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Member Headlines: Thursday, December 7, 2017 - IndyBar Blog

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Posted on: Dec 7, 2017

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Charles Bush, Ice Miller LLP, has been selected for the 2018 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Pathfinder program. 

Melissa Proffitt, Ice Miller LLP, is now on the National FFA Foundation Sponsors’ Board. 

Wesley Zirkle is now an attorney at Keller Macaluso LLC. 

Ned Mulligan is now a partner at Cohen & Malad LLP. 

Ashley Hadler is now an attorney at Cohen & Malad LLP. 

Robert Grand has been re-elected as the managing partner of Barnes & Thornburg LLP and chairperson of their management committee. 

Clarissa Finnell is now Of Counsel at Schultz & Pogue LLP. 


The Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana has elected their 2018 leadership. Donald Smith, Riley Bennett Egloff LLP, will be the vice president and Kori Chambers, Indiana University Health, will be the group's secretary. 

Professor John Krauss, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, has been appointed by Governor Eric Holcomb to the Indiana Alcohol and Tobacco Commission as the chair pro tempore. 

Allison Emhardt is now a Staff Attorney at Indiana University Health.

Comm. Kelly Scanlan is now a Commissioner for the Probate Division of the Marion Superior Court.

Brian McGinnis, Barnes & Thornburg LLP, has been appointed to the International Trademark Association’s Data Protection Committee. 

Faegre Baker Daniels LLP has announced their 2018 leadership transitions. Sara Powell will co-lead the financial industry team and Scott Chinn will lead the public finance practice. 

Doris Pryor has been selected to become the newest magistrate judge of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana. 

Linda Pence is now a litigation partner at SmithAmundsen and will lead the firm’s national white collar crime group. 

Caroline Richardson is now an attorney at Paganelli Law Group.

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