Thomas A. Jenkins
  Attorney

BIOGRAPHY

In addition to his Estate Planning and Business Transactions and Services practices, Thomas Jenkins advises clients relating to fiduciary matters, including trusts, estates, guardianships and similar fiduciary relationships. Having served for over twenty-five years as the chief legal officer for the American Fletcher/Bank One Indiana Trust operation, Mr. Jenkins is well credentialed to represent both individual and corporate fiduciaries, assisting them, both proactively and reactively, with respect to the proper administration of their fiduciary accounts. He also represents trust and estate beneficiaries in instances where questions have arisen with respect to the proper administration of the trust or estate in which the beneficiary has an interest.

EDUCATION

Purdue University, B.A. - 1965

Indiana University Maurer School of Law, J.D. - 1968

ADMITTED TO BAR

  • Indiana - 1968
  • U.S. District Court, Northern & Southern Districts of Indiana - 1968

memberships

  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association

Experience

  • Indiana University School of Medicine – Planned Giving Committee – 2005-present
  • Banc One Corporation, Regional Trust Counsel – 1994-1998
  • President & Director, Circle Income Shares, Inc. – 1994-1997
  • Member, Purdue University College of Liberal Arts – Dean’s Advisory Council – 1999-2003
  • Chairman, Meridian Street United Methodist Church, Permanent Endowment Fund – 1998-2006
  • Board of Trustees, Philharmonic Orchestra of Indianapolis – 1996-2005
  • Director, Indiana Repertory Theatre – 2006-2012
  • Director, Encore Vocal Arts – 2007-2008
  • Director, Indianapolis Bar Foundation – 2008-2012
  • Alumni Board, Purdue University College of Liberal Arts – 2003-2010 (President 2006-2008)
  • Member, 1996 Faculty of the American Banker’s Association Employee Benefits Trust School, Evanston, Illinois – Fiduciary Duties under ERISA
  • Member, ABA Taxation Section Sub-Committee on Regulated Investment Companies – 1990-1997

honors

  • Distinguished Alumnus Award, Purdue University College of Liberal Arts – 1991
  • Distinguished Fellow – Indianapolis Bar Foundation