Mindi Wells, Esq., PHR
Human Resources/Organizational Development Leader, Employment Law Attorney, and business advisor in Columbus, Ohio
Education & Employment Attorney * HR & Business Consultant * Title IX Investigator * Trainer & Educator
Mindi Wells is an attorney with financial and organizational leadership experience who uses her knowledge of higher ed, business, HR and the law to provide employers with practical advice to prevent employment law problems from happening. Her professional career spans over two decades and includes leadership roles in human resources, financial administration and operations management. Being raised on the business/HR side of the house, Mindi is uniquely qualified to provide practical legal advice and resources that take into account the sensitivities, customers, team members, operations, and vision of an organization.
An HR practitioner at heart, Mindi counsels employers on strategies to minimize workplace disputes, and reduce discrimination, harassment, workers' compensation claims, and FMLA and ADA issues. She also assists employers on compliance with policies, state and federal employment, labor and benefits laws, and regulations including ERISA, HIPAA, FMLA, FLSA, ADA, Title VII, and workers' compensation. In addition, Mindi also has experience in labor relations, public records, and education law including Title IX.
She is admitted to practice law in the State of Ohio, State of Florida, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States. She is also a certified civil rights investigator by the Association of Title IX Administrators (ATIXA) and holds the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification from the Human Resources Certification Institute. In addition, she is trained in Lean Six Sigma methodologies.
Mindi's other passion is teaching. She currently teaches Employment Law for Capital University business students and Ohio Dominican healthcare students, and has taught Workplace Justice for Capital MBA students, Education Law for Bowling Green State University, and a variety of business and management courses in the Human Resources program at Columbus State Community College and Rhodes State College. In addition to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, Mindi is a frequent presenter and trainer on employment law, HR topics, Title IX, policy development, and risk management.
Based in Columbus, Ohio and willing to travel for work. Her interests range from world travel to Jeeps and baseball