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Posted on: Jan 28, 2015
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The latest legal scoop to keep you in the loop: Here are the top five stories from the IndyBar this month.

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We Have the Power to Be Great
By James Snyder, Marion County Public Defender Agency

This article reflects on one of Martin Luther King Jr.'s biggest missions: service to others. Check it out to read how Jim Snyder says that lawyers can learn from King's example.
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Use Depositions Over Interrogatories in Family Law Matters
By Brian K. Zoeller, Cohen & Malad LLP
Early on in his career, Zoeller became frustrated with the process of written discovery. That's why he decided to use depositions in his family law practice instead of interrogatories. Find out why he says that more family law attorneys should do the same in this article.
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New Patient Protection Regulations for Tax Exempt Hospitals
By Ammon R. Fillmore, Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman PC
The U.S. Treasury finalized new patient protection regulations for tax exempt hospital and published them on December 31, 2014. Check out this post to read more about the new regulations and to read the Treasury's announcement.
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Recent Supreme Court Rulings Could Help End Patent Trolls
By Douglas Gallagher, Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP


In the past six months, the Supreme Court of the United States has passed three patent-related decisions that appear to be impacting patent trolls. Read more about the issue of patent trolls and how these rulings are helping to curb their activity in this article.
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Five Qualities to Set Yourself Apart
By Alexander J. Limontes, Mitchell Hurst Dick & McNelis LLC
No matter how far along you are in your career, these five tips will help you differentiate yourself in the workplace. Check out the article for new ways to aid your professional development and stand out from the crowd.
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*If you're hanging out with people who aren't lawyers, here's something even they will find interesting: Engagement season is also divorce season, apparently. While many proposals crop up this time of year, there is also a surge in divorce cases. Check out this post to read about the study that explains why that might be.

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