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Posted on: Mar 25, 2019

ALL NEW THIS YEAR: Hone your craft with track programming designed specifically for transactional attorneys and in-house counsel, and build relationships with fellow practitioners that’ll benefit you and your clients’ or company’s bottom line. Transactional and in-house-focused programming includes topics like managing the GC/outside counsel relationship, FBI investigations, alcohol laws and more.

Make the best move for your practice by joining us in French Lick this summer. Check out this year's in-house/transactional-focused programming below, see the full conference agenda here and register now!

IndyBar Bench Bar Conference
June 20-22, 2019 | French Lick Springs Hotel, French Lick, Indiana

In-House/Transactional Track Programming:

A General Counsel/Outside Counsel Panel – A Match Made in Heaven 
Speakers: Deborah Dobbins, Heritage Environmental Services LLC; Melissa Doell, Frost Brown Todd LLC; David Duncan, Scannell Properties; Angela Krahulik, Ice Miller LLP; Sam Laurin, Bose McKinney & Evans LLP; Marc Pfleging, Scannell Properties; Jimmie McMillian, Indianapolis Motor Speedway 
This panel will examine the key aspects of a successful In-House Counsel and Outside Counsel relationship including best practices with regards to communication, billing 
and specialized expertise. Learn how to work together to make the In-House and Outside Counsel magic happen!

FBI Investigations
Speaker: James Watson, Federal Bureau of Investigation 
What do you do when the phone rings and a client is panicking that the FBI is at the door? Regardless of your practice area, attorneys need to have a plan for when law enforcement arrives at your or your client’s office. SSA Watson will discuss recommendations on how to respond when your client is contacted by law enforcement. Using his background in cybercrime, SSA Watson will then provide tips on how attorneys can reduce their risk of being attacked and how attorneys can prepare their clients for responding to a 
cyberattack. After this session, attorneys will better understand how to advise their clients, limit the disruption of an investigation, learn best practices for preserving evidence and responding to formal and informal inquiries, and have the necessary tools to protect their clients’ rights.

Alcohol Laws
Speaker: Steve Koers, Lewis & Wilkins LLP
Lewis & Wilkins Partner and Sun King Brewing Company Vice President and General Counsel Steve Koers will share the latest on Indiana alcohol laws. Stick around for a beer tasting immediately following this session! 

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