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Bar Talk August: Legal News You Need to Know

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The latest legal scoop to keep you in the loop: Here are the top five stories from the IndyBar this month.

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Five Same-Sex Marriage Cases Filed in Recent Months
By Amanda Blystone, Broyles Kight & Ricafort PC
Get the rundown on the same-sex marriage cases that were filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana over the last few months from family law attorney Amanda Blystone.
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Indiana Supreme Court Address Concern Raised by Appellate Practice Section Amicus Brief
By Josh Tatum, Plews Shadley Racher & Braun
The Indiana Supreme Court’s per curiam order addressed the only concern raised by the IndyBar’s Appellate Practice Section in an amicus brief supporting transfer of Drake v. Dickey.
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Talking Points with the Top Paralegal
Get to know IndyBar’s Paralegal of the Year, Jodie Bergeron of Cohen & Malad LLP. An interview with Bergeron was featured in July, and she will be honored with the award at the Paralegal Appreciation Luncheon on August 14. Want to attend the event? Register here!
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ABA Releases Resource to Aid Assessment of Cognitive Impairment
The ABA has released a questionnaire that helps legal professionals assess whether a colleague is experiencing cognitive impairment and determine how to address it.
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IU Maurer School of Law Selected for Clinic Certification Pilot Program
Five law schools across the nation were selected by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to participate in their Clinic Certification Pilot Program. Check out this post to find out more about what this means for law school students and the intellectual property field.
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