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Help the Homeless: Pro Bono Training and Free CLE Available at Upcoming Program

Many people who call Indy home need legal assistance – even those without a home to live in. Attorneys have the opportunity to help homeless individuals with their legal issues, and an upcoming IndyBar program on April 29 will provide … Continue reading

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Delivering Peace of Mind: Low Asset Wills Program Expands for 2015

For years, IndyBar attorneys have helped community members living in poverty to safeguard their futures through the bar’s Low Asset Wills Program. Studies routinely show that lower-income individuals are less likely to have a will or advance directives. This program … Continue reading

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Volunteer Callout for Great Indy Cleanup

Join IndyBar’s Civics Committee for “Mayor Ballard’s Great Indy Cleanup,” hosted by Keep Indianapolis Beautiful. On Saturday, April 25, more than 500 volunteers will convene in west Indianapolis, which consists of the neighborhoods just west of White River and south … Continue reading

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Bar Leaders Impact the Community Through Class XII Service Projects

By Claire Emswiller, Emswiller Williams Noland & Clarke PC For the past six months, members of the IndyBar Leader Series Class XII have been learning what it means to be a leader, both in their legal careers and in their … Continue reading

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New Resource Available: Indiana Law Review Blog

The Indiana Law Review at the IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law is pleased to announce that, in addition to its four printed issues, it has established an online presence that will serve as a more accessible and timely … Continue reading

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Homeless Project enables attorneys to offer advice and guidance to shelter residents

This article was published in The Indiana Lawyer on February 11, 2015. To view the original publication, click here.  By Marilyn Odendahl, The Indiana Lawyer Edna went into the makeshift office and asked for a will, a living will and … Continue reading

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IndyBar Members Show the Spirit of Giving Year-Round

Be it spring, summer, fall or winter, IndyBar members have been hands-on from the start this year. Several IndyBar sections and divisions as well as Indianapolis Bar Foundation Fellows organized community service events that served in a variety of ways … Continue reading

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Duncan: Thinking about Year-End Giving? Make a True Impact with the Indianapolis Bar Foundation

By Dave Duncan, Bose McKinney & Evans LLP The final months of 2014 are now upon us and with the year-end quickly closing in, many of you are considering your giving options. I’ll happily take this opportunity to share my … Continue reading

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Event Connects Pro Bono Providers and Social Service Agencies

Among community-focused organizations in Indianapolis, the mission is often the same—assisting neighbors in need. But what happens when a question or situation arises that is outside of the scope or expertise of an agency or organization? “Legal Connect,” an open … Continue reading

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IndyBar Hosts Largest Pro Bono Event in its History

By The Hon. Mark D. Stoner, Marion Superior Court; 2014 IndyBar Pro Bono Standing Committee Chair I had an opportunity to witness history the other day. The morning of Oct. 14 started ominously enough, with dark thunderclouds surrounding the city. … Continue reading

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