Jack Lawson, Retired

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retired, real estate, corporate, environmental and health care law


Jack served as of counsel with the firm from 2005 - 2016 and is one of its founding partners.

He was the only Fort Wayne lawyer in the American College of Real Estate Lawyers. He was also named as an outstanding real estate lawyer in the “Best Lawyers in America” for more than 11 years and was listed in “Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.”

community involvement

Jack was a contributing author, lecturer, and chairman for many state and national legal education programs. He is the publisher of “Lawson on Indiana Real Estate Transactions”, a two-volume work used extensively by Indiana lawyers.

An avid antiques collector, Jack also serves various civic groups and gives lectures on the Revolutionary and Civil Wars and other historical events. He has presented adult seminars at Trinity English Lutheran Church since 1975.


Engineering Purdue University
B.A. in Political Science, Valparaiso University
J.D., Valparaiso University School of Law

court admissions

Admitted to Indiana State Bar – 1961
Admitted to the United States Supreme Court – 1970
U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 6th and 7th Circuits
U.S. District Courts for Indiana (Northern & Southern)

At the center

Beckman Lawson, LLP
201 West Wayne Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46802

Phone: 260-422-0800
Fax: 260-420-1013