Robert C. Beutter - Of Counsel (Retired)

Bob has spent much of his adult life making the City of Mishawaka – and the greater Michiana area – a better place. He was mayor for 20 years, and received the prestigious Sagamore of the Wabash Award from two different Indiana governors. He sits on the boards of numerous community organizations, and has served the city and county in various legal capacities over a 53-year legal career.

Practice Areas

  • Estate Administration
  • Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning

Professional Affiliations

  • St. Joseph County Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association

Civic Involvement

  • Board of Directors, Mishawaka Food Pantry
  • District and Committee Chairman, Boy Scouts of America
  • Campaign Co-Chair, Salvation Army Kroc Center
  • Past President and Director, Mishawaka Kiwanis Club
  • Past Chairman, Salvation Army Advisory Board


  • Community Service/Leadership Award, Boy Scouts of America, 2005
  • E.M. Morris Award, Indiana University South Bend, 2004
  • Sagamore of the Wabash Award, 2003 & 1988
  • Veteran of the Year, American Legion Post 161, 2003
  • Honorary Graduate, Bethel College, 2003

Robert C. Beutter
Of Counsel (Retired)

(574) 243-4100


  • State of Indiana
  • U.S. Court of Military Appeals


  • B.S. in Business Administration from Indiana University, 1957
  • J.D. from Indiana University School of Law, 1960

Personal snapshot

  • Married for 55 years
  • Four children, seven grandchildren
  • IU fan
  • Hobbies include sailing and gardening