Biographies - Experience
Carol Lynn Terzo is a Registered Civil and Family Law Mediator. She mediated her first case in 1989. Carol is also a trained Family Law Arbitrator. Carol spent 22 years on the bench hearing Civil and Family Law cases. Besides her mediation practice, Carol currently serves as a Senior Judge hearing Civil and Family Law cases.
Upon graduation from Indiana University, Carol taught first grade at the American School of Kuwait from 1976-1978. Her students were of many nationalities, spoke many languages, and were of many religious backgrounds. Teaching in Kuwait was a terrific experience and gave Carol an in-depth view of other cultures and beliefs.
Upon graduation from Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis in 1983, she joined the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office in the Child Support Division. Subsequently, Carol spent several years in private general practice handling all types of civil and family law cases.
Carol is a Distinguished Fellow of the Indianapolis Bar Association and a recipient of the President’s Award for Service to the IBA. Carol has served 2 three-year terms on the Indianapolis Bar Association’s Executive Committee for Alternative Dispute Resolution, with one year as Chair of that committee. Carol has been profiled in the Indianapolis Star and in the Indianapolis Business Journal, as well as other publications.
Carol and her husband, Fred, have 2 adult children and are extremely proud to be grandparents of one grandchild. In her spare time Carol enjoys gardening, cooking and knitting. (She knit her dress to wear to her daughter’s wedding!)
Lori Anne Perryman
Lori Anne Perryman attended Indiana University - Bloomington. While at Indiana University she achieved her first Bachelor's Degree in 1992 with a double major in Criminal Justice and Sociology. She then returned to finish her second Bachelor's Degree in 1993 in Psychology. While completing her undergraduate degrees, Lori was recognized as an Honor Student.
After graduation she was admitted into the Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis. While in Law School, Lori was a member of the civil practice clinic and was on the Dean's List.
Upon finishing her legal education and while studying for the Indiana Bar Examination, Lori worked for an Indianapolis family law practice. While at Stimson and Associates she was responsible for conducting legal research and assisting with trial preparation. Also, she drafted pleadings, memos and briefs to be submitted to the courts.
After admission into the Indiana State Bar Lori accepted a position at the Marion County Prosecutor's Office in the Child Support Division. She remained at the Prosecutor's Office for over ten years and has been responsible for managing an active case load of up to 10,000 open cases. She was responsible for establishing support orders, modifying existing orders and enforcing orders of the court.
Lori is schooled not only in local and state laws, but also federal laws and laws of other foreign jurisdictions. She litigated cases in the Marion County Courts and Federal Court. Additionally, she would coordinate with other States and Jurisdictions to become versed in their laws for accurate case processing.
Since her start at the Prosecutor's Office Lori was one of the most successful Deputy Prosecutors in the collection of unpaid child support every year. Due to her success, she presented at the Indiana State conference on alternative enforcement tactics. She also has lectured at multiple conferences including State, Regional and National child support conferences on the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act. Lori has also spoken on the benefits of Mediation in the area of family law disputes. Lori is the mother of a thirteen year old son and has two dogs, a silver lab and a Papillion. Lori enjoys outdoor activities such as gardening, water sports and running and has competed in the Indianapolis Mini-Marathon on multiple occasions (she beat all the boys from the office the last year she ran). Lori also loves the summers at the beach in North Carolina. She also has a very eclectic taste in music and likes attending the summer concert series.
Lori is from Indianapolis, but has lived in Fishers, Indiana since 1995.
Elodie Ann Meuser
Elodie Ann Meuser was born and raised in southern Indiana. She received her associate degree from Vincennes University-Jasper in 1991. She obtained her bachelor’s degree from Indiana University-Bloomington in 1993 with a major in History and a minor in German. She received her juris doctor degree from Indiana University School of Law at Indianapolis in 1996.
While in law school Elodie worked as a law clerk in a small local law firm focusing on personal injury, workers' compensation and Social Security disability. She later became an associate attorney there.
In 1998, she joined the Marion County Prosecutor's Office, Child Support Division. While employed at the Prosecutor's Office over twelve years, she was recognized as employee of the month on two occasions and was voted Civil Prosecutor of the Year in 2006 by her peers. Elodie has given numerous presentations on a variety of topics at state and regional child support conferences. She has also been a guest lecturer at the IU School of Law at Indianapolis and has presented lectures to the Indiana Bar Association as well. In 2013 Elodie is serving as the Chair of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section of the Indianapolis Bar Association
Elodie enjoys spending time with friends and family. She and her long-term boyfriend love to travel all over the world. In her spare time she likes to knit and make jewelry. She is also an avid sports enthusiast and looks forward to college football each fall, fantasy football and March Madness every year. And go Colts!
As a registered civil mediator, Elodie looks forward to using the skills she has gained over the years to help people sort out their differences, reach some common ground, and move forward with their lives.
“Don’t find fault, find a remedy.” Henry Ford
Emily Michelle Bubb
Emily Michelle Bubb is a Registered Family Law Mediator. She graduated from DePauw University in 1995 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications. She went on to complete a Master of Science degree in Kinesiology from Indiana University in 2001. Emily has been working in the field of Health and Wellness for the last 15 years, the last seven of which were in healthcare. Most recently Emily managed the Employee Wellness department at a large hospital system serving over 15,000 employees.
Emily has extensive experience working with a variety of people in a range of capacities including facilitator, professional health coach, educator and advocate. Her ability to communicate effectively with people of all different backgrounds serves her well as a mediator. She is skilled in the art of communicating in a manner that establishes an atmosphere of respect in which people quickly feel comfortable.
Emily understands the frustrations and challenges that those in need of Family Law Mediation services often experience. She is committed to providing mediation services that engage the parties in a process in which each party feels empowered and heard. In August 2012, Emily was elected to the Board of Directors of the Indiana Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC).
Emily loves being a mother to her young son. She also enjoys running and spending as much time outside as possible.
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