Anne Leer is an associate attorney at Wanzer Edwards, P.C., providing family law services in multiple areas, including paternity, divorce, custody, adoptions, and guardianships. Ms. Leer earned her undergraduate degree from Purdue University, where she earned a dual degree with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts in Law & Society. During her time at Purdue University, Ms. Leer participated as a peer mentor in programs through the College of Health and Human Sciences, served as a freshmen orientation leader, held cabinet positions in her sorority, Alpha Omicron Pi, and was a teaching assistant for the College of Sociology.
Ms. Leer went on to earn her Juris Doctor from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. During her law school career, Ms. Leer participated in the Child Advocacy Clinic, where she was a volunteer Guardian ad Litem and Court Appointed Special Advocate for Kids’ Voice of Indiana. She also participated in the Re-Entry Assistance and Community Help Clinic (REACH), where she was a mentor-advocate for federal probationers re-entering society following release from incarceration. Through her work with the REACH Clinic, Ms. Leer provided community outreach for individuals facing criminal convictions in underprivileged areas. In addition to her clinic work, Ms. Leer was involved in the Women’s Caucus, Criminal Law Association, and volunteered with Indiana Legal Services. Ms. Leer was awarded a Pro Bono certificate for completing over 100 hours of pro bono efforts during her three years at IU McKinney.
Born and raised in the Indianapolis area, Ms. Leer is dedicated to serving the members of her local community. This past year, Ms. Leer has joined the Indianapolis Bar Association’s Women and the Law and Family Law divisions. In her spare time, Ms. Leer enjoys relaxing with her family and friends, traveling, baking, and finding local spots to listen to live music.