Arata Watkins


 Practice Areas: Criminal Law; DUI Defense; Personal Injury; Drugs and Narcotics; White Collar Criminal Defense.

Admitted: 1979, California and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California; 1980, Indiana; 1981, U.S. District Court, Southern and Northern Districts of Indiana, U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit and U.S. Tax Court; 1985, U.S. Supreme Court
Law School: McGeorge College of Law, Sacramento, California, J.D., 1979
College: Indiana University, Bloomington, B.A., 1976
Member: National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Life Member); Indiana State Bar
Association; Indiana Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA); Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA); American Bar Association (ABA); Allen County Bar Association (Chairman, Criminal Defense Attorney’s Section, 2000-).
Biography: Named, "Super Lawyer," Criminal Defense and DUI Defense, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008. Deputy Public Defender, Allen County, 1987-1992. Sustaining Member and Indiana State Representative, National College for DUI Defense. Past President and Master, American Inns of Court, Benjamin Harrison Chapter. (Board Certified Criminal Trial Advocacy Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy)
Born: Fort Wayne, Indiana, February 28, 1953