The listings in this directory were prepared by members to aid publishers, authors, and other potential clients in their search for a qualified and dependable legal indexer. All listed members are in good standing with the American Society for Indexers or a sister society. The Legal Indexers special interest group encourages publishers and authors to discuss projects with indexers and independently confirm appropriate qualifications.

You might find the following documents helpful when considering an indexer: ASI Best Practices, and Advice for Editors and Authors


L. Joy Tataryn

Email: Joy Tataryn

Website: Joy Tataryn

I am a non-practising lawyer who was called to the British Columbia Bar in 1997. As in-house legal editor since 2004 at The Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC (a non-profit society whose mandate is continuing professional development for lawyers), my duties include writing and maintaining/updating back-of-the-book indexes for practice manuals, annotated legislation and precedents, deskbooks, and sourcebooks in diverse areas of law practice, including litigation, real estate conveyancing, secured transactions, real estate financing, real estate development, strata property law, company law, administrative law, and creditors’ remedies. I also write, edit, and index as a sole proprietor, doing business as The WordFitter Writing and Editorial Services in Abbotsford, BC.

Paula Unger, J.D.

Unger Indexing

14267 Seagate Drive

San Leandro, CA 94577

Phone: (510) 667-9131

Email: Paula Unger

Website: Unger Indexing

Specialty areas: Back-of-the book legal indexing, tables of cases, tables of authorities, meticulous legal proofreading and document formatting. I have a JD and 25 years of legal experience with exposure to a wide variety of legal specialties as well as business management issues and real estate. Undergraduate degree in theater and film. Former licensed California real estate broker. Completed UC Berkeley’s Indexing: Theory and Application. Member of ASI, Golden Gate Chapter, and Treasurer of its Legal Indexing SIG. Quality work delivered on time and to your specifications. Your words are in good hands with Unger Indexing.

Maria Sosnowski, J.D.

Index Plus

Portland, Oregon

Email: Maria Sosnowski

Website: Index Plus

With 6 years as a practicing attorney, 24 years as a law librarian, and 19 years as an indexer, I have the background to understand your project and provide the kind of index your audience expects. My work includes deskbooks, practice guides, textbooks, statutes, legal newsletters, and general audience legal books. I’ve been an officer of the ASI Legal Indexing Special Interest Group from inception in 2006 until 2011, and 2016-present, and also of my regional indexing chapter for many years. In addition to legal indexing, I also index social sciences, education, business, and other topics. Please let me know how I can help you with your project.

Rob Gibson

Winchester, UK

Email: Rob Gibson

I am an advanced professional member of the Society of Indexers in the UK. My indexing work is informed by extensive past experience of both legal practice and academic publishing. I am a former Scottish solicitor with ten years’ post-qualifying experience, including at partner level, working in corporate and commercial law in Scotland and London. Thereafter I spent seven years with sole commissioning responsibility for the law list at Palgrave Macmillan, publishing a range of prominent legal textbooks and the award-winning Socio-Legal Studies series. I prepare indexes in most areas of law, and across many different jurisdictions. I am also happy to compile legal tables for works on English, Scottish, international and EU law.

Noelle Padilla

Greeley, CO

Phone: (970) 313-3743

Email: Noelle Padilla

Website: Calliope Indexing

I have a degree in Japanese and International Affairs from CU Boulder and a JD from the University of Denver College of Law. I have been an estate planning and probate attorney for 20 years. I also have experience in special needs planning, elder law, real estate law and family law. In semi-retiring from the law, I am now indexing books. In addition to law-related materials, my indexing interests include geriatrics/aging, history, Asian studies and biographies. I was trained as an indexer by the American Society of Indexing (ASI). I am a member of ASI, Legal Indexing Special Interest Group and the Rocky Mountain Chapter. In addition to indexing, I work at my local library. This, plus my legal background, make me well-aware of how people utilize indexes. Please contact me to discuss how I can add value to your publication with a quality, affordable index.

Andrea Birgers

Boulder, CO

Phone: (303) 541-9637

Website: Boulder Information Services

Pierke Bosschieter

Akkemaweg 6-8

9999 XL Stitswerd

The Netherlands

Email: Pierke Bosschieter

Website: Pierke Bosschieter

Freelance indexer with over thirteen years of legal indexing experience, including back-of-the-book indexes, tables of cases and authorities. I index in English, Dutch and German. I can deliver traditional indexes and embedded indexes in Word (CUP) and InDesign. Areas of expertise included International Law, Humanitarian Law, Environmental Law, Islamic and Middle Eastern Law, and Engineering Law.

Diana Witt

247 North Forest Ave.

Marietta, GA 30060

Phone: (678) 372-1530

Email: Diana Witt

Description of services: Extensive experience with indexing state statutes. Familiarity with medical malpractice, environmental law, tax law, pension law, and expert witness management. A current client is Lexis-Nexis. I can do both traditional indexing and embedded CUP-XML format. Resume and references are available on request.

Richard Genova

8154 SkyHigh Lane

Canadensis, PA  18325

Phone: (570) 595-2946

Email: Richard Genova

Description of services: Over thirty years of legal indexing experience.  As an in-house indexing supervisor and manager for Matthew Bender & as a full-time freelance indexer I have indexed more than 500 legal treatises, many on an on-going basis.  Areas of expertise include: Civil Law, Corporate Law, Elder Law, Environmental Law, Estates and Trusts Law, Insurance Law, Intellectual Property Law, Real Property Law, Tort Law and Securities Law.  I am used to working on tight deadlines and within budget.   Awarded the ASI/H.W. Wilson Award for Excellence in Indexing for the index to Brownfields Law and Practice.  Indexing experience extends to business, nonfiction, scientific and college textbooks.