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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
aabel@cohenandmalad.com

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 Jacob V. Bradley (MBE Tips/MPRE Tips)
Quarles & Brady LLP
jacob.bradley@quarles.com

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.

Rusty Denton

Rusty Denton (Evidence)
Dentons Bingham Greenebaum
rusty.denton@dentons.com

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.

Ken Falk

Kenneth Falk (Federal Constitutional Law)
ACLU of Indiana
kfalk@aclu-in.org

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
sfowler@ofattorneys.com 

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.

 

Jacob Bradley Kelley Johnson (torts)
Law Office of Kelley J. Johnson
kjohnson@medmalpractice.law

Kelley J. Johnson represents injured individuals in medical malpractice cases. She is a zealous advocate for her injured clients both in and out of the courtroom. Johnson is heavily involved in professional organizations, having served on both the Indianapolis Bar Association and Indianapolis Bar Foundation Board of Directors and as president of the Indianapolis Bar Foundation. 

Ron Katz

Ronald M. Katz (Wills, Trust and Probate)
Katz Korin Cunningham
rkatz@kkclegal.com

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 (Business associations)
Kroger Gardis & Regas LLP
kcoons@kgrlaw.com

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, federal civil procedure, MEE Tips, Final Tips)
Barnes & Thornburg LLP
jmaley@btlaw.com

John R. Maley practices in 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. John serves as co-chair of the IndyBar Review, having spent years studying the exam process.

Jimmie McMillian

Jimmie L. McMillian (MPT Tips/Mock MPT)
Indianapolis Motor Speedway
jmcmillian@brickyard.com

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.

hon margaret robb

sTEVIE pACTOR (CRIMINAL law/PROCEDURE)
ACLU of Indiana
stevie.pactor@gmail.com

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

Hon. Doris L. Pryor (Conflicts of Law)
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
doris_pryor@insd.uscourts.gov

Doris L. Pryor was appointed U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Southern District of Indiana on March 1, 2018. Until Judge Pryor's appointment to the bench, she was employed as the National Security Chief for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Indiana and had served in that role since September 2014. From August 2006 until her appointment as National Security Chief, she served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of Indiana. 

 

hon margaret robb

Honorable Margret G. Robb (How to Study)
Indiana Court of Appeals
mrobb@courts.state.in.us

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.

Barry Wormser

Kiamesha-Sylvia G. Colom (REAL PROPERTY)
Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
kcolom@taftlaw.com

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
bstrawbridge@fbtlaw.com

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 (family law, Essay Tips)
Wanzer Edwards PC
hwanzer@wanzeredwards.com

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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