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IndyBar Review Lecturer Bios

When you make the decision to enroll in IndyBar Review, you are supported by a team of Indiana Experts committed to your success. 

IndyBar Review is taught in-person by leading local lawyers who care if students pass the first time. Our lecturers have a vested interest in the quality of the IndyBar Review program and the Indianapolis legal community as a whole. Considered experts in their subject area and regularly included in Super Lawyer and Martindale-Hubbell rankings, IndyBar lecturers draw on their personal knowledge of the law to provide superior instruction. They also make themselves available to students, answering questions and providing guidance beyond their scheduled lecture time.

The Indiana Experts

Jacob Bradley

Arend Abel (How to Study)
Cohen & Malad LLP

Arend Abel focuses his practice in business litigation and appellate law. His legal career includes work for former Indiana attorney general Pamela Carter, for whom he served as special counsel. In that role, Arend briefed and argued two cases before the United States Supreme Court. In a volunteer capacity, Arend shares his insights as a former Indiana Board of Law Examiner who has graded hundreds of student essay responses.

Jacob Bradley

Reynold (Ren) T. Berry (Indiana Debt Collection)
Rubin & Levin PC

Ren's practice areas include commercial litigation, creditors’ rights, commercial loan work-out, construction law/mechanic’s liens and bond claimants, real estate transactions/financing, mortgage foreclosure and bankrutpcy. Ren regularly lectures to the IndyBar's Commercial and Bankruptcy's sections Annual State Commercial Law Update. 

Jacob Bradley Jacob V. Bradley (MBE Tips/MPRE Tips)
Quarles & Brady LLP

Jacob Bradley concentrates his practice in business litigation. Admitted in 2008, Jake is well-poised to share his practical experiences and tips learned from taking the Indiana Bar Exam.

Jacob Bradley

Russell L. Brown (Residential Landlord-Tenant Law)
Clark Quinn Moses Scott & Grahn LLP

Russell regularly represents clients before zoning boards and planning commissions throughout the State of Indiana and has successfully navigated numerous clients through corporate and real estate transactions, including advising on corporate formation strategies, negotiating complex asset, stock or real estate purchase agreements and assisting clients in completing requisite transactional due diligence.

Briana L. Clark (Federal Civil Procedure)
Dentons Bingham Greenebaum

Bri Clark is a partner in the firm and practices in the area of litigation of business disputes including: healthcare and ERISA litigation, intellectual property litigation, trust, estate and fiduciary litigation and appellate practice.

Scott Chinn

A. Scott Chinn (Indiana Constitutional Law)
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Scott Chinn is a partner in the firm and practices in the area of litigation, appellate practice, state and municipal law, and economic development. Scott formerly served as Corporation Counsel for the city of Indianapolis and Marion County.

Rusty Denton

Rusty Denton (Evidence)
Dentons Bingham Greenebaum

Rusty Denton is a partner in the firm and has a diverse civil litigation practice concentrating in labor and employment relations. He also has extensive litigation practice experience in federal and state courts.

Pete DonahoePete Donahoe (Estate and Gift Tax)
Donahoe Irvin PC

Pete Donahoe's practice involves advising owners of closely-held businesses with respect to a wide range of legal services including estate planning, estate administration, business and individual tax planning, business and real estate transactions and litigation of tax controversies in state and federal courts.

Andy Duncan (Torts)
Ruckelshaus Kautzman Blackwell Bemis & Hasbrook

Andy Duncan is a partner with Ruckelshaus Kautzman Blackwell Bemis & Hasbrook. He focuses his practice in the areas of civil and criminal litigation, personal injury, appellate practice, public safety disciplinary proceedings and public safety liability defense.

Ken Falk

Kenneth Falk (Federal Constitutional Law)
ACLU of Indiana

Kenneth J. Falk serves as the legal director of the ACLU of Indiana, an organization dedicated to protecting the freedoms guaranteed to Indiana citizens by the Indiana and United States Constitution. As a legal director of the ACLU, Ken screens and prosecutes actions in federal and state courts that typically raise federal and state constitutional issues.

Drew Miroff

Sarah Fowler (Secured Transactions)
Overturf Fowler LLP 

Sarah focuses her practice in representing individuals and businesses in creditors rights’, bankruptcy, bankruptcy litigation, agricultural lending, and commercial litigation matters.

Sarah previously practiced in the Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Group of Ice Miller LLP. She is a graduate of the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law.


Manny Herceg

Manny Herceg (Administrative Law)
Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

Manny focuses his practice on civil litigation, real estate and school law assisting businesses, individuals and school corporations to prevent and resolve disputes. He has experience in state and federal courts, as well as administrative proceedings.

Ron Katz

Ronald M. Katz (Wills, Trust and Probate)
Katz Korin Cunningham

Ronald M. Katz is a co-founding partner in the law firm of Katz Korin Cunningham, where he leads the firm's real estate, business and estate planning practice groups.

John Maley

Kevin D. Koons (Corporations)
Kroger Gardis & Regas LLP

Kevin Koons represents clients in a variety of industries and practice areas on litigated matters. He routinely handles business litigation, employment litigation and municipal government litigation.

John Maley

John R. Maley (IndyBar Review Co-Chair/How to Study, Final Tips/Mock Indiana Essay)
Barnes & Thornburg LLP

John R. Maley is a partner at the firm, concentrating on civil litigation, appellate practice and employment matters. He chairs the firm's Appellate Practice Group and is a member of the firm's litigation and labor and employment departments. In a volunteer capacity, John serves as co-chair of the IndyBar Review, having spent years studying the exam process.

