Criminal Defense Services for Fort Wayne, Allen County, Whitley County & DeKalb County
Watkins Law Firm was founded by Attorney John R. Watkins who is a native of Fort Wayne, Indiana. Mr. Watkins focuses the entirety of his practice on criminal defense with a special concentration on Indiana DUI/OUI which includes the matters of license suspension and expungements.
After completing his undergraduate studies at Indiana University at Fort Wayne, Mr. Watkins earned his Juris Doctor at Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan in 2011. He has been admitted to practice law in the state of Indiana and the Federal District Court for the Northern District of Indiana since 2011.
Mr. Watkins in a member of the Allen County Bar Association and The National College for DUI Defense. Members of The National College for DUI Defense include those most experienced in DUI defense across our nation and Canada. He has completed training in the operation of the Intoximeter EC/IR II, Indiana’s breath test machine. He also regularly teaches seminars on breath, blood, and urine testing.
Mr. Watkins has earned many five-star ratings by former clients on Avvo.com. Due to his top peer reviews and professional achievements, he has also earned recognition by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star 2020 – 2021. This award is bestowed upon only a few accomplished attorneys in each U.S. state.
“Excellent, expert & effective legal representation! Highly recommended & respected- even by other law firms!”