eventually earning a scholarship to play football at Ohio University. While at O.U., Sean earned a Varsity Letter in Football and was a member of the Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity. Sean currently lives in Columbus, Indiana with his wife and three children, where he has been active in the community by coaching and sponsoring baseball teams participating in the Bartholomew County Little League and football teams in the Police Athletic Activities League. In addition, Sean has been a licensed Indiana High School Athletic Association Football Referee for more than fifteen years.

Sean is a member of the American Bar Association; Bartholomew County Bar Association (former Secretary and Treasurer; Member of Board of Directors 2008-2010); Member of the Indiana State Bar Association (former Delegate); American Collectors Association (MAP Attorney and Collection Notice Review Attorney); and a former Adjunct faculty member at Ivy Tech State College in the areas of Paralegal Studies. He is also a former Chairman of the Board of Director's of the Bartholomew-Brown-Decatur County Chapter of the American Red Cross.

Sean is admitted to Practice before the Supreme Court of the State of Indiana and the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana. His education consists of earning a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science/Pre-Law from Ohio University in 1989, and a Doctorate in Jurisprudence from the Ohio Northern University School of Law in 1995.
Practice Areas:
-Criminal Law
-Personal Injury Law
-Family Law
-Medical Malpractice Law
-Probate & Estate Planning
-Collection Law

With offices conveniently located in Columbus, Indiana, Thomasson, Thomasson, Long & Guthrie, P.C. serves clients throughout South Central Indiana, especially Bartholomew County, Jackson County, Jennings County and Decatur County, including the towns of Columbus, Seymour, North Vernon, Nashville, Franklin, Brownstown, Greensburg, Morgantown and Martinsville.
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Education
  • Ohio Northern University School of Law
    Doctorate in Jurisprudence , 1995

Shari E. Long

Partner

Certifications & Services Offered:
-Certified Domestic Relations Mediator
-Mediation
-Parenting Coordination

Admitted:
-Indiana University School of Law - Bloomington, J.D., 1992
-University of Louisville, B.A., 1986

Education:
-Indiana University School of Law - Bloomington, J.D., 1992
-University of Louisville, B.A., 1986

Member:
-American Bar Association
-Indiana State Association
-Bartholomew County Bar Association

Biography:
Director: Client Counseling Program for Legal Aid, District 11, 2005-2007; State of Indiana WIC Program, 2004-2005; Children's Special Health Care Services in 2002-2003; Bartholomew County Deputy Prosecutor, 1996-2001; Legal Aid, District Eleven. Former President, Dancer's Studio. Staff Counsel and Director, Contracting for the Indiana Department of Administration, 2003-2004. Former Adjunct Instructor, Civil Procedure and Litigation, Ivy Tech Community College. Former President, Board of Advocates for Children. Former Assistant City Attorney, City of Columbus, Indiana 2008-2012.

Practice areas:
-Collections
-Civil litigation
-Divorce
-Mediation
-Family law
-Personal injury
-Parenting Coordination

With offices conveniently located in Columbus, Indiana, Thomasson, Thomasson, Long & Guthrie, P.C. serves clients throughout South Central Indiana, especially Bartholomew County, Jackson County, Jennings County and Decatur County, including the towns of Columbus, Seymour, North Vernon, Nashville, Franklin, Brownstown, Greensburg, Morgantown and Martinsville.
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Education
  • Indiana University School of Law — Bloomington
    Juris Doctorate , 1992

Jason H. Guthrie

Partner

Admitted:
-Indiana, 1997
-U.S. District Court, Southern and Northern Districts of Indiana, 1997

Education:
-Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis, J.D., 1997
-Ball State University, B.S., Economics and Business Option, 1993

Member:
-American Bar Association
-Indiana State Bar Association (Chair Elect, Business Law Section)
-Bartholomew County Bar Association

Honors and awards:
-Gerald G. Angemeier Memorial Award, Legal Aid-District Eleven Pro Bono Attorney of the Year, 2005
-Bartholomew County Pro Bono Attorney of the Year, 2006 and 2008

Biography:
Professor: Salesperson and Broker Courses for the Real Estate Certificate Program, Indiana Real Estate Commission, 1999-present; One-day Landlord/Tenant Seminars, Ivy Tech State College. Adjunct Professor, Business Law, Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus.

