Joel D. Swider


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Joel Swider is a health care attorney focusing his practice in the areas of real estate, tax, and corporate law. He represents for-profit and nonprofit health care providers in commercial leasing negotiations with an emphasis on hospital-physician leasing arrangements and timeshares. Mr. Swider also assists clients with purchase and sale transactions, real and personal property tax exemptions and appeals, as well as zoning and regulatory matters. He also counsels nonprofit organizations in the areas of corporate law, governance consulting and corporate tax compliance, including income tax exemption. Mr. Swider is a frequent writer and speaker on health care real estate matters. Prior to his legal career, he served as Agency Coordinator in the Office of Presidential Correspondence at the White House.


University of Virginia, B.A. - 2008

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, J.D., Honors in Health Law - 2012


  • Indiana - 2012
  • U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana - 2012


  • American Health Lawyers Association – Vice-Chair of Tax and Finance Practice Group, 2017-2018
  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Young Professionals of Central Indiana
  • Families First Indiana - Board of Directors, 2016-2017
  • Mental Health America of Greater Indianapolis - Board of Directors, 2015-2016


  • Finalist, Indy’s Best and Brightest – 2016
  • Indiana Health Law Review Eleanor D. Kinney Dedicated Service Award – 2011-2012
  • Executive Managing Editor, Indiana Health Law Review – 2011-2012
  • Member, Order of the Barristers, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law – 2011