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

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Posted on: May 26, 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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The Indy 500: Perspectives from a Non-Traditional Paralegal
By Eunice Spells, Andretti Autosport
There are a LOT of roles a paralegal can play other than in a traditional law firm setting. For Eunice Spells, her days are not always filled with litigants, courtrooms or deposition transcripts…especially not in the month of May!
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Plea for Patience: Paternity Court Understaffed
By D. Elizabeth Cox, Cox & Koons LLP
As the summer days get longer, in one court in particular the staff is getting a little shorter. Marion Circuit Court, Paternity Division, is short a few familiar faces and it's all hands on deck for the remaining staff.
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New Resources for Better Electronic Briefs
By Stephen R. Creason, Office of the Attorney General
Following a two-year research initiative, the American Bar Association’s Council of Appellate Lawyers has released a comprehensive report on best practices for electronic briefs.
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Recommended E-Discovery Resources
By Helen Geib, QDiscovery
New lawyers and senior lawyers new to e-discovery alike can find e-Discovery difficult, even overwhelming because of its technological focus and rapid pace of change. Fortunately there are many good, low-to-no cost resources available for navigating the legal and technical landscape of this challenging practice area.
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Carmel-Based Company Prompts U.S. Supreme Court to Tighten Patent Venue Law
By Laura Gorman, Barnes & Thornburg LLP
On May 22, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, which handles all patent appeals, has been using the wrong standard to decide where a patent lawsuit can be brought.
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