IndyBar News

July 24, 2012

Honor the Best of the Best

The IndyBar Professionalism Committee is soliciting nominations for the 2012 IndyBar Professionalism Award (Attorney) and IndyBar Silver Gavel Award (Judge). Nominations are due by 8:30 a.m. on Monday, August 6.

The professionalism awards were created in 2004 to summon to the spotlight lawyers and judicial officers whose career exemplifies the high calling and higher achievement of lawyers in modern society. Nominate a deserving legal professional by e-mailing cchopp@indybar.org.

Criteria and nominating instructions can be found for the Professionalism Award here and for the Silver Gavel Award here.

Recipients will be honored at a luncheon on Thursday, October 11, which will feature special guest speaker the Hon. Sarah Evans Barker of the United States District Court, Southern District of Indiana.

Past award recipients include: Hon. Sarah Evans Barker, US District Court, Southern Division; Marty Hollingsworth, Bingham McHale LLP; Douglas J. Hill, Hill Fulwider McDowell Funk & Matthews; Hon. John D. Tinder, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh District; Karl L. Mulvaney, Bingham McHale LLP; Hon. Charles J. Deiter, Marion Superior Court, Probate Division; Hon. Patricia J. Gifford, Marion Superior Court, Criminal Division; and John R. Maley, Barnes & Thornburg LLP.