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Moberly: A New Day for Judicial Selection in Marion County

The verdict will still be out on how we will select judges in Marion County when this article is printed, but for the first time in decades, we know we will have an entirely new system of selection before May … Continue reading

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Moberly: Time to ‘Tune In’ for 2016

I remember the monthly Meetings of Members of the 1980s and how much I looked forward to them. I was a young lawyer and I felt like the new kid in school at those meetings, but somehow I knew it … Continue reading

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Trimble: Time Flies When You’re Having Fun!

Hello all, and Happy New Year! I am amazed to be writing my last President’s Column in my year as IndyBar president. Where has the year gone? I had a great time this year, and I sure hope that you … Continue reading

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Trimble: Do You Have a Sense of Urgency?

This time of year, as one year ends and another begins, I always feel a little anxiety. I’m never sure whether the anxiety is attributable to what I failed to accomplish in the waning year or whether I am worried … Continue reading

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Trimble: No Time Like Now to Commit to Your 2016 New Year’s Resolutions!

A couple of days ago, I was rummaging through some old papers when I found my 2008 New Year’s resolutions. As I read over them, I thought to myself, “Johnny boy, I think you need to dust these off and … Continue reading

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Trimble: Please … Tell Me Why Not?

Within the past two weeks I have had the pleasure of being a part of the 2016 planning retreats for the sections, committees and board of the Indianapolis Bar Association and the board of the Indianapolis Bar Foundation. Bar leaders … Continue reading

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Trimble: ‘Believe What You Wish To Believe: The Decision Is Yours’

On Friday, Nov. 6th, I had the opportunity to represent the Indianapolis Bar Association at a very special naturalization ceremony that was conducted at the site of the 39th annual Indy International Festival. One hundred ninety five individuals from 62 … Continue reading

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Trimble: Have You Hired A Contract Lawyer Lately?

One of the enjoyable by-products of my year as IndyBar president has been the opportunity to do lots (and I mean LOTS) of networking. I have met law students, recent law grads, unemployed and underemployed lawyers, and many lawyer friends … Continue reading

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Trimble: ‘A Tough Mind and a Tender Heart,’ Revisited

Those of you who know me well know that I am a proud alumnus of Hanover College. Earlier this month I had the pleasure of being present as Hanover inaugurated its 16th president, Dr. Lake Lambert. In his inaugural address, … Continue reading

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Hopelessness in Indianapolis: Can We Do Anything About It?

Rev. John Girton Jr. of the Christ Missionary Baptist Church recently erected a camping tent on the corner of 30th and Martin Luther King, Jr. streets. He observed that there have been 85 criminal homicides so far this year, and … Continue reading

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