David J. Dreyer

David J. Dreyer Judge David J. Dreyer was elected to the Marion Superior Court (Indianapolis, IN), and took the oath of office on December 31, 1996. At that time, he was an Indianapolis attorney with more than 16 years experience in civil, criminal, and governmental areas including public service work focused on low-income citizens, including Social Security recipients, the disabled, and children. Judge Dreyer obtained his law degree from Notre Dame University and worked in private practice before his appointment to Chief Counsel to the Marion County Prosecutor's Office under Jeff Modisett. An educator and community leader, the National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA) requested that Judge Dreyer serve on their faculty during 2000, and he has taught at the National Judicial College in Reno, Nevada. He currently serves on the associate faculty of the School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. He is a founding member of Child Advocates, Inc. and the Lawyer's Network for Children. Judge Dreyer has served on the boards of People's Health Center, Catholic Social Services, Butler-Tarkington Neighborhood Association, Rotary Club of Indianapolis, and is active with local professional legal organizations. He was appointed by Governor Bayh to the Indiana Commission for Community Service in 1993 and was named a Sagamore of the Wabash by Governor Bayh in January, 1997. He has helped lead the Kennedy King Memorial Initiative since 2007.