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Posted on: Apr 7, 2015
The 2015 Bench Bar Conference is going to be like you've never seen it before! This year's "IndyBar Talk" breakout sessions are quick-hitting, high energy TEDTalk-style programs that will keep you interested in the latest updates on criminal law, family law, civil litigation and more. The conference will be held June 18-20 at the Marriott Downtown in Louisville. You won't want to miss it, and thanks to a number of conference scholarships, you won't have to!

Through the generosity of the conference sponsors, 12 attorneys will receive free registration for the full conference and lodging for two nights. To apply for one of these 12 spots, email Julie Armstrong at jarmstrong@indybar.org by Monday, April 13 with the following information:

  1. Have you previously attended the IndyBar’s Bench Bar Conference?

  2. If so, have you previously received a Bench Bar Scholarship?

  3. If so, when?

  4. Are you a member of the Indianapolis Bar Association (preference will be given to members, but not restricted to only members)?

  5. Why do you wish to attend the 2015 Bench Bar Conference?


 

Recipients will be notified Monday, April 27.

Section Sponsored Scholarships
In addition to the above noted scholarships, several IndyBar sections are sponsoring scholarships for registration for the full conference and two nights' lodging as well.  Sections providing these scholarships include the Criminal Justice Section, Family Law Section, Litigation Section, Real Estate & Land Use Section and Solo/Small Firm Practice Section. Please see below for details about each section's scholarship offering.

Criminal Justice Section
To apply for a Criminal Justice Section conference scholarship, please fill out this application and email it to Deneen Fitzgerald at dfitzgerald@indybar.org or fax it to (317) 269-1915 by Wednesday, April 22.

Applicants must be Criminal Justice Section members, and preference will be given to the following:

  • individuals demonstrating interest in active Indianapolis Bar Association and/or Criminal Justice Section participation

  • first-time attendees of the Bench Bar Conference

  • attorneys practicing in the fields of government or public service, or others who demonstrate that the costs of the bench bar conference are a barrier to attend


 

Family Law Section
To apply for a Family Law Section conference scholarship, please fill out this application and email it to Deneen Fitzgerald at dfitzgerald@indybar.org or fax it to (317) 269-1915 by Friday, April 17.

Applicants must be Family Law Section members, and preference will be given to the following:

  • Individuals demonstrating interest in active Indianapolis Bar Association and/or Family Law Section participation

  • First-time attendees of the Bench Bar Conference

  • Attorneys practicing in the fields of government or public service, or others who demonstrate that the costs of the bench bar conference are a barrier to attend


 

Litigation Section
To apply for a Litigation Section conference scholarship, please fill out this application and email it to Deneen Fitzgerald at dfitzgerald@indybar.org or fax it to (317) 269-1915 by Thursday, April 9.

Applicants must be Litigation Section members, and preference will be given to the following:

  • Individuals demonstrating interest in active Indianapolis Bar Association and/or Litigation Section participation

  • First-time attendees of the Bench Bar Conference

  • Attorneys practicing in the fields of government or public service, or others who demonstrate that the costs of the bench bar conference are a barrier to attend


 

Real Estate & Land Use Section
To apply for a Real Estate & Land Use Section conference scholarship, please fill out this application and email it to Deneen Fitzgerald at dfitzgerald@indybar.org or fax it to (317) 269-1915 by Thursday, April 9.

Applicants must be Real Estate & Land Use Section members, and preference will be given to the following:

  • Individuals demonstrating interest in active Indianapolis Bar Association and/or Real Estate and Land Use Section participation

  • First-time attendees of the Bench Bar Conference

  • Attorneys practicing in the fields of government or public service, or others who demonstrate that the costs of the bench bar conference are a barrier to attend


 

Solo/Small Firm Practice Section
To apply for a Solo/Small Firm Practice Section conference scholarship, please fill out this application and email it to Jill Voliva at jvoliva@indybar.org or fax it to (317) 269-1915 by Friday, May 1.

Applicants must be Solo/Small Firm Practice Section members, and preference will be given to the following:

  • Individuals demonstrating interest in solo or small firm practice

  • Individuals actively participating in the Indianapolis Bar Association and/or Solo/Small Firm Practice Section

  • First-time attendees of the Bench Bar Conference


2015 Bench Bar Conference: #WillYouBeThere? Apply for a scholarship or register here today so you can answer YES!

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