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Giving Back Made Easy: Pro Bono for Any Schedule

Pro bono service is a rewarding—and expected—component of the practice of law. With reporting requirements now in place, the need to find opportunities that fit varied schedules, practice areas and interests is greater than ever. Volunteers are now being sought … Continue reading

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IndyBar Featured Volunteer of the Month

Twice a month, the IndyBar sends representatives to naturalization ceremonies to give welcoming words to new citizens. This month’s featured volunteer of the month is Tara Rabiola of Cairns & Rabiola LLP, who volunteered at a naturalization ceremony in December. … Continue reading

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Attorney Volunteers Needed for IndyBar Homeless Shelter Project

Want to make an impact? The IndyBar Homeless Shelter Project is looking for attorney volunteers. Through this project, IndyBar volunteers visit one of five local homeless shelters each month, giving legal advice and occasionally offering limited representation. Volunteers typically serve … Continue reading

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Legal Help Brings Light to Life’s Darkest Moments

When fear, worry and pain make life dark, you can be the light. Local hospice patients facing end-of-life legal matters get free assistance from the IndyBar Hospice Program–and we need you to help! Hospice Program volunteer attorneys assist hospice and … Continue reading

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Get Suited Up! Donate Clothes for a Good Cause

By Ian P. Goodman, Rubin & Levin PC Remember the dress clothes you bought when you were first sworn in as an attorney? How long has it been since you have pulled those out of the closet? Besides, when it … Continue reading

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Pro Bono: Do It And Do It Well

By Kris Kazmierczak, Katz & Korin PC Michael A. Rogers, who heads up Quarles & Brady’s pro bono initiatives in Indianapolis, says there are two basic steps to a useful and personally fulfilling pro bono experience. From his point of … Continue reading

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Committee Positions Available for 2016

Would you like to network with your legal community and have fun through the practice of law? Volunteer to serve on an Indianapolis Bar Association committee. Appointments are now being made to the 2016 committees. Contact iba@indybar.org to express your … Continue reading

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Nearly 600 Helped at Ask a Lawyer

For many of our neighbors, facing a legal problem with limited resources or practical knowledge can be stressful and downright frightening. At Ask a Lawyer on Oct. 13, more than 100 IndyBar paralegal and attorney volunteers stepped out of their … Continue reading

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2012 IBF Grantee Continues Good Work

By Carolyn Clay Hall, Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP Some kids shoplift. Some get caught. According to the National Association for Shoplifting Prevention (NASP), roughly 2 million kids were caught shoplifting in the past five years. Roger was one of them. … Continue reading

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Impact in Action

When the Indianapolis Bar Foundation revamped its grant-making activity in 2011, a single word drove the effort from beginning to end: impact. Leaders envisioned a single high-dollar grant that would do more than just fund an organization’s daily activities—they envisioned … Continue reading

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