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Posted on: Jul 22, 2021

An IndyBarHQ utilization task force has been organized, featuring a diverse group of members, to direct our new HQ’s evolution with intention and creativity. The ideas already are simmering vigorously, but we need your help to bring them to a full boil.

Posted on: Jul 12, 2021

While this article focuses on culturally responsive care in nursing homes, the concepts discussed therein are equally applicable to all patient settings.

Posted on: Jul 11, 2021

In this article, we will explore how an “audit” can be performed as part of a compliance program review to determine the effectiveness of your compliance program.

Posted on: Jun 29, 2021

Service on the Indianapolis Bar Association Board of Directors is an invaluable opportunity to play a role in the future of the legal community.

Posted on: Jun 17, 2021

Critics posit that Indiana’s recently passed COVID-19 liability shield from House Bill 1002 is a mechanism for neglecting nursing home patients. Specifically, there are concerns over Indiana’s markedly low nursing home staff hours and employee counts that affect patient care. Conversely, advocates of the law state that it is tailored to address situations that arise from COVID-19 and that it does not provide blanket immunity.

Posted on: Jun 4, 2021

A selection committee acting on behalf of the Indianapolis Bar Association and the Foundation has announced the selection of Chief Judge Tanya Walton Pratt of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana as a recipient of the IndyBar's prestigious Luminary Award of Excellence. Chief Judge Pratt will be honored at the 2021 IndyBar Bench Bar Conference in Louisville, Kentucky on June 19.

Posted on: May 13, 2021

While working at home, for albeit a relatively short period of time, I realized that the health of my professional working relationships was suffering. Perhaps you are still working from home. Perhaps you are still primarily attending meetings virtually. Perhaps you feel the same way.

Posted on: Apr 27, 2021

Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. Under the dynamic leadership of IndyBar President Jimmie McMillian, we're celebrating Juneteenth at Bench Bar to bring awareness to our members about this significant piece of history. More importantly, the Juneteenth workshop session will highlight and recognize the experiences and significant contributions that Black attorneys have made to our legal community.

Posted on: Apr 23, 2021

This was the last week of the legislative session. It was a busy session with over one hundred bills passing through the complete legislative process. Yesterday afternoon the budget bill, HB 1001, was passed with overwhelming bipartisan support in both chambers before they adjourned. 

Posted on: Apr 15, 2021

When racial disparity and inequality came to a head in Summer 2020, it quickly became obvious that the association had a responsibility to respond and to act on the many long-standing contributing structural issues present not only throughout the country but here at home in the Indianapolis community as well.


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