Joe Calderon advises on real estate transactions, land use and zoning, and real property taxation. With more than 25 years of experience, Joe represents real estate developers, tenants and end users of real estate, business owners, individuals, nonprofits and governmental agencies in a wide range of matters and complex transactions.
Joe advises on and manages zoning, development, leasing and real property tax issues, having handled hundreds of zoning cases, property tax assessment appeals and real estate transactions. Joe’s clients value that he knowledgeably guides them in seeking consistently positive results, and that he is responsive and efficient. Known and appreciated for his honesty and forthright communication style, Joe seeks to identify, address and incorporate each client’s goals and personal preferences into every matter in which he is involved.
Because Joe offers a comprehensive understanding of the real estate industry and real property and zoning law, he is able to establish immediate credibility with deal constituents. Considerate, focused and timely, Joe’s approach to problem solving, particularly throughout the zoning process and in working with government representatives, is respectful and collaborative. His history and reputation of showing a willingness to work with agency professionals in various jurisdictions creates an open path for dialogue and therefore the greatest potential for supporting his client’s position.
Joe’s broad experience and perspective give him a practical appreciation of the strengths and needs of all parties to a given matter, as well as an advantage in understanding the challenges clients face and the solutions they need to ensure their objectives are met.
Professional and Community Involvement
Chair, Indiana State Bar Association Land Use and Zoning Section
Member, Indianapolis Bar Association Real Estate and Land Use Section Executive Committee.
The Best Lawyers in America, 2010-2024; Lawyer of the Year, 2010, 2018, 2020 and 2024
Chambers USA, 2017, 2019-2023
Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent