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J.C. is an associate in the Corporate Services Department where he concentrates his practice in healthcare law, real estate law, and general corporate and transactional matters.

Prior to BGD, J.C. was Senior Counsel for a national post-acute real estate developer and healthcare operator. As Senior Counsel, J.C. was responsible for most legal issues encountered by the business, including regulatory and licensure compliance, general corporate compliance, stark law and anti-kickback issues, financing matters, real estate issues, and the acquiring and disposing of healthcare facilities. He also served as Vice President and Counsel for a bank holding company, handling commercial transactions and real estate development.

J.C. is a 2011 graduate of the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law and also holds a Master’s in Public Health from the IU School of Medicine. He is a member of the Healthcare and Life Sciences Section of the Indianapolis Bar Association and a board member with the American Health Lawyers Association. J.C. is also a recipient of the Norman Lefstein Award of Excellence in Community Service, an Indiana Conference for Legal Education Opportunities (ICLEO) Fellow, and a member of the Delta Omega Public Health Honor Society.

Career Highlights


Delta Omega Public Health Honor Society

Executive Board of the Year, Indianapolis Bar Association

Board of Directors Service Award, Indiana Life Sciences Academy

Norman Lefstein Award of Excellence (Community Service)

Indiana Conference for Legal Education Opportunities (ICLEO) Fellow


Professional Affiliations

American Health Lawyers Association

American Bar Association

Indianapolis Bar Association

Indiana Bar Association

Former Employment

Senior Counsel, Mainstreet Health

Vice President and Counsel, Pedcor Companies

Community Involvement

Professional Leadership

Diversity and Inclusion Board Member, American Health Lawyers Association, 2018

Healthcare and Live Science Communications Chair, Indianapolis Bar Association, 2017

Awards and Grants Judge, American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, 2016

School Board Member, Indiana Life Sciences Academy, 2016

Civic and Charitable Involvement

Homeless Legal Aid Project

Hospice Legal Aid

Indiana Center for At-Risk Elders

IndyBar Legal Lines




  • Court of Appeals of Indiana, 2010

Purdue University, Accounting and Management, B.S.

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, J.D.

Indiana University School of Medicine, MPH

  • Indiana, 2011
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana, 2012

Certified Professional Compliance Officer (CPCO)

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