Travis S. Friend

Practicing Since: 1990
  • J.D. - 1990 – Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Indianapolis, Ind.
  • B.A. in Business – 1987 – University of Findlay, Findlay, Ohio
  • Southwestern Michigan College – 1985
Key Practice Areas:
  • Criminal defense
  • Defense of individuals or corporations in Federal Court
  • Defense for felonies and misdemeanors
  • DUI/DWI defense
  • Defense for controlled substances violations
  • Defense for theft, fraud, firearm violations and traffic violations
  • White Collar Criminal Defense
  • Civil litigation
  • Representing businesses and individuals in disputes involving foreclosures, real estate, contracts, personal injury, estate litigation, mediation and licensure claims.
Licensed to Practice in:
  • State of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Professional Memberships:
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Allen County Bar Association
  • Allen County Trial Lawyers Association
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • ICLEF – Panel Member and Chair
  • American Inns of Court, Benjamin Harrison Chapter – President, 2014-2015
Professional Accomplishments:
  • Federal CJA Panel, Northern District of Indiana since 1995
  • Greater Fort Wayne Crime Stoppers – Chairman, 2005-2006
  • Wall Street Journal Achievement Award         
  • Indiana Super Lawyer, Designation 2018-2019
Community Involvement:
  • Cross Connections – Board Member, 2014-2016
  • Pro bono legal counsel for northeast Indiana nonprofit organizations and churches
  • Benjamin Harrison Inn of Court - President, 2014-2015
  • Park Center, Inc. - Board of Directors, 2014-present
  • Federal Community Defenders- Board Member, 2016-present
  • Volunteer Lawyer Program- Board Member, 2016-present