Our Attorneys


Joyce A. Nies
Tom Vander Luitgaren
Eric W. Prime


Shelli S. Anderson
Matthew M. Cree
Emily M. Gettum
Matthew S. Schoettmer

225 S. Emerson Avenue, Suite 181
Greenwood, Indiana 46143
Phone | (317) 881-7575
Fax | (317) 859-2159

Brandi R. Foster, Associate

Brandi Foster’s vision of one day joining the legal profession began to crystalize at Franklin College as she graduated cumlaude in 2001 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Her vision reached fruition after attending Indiana University School of Law, where she was executive production editor of the Indiana International and Comparative Law Review. Brandi’s article Evolution of the “Traditional Family” was published in the Review before she graduated with a Doctor of Jurisprudence in 2004.

Brandi began honing her law practice skills as a legal clerk for the Van Valer Law Firm in 2001. Upon graduation from law school, she joined the firm full time as an Associate. Her areas of practice include commercial and residential real estate development, zoning and land use, misdemeanor criminal defense and litigation.

Along with her desire and drive to provide clients with expert legal assistance, Brandi also devotes a significant amount of energy to her community involvements. She is a graduate of and currently services on the board of trustees for Leadership Johnson County. She is also active with her church.

Brandi is a member of the following organizations: Builders Association of Greater Indianapolis, the Indiana State Bar Association, the Indianapolis Bar Association and the Johnson County Bar Association. Brandi is also a lecturer on zoning and land use law for the National Business Institute.

Contact Brandi Foster at brandi@vanvalerlaw.com