Born and raised in Mishawaka, Spence joined the firm in 1979. He counsels clients in the areas of domestic and family law, commercial litigation, mediation, and personal injury. During his career, he’s served as President of the St. Joseph County and Indiana State Bar Associations. He sat on the regional Board of Directors for Riley’s Children’s Hospital and is a current member of the Mishawaka Education Foundation. and received the prestigious Sagamore of the Wabash Award from Governor O’Bannon in 2002.

Practice Areas

  • Family & Domestic
  • Litigation
  • Mediation & Arbitration
  • Personal Injury

Professional Achievements

  • Achieved a $4.65 million verdict for the wrongful death of a child where a child had a defective Pulse Oximeter
  • Successfully obtained a settlement in a jury verdict against an airplane manufacturer in a wrongful termination of the designer/inventor

Professional Affiliations

  • St. Joseph County Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • President, Indiana State Bar Association, 2000-2001
  • President, St. Joseph County Bar Association, 1989-1990

Civic Involvement

  • Regional Board of Directors, Riley Children’s Hospital
  • Board of Directors, Mishawaka Education Foundation


  • Sagamore of the Wabash Award, 2002