David N. Baumgartner

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David N. Baumgartner

David N. Baumgartner grew up in Berne, Indiana, and graduated from South Adams High School.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business and Economics from Bluffton University and a Juris Doctor Degree from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis.  Dave was admitted to the practice of law in 1985 in the State of Indiana, and in the United States District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana.  He is a member of the Adams County Bar Association, the Probate, Trust & Real Property Section and Elder Law Section of the Indiana State Bar Association, and the American Agricultural Law Association.

Dave is married to Tanya Lehman Baumgartner, and they have three married children and five grandchildren.  Following college and law school, Dave and Tanya chose to return to their roots in Berne as a desirable place to raise a family.  Dave serves as both Berne City Attorney and Geneva Town Attorney, and enjoys contributing to the development and progress of these communities.  Dave serves as a member of the Berne Rotary Club, President of Berne Community Development Corporation, and Board Chair of First Bank of Berne, and is a former member of the Board of Trustees of Bluffton University.

The element of practicing law that Dave enjoys the most is assisting clients through transformative times in their lives and interacting directly with clients every day. With nearly 40 years of experience in estate planning, estate administration, business organization and succession planning, and real estate, he is well prepared to assist you in any of these areas that concern many of us during our lives. 

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