Bar Talk February: Legal News You Need to Know - IndyBar Blog

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Posted on: Feb 27, 2017

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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Justices Hold Mayor Lacked Authority to Fire Utilities Superintendent
By Ryan Sink, Fox Williams & Sink LLC
On February 8, 2017, Indiana's Supreme Court decided a question of statutory interpretation involving the termination of the Superintendent of the City of Lawrence Utilities. The Mayor of Lawrence unilaterally terminated the Superintendent without going through the Board of Utilities, and without providing notice and a hearing.
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Young Attorneys, Law Students Prone to Mental Health Issues
By Chris Engel, Clark Quinn Moses Scott & Grahn LLP
The feature article of the January 25, 2017 edition of The Indiana Lawyer highlighted the unhealthy mental state among law students and young lawyers due to the stresses and expectations of law school and the first years of practice.
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Coverage for Commotion: Insurance for Businesses Affected by Rioting and Vandalism
By Andrea S. Warren, Barnes & Thornburg LLP
What better time to get those professional resolutions started? Sign up today for WLD's mentoring program. Applications will be accepted until Feb. 15, 2017.
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Mark Your Calendar: Spring Mediation Day to be Held May 12
By Phyllis S. Armstrong, Child Advocates Inc.
The IndyBar ADR Section Executive Committee is pleased to announce that we will host our Spring Mediation Day on May 12, 2017 at Faegre Baker Daniels.
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Five Cybersecurity Tools Your Company Should Have
Smaller businesses are frequent targets for cyber crimes for a simple reason -- they're easy targets.
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