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Nominations Now Accepted for Board of Directors

The nomination period has begun for the 2016 Board of Directors of the Indianapolis Bar Association, and the Hon. Heather Welch of Marion Superior Court has been appointed to chair the effort. Judge Welch will lead a committee of members … Continue reading

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Meet Antoinette Dakin Leach

In 1893, Antoinette Dakin Leach made history as the first woman to challenge a bar admission denial based on gender. Leach’s lawyers argued in front of the Indiana Supreme Court that despite not being allowed to vote, if a woman … Continue reading

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Trimble: Reflections on a ‘Family Reunion’: Bench Bar 2015

By John C. Trimble, Lewis Wagner LLP When I opened the day on Friday, I told the assemblage that for me, Bench Bar is a “family reunion.” I felt it, I meant it, and I experienced it. We had judges … Continue reading

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Arlene Morris Named IndyBar Paralegal of the Year

The Indianapolis Bar Association is proud to recognize Arlene L. Morris of Whitham Hebenstreit & Zubek as the association’s Paralegal of the Year for 2015. Morris will be recognized for this honor at the IndyBar Paralegal Appreciation Luncheon, to be held … Continue reading

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Nominations Now Accepted for Antoinette Dakin Leach Award

To recognize the accomplishments of female attorneys in central Indiana, the IndyBar’s Women & the Law Division presents the Antoinette Dakin Leach Award, an honor named for the first woman who gained admittance to the Indiana Bar. Antoinette Dakin Leach … 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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See the Future at Bench Bar 2015

If you go to the Bench Bar Conference, you will meet some of Indy’s finest legal professionals – it’s guaranteed. You’ll also get to learn from some of the most well-known and experienced practitioners in the field. William D. Henderson … Continue reading

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Bar Leader Series Class XII Demonstrates Leadership in Action

Throughout the IndyBar’s Bar Leader Series, the importance of motivating, inspiring and leading for the benefit of the profession and community is emphasized at every turn. Participants in Class XII of the series clearly took this to heart, sharing impactful, … Continue reading

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Bench Bar 2015: Socials and CLEs Sneak Peek

At the 2015 Bench Bar Conference, there’s no such thing as a benchwarmer. If you’re attending, there’s something for you to get out and do, whether it’s an educational or a social opportunity. Check out the highlights for this year’s … Continue reading

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The IndyBar Difference: How Membership Elevates Leaders in Law

Every lawyer is a member of the bar, but not every lawyer is a member of the local bar association. For those who call themselves IndyBar members, the professional payoff extends throughout their careers in a multitude of ways. It’s … Continue reading

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