Joseph M. Hendel

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Professional Experience

Joseph Hendel has regularly counseled and represented governmental entities, businesses and individuals regarding a variety of civil litigation matters. He has practiced civil litigation for much of his career and has experience in defending a wide range of claims in both state and federal courts. Mr. Hendel also has extensive experience in representing clients before Indiana’s appellate courts and has been counsel of record in many appeals. He has been an associate in the firm since 2014. Mr. Hendel began his legal career at the Indiana Court of Appeals where he served as a judicial clerk for two judges.


J.D., Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana (1997)

B.A., Political Science, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana (1994)

Bar Admissions


Indiana State Bar

Federal Courts:

United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit


  • Executive Articles Editor, Indiana International & Comparative Law Review (1996-1997)

Professional Associations

  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Indiana Bar Association


  • Author: “Equity in the American Courts and in the World Court: Does the End Justify the Means?” 6 Ind. Int’l & Comp. L. Rev. 637 (1996)
  • Co-Author: “Plaintiff Unsuccessful in Wrongful Death Claim Against Utilities,” IMEA Power Connection, Vol. 51, Issue 1 (January 2006)