Donald C. Swanson Jr.

Practicing Since: 1973
  • J.D. - 1973 - Notre Dame Law School, Notre Dame, Ind.
  • B.A. in Business Administration and English - 1968 – Alma College, Alma, Mich.
Key Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense
  • White Collar Criminal Defense
  • DUI/DWI Defense
  • Defense for Drug Violations
  • Professional Licensure Defense
  • Grand Jury Investigations
Licensed to Practice in:
  • State of Indiana
  • State of Michigan
  • State of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
  • U.S. Tax Court
Professional Memberships:
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Allen County Bar Association, Criminal Procedure Committee – Past Chairperson
  • Michigan State Bar Association
  • Florida State Bar Association
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • American Association for Justice
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers – Member for 25 years
  • Top 100 Lawyer in Indiana
Professional Accomplishments:
  • AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell since 1993
  • Top 100 DUI Attorneys in Indiana
  • Top 100 Criminal Law Attorneys in Indiana
Community Involvement:
  • Allen County Merit Board – Former member for 20 years
  • Criminal Procedure Committee – Past Chairman
  • One of two Criminal Justice Panel Members from Indiana to the Federal Courts
  • CLE Presenter/Lecturer on Criminal Law Updates
  • Former Modest Means Attorney for Allen County
  • Pro Bono work for Drug Court and Mental Evaluations
  • Adjunct Professor IPFW, Constitutional and Criminal Law