2019 National Conference for Lawyer Assistance Programs

Loretta A. Oleksy


Loretta Oleksy is the Deputy Director of the Indiana Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program (JLAP).  Loretta received her BA from DePauw University, her MSW from Indiana University,  and her JD from Indiana University McKinney School of Law.

Loretta’s career path has included positions with Prevent Child Abuse Indiana and Child Advocates Inc., as well as running her own law practice.  In 2007 Loretta accepted a position with the Indiana Offices of Court Services, where she held various positions before moving to JLAP in 2013. 

She is a self-proclaimed Potterhead and is a frequent speaker on topics of mental health and wellness. Loretta also enjoys bringing comfort to lawyers and non-lawyers with her therapy dog, Kirby.