Events Calendar

Sedona Destination CLE

Special Events

November 15, 2012 - November 17, 2012 Thursday - Saturday 6:00pm - 12:00pm

Hotel Registration Information: 
Contact the resort at 1-800-826-4180 for the current room rate.  Be certain to identify yourself as a member of the Indianapolis Bar Association group.

This is a can't miss opportunity for out-of-town fun and continuing legal education in a beautiful setting.  The conference opens with a cocktail party and dinner on Thursday, November 15.  Seminars including breakfast will be held Friday and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. leaving the rest of each day for fun in this spectacular setting.

Program topics will focus on ethics, family law, criminal law, civil litigation and appellate law. Click here for a printable registration form.

Conference Fees:
Registration fee increases $50 after October 15.  No registration refunds will be available for cancellations made after November 1, 2012.

Optional Stargazing Outing - Friday at dusk:
You will experience an incredible evening of stargazing guided by professional astronomers with decades of experience. State of the art telescopes and high powered laser pointers are used to guide you around the night sky. On a typical evening guests will view numerous objects including planets, galaxies, and star clusters.

Sedona is one of our nations’ few official “dark sky cities” and boasts some of the best observing conditions in the United States due to virtually no light pollution, high altitude and over 300 dry clear nights each year, perfect for viewing brilliant heavenly objects among the beautiful red rocks.


Friday, November 16, 9 to 10:30 a.m.
Sentencing Strategies
The Hon. Mark Massa, Indiana Supreme Court and Jim Voyles, Voyles Zahn & Paul will tackle the complexities of sentencing.

Emancipation, Age 19; Married or Not, Does it Matter?
Gloria Mitchell, Mitchell & Associates and Nissa Ricafort, Broyles Kight & Ricafort will address the short and long term impact of the new laws on child support and educational support orders in Indiana

Probate: Featuring Probate Court Judge Jerry Zore: Part I
Marion Superior Probate Court Judge Jerry Zore, Brian Hewitt of Alerding Castor Hewitt LLP, and Bob York of Robert W. York & Associates will discuss will contests--from pleadings through verdict, ethical concerns for probate practitioners and issues for probate estate administration--including fees for attorneys and fiduciaries.

Friday, November 16, 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
No Drought Here:  A Flood of Indiana Tort Cases in 2012
Tom Hastings of The Hastings Law Firm and James Roehrdanz of Kightlinger & Gray are planning a timely discussion of tort law. Learn what should be gaining your attention as 2012 winds to a close.

Probate: Featuring Probate Court Judge Jerry Zore: Part II
Jerry Hammond of Lewis Wagner LLP will join Marion Superior Probate Court Judge Jerry Zore and Bob York for Part II of this discussion.

Saturday, November 17, 9 to 10:30 a.m.
So You Think You Could Do a Better Job on the Judicial Nominating Commission?
This session led by Judge Tim Oakes of Marion Superior Court and Professor Joel Schumm of Robert H. McKinney School of Law will feature a lively, provocative, and interactive look at the role of the Judicial Nominating Commission in selecting judges.

Saturday, November 17, 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Prosecutor’s Reign of Terror
Michael Witte, Executive Secretary of the Indiana Supreme Disciplinary Commission, leads a discussion of a nationally recognized case of prosecutorial misconduct that will make your skin crawl.

Event Code
Enchantment Resort & Mii amo Spa in Sedona, Arizona
Credit Hours
6.00   (General & NAC)
Faculty to include Justice Mark Massa, Judge Cale Bradford, Hon. Mike Witte, Judge Jerry Zore, Judge Tim Oakes, former Marion County Prosecutor Scott Newman, Robert H. McKinney School of Law Professor Joel Schumm, Gloria Mitchell, Nissa Ricafort, Jim Voyles Brian Hewitt and more.

Registration Options

Registration for this event is now closed.