Michelle (McDermott) Stark was born and raised on the north side of Indianapolis and grew up in Saint Luke Parish where she rode her bike to school and was a competitive CYO kickball player. Michelle graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing and fashion merchandising. After working in the fashion industry and traveling as a sales rep for many years, Michelle had the opportunity to stay at home to be a full time mother and raise her children. She has been married to her husband Tim for 27 years, a proud graduate of Indiana University. They like to say they have a mixed marriage. They have been extremely blessed with three beautiful children Mackenzie, Steven and Collin, all graduates of Cathedral High School in Indianapolis.
Although the entire Stark family were very active members at St Simon at Geist Parish and School for many years, after recently moving back to the near Northside, they are currently members of Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish and feel like they are back home. Michelle has been very active as a volunteer in the community over the last 20 years serving as President of the Faith Formation Commission, Coordinator for Ministry of Mother Sharing, Lay Director for Central Indiana Women’s Cursillo, Spiritual Director for CRHP, Social Chairman for Cathedral Mothers Club, and adult leader for Cathedral senior retreat. She has also been involved with various service projects at Wheeler Mission, Cathedral Soup Kitchen, and Anna’s House. Michelle Currently serves on the executive committee for Irish Young Life at Cathedral High School and is very passionate about helping young adults grow in their faith. Michelle enjoys hanging out with family and friends, playing golf, and traveling.
Before coming to Caress Worland Law Group, Michelle also worked several years for Community Health Network and Holy Name Catholic Church. She believes all of these opportunities have prepared her for this position. Michelle currently works as Lance Worland’s assistant and part-time paralegal and enjoys working with the clients during their time of need. She is very excited and honored to be a part of the team at Caress Worland Law Group to continue to support its mission of helping others.