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Evening Under the Stars: These are a Few of My Favorite Things

Many Indianapolis Bar Foundation (IBF) supporters return year after year to the IBF’s hallmark fundraising event, Evening Under the Stars. With an elegant dinner and silent and live auctions, this annual event has become a highly anticipated tradition. Attendees often … Continue reading

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miniBar Talk: This Week’s Top Post!

New Study Reveals What Makes Lawyers Happy What makes lawyers happy? That was the question posed in a study of 6,200 attorneys, and the results showed clear winners. The data was broken down into five tiers, with the top tier hosting … 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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R-E-C-Y-C-L-E, Find Out What it Means to Me: Make Recycling the Theme Song of Your Office

For the third year, IndyBar’s Go Green committee is hosting the Green Legal Initiative to encourage law firms to commit to greener practices. We will be publishing tips and tricks throughout the next couple months that can help accomplish this … Continue reading

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Get On Board: Straight Talk Straight from the Top

Members of the current IndyBar Board of Directors discuss their roles, responsibilities and also offer advice to those considering serving on the board in 2015. Today’s edition features Magistrate Jason Reyome of Marion Superior Court and Thomas Barnard of Taft … Continue reading

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Pro Bono in the Fast Lane!

In the mood for meaningful pro bono service without the long-term commitment? Check out two one-day-only pro bono opportunities coming up soon with the IndyBar! Mediation Day: Sept. 26 The IndyBar ADR Section Executive Committee is pleased to announce that … Continue reading

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Law Student Scholarship Available from IndyBar Government Practice Section

The Indianapolis Bar Association Government Practice Section is pleased to announce the availability of an annual scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to be awarded to a second or third year law student with an interest in government practice. To … Continue reading

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A Decade of Decadence: Evening Under the Stars Through the Years

People return year after year for Evening Under the Stars,  the Indianapolis Bar Foundation (IBF)’s hallmark fundraising effort. The event, which takes place this year on October 10, consists of an elegant dinner, silent and live auctions and, of course, … Continue reading

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IndyBar Names Dickson and Kappes Recipients of 2014 Professionalism Awards

The IndyBar Professionalism Committee has named Chief Justice Brent Dickson of the Indiana Supreme Court the 2014 recipient of the Silver Gavel Award, while Philip “Skip” Kappes of Lewis & Kappes has been awarded the bar’s Professionalism Award.   Dickson … Continue reading

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IndyBar to Host Criminal Justice Complex Forum

IndyBar members are invited to attend an upcoming open forum on plans for the city’s proposed consolidated criminal justice complex. The forum will take place Monday, Aug. 18 from 4 to 5 p.m. in the IndyBar Education Center. It is … Continue reading

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