Barce, John C

Attorney John Barce focuses his practice on business transactions, federal and state taxation, charitable planning, estate and business succession planning, intellectual property and biotechnology licensing, and tax controversies.

Professional Honors

  • AV® Preeminent™ rated attorney based on Martindale-Hubbell peer review ratings
  • Listed since 2016 in the Best Lawyers in America® publication in corporate law, business organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), closely held companies, and family businesses law.
  • Recognized by Best Lawyers in America as “Lawyer of the Year,” Fort Wayne in:
    • Business Organizations (including LLCs and partnerships), 2023
    • Corporate Law, 2024


  • Presenter for local and state-wide audiences on various topics, including business and succession planning and tax planning.

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Member of the Indiana State Bar Association
    • Past Chair Tax Section
  • Member of the Allen County Bar Association
    • Chair of the Business Law Section
  • Co-founder and director of the NeighborLink Fort Wayne Foundation
  • Member, BCS Foundation Board of Directors

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Indiana
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana


  • B.S., with high distinction, Indiana University School of Business
  •  J.D., cum laude, Indiana University School of Law


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