Though the 20th Annual Bench Bar Conference is just three weeks away, it’s not too late to make plans to join your colleagues at this year’s event. Still need some convincing before you pack your bags for Louisville? Join us … Continue reading →
By Tyler D. Helmond, Voyles Zahn & Paul Marcia J. Oddi Editor, The Indiana Law Blog She is a graduate of Indiana University and the Indiana University McKinney School of Law. She served as Revisor of Statutes, Director of the … Continue reading →
Though the Bench Bar Conference’s unparalleled educational programming naturally receives top billing, its plentiful non-CLE related offerings are also worthy of being shared and appreciated. From golf to trivia, these activities are vital in creating the casual, relaxed atmosphere that … Continue reading →
By Mark Hershman, Hershman Associates Time is money. You may not be able to detail it on a year-end balance sheet or claim a whiled away afternoon as a legitimate loss, but the old adage is still true. For lawyers … Continue reading →
By Tyler D. Helmond, Voyles Zahn & Paul Benjamin Keele, Research and Instruction Librarian, Indiana University McKinney School of Law He is a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, and Indiana University School of … Continue reading →
By Kerry Hyatt Blomquist, Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence & 2013 IndyBar President A dear non-lawyer friend of mine recently gave me a joke book about lawyers. If you’re like me you have received such a gift before and you … Continue reading →
While litigators and judges have long sung the praises of the IndyBar’s annual Bench Bar conference, opportunities for transactional attorneys have historically been more limited at the event. It’s appropriate, then, that the 20th Anniversary of the Bench Bar Conference … Continue reading →
In an age where nearly every task can be completed on the Web, it’s no surprise that online education is gaining in popularity for busy professionals across the globe. Recognizing the need to provide quality legal education in the online … Continue reading →
The Indianapolis Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Professionalism seeks to promote positive images of lawyers throughout the Indianapolis community and within our bar. To this end, we acknowledge local practitioners who exemplify professionalism and civility. At the recommendation of a … Continue reading →
By Mark Hershman, Hershman Associates As a seasoned professional, you know the ins and outs of laws and regulations, the guidelines and the sound strategies that will benefit your clients. You have no trepidations offering advice. When it comes to … Continue reading →
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