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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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Don’t Be a Drain: Save Office Energy with These 6 Tips

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’ve been publishing tips and tricks over the last couple months to help accomplish this goal. The … Continue reading

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Volunteers Needed for Family Law/Minor Guardianship Pro Bono Cases

Since early 2013, the IndyBar and local legal service providers have been teaming up to provide pro bono help in family law cases. More than 100 cases have been placed as a result of these efforts, and additional volunteers are … Continue reading

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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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