Stevens, Travis, & Fortin

Plymouth Indiana Attorneys at Law (574) 936-4041

119 W Garro Street, Plymouth Indiana  46563

William Fortin and David Fortin Courtroom

WILLIAM L. FORTIN

Bill was born in Hammond, Indiana, December 20, 1938.  After graduating from Whiting High School, St. Joseph's College, and Loyola Law School, Bill was admitted to the Indiana Bar in 1965.  A short time later Bill became Deputy Attorney General for the State of Indiana.

 

Bill was recruited by Plymouth icon George Stevens to join our predecessor firm of Stevens, Travis, & Wampler, after facing Mr. Stevens in court.  Bill was a long-time City Attorney for the City of Plymouth, taught business law at Ancilla College for 23 years, serves on the Indiana Supreme Court Character and Fitness Committee, and was on the State Board of Law Examiners.

 

Bill is an AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell peer review rated lawyer.  This ranking by judges and fellow attorneys is the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards bestowed by Martindale-Hubbell.

 

Bill lives in Plymouth with his wife of 53 years.  His four children and eight grandchildren all live in Plymouth as well.

 

DAVID W. FORTIN

David Fortin has a Bachelor in Computer Science from Purdue, a Master in Business Administration from Indiana University at South Bend, and a Juris Doctor from Valparaiso University School of Law.

 

David has expert-level computer security skills.  David has worked in public accounting, corporate IT in heavy industry, and as lead software developer, founder, and president at a leading security software company.  David has been a frequent speaker at national technology events on the topic of computer file system security, data breaches, privacy, and access control.

 

David takes on complicated matters in many areas of law.  From very personal and confidential family law matters to highly technical and confidential computer security breach recovery and cyber blackmail issues.

 

David finds success in smoothing out personality conflicts, seeking common ground, and encouraging cooperation wherever it is possible.  A high percentage of his divorce clients settle by mutual agreement, getting divorced without ever going to court.

 

David strives to settling conflicts outside the court system whenever possible, but when necessary approaches the courtroom eagerly with diligence, thoughtful preparation, and a strong desire to win.  David completed the Trial Advocacy Skills College and continues to stay on top of courtroom trends, practices, and technology, seeking every advantage for his clients.

 

David has served on the parish finance council at St. Michael Catholic Church, on the board of directors of a not-for-profit foster care group home, and on the board of directors of the Plymouth Industrial Development Corporation (PIDCO).

 

 

 

Following is a list, from youth to present, of the jobs (work that he did for more than one month, for which someone paid him) David has held in his life: paperboy, babysitter, snow shoveler, lawn boy, pickle picker, corn de-tasseler, blueberry picker, farmhand, field plower, retail stock boy, industrial construction laborer, fast food worker, industrial food prep/manual cauliflower cutter, sanitation worker, pickle sorter, accounting clerk, computer service tech, network tech/cable puller, door-to-door vacuum cleaner salesman, home insulation installer, college teaching assistant, saw mill laborer, door-to-door canvasser and fundraiser, mobile home laborer, roofer, tax preparer, bartender, computer programmer, welder, college instructor, business manager, lawyer.

 

 

 

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Stevens, Travis, & Fortin

Attorneys (574) 936-4041

119 W Garro Street, Plymouth IN 46563

 

ISBA Sustaining Member
William Fortin and David Fortin Courtroom
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William Fortin and David Fortin Courtroom
William Fortin and David Fortin Courtroom
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