J. Lamont Harris, a native of Montgomery County, is a graduate of Purdue University and Indiana University School of Law. Monty became associated with the firm in 1976 and a shareholder in 1983.
Certified in Estate Planning
Current Position: Attorney and Member
Year Joined Organization: 1976
Areas of Practice:
Estate and Trust Administration
Real Estate Law
Indiana Supreme Court, 1976
U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 1976
U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana, 1991
U.S. Tax Court, 1982
Professional Associations and Memberships:
Board Certified Indiana Trust and Estate Lawyer
(certified by Indiana Trust & Estate Specialty Board)
Montgomery County Bar Association
Indiana State Bar Association
(member, IndianaDocs Review Committee, 2006-present)
American Bar Association
Montgomery County Economic Development, Inc. (Director, 2001-present; Vice President, 2005-2006; President, 2007-2009)
Crawfordsville Redevelopment Commission (Member, 1998-2005; President 2004-2005)
Fundamentals of Trust Drafting & Practice: Irrevocable Trusts, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, April, 2010
Probate Skills Series Part I: Ancillary Administration & After-Discovered Property, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, February, 2006
J.D., Indiana University School of Law, 1976
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
B.S., Purdue University, 1970
Honors: Cum Laude
Major: Agricultural Economics
Dickerson v. Strand, 904 N.E.2d 711 (Indiana Court of Appeals, 2009)
Hudson v. Davis,797 N.E.2d 277 (Indiana Court of Appeals, 2003)
Saler v. Irick, 800 N.E.2d 960 (Indiana Court of Appeals, 2003)
Kashman v. Haas, 766 N.E.2d 417 (Indiana Court of Appeals, 2002)
Foxworthy v. Heartland Co-Op, Inc., 750 N.E.2d 438 (Indiana Court of Appeals, 2001)
Akers and Associates Architects, Inc.
Akers Construction Services, Inc.
Bane Equipment Sales
Crawfordsville Housing Authority
Dry Branch Creek Condominium Owners’ Association, Inc.
Eastfield Courts Condominium Association, Inc.
Linden Public Library
Montgomery County Redevelopment Commission
Montgomery County Regional Sewer District
Montgomery Place II Owners’ Association, Inc.
Mutual Wealth Management Group
Parke Seeds, Inc.
The North Ridge Hills Association, Inc.
USA Life One Insurance Company of Indiana
Hoosier Heartland State Bank
JPMorgan Chase Bank
Date and Place of Birth:
December 20, 1947, Crawfordsville, Indiana