Wendy W. Davis

Wendy Davis

Wendy Davis is a judge in the Allen County Superior Court criminal division. She began a two-year term as the chief judge of the Allen Superior Court in January 2014.

Davis earned her law degree at Valparaiso University School of Law and her bachelor’s degree in political science from Wheaton College. She is a graduate of Homestead High School in Fort Wayne.

Davis joined the Allen Superior Court in 2011. Her prior legal experience includes being a partner at Beckman Lawson LLP; a deputy prosecuting attorney for the Allen County Prosecutor’s Office; an assistant criminal district attorney for the Bexar County (Texas) District Attorney’s Office; a law clerk for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in San Antonio, Texas; and a law clerk for Dahlberg & Associates in Fort Wayne.

In addition to serving on the Indiana Tech Board, Davis is a board member for the Allen County Bar Association; board chair for United Way of Allen County; and board member for Northeast Allen County Youth for Christ. She also is involved with the Urban Task Force, Indiana Judges’ Association, and the Indiana Bar Association. She holds two appointments from the Indiana Supreme Court, to the ICLEO (Indiana Conference for Legal Education Opportunity) and to the Indiana Probation Committee.

Davis was honored with the Northeast Indiana Women in Leadership Award in 2006.