Gerret J. Swearingen


Gerret's practice is devoted to Medicaid Planning and Estate Planning with an emphasis on preserving the assets of those who face long term care.

Gerret is a lifelong resident of Wells County.  Born in Bluffton, Indiana, he attended Canterbury High School and graduated fromValparaiso University School of Law with an emphasis in Elder Law and Estate Planning.  While attending Valparaiso University, Gerret participated in a study-abroad program in Cambridge, England, and was involved in Pro Bono legal  work with the New Orleans Public Defender's office in Louisiana following the Hurricane Katrina disaster.

Gerret is admitted to practice law before all Indiana state courts and the Federal District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana.  He is a member of the Indiana Solo  and Small Firm and Elder Law Sections of the Indiana State Bar Association and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.  He is a strong supporter of his local community and serves on the Board of Directors of Historic For Wayne, Inc and Bi-County Services, Inc. of Adams and Wells Counties.



*Indiana,  2010


*Valparaiso University School of Law 

   J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence

*DePauw University 

   B.A., Bachelor of Arts