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Get Suited Up! Donate Clothes for a Good Cause

By Ian P. Goodman, Rubin & Levin PC Remember the dress clothes you bought when you were first sworn in as an attorney? How long has it been since you have pulled those out of the closet? Besides, when it … Continue reading

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Pro Bono: Do It And Do It Well

By Kris Kazmierczak, Katz & Korin PC Michael A. Rogers, who heads up Quarles & Brady’s pro bono initiatives in Indianapolis, says there are two basic steps to a useful and personally fulfilling pro bono experience. From his point of … Continue reading

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Committee Positions Available for 2016

Would you like to network with your legal community and have fun through the practice of law? Volunteer to serve on an Indianapolis Bar Association committee. Appointments are now being made to the 2016 committees. Contact iba@indybar.org to express your … Continue reading

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IndyBar Government Practice Section Awards Scholarship to IU McKinney Student

By Sarah Burkman, Indiana Legislative Services Agency The IndyBar Government Practice Section has awarded its fourth annual scholarship to Drew Kirages of the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. As attorneys who represent government agencies or who assist … Continue reading

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Nearly 600 Helped at Ask a Lawyer

For many of our neighbors, facing a legal problem with limited resources or practical knowledge can be stressful and downright frightening. At Ask a Lawyer on Oct. 13, more than 100 IndyBar paralegal and attorney volunteers stepped out of their … Continue reading

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Section & Division Executive Committee Call Outs: Your Chance to Lead the Legal Community

Make a difference in Indianapolis and the legal community by participating on an IndyBar section or division executive committee in 2016. There are currently openings on seven section/division executive committees. As a committee member, you’ll have the opportunity to impact … Continue reading

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Pandemic Preparedness CLE Stays Ahead of Flu Season

Last fall, the country dealt with the Ebola crisis, and flu season will be here before you know it. When IndyBar attorneys recognized the guidance organizations needed in order to deal with these outbreaks, they did something about it. Members … Continue reading

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Millennials Unite: Join Up and #SHOWUP for Yourself and Your Community

By Manny Herceg, Lewis & Kappes The number of Millennials joining and participating in bar associations is declining. John Trimble, Terrance Tharpe and others have previously touted the benefits of joining and participating in bar associations, but this guest column … Continue reading

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Scholarship Available for Law Students Pursuing Government Practice

The Government Practice Section will once again award a scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to a second- or third-year law student who has an interest in pursuing a career in government practice. Applications must be submitted electronically not later … Continue reading

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Final Appointments Made for 2016 Board of Directors

The slate for the 2016 Indianapolis Bar Association Board of Directors is now complete with the appointment of four Vice Presidents and the Counsel to the Board by President-Elect Judge Robyn Moberly of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the … Continue reading

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