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IndyBar Green Legal Initiative Recognizes 27 Firms, Legal Departments for 2013

The IndyBar Go Green Committee, a sub-committee of the Young Lawyers Division, has released its list of Green Legal Initiative firms for 2013. Now in its second year, the program recognizes legal businesses, including law practices, legal departments, courts, agencies, … Continue reading

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President’s Message: Using Your Powers for Good: Build Your Practice with Pro Bono

By Kerry Hyatt Blomquist, Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence & 2013 IndyBar President October is Pro Bono Awareness Month, so it makes sense for me to focus this column on pro bono work. Before your eyes glaze over and you … Continue reading

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Help Others and Get Free CLE: IndyBar to Co-Host Pro Bono Trainings

The IndyBar Pro Bono Standing Committee, along with other legal and community organizations, will co-host two pro bono program trainings in the coming weeks. These trainings, which include continuing legal education credit, can be taken at no cost with a … Continue reading

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Hon. Tanya Walton Pratt Named Recipient of 2013 Antoinette Dakin Leach Award

The Hon. Tanya Walton Pratt, United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, will be recognized as the 2013 Antoinette Dakin Leach Award recipient at the Antoinette Dakin Leach Award Celebration Luncheon on October 25. The luncheon is … Continue reading

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Interrogatories: Candid Q&A with Joel Schumm

By Tyler D. Helmond, Voyles Zahn & Paul Joel M. Schumm Clinical Professor of Law, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law He is a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University, the University of Cincinnati, and the Robert H. McKinney … Continue reading

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Thank You, Mediation Day Volunteers!

Through the Alternative Dispute Resolution section’s fourth-annual Mediation Day on Friday, September 6, six of nine mediations held for cases pending in Marion County Paternity Court were successfully settled by volunteer mediators from the section. Commissioner Sheryl Lynch estimated that … Continue reading

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Paying It Forward: Women & the Law Division Presents Second Women, Law & Leadership Symposium

By Debi Edwards, The Heritage Group In 2011, to celebrate its 25th anniversary, the IndyBar’s Women and the Law Division (WLD) held its first-ever symposium entitled Women, Law & Leadership. The symposium explored topics including professional development, mentoring, diversity initiatives … Continue reading

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Guest Column: Embracing Diversity Makes Us All Stronger

By: TaKeena M. Thompson, 2013 Marion County Bar Association President, Cohen & Malad LLP Thank you, Kerry, for inviting me to write for your column. I also thank you, Julie Armstrong, John Trimble and the rest of the IndyBar family, … Continue reading

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Volunteers Needed for Refugee Adjustment Intake Day

Attorney volunteers are needed to assist refugees in Indianapolis at the Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic’s Refugee Adjustment Intake Day on October 12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is a great opportunity for volunteer attorneys who don’t have time … Continue reading

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New IndyBar ‘Pause for Professionalism’ Video Available

By the IndyBar Professionalism Committee If you only knew about family law from watching TV dramas, you might believe there is no such thing as civility in family law. Such shows thrive on the drama and portray attorneys who scream … Continue reading

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