The Tami Napier for Judge Committee is please to announce that Tami Napier will be filing her candidacy to fill the 2024 vacancy in Marshall Superior 1. Napier has been the Marshall County Chief Deputy Prosecutor for nine years.
Ms. Napier was born in Indianapolis at Fort Harrison because her father was a career U.S. Army member. Tami said, “Growing up, we lived in Germany and then stationed back at Ft. Harrison until my dad retired. Therefore, I grew up in Indianapolis.”
Tami was married and raised four kids all while she completed my Bachelor of Science degree from Indiana University. She then graduated from Valparaiso University School of Law.
Ms. Napier said in a conversation with WTCA, “I have been a practicing lawyer for over 23 years. My experience as an attorney has included both civil and criminal practice. I have been a defense attorney and a prosecutor. I have tried more than 150 jury trials and countless bench trials in state and federal courts while representing the State of Indiana or clients.”
Professionally, she has been appointed to several statewide boards, such as the Complex Litigation Committee and Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, and Elder Abuse Board, providing statewide guidance to other lawyers. She trains prosecutors statewide several times a year on topics ranging from the Rules of Evidence to Trial Advocacy. Locally, she serves on the Marshall County Humane Society Board and every year speaks in Marshall County schools about Anti-Bullying, Teen Dating Violence, and Online Safety. She is also very active in the Marshall County Republican Party and a member of the Indiana State Bar and the Marshall County Bar Association. She is also admitted to practice in the Northern and Southern District Courts federal courts in Indiana.
Tami Napier moved to Marshall County in 2014 when she was appointed as Chief Deputy Prosecutor by Nelson Chipman.
In her personal life, Tami enjoys hiking, biking, reading, and spending time with family and friends. Traveling is also a favorite hobby of hers.
Ms. Napier said she will utilize her extensive experience as a trial lawyer in both civil and criminal practice in a new role as a judge serving Marshall County.
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