Meet Our Attorneys

David L. Brewer

David L. Brewer was born in Cleveland, Ohio.  He graduated from Indiana University School of Law in 1963 and came to Huntington to join the firm of Bowers, Feightner & Palmer.  He became a partner in 1965 at which time the firm name was changed to Palmer, Bowers & Brewer.  He served as Deputy Prosecuting Attorney from 1963 to 1966, and counsel for the Huntington County Welfare Department from 1970 to 1986. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Tax Court, and U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana.  He served as the founding President of the Dan Quayle Center and Museum and one of the founders of Pathfinder Services and the Huntington County Medical Memorial Foundation, and has served as President of both organizations.  In 1982, he was named Chief of the Flint Springs Tribe.  He is a member of the Huntington County, Indiana State (member, Probate, Trust and Real Property and Elder Law Sections) and American Bar Associations and Indiana Bar Foundation.

Areas of Legal Practice

Estate Planning, Probate, Taxation, Real Estate, and Corporations

Robert S. Garrett

Robert S. Garrett was born in Bluffton, Indiana.  He moved to Huntington from Bluffton after graduating from the School of Law at the University of Tennessee in 1974.  He joined the firm of Palmer, Bowers & Brewer in the fall of 1974 and became a partner in 1977.  He has served as Huntington County Attorney since 1986, and is a past Chairman of the United Way Campaign. He also served as past Chairman of Pathfinder Services. He is a member of the Huntington County (President, 1977), and Indiana State Bar Association.

Areas of Legal Practice

Family Law,  Commercial & Civil Litigation, Real Estate Transactions & Litigation, and Business Law

Joseph K. Wiley

Joseph K. Wiley was born in Huntington, Indiana. After graduating cum laude from Indiana University School of Law in 1979, he joined the firm and became a partner in 1983.  He was named Chief of the Flint Springs Tribe in 1997. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Huntington County Child Advocacy Center and the Huntington University Foundation.  Mr. Wiley is counsel for the Huntington County Community School Corporation. He is a member of Huntington County (past President) and Indiana State (Family Law Section) Bar Associations.

Areas of Legal Practice

Estate Planning, Wills & Trusts, Estate Litigation, Family Law, Collections / Creditor Rights, Guardianships, Adoption, Taxation, and Business Law

Davin G. Smith

Davin G. Smith graduated from Indiana University Kelley School of Business in 2000 and from Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis in 2003.  He joined the firm after eight years as in-house counsel for an insurance company in Fort Wayne and became partner in 2016.

Mr. Smith is a registered civil & domestic mediator.  He is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association (Alternative Dispute Resolution Section), Huntington County Bar Association, and Christian Legal Society.

Mr. Smith is a native of Huntington County, and he currently resides in Huntington with his wife, Ella, and their four children.  He is a member of the Markle Church of Christ where he volunteers with the high school student ministry.  He also volunteers coaching local youth sports in baseball, basketball, and soccer.  Mr. Smith is a volunteer judge for Huntington County Teen Court and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Quayle Vice Presidential Learning Center, the Huntington County Historical Society, and Life House women’s shelter.

Areas of Legal Practice

Estate Planning, Mediation, Business Law, Family Law, Personal Injury, Commercial & Civil Litigation, and Criminal Defense

Mark J. Wiley

Mark J. Wiley is a native of Huntington, Indiana, and he currently resides in Roanoke with his wife, Chelsey. He attended Huntington University and graduated magna cum laude in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and Economics and Finance. He then attended Indiana University-Robert H. McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis and graduated cum laude in May of 2014. While in law school, he worked with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Office of Assistant Chief Counsel for U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the NCAA Enforcement Division, and the IUPUI Athletic Department Compliance Office.

Mr. Wiley currently serves as a volunteer judge for the Huntington County Teen Court and also serves on the Board of Directors for the United Way of Huntington County and Camp Cotubic-Youth Camp and Retreat Center in Bellefontaine, Ohio.  Mr. Wiley joined the firm in August of 2011. He is a member of the Indiana Bar Association and Huntington County Bar Association.

Areas of Legal Practice

Estate Planning, Wills & Trusts, Elder Law, Criminal Defense, Family Law, Real Estate Law, Commercial & Civil Litigation, and Business Law