Harris, Lamont J.

J Lamont Harris
J. Lamont Harris

Practice Areas:
Estate and Trust Administration, Estate Planning, Real Estate Law, Business Organizations, Civil Litigation

Firm: Henthorn Harris & Weliever
122 East Main Street P. O. Box 645 Crawfordsville IN 47933-6454
(765) 362-4440
Firm Website: http://henthornlaw.com/

J. Lamont Harris, a native of Montgomery County, is a graduate of Purdue University and Indiana University School of Law. Monty became associated with the firm in 1976 and a shareholder in 1983.

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana Supreme Court, 1976
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 1976
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana, 1991
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1982


  • J.D., Indiana University School of Law, 1976
  • Honors: Magna Cum Laude
  • B.S., Purdue University, 1970
  • Honors: Cum Laude
  • Major: Agricultural Economics

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Board Certified Indiana Trust and Estate Lawyer
  • (certified by Indiana Trust & Estate Specialty Board)
  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • (member, IndianaDocs Review Committee, 2006-present)
  • American Bar Association

Community Activities

  • Montgomery County Economic Development, Inc. (Director, 2001-present; Vice President, 2005-2006; President, 2007-2009)
  • Crawfordsville Redevelopment Commission (Member, 1998-2005; President 2004-2005)

Classes/Seminars Taught

  • Fundamentals of Trust Drafting & Practice: Irrevocable Trusts, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, April, 2010
  • Probate Skills Series Part I: Ancillary Administration & After-Discovered Property, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, February, 2006

Representative Clients

  • Akers and Associates Architects, Inc.
  • Akers Construction Services, Inc.
  • Bane Equipment Sales
  • Crawfordsville Housing Authority
  • Dry Branch Creek Condominium Owners’ Association, Inc.
  • Eastfield Courts Condominium Association, Inc.
  • Linden Public Library
  • Montgomery County Redevelopment Commission
  • Montgomery County Regional Sewer District
  • Montgomery Place II Owners’ Association, Inc.
  • Mutual Wealth Management Group
  • Parke Seeds, Inc.
  • The North Ridge Hills Association, Inc.
  • USA Life One Insurance Company of Indiana


  • Hoosier Heartland State Bank
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank


  • FarmHouse