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Getting Along is Not Wrong: Treat Others as Equals Despite Experience Level

Civility. Courtesy. Respect. Professionalism. These are words that should be synonymous with “Advocate,” but in a world of high stakes, strong opinions, and a general societal decline in basic manners, how can attorneys fight the good fight while living up … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know When Reporting Pro Bono Hours

On Jan. 1, 2015, Rule 6.7 of the Indiana Rules of Professional Conduct will go into effect. This rule requires attorneys to report pro bono hours at the time of annual registration. James J. Bell, attorney at Bingham Greenebaum Doll … Continue reading

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Abrams: The IndyBar – More Than Just a Pretty Name

By Jeffrey A. Abrams, Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff LLP Last weekend, your executive officers and executive director attended the Conference of Metropolitan Bar Associations (COMBA) meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona. We met with bar associations from 20 cities and towns … Continue reading

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Government Practice Section Awards Scholarship to Carrie Brennan

The IndyBar’s Government Practice Section awarded its third annual scholarship to Carrie Brennan of the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. As attorneys who represent government agencies, or who assist clients in matters involving government agencies, the members … Continue reading

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Changes in Marion County Courts and Other Observations

By The Hon. Tim Oakes, Marion Superior Court Change Forty years ago this year, the headlines in the Indianapolis Star read, “Demo ‘New Broom’ Sweeps GOP Off County Benches.” It was the post-Watergate election and voters let their thoughts be … Continue reading

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miniBar Talk: This Week’s Top Post!

Serving Legal Papers Over Facebook Gets the Green Light Usually, the little red notifications on Facebook trigger a positive response – a new “like”, comment or message has come through! But for one woman, her notification will be the first … Continue reading

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Interrogatories: Candid Q&A with Jack Kenney

By Tyler D. Helmond, Voyles Zahn & Paul He is a graduate of Indiana University and the Indiana University Maurer School of Law. He was a private practice attorney in Elkhart and Indianapolis prior to joining the Indiana Public Defender … Continue reading

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IndyBar Member Headlines: Thursday, September 25

Share your news with the IndyBar by contacting Mary Kay Price, Director of Marketing & Communications, at mprice@indybar.org. Larissa E. Koshatka has joined Quarles & Brady LLP as an associate in the commercial litigation practice group. Brooke Jones has joined … Continue reading

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Nominations Now Open for Recognition Awards

This fall, IndyBar members will be honored for their contributions to our legal community. The Indianapolis legal community is fortunate to be home to many talented, dedicated professionals, and we need your help in identifying our colleagues who went above … Continue reading

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Getting Along is Not Wrong: Positive Influences from the Start

Civility. Courtesy. Respect. Professionalism. These are words that should be synonymous with “Advocate,” but in a world of high stakes, strong opinions, and a general societal decline in basic manners, how can attorneys fight the good fight while living up … Continue reading

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