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Fort Wayne, Indiana, lawyer Aaron J. Butler is an experienced litigator who has tried cases before juries in state and federal courts in Northeast Indiana.  He practices general litigation, representing individuals in the civil and criminal courts.  He practices criminal defense law, representing people charged with misdemeanors and felonies, including operating while intoxicated (owi/dui), drug possession charges, and domestic battery.   He helps those in financial difficulties with debt settlement matters, and if necessary, the filing of Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy.   He also assists those who have been injured by the negligence of others in personal injury actions. 


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 34%
    5 years
  2. Bankruptcy: 33%
    5 years
  3. Divorce: 33%
    5 years



Contingent (33-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Christian Phillip Skordos

    Aaron has proved to be courteous and professional. I endorse his work.


    Christian Skordos Litigation Attorney
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  • John Douglas Razumich

    Mr. Butler is a well-respected lawyer in his community with a good reputation for defending his client's interests. Any client using his services is in good hands.


    John Razumich Criminal defense Attorney
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Contact info

Aaron J. Butler, Attorney at Law, LLC

1835 South Calhoun Street
Fort Wayne, IN, 46802


INActive In Good Standing200507/03/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Top Lawyers, Criminal Defense, LitigationFort Wayne Monthly2013
Top Lawyers, LitigationFort Wayne Monthly Magazine2012
Rising StarIndiana Super Lawyers Magazine2011
Rising StarIndiana Super Lawyers Magazine2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyAaron J. Butler, Attorney at Law2011 - Present
AssociateHaller & Colvin, P.C.2005 - 2011
Summer AssociateBurke, Costanza & Cuppy, LLP2004 - 2004
Campaign managerRoy Graham campaign for Indiana Governor2003 - 2003
Manging Editor, Employee CommunicationsQwest Communications1999 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
Williams Woodland Park Neighborhood AssociationPresident2010 - Present
Allen County Bar Association, Public Relations CommitteeChairperson2010 - 2012
Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Northeast IndianaBoard Member2009 - 2012
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Odier v. Hoffmann School of Martial Arts, Inc., 619 F.Supp.2d 571Won federal lawsuit, client's attorney fees ordered paid by school.
National Mut. Ins. Co. v. Curtis, 867 N.E.2d 631Obtained declaratory judgment requiring insurer to cover home owner
Medical Malpractice, Serious Hemmorhoid Surgery ComplicationsCase still pending
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Indiana University School of Law, BloomingtonLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Southern Illinois University, CarbondalePolitical ScienceOther - Bachelors1995
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Personal Injury 101Major Elements of Local Procedure2009
19th Annual Lifetime Achievement SeminarMedical Malpractice Review Panel Opinions as Evidence2008