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Nicholas Wallace


Nicholas Wallace graduated magna cum laude (Top 5% in his class) 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 for five years where he gained extensive trial experience. Nicholas also currently serves as a Judge Advocate General 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.

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Associate Attorney

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 2011

Other Affiliations

  • 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


  • 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
  • Humanitarian Service Medal for service in response to Hurricane Irma

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Family Law
  • Veterans Disability Benefits
  • Appeals
  • Expungement and Driver's Licenses

Past 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
  • St. Martin's Healthcare Board
  • Indiana Lawyers for Soldiers
  • Military Pro Bono Project


  • Western Michigan University, Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D. - 2011
    • Honors: magna cum laude
  • Ball State University
    • B.S. - 2005
    • Major: Criminal Justice