Monthly Archives: September 2013

Interrogatories: Candid Q&A with Joel Schumm

By Tyler D. Helmond, Voyles Zahn & Paul Joel M. Schumm Clinical Professor of Law, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law He is a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University, the University of Cincinnati, and the Robert H. McKinney … Continue reading

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Thank You, Mediation Day Volunteers!

Through the Alternative Dispute Resolution section’s fourth-annual Mediation Day on Friday, September 6, six of nine mediations held for cases pending in Marion County Paternity Court were successfully settled by volunteer mediators from the section. Commissioner Sheryl Lynch estimated that … Continue reading

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Paying It Forward: Women & the Law Division Presents Second Women, Law & Leadership Symposium

By Debi Edwards, The Heritage Group In 2011, to celebrate its 25th anniversary, the IndyBar’s Women and the Law Division (WLD) held its first-ever symposium entitled Women, Law & Leadership. The symposium explored topics including professional development, mentoring, diversity initiatives … Continue reading

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Guest Column: Embracing Diversity Makes Us All Stronger

By: TaKeena M. Thompson, 2013 Marion County Bar Association President, Cohen & Malad LLP Thank you, Kerry, for inviting me to write for your column. I also thank you, Julie Armstrong, John Trimble and the rest of the IndyBar family, … Continue reading

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Volunteers Needed for Refugee Adjustment Intake Day

Attorney volunteers are needed to assist refugees in Indianapolis at the Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic’s Refugee Adjustment Intake Day on October 12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is a great opportunity for volunteer attorneys who don’t have time … Continue reading

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New IndyBar ‘Pause for Professionalism’ Video Available

By the IndyBar Professionalism Committee If you only knew about family law from watching TV dramas, you might believe there is no such thing as civility in family law. Such shows thrive on the drama and portray attorneys who scream … Continue reading

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The “In Case You Missed It” CLE Recap: Applicants and Criminal Records/Background Checks

  By Julia Kleinschmidt, Bose McKinney & Evans LLP The Paralegal Committee organized a successful seminar on the subject of Applicants and Criminal Records/Background Checks at the Indianapolis Bar Association on August 8, 2013. Janeen Feinberg, Frost Brown & Todd, … Continue reading

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