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Monthly Archives: July 2011

30 Books Every Lawyer Should Read

As you head out for the weekend take a look at an interesting list of recommended reading compiled for the American Bar Association by some recognizable lawyers.   I know I’m looking to restock my reading material at this point in the summer.  This … Continue reading

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IN Dept. of Revenue Updates

Tax practitioners have access to electronic updates from the Indiana Department of Revenue.  Become a Facebook fan Follow the Department on Twitter  Sign up for automatic e-mail updates on the Department’s website at http://www.in.gov/dor/  View recent posting. Have a question?  … Continue reading

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Save Date – Bench Bar Conf. June 14-16, 2012

This should NOT be a “best kept secret”. The IndyBar’s Bench Bar Conference is regularly attended by more than 50 judicial officers and should be a MUST ATTEND seminar for litigators practicing courts locatied in Marion County. The CLE is … Continue reading

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iPad Apps Great for Attorneys

I have seen several recent seminars highlighting apps that are particularly useful for lawyers.  If you have an iPad maximize its use.  Here’s a list of some of the most often recommended apps: Court Days Pro Keynote Litigator QuickOffice Connect Read … Continue reading

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Small Claims Courts in Wall Street Journal

I spent a few days away from the computer, but while I was away it appears that the Marion County Small Claims Courts made The Wall Street Journal. Read more here.   —Julie M. Armstrong, IndyBar Executive Director

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Strip Searches Should Be Limited – ABA

Individuals arrested and detained for misdemeanor offenses or crimes that do not involve domestic violence or drugs and do not suggest a motive or opportunity to smuggle contraband into a prison or other detention facility should not be strip searched, … Continue reading

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Indy’s a Great Place to Live and Work

It’s no secret the Indianapolis is a great place to practice law. We have the largest percentage of Indiana’s lawyers living and/or practicing within the boundaries of our city. They represent the greatest depth of legal expertise, diversity and collegiality … Continue reading

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AttaBoy/AttaGirl Can Make Someone’s Day

Professionalism is a topic seldom discussed when someone is behaving in a professional manner.  However, it quickly becomes an issue of conversation when someone is behaving badly.  This Association has been working to highlight those eptimizing the best in our … Continue reading

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Mentoring Opportunities and Legal Education Credit

The new Indiana Conference for Legal Education Opportunity (ICLEO) class has been announced. When first launched in 1997 the ICLEO program was a ground-breaking effort to provide assistance reaching well beyond scholarship funds to minority, low income and educationally disadvantaged … Continue reading

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Proposal Would Cut Legal Services Funding by $104 Million

Funding for the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) would be cut by 26 percent in Fiscal Year 2012 under a proposal announced by the House Appropriations Committee last week, according to LSC.  They note, the Committee bill proposes a $300 million … Continue reading

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