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IndyBar Welcomes New Citizens at Naturalization Ceremonies

For attorneys, the courtroom is often rife with conflict and anxiety. But for some hopeful individuals, the courtroom is where their dreams of becoming United States citizens officially become reality. IndyBar attorneys have a unique opportunity to take part in … Continue reading

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Clean Out Supply Closets and Stock the Schools

With over half of the children in Marion County unable to afford school lunch, it shouldn’t be a surprise that there are little funds available for these students to purchase the supplies they need to succeed in the classroom. That’s … Continue reading

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You Can Make a Difference

Three hours out of 744. That’s all it takes to help a family in need—a few hours each month. The result? Happier, safer families leading to a happier, safer city. Community members in need of pro bono representation in family … Continue reading

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Total Overhaul to IndyBar Low Asset Will Program Proves Beneficial to Clients and Volunteers Alike

Amanda Krenson, Manley Deas Kochalski LLC After eight years of matching volunteer attorneys with qualifying applicants and recognizing a notable decline in the rate of conversion between application and completion of signed and witnessed documents, the IndyBar Pro Bono Standing … Continue reading

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Pro Bono That is Easier on Your Bottom Line

By Jason Reyome Member, President’s Task Force on Legal Services Are you interested in doing pro bono work but worried about your bottom line? Are you a Pro Bono Service Provider worried about having to turn referrals away because they … Continue reading

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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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