John Maley

Laurie E. Martin (Indiana Employment Law)
Hoover Hull Turner LLP

Laurie practices in the areas of business litigation, employment litigation and consulting, and ERISA litigation. She advises and defends employers facing claims, including employment discrimination, harassment or retaliation; wrongful discharge; blacklisting or defamation; wage and hour disputes; enforcement of covenants not to compete; ERISA and benefit litigation; and trade secret misappropriation.

Jimmie McMillian

Jimmie L. McMillian (MPT Tips/Mock MPT)
Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Jimmie L. McMillian is senior counsel at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He previously served as a partner at Barnes & Thornburg LLP. He earned his J.D. from the Robert H. McKinney School of Law and served as law clerk to the Hon. Justice Frank Sullivan, Jr., of the Indiana Supreme Court.

Mark McNulty

Mark K. McNulty (Federal Income Tax)

As a licensed accountant in the State of Indiana, Mark has held various positions in small and large CPA firms. In addition to being a CPA, Mark is admitted to practice law in the State of Indiana, enabling him to analyze tax and financial situations from both legal and accounting viewpoints in order to help his clients implement their business goals.

Tony Paganelli

F. Anthony (Tony) Paganelli (Agency Partnership and Sole Proprietorships)
Paganelli Law Group

Tony is a courtroom lawyer. He concentrates his trial and arbitration practice in four areas: business litigation, criminal defense, real estate/construction litigation, and bankruptcy/debtor-creditor litigation.

hon margaret robb

ACLU of Indiana

Stevie presently serves as a Staff Attorney with the ACLU of Indiana. She previously served as a law clerk to Chief Judge Jane Magnus Stinson at the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana. Prior to joining the federal court, Stevie was in private practice at Sidley Austin, LLP in the San Francisco and Washington, D.C. offices.  She practiced primarily in securities and complex commercial litigation.  She particularly enjoyed her pro bono practice, where she concentrated in criminal defense and immigration asylum cases.  

hon margaret robb

Honorable Margret G. Robb (How to Study)
Judge, Indiana Court of Appeals

Judge Margret G. Robb was appointed to the Indiana Court of Appeals by Governor Frank O'Bannon, serving there since 1998. Prior to her appointment to the Court, she was engaged in the general practice of law in Lafayette and was a Chapter 11, 12 and a Standing Chapter 7 Bankruptcy trustee. As a former Indiana Board of Law Examiner who has graded many an examination, Judge Robb shares her unique insights to help demystify the Bar Exam.

hon margaret robb

Mike Rosiello (Pleadings and Practice I)
Barnes & Thornburg LLP

Michael Rosiello is of counsel (retired) in Indianapolis office of Barnes & Thornburg LLP, where he was a member of the Litigation Department and of the Commercial Litigation Practice Group, which he co-chaired from 2009 to 2012. He concentrated his practice on commercial disputes, including contracts, sale of goods, trade secret and class action issues. Mike currently serves as an adjunct professor at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law, teaching Pretrial Litigation and Litigation Drafting.

Paula Schaefer

Paula J. Schaefer (Family Law)
Ruppert & Schaefer PC

Paula J. Schaefer is a partner in the law firm of Ruppert & Schaefer PC, where she practices exclusively in the area of family law. The state of Indiana recognizes Paula as having a certification in Family Law Mediation.

Leah L. Seigel (Pleadings & Practice II)
Barnes & Thornburg LLP

Leah is a member of the Litigation Department of Barnes & Thornburg LLP where she focuses her practice on appellate and intellectual property law. Before joining the firm, Leah was a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Mark S. Massa of the Indiana Supreme Court.

Jennifer Seymour

Jennifer Seymour (Indiana State Tax)
Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Jennifer joined Kimberly-Clark Corporation in 2011 and has held several roles including her current role as Assistant General Tax Counsel. Prior to joining Kimberly-Clark, Jennifer attended New York University School of Law and obtained an LL.M. in Taxation. She has served as the Domestic Tax Attorney for Eli Lilly and Company and as a tax associate at Barnes & Thornburg LLP.

Barry Wormser

Kiamesha-Sylvia G. Colom (REAL PROPERTY)
Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

Kiamesha focuses her practice in the areas of real estate transactions, real estate lending and loan documentation and related business transactions. She has closed numerous SBA, USDA and conventional commercial loans for commercial lenders. She earned her B.A. from Manhattanville College, her M.S. Ed. From Mercy College and her J.D. from IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law.

Antony Page

Bryan Strawbridge (CONTRACTS)
Frost Brown Todd LLC

As a member in the firm’s Business Litigation Practice Group, Bryan's practice focuses on complex commercial litigation in a variety of substantive areas, including contract, business tort, trade secrets, ERISA, regulatory compliance, and banking, among others. Bryan is a graduate of the Robert H. McKinney School of Law.

Holly Wanzer

Holly Wanzer (Essay Tips)
Wanzer Edwards PC

Holly Wanzer is a founding attorney of Wanzer Edwards PC where she practices in the areas of family law, including collaborative law and domestic mediation. An experienced family law litigator, Holly is also a registered domestic mediator. In a volunteer capacity, Holly regularly instructs law students on the importance of sound organization and study skills including outlining and using IRAC.


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