Practice Areas

  • Business Bankruptcy

  • Farm Bankruptcy

  • Individual Bankruptcy

  • Work outs for Businesses

  • Work outs for Individuals

  • Commercial Litigation

Professional Associations

  • Certified Business Bankruptcy, American Board of Certification

  • Indiana Association for Corporate Renewal, Board Member

  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Commercial and Bankruptcy Section, Past President

  • American Bankruptcy Institute

Jeffrey Hester


Jeff focuses his practice on business and individual Chapter 7, 11, 12 and 13 bankruptcy, reorganizations, litigation, in-Court and out-of-Court work-outs for debtors, transactions, and creditors’ rights.  With focusing his practice primarily in these areas, Jeff has established himself as a frontrunner in his field. Jeff takes special pride in helping family farmers under Chapter 12. 

Jeff is Board Certified in Business Bankruptcy Law from the American Board of Certification and is a former president of the Commercial and Bankruptcy Section of the Indianapolis Bar Association.  Jeff has regularly been named to the list of Indiana Super Lawyers.  He has been an author and lecturer at ICLEF and various continuing education seminars and has lectured on a multitude of bankruptcy and insolvency issues.  

Jeff is licensed to practice in Indiana and Hawaii.  Jeff received his B.A. in English and East Asian Language and Literature from Indiana University in 1995 and a J.D. from Indiana University School of Law in 1998.  He also attended the University of Hawaii School of Law and the University of Hong Kong School of Law. 

Jeff grew up in Indianapolis and is a graduate of North Central High School.  He lives on the north side of Indianapolis with his wife and daughter.  He enjoys reading literature and history, hiking out west, and occasionally tries to exercise.