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Jodie L. Bergeron Named IndyBar Paralegal of the Year

The Indianapolis Bar Association is proud to recognize Jodie L. Bergeron of Cohen & Malad LLP as the association’s Paralegal of the Year for 2014. Bergeron will be recognized for this honor at the IndyBar Paralegal Appreciation Luncheon, to be held … Continue reading

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Green by Example – Going Green Starts at the Top

Going green isn’t something that happens overnight – but Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor David Stippler says it doesn’t take much longer than a night to see the changes adding up. “At the end of a few days, at … Continue reading

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Attorney Volunteers Needed for IndyBar Homeless Shelter Project

Want to make an impact? The IndyBar Homeless Shelter Project is looking for attorney volunteers. Through this project, IndyBar volunteers visit four local homeless shelters each month, giving legal advice and occasionally offering limited representation. Volunteers typically serve four two-hour … Continue reading

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Moberly Appointed Chief Bankruptcy Judge

The Hon. Robyn L. Moberly of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Indiana will replace Judge James K. Coachys as the chief judge of the court Aug. 1. Judge Moberly currently serves as the Indianapolis Bar … Continue reading

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Honor the Best of the Best

The IndyBar Professionalism Committee is soliciting nominations for the 2014 IndyBar Professionalism Award (Attorney) and IndyBar Silver Gavel Award (Judge). Nominations are due by 8:30 a.m. Monday, July 21. The awards were created in 2004 to summon to the spotlight … Continue reading

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Indy Legal Community to ‘Stock the Schools’ for Teachers’ Treasures

With over half of the children in Marion County unable to afford school lunch, it shouldn’t be a surprise that there are little funds available for these students to purchase the supplies they need to succeed in the classroom. That’s … Continue reading

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IndyBar Member Headlines: Thursday, July 17

Share your news with the IndyBar by contacting Mary Kay Price, Director of Marketing & Communications, at mprice@indybar.org. Norman Tabler of Faegre Baker Daniels LLP received a 2014 Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing. Alan Hux, partner at Taft Stettinius … Continue reading

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IndyBar Member Headlines: Thursday, July 3

Share your news with the IndyBar by contacting Mary Kay Price, Director of Marketing & Communications, at mprice@indybar.org. Julian Harrell of Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP has been named to Lawyers of Color’s 2014 Hot List. Jacob McClellan has joined … Continue reading

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You Can Do It! Volunteer to Take a Pro Bono Family Law Case

By Joe Mulvey, Rubin & Levin PC The lack of licensed attorneys willing to assume responsibility for routine family law matters is a universal concern for pro bono legal service providers. Although volunteer programs such as the IndyBar’s Legal Line … Continue reading

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Getting Along is Not Wrong: “Winning” by “Losing”

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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