Bruce R. Bancroft is retired of counsel in the South Bend, Indiana, office of Barnes & Thornburg. He practiced primarily in the areas of real estate, corporate, and healthcare and had extensive experience in counseling clients and drafting documents. As part of his practice, he formed real estate entities of every type, drafted complex real estate documents involving residential and commercial projects, and handled numerous rezoning and zoning variance matters. His experience included real estate financing, sale and acquisition of real estate, and foreclosure of mortgages.
Bruce's healthcare practice involved advising hospitals and physicians, the drafting of contracts, and the counseling of clients concerning healthcare issues.
Bruce has lectured widely, giving seminars and real estate presentations, to many types of groups. He has written articles concerning real estate law. He actively participates in a number of other civic, professional, and charitable organizations in South Bend.
Bruce joined Barnes & Thornburg in 1965 and became a partner in 1970, serving in that capacity until his retirement.
Professional and Community Involvement
Former member, Indiana Bar Association
Former member, Michigan Bar Association
Former chairman, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Foundation
Former member, American College of Real Estate Lawyers
Former member, National Health Lawyers Association
Former board of directors, St. Joseph County Chamber of Commerce
Former president of the board of trustees, Memorial Hospital