F. Stephen Sheets
Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA)
F. Stephen Sheets was born in Evansville, Indiana. Steve received his undergraduate education at St. Meinrad College and his Juris Doctor from the University of Notre Dame in 1982 . He was admitted into the bar in 1982. In 1999, Steve was the 129th Attorney in the United States to be certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation.
Steve and his wife Helen have been married for over 40 years. They have three children: Veronica, Christina, and Andrew. They also have 3 grandchildren: Jake, Easton, and William.
Steve enjoys giving back to the local community. Steve served as the North Side Kiwanis Club President from 1988-89 and was an active member with the organization until 2017. Steve was a director of the Evansville Civic Theater from 1994-1997 and a director of the Evansville Parks Foundation from 1996-2004. Steve is currently on the Board of Directors for the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra.
Steve's hobbies include swimming, biking, running, hunting, archery, and travel.
Steve is a member of the Evansville Bar Association, Indiana State Bar Association, and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA).
Steven T. Charles
Elder Law Attorney
Steven T. Charles was born and raised in Evansville, Indiana. He graduated from Harrison High School in 1999. Steven received a B.S. in Computer Science and a Minor in Business from Indiana University in 2003. Steven graduated from Western Michigan - Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Steven was admitted into the Indiana Bar in 2012.
Steven and his high school sweetheart, Lindsay, have been married for 16 years. Steven and Lindsay have two sons, Burley (7) and Emory (5).
Steven's hobbies include spending time with family and friends, bowling, watching Indiana University basketball, fishing, and grilling.
Steven is a member of the Evansville Bar Association, served as the 2018-2019 Co-Chair of the Probate, Elder Law, and Guardianship Section, and was Co-Chair the 2019 Evansville Bar Association Estate Planning and Business Insitute. Steven is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA).
Steven is on the Board of Directors and a parent member for Mended Little Hearts of Evansville and he serves as a board member for Guardianship Services of Southwestern Indiana. Steven is a former member of Green River Kiwanis.
Lindsay Blessinger Charles
Elder Law Attorney, J.D., L.L.M.
Lindsay Blessinger Charles was born and raised in Evansville, Indiana. Lindsay graduated from North High School in 1999. Lindsay graduated from Indiana University Bloomington in 2003, and received B.A. degrees in History and Criminal Justice and Minors in Political Science, Spanish, and Western European Studies. Lindsay graduated from Western Michigan - Thomas M. Cooley Law School and was admitted into the Indiana Bar in 2013. Lindsay graduated on December 5, 2020, with Honors from Stetson College of Law with her Masters of Elder Law degree (LLM). Lindsay received the highest grade in the course "Guardianships and Alternatives" taught by Professor and Elder Law Attorney, Ed Boyer, during the Fall 2019 term at Stetson Law School. Lindsay received Highest Honors in Tax and the Elder Law Client taught by Elder Law Attorney and Prof. Michael Amoruso during the Spring 2020 term; Highest Honors in Disability Law taught by Elder Law Attorney and Prof. Imani Boykin during the Summer 2020 term; and Highest Honors in Advanced Estate Planning taught by Elder Law Attorney and Prof. Stuart Zimring during the Fall 2020 term.
As you can see, Steven and Lindsay have the same last name. They are high school sweethearts and have been happily married for 16 years. Steven and Lindsay are proud parents to their sons, Burley (7) and Emory (5).
Lindsay's hobbies include spending time with family and friends, crafts, reading, IU sports, volunteering, and advocating for the elderly and special needs children.
Lindsay is a member of the Evansville Bar Association and served as the 2018-2019 Co-Chair of the Probate, Elder Law, and Guardianship Section and was Co-Chair the 2019 Evansville Bar Association Estate Planning and Business Insitute. Lindsay is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA).
Lindsay serves on the Board and is an active member of A Network of Evansville Women (ANEW). For 2021, Lindsay serves as the ANEW Historian. Lindsay is on the Board of Directors and Marketing Chair for VOICES, Inc. Lindsay is the facilitator of the Evansville Gerontology Network and is a member of the Healthcare Education Learning Partners (HELP) Group. Lindsay was a member of the Junior League of Evansville for 6 years, a former Board of Director of Little Lambs of Evansville, Inc, and a Passionista Committee member for the American Heart Association. Lindsay is a parent member of Mended Little Hearts of Evansville and lobbied as a parent advocate on behalf of children with Congential Heart Defects in Washington DC in 2018 and 2019.
Lindsay was selected as a member of the Evansville Courier and Press and Business Journal "20 under 40" 2019 class. Lindsay was also the 2019 Woman of Action recipient for A Network of Evansville Women (ANEW). This award is given "to recognize members whom have exhibited outstanding achievement in either volunteer commitment, professional accomplishment, personal accomplishment, or a combination of these areas. The recipient of this award goes above and beyond the norm. This award serves as a way for ANEW members to honor fellow ANEW members."