Justin Swanson is of counsel with the Governmental Services Group of Bose McKinney & Evans LLP.  He focuses his practice on the administrative and economic development needs of municipalities.  Justin is a certified civil mediator.

He also is a principal with Bose Public Affairs Group LLC, where he is a member of the state and local government relations team, concentrating on municipal procurement and legislative affairs.

Prior to joining the firms, Justin served as government affairs director and legislative counsel at Accelerate Indiana Municipalities (formerly known as the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns), advocating for the interests of more than 430 Indiana municipalities. He also worked for the Indiana Department of Insurance as a rate review coordinator, served both majority caucuses of the Indiana General Assembly, clerked for the Indiana Public Defender Council, and was a congressional intern in the office of U.S. Speaker of the House John Boehner.


Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law – Indianapolis (J.D., 2012)
University of Dayton (B.A., 2009)

Honors / Awards

Best Lawyers® 2021 Ones to Watch – Government Relations Practice; Certified Civil Mediator; Norman Lefstein Award of Excellence; Moot Court

Appointments / Memberships

Justin serves the community in multiple ways. He is a member of the board of directors for Horizon House, the Indiana Leadership Forum, Downtown GOP Club and the Indiana Hemp Industries Association. He also serves as a representative to the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns Associate Member Advisory Council, participates as an at large member for the Indianapolis Bar Association’s Government Practice Section and is ward chairman and precinct committeeman in Center Township.


Indiana, Indiana Supreme Court, United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana