Attorney Bio

Terry Cornelius has had a long, distinguished career providing clients with exceptional service for nearly 40 years in the areas of business and commercial law, small business representation, estates, wills and trusts (including related litigation), real estate law including, but not limited to, mechanic’s lien law and lake property disputes and conflicts.

Terry is a Fort Wayne native, a graduate of Indiana University and Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis.

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 1974
  • Indiana Supreme Court, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana, 1976
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1994
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1995


  • Allen County Bar Association, Past President


Terry enjoys a variety of outside interests including sailing, restoration of antique boats, skiing, flying and is an avid sports car enthusiast.