IndyBar News

September 26, 2012

Trimble to Lead Bar as President in 2015

The Indianapolis Bar Association’s Nominating Committee has announced the selection of John C. Trimble of Lewis Wagner LLP as the 2015 President of the Indianapolis Bar Association. Currently an At Large Director on the board, Trimble will serve as the association’s First Vice President on the 2013 Board of Directors. Trimble was unopposed for the nomination.

A partner at Lewis Wagner LLP, Trimble focuses his practice on catastrophic, complex and class-action litigation in state and federal court. He earned his B.A. from Hanover College and his J.D. from the Robert H. McKinney School of Law. Trimble, along with David K. Herzog of Faegre Baker Daniels, is a co-moderator for the Class X of the IndyBar’s Bar Leader Series.

James J. Bell of Bingham Greenebaum Doll was named to a two-year term as Secretary. In addition to previous service on several bar committees, Bell served on the Board of Directors as a Vice President in 2009 and 2010 and was the 2009 chair of the bar’s Criminal Justice Section.

Five At Large Directors were also selected. Chosen to serve through 2014 were Thomas A. Barnard, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP; Master Commissioner Jason G. Reyome, Marion Superior Court; Aaron M. Freeman, Voyles Zahn & Paul PA; Andrew J. Mallon, Drewry Simmons Vornehm LLP; and Sean J. Fahey, Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman PC.

As determined by previous nomination, the 2013 Board of Directors will be led by President Kerry Blomquist of the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Jeff Abrams, Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff LLP, will be President Elect.

The 2012 Nominating Committee was chaired by the Hon. Jane Magnus-Stinson of the of United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana. Joining Judge Magnus-Stinson on the committee were Carl Butler, Frost Brown Todd LLC; Phil Isenbarger, Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP; Martha S. Hollingsworth, retired; Hon. James S. Kirsch, Indiana Court of Appeals; Jennifer Lukemeyer, Voyles Zahn & Paul PA; and Sally Zweig, Katz & Korin PC.

The 2013 Board of Directors will be formally installed at the Indianapolis Bar Association and Foundation Installation Luncheon, to be held in early January 2013.