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Getting Along Is Not Wrong: Law and the Golden Rule

Civility. Courtesy. Respect. Professionalism. These are words that should be synonymous with “Advocate,” but in a world of high stakes, strong opinions, and a general societal decline in basic manners, how can attorneys fight the good fight while living up … Continue reading

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A Collective ‘Thank You’ at the IndyBar Paralegal Appreciation Luncheon

Paralegals play an invaluable role in the legal profession. This sentiment was proven by the outstanding turnout at the 2014 IndyBar Paralegal Appreciation Luncheon as more than 150 attorneys, judges, and of course, paralegals gathered to enjoy conversation, lunch and … Continue reading

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Indiana Appellate Institute Moots Eight Cases, Raises Thousands for Scholarships

The Indiana Appellate Institute was created by the IndyBar Appellate Practice Section in 2010 as a resource for lawyers throughout the state who have oral arguments scheduled before the Indiana Supreme Court or Indiana Court of Appeals. Modeled after the … Continue reading

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Fellows Demonstrate Community Commitment at Service Events

By Carolyn Clay Hall, Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP The Indianapolis Bar Foundation (IBF), the charitable arm of the Indianapolis Bar Association, chooses a new class of Distinguished Fellows each year. Fellows commit to contributing financially to the IBF, but there … Continue reading

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Road Mapping with 2015 IndyBar President John C. Trimble

Engage. Invest. And Get on Board. The nominations for IndyBar’s 2015 Board of Directors are now open, and it’s up to you to help determine the future of your local bar association! We talked to next year’s president, John C. … Continue reading

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Abrams: Sections, Committees and Divisions, Oh My!

By Jeffrey A. Abrams, Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff LLP Each quarter, I have the opportunity to listen to the chairs of all the Indianapolis Bar Association’s sections, committees and divisions describe accomplishments they have achieved during the past quarter … Continue reading

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IndyBar Members Try Their Hand at Urban Farming

Volunteers from IndyBar took to the land on Sunday, July 27 and got their hands dirty with Growing Places Indy, a local non-profit that focuses on cultivating wellness through urban agriculture. Growing Places Indy works with a strong local food … Continue reading

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It’s Easy to Go Green! A Simple Switch Makes A World of Difference.

For the third year, IndyBar’s Go Green committee is hosting the Green Legal Initiative to encourage law firms, agencies and legal organizations to commit to greener practices. We’ll share tips and tricks throughout the next couple months that can help … Continue reading

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It Pays to be Plus!

We all want more for less…and the IndyBar’s Plus CLE section/division membership option delivers just that! You get more: Quality live continuing legal education programs. When you join a Plus CLE section or division, you can attend ALL of that … Continue reading

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Stay Up to Date on Legislation That Matters to You: Practice-Area Specific Bill Watch Postings Available

Save time and find the legislation that matters to you and your practice. The IndyBar’s weekly Bill Watch reports are now being broken down into practice-area specific posts that highlight the pending bills of particular concern to different sections within … Continue reading

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