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Attorneys Needed for Naturalization Ceremonies

“Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free…” —from Emma Lazarus’ poem on Statue of Liberty Twice a month, a ceremony at the U.S. Courthouse welcomes newly naturalized American citizens. It’s an awe-inspiring ceremony – … Continue reading

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Abrams: Resolutions for the New Year from the IndyBar

By Jeffrey A. Abrams, Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff LLP While I am effectively a lame duck president writing this article and while my successor, John Trimble, effectively began his term at 12:01 AM on Jan. 1st, he is not … Continue reading

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Save Time and Simplify Your Practice with IndyBar Resources and Member Benefits

It’s resolution time. Whether you’ve resolved to become more efficient, to save money or to become more effective in your practice, the IndyBar has a member benefit or resource available to help you along the path to resolution success. Check … Continue reading

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Getting Along is Not Wrong: Fierce Advocates with Respectful Demeanor

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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IndyBar Member Headlines: Thursday, December 18

Share your news with the IndyBar by contacting Mary Kay Price, Director of Marketing & Communications, at mprice@indybar.org. Judge David Cook of the Marion County Superior Court 7 Criminal Division has been named Director of the Alcohol and Tobacco Commission. … Continue reading

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IndyBar Members Show the Spirit of Giving Year-Round

Be it spring, summer, fall or winter, IndyBar members have been hands-on from the start this year. Several IndyBar sections and divisions as well as Indianapolis Bar Foundation Fellows organized community service events that served in a variety of ways … Continue reading

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Getting Along is Not Wrong: Professionalism Shines Through Pro Bono Work

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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Save the Date for the 2015 Installation Luncheon

The New Year is just weeks away…Make sure to mark your brand-new 2015 calendar now for the upcoming Indianapolis Bar Association and Foundation Installation Luncheon, which will take place on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Law: 50-Year Practitioners Look Back

Fifty years ago, a gallon of gas cost 30 cents, a postage stamp cost five cents and a ticket to the movies was $1.25. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson and the … Continue reading

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Getting Along is Not Wrong: Friendly Words Speak Volumes About Professionalism

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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