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Indianapolis Office
One Indiana Square
Suite 2800
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2079

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Naples Office
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999 Vanderbilt Beach Road
Suite 200
Naples, FL 34108

P: (941) 964-0018

Boca Grande Office
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431 Palm Avenue
P.O. Box 1911
Boca Grande, FL 33921

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Marc A. Hetzner

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Marc Hetzner’s practice primarily includes taxation, estate planning and administration.  He practices in a variety of federal and state tax areas, especially in the representation of taxpayers during federal and state examinations, administrative appeals and trials.  Mr. Hetzner has tried tax cases before U.S. Tax and District Courts, the Indiana Tax Court and has argued tax cases before the Indiana Supreme Court and the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.  Mr. Hetzner is also experienced in the planning of large estates and in the design and implementation of revocable and irrevocable trusts.

He served as Past Chairman of the Tax Section of the Indiana State Bar Association and as Inaugural Co-Chair of the Indiana Estate Planning and Administration Specialty Certification Board.  Mr. Hetzner has also served as past Chairman of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Section of the Indiana State Bar Association and past Chairman of the Estate Planning Section of the Indianapolis Bar Association. Additionally, he has served as past Co-Chairman of the Midwest Estate Planning and Tax Institute.  Mr. Hetzner is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.  He is certified by the Indiana State Bar Association’s Estate Planning and Administration Specialty Certification Board and is Board certified in Tax Law by the Florida Bar Association's Board of Legal Specialization & Education.  Additionally, Mr. Hetzner served as an officer in the U.S. Army from 1975 – 1979.

Education

  • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis, Indiana (J.D., cum laude, 1983)
  • Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana (M.B.A. in Taxation, 1983)
  • Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana (A.B., 1975)

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 1983
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, 1983
  • Florida, 2008
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1983

Professional Associations

  • Indianapolis Bar Association - Estate Planning Section (Past Chairman)
  • Indiana State Bar Association - Taxation Section (Past Chairman)
  • Indiana State Bar Association - Real Property, Probate & Trust Section (Past Chairman)
  • American Bar Association - Taxation Section (Tax Litigation Committee, Court Practice & Procedure Committee)
  • American Bar Association - Real Property, Probate and Trust Section (Member)
  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (Fellow)
  • Indiana Bar Foundation (Fellow)
  • Specialty Certification Board (Inaugural Co-Chairman)
  • Florida State Bar Association - Real Property, Probate and Trust Section (Member)
  • Florida State Bar Association - Taxation Section (Member)

Awards and Recognitions

  • Best Lawyers’ Indianapolis Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year 2011
  • Best Lawyers In America®, Trusts and Estates, 1995 - 2014
  • Indiana’s Best Lawyers®, Trusts & Estates, Indiana Business, 2007 - 2008
  • Who’s Who in Finance and Business, 2008 - 2009
  • “Top 50 Indiana Lawyers”, Indianapolis Monthly, 2007 - 2008
  • Indiana Super Lawyers, 2004 - 2014
  • Who’s Who in American Law, 1998 - Present
  • Fellow of American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, 1994 - Present
  • Indiana Board Certified Estate Planning & Administration Specialist
  • Florida Board Certified in Tax Law