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IndyBar Hosts Largest Pro Bono Event in its History

By The Hon. Mark D. Stoner, Marion Superior Court; 2014 IndyBar Pro Bono Standing Committee Chair I had an opportunity to witness history the other day. The morning of Oct. 14 started ominously enough, with dark thunderclouds surrounding the city. … Continue reading

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Getting Along is Not Wrong: Get to Know the Court Staff and the Clerk’s Office

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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CLE Spotlight: November Edition

Before you feast on Thanksgiving fare, gorge yourself on these select CLE offerings! Each featured event will take place the week before the Thanksgiving holidays. Get ready to clear your plate and get some credit with our three-course menu (with … Continue reading

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IndyBar to Offer Labor and Employment Guidance for Local Small Businesses

For a small business owner, navigating labor and employment laws can be one of the most difficult and potentially costly parts about doing business. A program offered by the IndyBar Labor & Employment Law Section seeks to lessen this burden … 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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Getting Along is Not Wrong: Protect Your Reputation

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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Section & Division Committee Call-Outs: Step Up for Success in 2015!

Set yourself up for success in 2015 by stepping up to lead on an IndyBar section or division committee today! There are currently openings on three section/division committees with even more to come. As a committee member, you’ll have the … Continue reading

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Generosity Shines Bright at the Evening Under the Stars

By David J. Duncan, Bose McKinney & Evans LLP The IBF’s 2014 Evening Under the Stars Dinner and Auction was a resounding success. Thanks to all of you who were able to attend the dinner, donated items to the silent … Continue reading

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Recognition Awards Honor Indy’s Leading Legal Professionals

Each year, the IndyBar takes time to honor and celebrate local leaders with innovative ideas at the Indianapolis Bar Association and Foundation Recognition Luncheon. On Thursday, Nov. 13, join your colleagues at the Columbia Club at noon as we recognize … Continue reading

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Getting Along is Not Wrong: An (Unofficial) Mentor

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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