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Trimble: ‘To Be or Not to Be…Connected 24/7’

By John C. Trimble, Lewis Wagner LLP I woke up this morning and did what most people now do…I grabbed my smart phone and scanned my email inbox for overnight news. I saw immediately that a client had written me … Continue reading

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Trimble: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You: It’s Time To Pay Attention

By John C. Trimble, Lewis Wagner LLP In my spare time, I have the pleasure of chairing the Law Practice Management committee of a national bar association. My duties have taken me all over the place to attend seminars, symposia … Continue reading

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Trimble: It’s Still The Right Thing To Do…Try It!

By John C. Trimble, Lewis Wagner LLP In 1979, when I joined the Indianapolis Bar Association as a law student, my mentor, Robert F. Wagner, told me that it was my duty as a lawyer to join the bar. In … Continue reading

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Trimble: #WILLYOUBETHERE?

By John C. Trimble, Lewis Wagner LLP As I have worked my way through the chairs of the IndyBar to become the 2015 president, I have had the good fortune to meet other bar leaders at American Bar Association meetings. … Continue reading

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Abrams: Reminiscing

By Jeffrey A. Abrams, Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff LLP 2014 was an unbelievably good year. Lots of achievements by the IndyBar worthy of cheer. With my President’s message, I would usually end with a rhyme. So for the last … Continue reading

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Abrams: Resolutions for the New Year from the IndyBar

By Jeffrey A. Abrams, Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff LLP While I am effectively a lame duck president writing this article and while my successor, John Trimble, effectively began his term at 12:01 AM on Jan. 1st, he is not … Continue reading

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Abrams: A Loss for Civility

By Jeffrey A. Abrams, Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff LLP Last month, Zeff Weiss, a friend of mine, a friend to his partners, a friend to the Real Estate and Land Use Section, a friend to many, and a father … Continue reading

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Abrams: Leaders and Volunteers Recognized at Annual Luncheon

By Jeffrey A. Abrams, Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff LLP If you did not attend the IndyBar Recognition Luncheon on Thursday, Nov. 13, you really missed out. We were able to recognize a select group of stellar performers to our … Continue reading

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Abrams: Marion County Judicial Elections—Where Do We Go From Here?

By Jeffrey A. Abrams, Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff LLP Judge Richard Young’s ruling that the current practice of electing Marion County judges is unconstitutional has created quite the stir in Marion County. We all know that the election recently … Continue reading

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Abrams: Professionalism and Civility

By Jeffrey A. Abrams, Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff LLP This past week made two marks on my personal challenge to promote and encourage professionalism and civility. On Tuesday, the IndyBar honored Justice Brent Dickson and Philip “Skip” Kappes with … Continue reading

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