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G Michael Witte
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Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Indiana
Last updated: 9/1/2017
Hon. G Michael Witte
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Professional Information
Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission
Executive Director
30 S. Meridian Street, Suite 850
Indianapolis
Indiana
46204  United States
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317 232-1807 (Phone)
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  Indiana University-Bloomington
  Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
  Government
  IN
  10/15/1982
  U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals
  U.S. District, 1982
U.S. Circuit, 1984
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Education/Experience
EXPERIENCE
Denmure & Denmure, Aurora, IN 1982-84
Judge, Dearborn County Court, Lawrenceburg, IN 1984-2000
Judge, Dearborn Superior Court No. 1, Lawrenceburg, IN 2000-2008
Judge, Wayne Superior Court No. 1, Richmond, IN 2009


Social/Volunteer Organizations
Dearborn-Ohio Counties Red Cross, Board of Directors, 2009
Indiana University School of Law at Indianapolis Alumni Board, President, 2008-09
Chairperson, Dearborn County YMCA Branch Board, 2005-2006
President, Dearborn-Ohio Counties Habitat for Humanity, 1999-2001
President, Hoosier Trails Council, Boy Scouts of America, 1992-95
President, Southeast Regional Community Correction Advisory Board, 1989-98, 2000-present
St. Mary’s Parish Council, 1983-85
More Information
LEGAL SERVICE
American Bar Association Standing Committee on Public Education, 2017
American Bar Association Standing Committee on Gavel Awards, 2014-16
American Bar Association Commission on Civics Education in Our Nation's Schools, 2011-13
Chairperson, American Bar Association Judicial Division, 2009-10
Co-chair, American Bar Association Judicial Division Standing Committee on Minorities in the Judiciary, 2007-09
Chairperson, American Bar Association National Conference of Specialized Court Judges, 2005-06
Indiana Commission on Courts, 2005-07
Lead Faculty, The National Judicial College traffic court courses, 2003-2004; DUI course, 2003-present; adjunct faculty member 1994-2014.
Judicial Fellow, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 1995-98

AWARDS
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law Equal Justice Works Public Interest Recognition, 2012
Indiana University Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI) Marynard K. Hine Medal, 2011
Indiana Minority Business Magazine, Champion of Diversity, 2010
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Award for public service, Lawrenceburg, IN, January, 2009
Indiana University Asian Alumni Association, Distinguished Asian Alumni award, October, 2008
Franklin N. Flaschner Award for exemplary judicial performance, competence and character, ABA National Conference of Specialized Court Judges, August, 2008
THE INDIANA LAWYER, Distinguished Barrister award, May, 2008
Fellow of the American Bar Association, 2006
Fellow of the Indiana Bar Foundation, 2001
Boy Scouts of America, Distinguished Citizen Award, 1996, Silver Beaver Award, 1994, Eagle Scout 1973
Indiana Jaycees, Outstanding Young Hoosier, 1989
Tau Kappa Epsilon International Fraternity, TEKE Triangle Award, 1989

PUBLICATIONS
Witte, A Review of 2015 Lawyer Discipline Matters, INDIANA LAW REVIEW, 2016, Vol 49, at ___
Witte, Survey of the Law of Professional Responsibility, INDIANA LAW REVIEW, 2015, Vol. 48, at __
Witte, Another Judge’s Duty: Reporting Lawyer Criminal Convictions to the Indiana Disciplinary Commission, INDIANA COURT TIMES, July/August 2013, Issue No. 22.4, at 9
Witte & Luetkehans, Traffic: 7 Best Practices When Handling Commercial Driver’s License Cases, A.B.A. THE JUDGES’ JOURNAL, Winter, 2011, Vol. 50, No. 1, at 22
Witte, Cultural Conflict: The Debate over Merit Selection, INDIANA MINORITY BUSINESS MAGAZINE, Winter, 2010, Jan 4, 2010, at __
Witte, Roscoe Pound and the Administration of Traffic Courts, A.B.A. JUDICIAL DIVISION RECORD, Winter 2007, at 23
Witte, Chair’s Column: My Mother and Korematsu v. United State, A.B.A. JUDICIAL DIVISION RECORD, Spring, 2006, at 20
NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION, U. S. DEP’T OF TRANSPORTATION, STRATEGIES FOR ADDRESSING THE DWI OFFENDER: 10 PROMISING SENTENCING PRACTICES (2005) DOT HS 809 850
NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION, U.S. DEP’T OF TRANSPORTATION, NATIONAL AGGRESSIVE DRIVING ACTION GUIDE: A CRIMINAL JUSTICE APPROACH (2001) DOT HS 809 351
Witte, Civility Among Judges, A.B.A. JUDICIAL DIVISION RECORD, Winter 1998
Witte & Bailey, Pre-Adjudication Intervention in Alcohol-Related Cases, A.B.A. THE JUDGES’ JOURNAL, Summer 1998, at 32
Witte, Judges Lend Expertise to Promote Highway Safety, THE INDIANA LAWYER, March 1998
“Beyond the Bench”, Police Executive Research Forum and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) judicial outreach training video, September 1995