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Posted on: Jan 21, 2021

Just when we thought the chaos of 2020 was behind us, 2021 said, “hold my beer.” Would anyone else like to join my celestial petition for rehearing? 

Posted on: Jan 21, 2021

The IndyBar Legislative Committee is currently monitoring the following government practice-related legislation.

Posted on: Jan 15, 2021

Looking to find your next great law clerk or show your support for diversity in our community? Employer and sponsor registration is now open for the 2021 Diversity Job Fair!

Posted on: Dec 30, 2020

An Indianapolis abortion clinic is suing the state of Indiana, challenging provisions of a state law upheld last year by the U.S. Supreme Court requiring fetal remains to be buried or cremated after an abortion.

Posted on: Dec 4, 2020

It's the season of giving and even during the hardships of 2020, generous sponsors, bidders and donors helped the Indianapolis Bar Foundation raise over $26,000 during IndyBar's Giving, this year's online silent auction to benefit the programs and initiatives of the foundation.

Posted on: Nov 13, 2020

2020 has been (and no doubt will continue to be) like riding a roller coaster in a hurricane. Fortunately, for the IndyBar, we have a committed membership that has responded in amazing ways. While the pandemic will affect the practice of law for years to come, we can all be proud of the work our association did to respond in positive and uplifting ways. In a non-COVID year, we would typically recognize our IndyBar award winners at our annual Recognition Breakfast — typically a packed event with comradery and good cheer. Like many things this year, we will recognize our award winners in different (but no less important) ways.

Posted on: Nov 6, 2020

IndyBar will be offering free wills to Indy-area residents who cannot afford an attorney on Tuesday, November 10. This offering was originally being offered exclusively to veterans in conjunction with Veteran’s Day; however, we have a few openings still available so we are opening the opportunity up to all residents subject to meeting financial requirements at 150% of the Federal Poverty guidelines.

Posted on: Oct 23, 2020

As 2020 ticks to a close, IndyBar sections and divisions are in the process of evaluating their committee rosters and determining vacancies for 2021. Now is the perfect time to indicate your interest in serving on a committee. While space is limited, every effort will be made to involve anyone expressing interest in some capacity.

Posted on: Oct 13, 2020

State and national elections will take place across Indiana on November 3, 2020, and attorneys will be in high demand to help make sure the elections run smoothly.  Because of their general problem-solving skills and legal training, attorneys are in a unique position to help ensure the election process is open, fair and complies with the law.  

Posted on: Oct 9, 2020

Be a part of the authoritative policy discussions on issues impacting Indiana life and business. Scheduled only weeks before the Indiana General Assembly convenes, BGD LegCon offers first-hand information from decision-makers, policymakers and engaged public servants from across the state. Participants will get to chat virtually with Indiana's movers and shakers as they learn about the key issues set to be considered at the state legislature.


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