Practice areas:
-Business law
-Business litigation
-Collections
-Commercial litigation
-Estate planning
-General civil litigation
-Probate law
-Real estate

With offices conveniently located in Columbus, Indiana, Thomasson, Thomasson, Long & Guthrie, P.C. serves clients throughout South Central Indiana, especially Bartholomew County, Jackson County, Jennings County and Decatur County, including the towns of Columbus, Seymour, North Vernon, Nashville, Franklin, Brownstown, Greensburg, Morgantown and Martinsville.
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Education
  • Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis
    Juris Doctorate , 1997

Miriam Huck

Associate

Miriam was born and raised on the southside of Indianapolis. In 2007, she graduated from Butler University with a B.S. in Biological Sciences cum laude and a minor in Political Science. Miriam received her Juris Doctorate cum laude from Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis in 2010.

Miriam is an associate at Thomasson, Thomasson, Long & Guthrie, P.C. and practices in the areas of domestic relations, medical malpractice, personal injury, criminal defense and general civil litigation. She also has an interest in the emerging field of animal law. She is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association, the Bartholomew County Bar Association, the Indianapolis Bar Association and the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association. She is licensed to practice in the State of Indiana and before the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana.

Miriam is a former intern for a U.S. Senator and was named a Top 100 Student at Butler University. Throughout law school she completed internships and clerkships with Legal Aid, a food safety non-profit organization, and a public interest firm in Washington D.C. In law school she was active in the Client Counseling Competition, including serving on its Board and was an officer in the Animal Law Society.

Practice Areas:
-Collection Law
-General Civil Litigation
-Personal Injury
-Medical Malpractice
-Family Law
-Probate and Estate
-Criminal Law
-Real Estate

With offices conveniently located in Columbus, Indiana, Thomasson, Thomasson, Long & Guthrie, P.C.
serves clients throughout South Central Indiana, especially Bartholomew County, Jackson County, Jennings County and Decatur County, including the towns of Columbus, Seymour, North Vernon, Nashville, Franklin, Brownstown, Greensburg, Morgantown and Martinsville.
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Education
  • Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis
    Juris Doctorate, cum laude , 2010

Rhea Baker-Ipek

Associate

Rhea is an Associate at Thomasson, Thomasson, Long & Guthrie, P.C., and practices in the areas of Business, Transactional, Corporate, Domestic Relations, Immigration, Municipality, Government, Unemployment, Collections, Human Rights, Probate and Estate, and General Civil Law.

Rhea is from Memphis, Tennessee, where her father was the District Attorney for the City of Memphis. She has earned a Bachelor's of Arts Degree (B.A.) in Foreign Languages from the University of Memphis, Memphis, TN (she is fluent in French); a Masters of Business Administration (M.B.A.) in International Business from the University of Memphis, Memphis, TN; and a Juris Doctorate from the Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington, Indiana. In addition, while obtaining her M.B.A., Rhea studied abroad at the Universite de Robert Schumann, Strasbourg, France, where she assisted Turkish lawyers at the European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg, France; and while obtaining her B.A., she studied abroad at the Universite Catholique de Lille, Lille, France. Rhea currently lives in Columbus, Indiana with her husband and son and is an active member of the community.

Rhea is a Human Rights Commissioner for the Columbus Human Rights Commission, Columbus, Indiana; A trained Legal Advocate for Turning Point Domestic Violence Services, Columbus, IN; and is a former Dialogue Facilitator for the International Institute for Sustained Dialogue, Washington, D.C.

Rhea is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association, the Bartholomew County Bar Association, She is
licensed to practice in the State of Indiana and before the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana.

Practice Areas:
-Corporate Law
-Personal Injury Law
-Wills & Estates
-Medical Malpractice
-Collections
-Real Estate
-Family Law

With offices conveniently located in Columbus, Indiana, Thomasson, Thomasson, Long & Guthrie, P.C. serves clients throughout South Central Indiana, especially Bartholomew County, Jackson County, Jennings County and Decatur County, including the towns of Columbus, Seymour, North Vernon, Nashville, Franklin, Brownstown, Greensburg, Morgantown and Martinsville.
Education
  • Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington, Indiana
    Juris Doctorate
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