Nicholas Wallace

Nicholas Wallace

Partner Attorney

Location:

Fort Wayne, Indiana

Phone: (260) 420-6000

Fax: 260-424-6000

Nicholas Wallace graduated magna cum laude from WMU-Cooley Law School in 2011 after receiving his bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Ball State University in 2005. Before joining Leonard, Hammond, Thoma & Terrill, Nicholas worked as a deputy prosecutor in Steuben County for nearly five years where he gained extensive trial experience, having tried dozens of cases during his time there. Nicholas also currently serves as a Judge Advocate General (JAG) for the Indiana Army National Guard. In his role as a JAG officer, Nicholas serves the military needs of Indiana and the United States, domestically and abroad.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Civil Litigation
  • Appeals
  • Business Law
  • Family Law
  • Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning
  • Constitutional Law

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana

Education

Western Michigan University-Cooley Law School

  • J.D. 2011
  • Honors: Magna Cum Laude
  • Concentration: Constitutional Law and Civil Rights

Ball State University

  • B.S. 2005
  • Major: Criminal Justice

Honors and Awards

  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude from Law School-Top 5% of graduating class
  • Associate Editor of the Law Review
  • Certificates of Merit (Top Grade in Class): Research and Writing, Scholarly Writing, Federal Administrative Law, Professional Responsibility.
  • Army Commendation Medal for overseas Tour of Duty

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Allen County Bar Association
  • DeKalb County Bar Association
  • Benjamin Harrison American Inn of Court
  • National Guard Association of the United States
  • National Guard Association of Indiana

Past/Other Employment Positions

  • Judge Advocate General, Indiana Army National Guard, 2012-Present
  • Steuben County, Indiana, 76th Judicial Circuit, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney 2011-2016

Pro Bono Activities

  • Parishioner- St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church
  • St. Thomas More Society
  • The Blessed Portion Ministries
  • Indiana Lawyers for Soldiers
  • Military Pro Bono Project

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