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Robert A. Hicks

Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, P.C.
One American Square
Suite 2000
Indianapolis, IN 46282

Phone: (317) 977-1433
Fax: (317) 633-4878
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Practice Areas

  • Real Estate & Construction
  • Facilities Management
  • Fraud & Abuse/Stark
  • General Business Transactions & Services
  • Long-Term Care and Post-Acute
  • Economic Development
  • Tax
  • Tax Exemption
  • Catholic Health Care


Mr. Hicks chairs the real property practice group of Hall Render and has extensive experience in a broad range of real property matters with a particular emphasis on real estate development and real estate transactions. Related areas of practice include:

  • Ground Lease Developments
  • Property Tax Exemptions
  • Leasing, Sales and Acquisitions
  • Office Condominium Developments and Conversions
  • Entity Formation
  • Zoning
  • Environmental Law
  • Landlord-Tenant Law
  • Tax Deferred Exchanges (IRC Section 1031)
  • Eminent Domain

Preparatory Education

  • Hanover College, B.A., magna cum laude, - 1985

Legal Education

  • Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington, J.D. - 1988

Admitted to Bar

  • Indiana - 1988
  • U.S. District Court, Northern & Southern Districts of Indiana - 1988


  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Indiana Bar Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Legatus


  • The National Law Journal's Top Rated Lawyers in Health Care - 2013
  • Martindale-Hubbell's AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating™


  • Odd Bedfellows? Pairing of County Hospitals and Skilled Nursing Homes - 2013 - FISH XXII, Bellvue, Colorado
  • MOB Development on Hospital Campuses: Covering Your Bases - 2013 - BOMA Medical Office Buildings & Healthcare Facilities Conference, San Francisco, California
  • Real Estate Bootcamp Webinar Series, Part II: Common Issues in Health Care Real Estate Development Transactions - 2012 - American Health Lawyers Association, Webinar
  • Prescriptions for Success? What State Based Healthcare Reforms Reveal - 2011 - BOMA Medical Office Buildings & Healthcare Facilities Conference, Dallas, Texas
  • Ground Leases - The Essentials and Strategies for Negotiating the Vital Elements - 2008 - BOMA Medical Office Conference, Denver, Colorado
  • Real Estate Development Strategies That Enhance Physician Relationships - 2008 - Practical Health, Marco Island, Florida
  • Accounting and Reporting of Real Estate Assets Under Construction - You Didn't Think You Owned It Did You? - 2006 - Indiana Chapter of HFMA, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Monetization of Real Estate Holdings for Hospitals and Health Systems - 2006 - Practical Health, Marco Island, Florida

Upcoming Presentations

Speaking Engagement

2014 BOMA Medical Office Building & Healthcare Facilities Conference

May 02, 2014 - 9:30 AM–10:45 AM

The Art of the Deal – A Practical Guide to MOB Development Transactions
Learn to navigate the shoals and tides of medical office building development in today’s market from a panel with extensive development, financing and legal experience.  We will take you through the steps of a successful MOB transaction with particular attention to the Stark, Anti-Kickback and accounting compliance issues that can scuttle or delay your deal.  The program will also feature practical suggestions to resolve issues that commonly arise among developers, health care providers and lenders such as use restrictions and prohibitions on transfers.

Speaker(s): Robert A. Hicks

Organizer: Building Owners and Managers Association International

Venue: Omni Nashville Hotel, TN  Get A Map

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