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Bar Talk December: Legal News You Need to Know

The latest legal scoop to keep you in the loop: Here are the top five stories from the IndyBar this month. Please note: IndyBar news and updates are provided as a member benefit. You may be prompted to log-in to … Continue reading

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IndyBar Member Headlines: Thursday, December 4

Share your news with the IndyBar by contacting Mary Kay Price, Director of Marketing & Communications, at mprice@indybar.org. Alexis Sumner of Bose McKinney & Evans LLP has joined the National Editorial Board for The Estate Planner. Sarah Starkey of Cohen … Continue reading

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IndyBar Presents: “A DeCLEmber to Remember” Legal Ethics Webinar Series

This December, IndyBar is partnering with Lawpsided Webinar to bring members a month of online CLE seminars with ethics credit. Comedian Sean Carter will present five webinars in December, and registrants will get CLEs with a dose of humor. IndyBar … Continue reading

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2015 Pro Bono Clerkship in Consumer Law Available

Heartland Pro Bono Council is currently seeking candidates for a 2015 Pro Bono Clerkship in Consumer Law. This one-year unpaid clerkship starts in Jan. 2015 and is open to any attorney licensed to practice in Indiana. Priority will be given … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know When Reporting Pro Bono Hours

On Jan. 1, 2015, Rule 6.7 of the Indiana Rules of Professional Conduct will go into effect. This rule requires attorneys to report pro bono hours at the time of annual registration. James J. Bell, attorney at Bingham Greenebaum Doll … Continue reading

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Government Practice Section Awards Scholarship to Carrie Brennan

The IndyBar’s Government Practice Section awarded its third annual scholarship to Carrie Brennan of the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. As attorneys who represent government agencies, or who assist clients in matters involving government agencies, the members … Continue reading

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Changes in Marion County Courts and Other Observations

By The Hon. Tim Oakes, Marion Superior Court Change Forty years ago this year, the headlines in the Indianapolis Star read, “Demo ‘New Broom’ Sweeps GOP Off County Benches.” It was the post-Watergate election and voters let their thoughts be … Continue reading

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Interrogatories: Candid Q&A with Jack Kenney

By Tyler D. Helmond, Voyles Zahn & Paul He is a graduate of Indiana University and the Indiana University Maurer School of Law. He was a private practice attorney in Elkhart and Indianapolis prior to joining the Indiana Public Defender … Continue reading

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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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