Statement issued Tuesday by the Indiana State Bar Association:
INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 29, 2011) – Hon. Thomas J. Felts, Fort Wayne, was elected to the board of governors of the Indiana State Bar Association (ISBA) at its annual meeting in French Lick on Friday, Oct. 21. Judge Felts will serve a two-year term, representing one of 13 districts in the state.
Judge Felts is judge of the Allen Circuit Court. Previously, he served as a magistrate for the court and was an associate, then partner at the firm Burt Blee Dixon Sutton & Bloom. He received his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame in 1976 and his J.D. from the I.U. Maurer School of Law in 1979. He is a member of the Allen County and Indiana State bar associations.
Judge Felts currently serves as a member of the board of directors for the Allen County Courthouse Preservation Trust and the Foellinger Foundation. He is also a member of the Indiana Commission on Courts.
Founded in 1896, the Indiana State Bar Association (ISBA) is the single largest legal organization in the state. With more than 12,000 members, the ISBA serves and advocates on behalf of its members, their clients and the public interest as the independent voice of the legal profession. The ISBA’s office is located in downtown Indianapolis. For more information about the State Bar, visit www.inbar.org <http://www.inbar.org> .