Jere L. Humphrey

Jere L. Humphrey

Tenacious, diligent and persistent, a straight-shooter, are some of the words his clients and colleagues use to describe Jere. Jere is a seasoned trial lawyer having practiced forty-five (45) years, with a wealth of general practice experience to serve the legal needs of a diverse range of clients. He has handled cases in both State and Federal courts and led to dozen of published court decisions. Mr. Humphrey has  filed briefs with the Supreme Court of the United States and has argued cases before the Indiana Court of Appeals, the Indiana Supreme Court, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. His experience coupled with his dedication and persistence allow Mr. Humphrey to provide the level of service his clients need and expect.

  • Veteran – Captain USAF 1966 – 1970
  • AV Rated Martindale – Hubbell

Education

Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Juris Doctor

Ball State University
Bachelor of Science

Bar Admissions

  • State of Indiana
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana

Activities & Affiliations

  • Indiana State Bar Association, Member
  • Marshall County Bar Association, Member

REPORTED CASES:

Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals:

Koopmans v. Farm Credit Services, 102 F.3d 874 (7th Cir 1996); Knight v. United Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company, 950 F.2d 377 (7th Cir. 1991); Metz v. Transit Mix, 828 F.2d 1202 (7th Cir. 1987).

Indiana Supreme Court:

Heim v. Cook, 783 N.E.2d 693 (Ind. 2002); Crider v. State, 531 N.E.2d 1151 (Ind. 1998); Carpenter v. Farm Credit Services of Mid-America, ACA, 654 N.E.2d 1125 (Ind. 1995); Fagner v. Hundt, 610 N.E.2d 246 (Ind. 1993); Reed v. State, 491 N.E.2d 182 (Ind. 1986); Davis v. State, 477 N.E.2d 889 (Ind. 1985); Williams v. State, 430 N.E.2d 759 (Ind. 1982); Williams v. State, 426 N.E.2d 662 (Ind. 1981); Carter v. State, 392 N.E.2d 448 (Ind.1979); Swan v. State, 375 N.E.2d 198 (Ind. 1978).

Indiana Court of Appeals:

Jernas v. Gumz, 53 N.E.3d 434 (Ind. Ct. App. 2016); Hi-Tec Properties LLC v. Murphy, 14 N.E.3d 767 (Ind. Ct. App. 2014); Derrick Matthew v. Estate of Ruth Korn, 975 N.E.2d 853 (Ind. Ct. App. 2012); Kranz v. Meyers Subdivision Property, 969 N.E.2d 1068 (Ind. Ct. App. 2012); Kranz v. Meyers Subdivision, 973 N.E.2d 615 (Ind. Ct. App. 2012); Gardner v. Prochno, 963 N.E.2d 620 (Ind. Ct. App. 2012); England v. Hurford, 965 N.E.2d 771 (Ind. Ct. App. 2012); Kopchick v. Dybala, 916 N.E.2d 976 (Ind. Ct. App. 2009); Koontz Lake Trust & Darflinger v. Knight, 909 N.E.2d 521 (Ind. Ct. App. 2009); Lewis – Levett v. Day, 875 N.E.2d 293 (Ind. Ct. App. 2007); Cripe Inc. v. Clark, 834 N.E.2d 731 (Ind. Ct. App. 2005); Heim v. Cook, 762 N.E.2d 252 (Ind. Ct. App. 2001); Luhnow v. Horn, 760 N.E.2d 621 (Ind. Ct. App. 2001); Pulla v. Troike, 748 N.E.2d 441 (Ind. Ct. App. 2001); Lunhow v. Horn, 736 N.E.2d 832 (Ind. Ct. App. 2000); Eads v. Town of Bourbon, 727 N.E.2d 1131 (Ind. Ct. App. 2000); Drudge v. Brandt, 698 N.E.2d 1245 (Ind. Ct. App. 1998); Thompson v. Leeper Trust, 698 N.E.2d 395 (Ind. Ct. App. 1998); Polygon v. Bird, 706 N.E.2d 173 (Ind. Ct. App. 1998); Caston School v. Phillip, 689 N.E.2d 1294 (Ind. Ct. App. 1997); Pulla v. Troike, 682 N.E.2d 734 (Ind. Ct. App. 1996); Berger Farms, Inc. v. Estes, et. al., 662 N.E.2d 654 (Ind. Ct. App. 1996); Wilson Fertilizer & Grain, Inc. v. ADM Mill Co., 654 N.E.2d 848 (Ind. Ct. App. 1995); Estate of Decker v. Farm Credit Services of Mid-America, ACA, 653 N.E.2d 534 (Ind. Ct. App. 1995); Farm Credit Services of Mid-America, ACA v. Estate of Decker, 624 N.E.2d 491 (Ind. Ct. App. 1993); Farmers State Bank of Wyatt v. Clark Equipment Co., 582 N.E.2d 452 (Ind. Ct. App. 1991); Stevens v. State, 580 N.E.2d 274 (Ind. Ct. App. 1991); LaPorte Production Credit Ass’n. v. Kalwit, 567 N.E.2d 1202 (Ind. Ct. App. 1991); Deluxe Sheet Metal, Inc. v. Plymouth Plastics, Inc., 555 N.E.2d 1296 (Ind. Ct. App. 1990); Faulkner v. State, 556 N.E.2d 1 (Ind. Ct. App. 1989); Martin v. State, 488 N.E.2d 1160 (Ind. Ct. App. 1986); Visitation of Menzie, In re, 469 N.E.2d 1225 (Ind. Ct. App. 1984); Teague v. Boone, 442 N.E.2d 1119 (Ind. Ct. App. 1982); Howard v. State, 431 N.E.2d 868 (Ind. Ct. App. 1982); Dolph v. Mangus, 440 N.E.2d 189 (Ind. Ct. App. 1980); Knaub v. State, 394 N.E.2d 201 (Ind. Ct. App. 1979); Patten v. Smith, 360 N.E.2d 233 (Ind. Ct. App. 1977); Western State Bank of South Bend v. First Union Bank & Trust Co. of Winamac, 360 N.E.2d 254 (Ind. Ct. App. 1977).

Wyland, Humphrey, & Clevenger, LLP

Lawyers Serving Indiana – Plymouth, Culver, South Bend, Bremen, Knox, and Beyond

319 West Jefferson Street Plymouth, Indiana 46563

Phone: (574) 936-2169