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James F. Bohrer - Bloomington, IN

409 W. Patterson DriveSuite 205 Bloomington, IN 47403

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Updated: 03/19/2024

Bloomington Business Formation and Transactions Lawyer

Overview

James F. Bohrer, Partner at Clendening Johnson & Bohrer, P.C., has practiced law in Indiana for 40+ years and concentrates on estate planning and probate, real estate transactions and real estate development, zoning, business law, and tax protests and appeals. Mr. Bohrer is admitted to Indiana State Courts and he is Board Certified as a Trust and Estate Lawyer by the Trust and Estate Certification Board of the Indiana State Bar Association.

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James F. Bohrer, Partner at Clendening Johnson & Bohrer, P.C., has practiced law in Indiana for 40+ years and concentrates on estate planning and probate, real estate transactions and real estate development, zoning, business law, and tax protests and appeals. Mr. Bohrer is admitted to Indiana State Courts and he is Board Certified as a Trust and Estate Lawyer by the Trust and Estate Certification Board of the Indiana State Bar Association.

Mr. Bohrer is past president of the Hoosier Hills Estate Planning Counsel. He is serves as a faculty member for various educational seminars in real estate development, business succession planning, and estate and probate matters. Mr. Bohrer is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. He is also an associate member of the Indiana Certified Public Accountants Society. Mr. Bohrer also served on the Board of Directors of the Indiana Trust and Estate Specialty Board of the Indiana State Bar Association and served on the Board of Directors of the Indiana Bar Foundation.

Mr. Bohrer is an Indiana native and has lived in Bloomington for over 45 years. He is a magna cum laude graduate of the Indiana University Mauer School of Law. And a graduate of the IU Kelley School of Business.

About James F. Bohrer

Practice Areas

  • Business Formation and Transactions
  • Construction Law and Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • Real Estate and Real Estate Development Law

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Representative Clients

  • Johnson Ventures, LLC
  • Monroe County Building Association, Inc.
  • T. A. Fuller Homes, Inc.
  • Mackie Properties, LLC
  • Hirons, Inc.
  • Renaissance Rentals, LLC
  • Grant Properties LLC
  • Powell Management Group, LLC
  • Uplands Science and Technology Foundation INC

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana

Specialties and Certifications

  • Board Certified Indiana Trust & Estate Lawyer by the Trust & Estate Specialty Board, Business Card

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Association (Real Property Probate & Trust Section, Practice Management Section)
  • Indiana State Bar Association (Probate, Trust & Real Property, and Elder Law Sections)
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (Member)
  • Indiana Certified Public Accountants Society (Associate Member)
  • Hoosier Hills Estate Planning Council (President, 2010-2011; Member, Board of Directors, 2007-2011)
  • Monroe County, Indiana, Lake Watershed Task Force, - 1996 (Member, appointed by the Monroe County Commissioners)
  • Monroe County Building Association (Associate Member)
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County, Profession Advisor Council, 2018 - Present (Member)

Education

  • Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington, Indiana, 1982
    J.D.
    Honors: magna cum laude
  • Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, 1979
    B.S.
    Major: Accounting

Pro Bono Activities

  • Indiana Bar Foundation, Master Fellow Member, Board of Directors, 2012 – 2016
  • Mentor, Indiana University Kelley School of Business Career Planning Students, 2003 - Present
  • Amethyst House, Inc. Board of Directors, 2002-2011 – Recipient Rev. Hugh Laughlin Award for Devoted Service 2013
  • Executive Committee Member and Chair of Finance Committee, 2002-2008

Classes and Seminars

  • Faculty Member, Numerous Seminars on Estate Planning and Probate Matters, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum
  • Selected Estate Planning Topics, Institute of Management Accountants
  • Family Business Succession Planning, Indiana Society of Public Accountants, South Central Chapter
  • Business Succession Planning and Family Business Planning, Hoosier Hills Estate Planning Council
  • Advantages of Deferred Gifts, Board of Directors, Amethyst House, Inc.
  • No-Lien Construction Contracts, Builder's Primer for Choice of Entity, Statutory Warranties on New Home Construction, Monroe County Building Association
  • Business Transactions 101, National Business Institute

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About James F. Bohrer

Included on the 2024 Indiana list


Past Lists

  • 2023 Indiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Indiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Indiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Indiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Indiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Indiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Indiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Indiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Indiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Indiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Indiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Indiana Super Lawyers list

View the profile for James F. Bohrer on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • President's Award, 1998, Monroe County Building Association
  • Indiana Super Lawyers©, 2012-2023
  • Best Lawyers in America©, 2022 - 2023

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Office Information

Address

409 W. Patterson DriveSuite 205 Bloomington, IN 47403

Fax

  • 812-332-7601

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

Office Hours

Monday To Friday - 8:00AM to 5:00 PM

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