By Ian P. Goodman, Rubin & Levin PC
I have a really interesting story about how I ended up in Indianapolis: I’ve lived here all of my life, except when I ventured far, far away . . . to Bloomington, Indiana, for college at Indiana University. After college I decided it was time for a change of scenery (after all, four years was a long time to be away from Indianapolis), so I decided to attend law school at the IU McKinney School of Law.
I am an associate attorney at Rubin & Levin PC and I practice in the areas of commercial litigation and collections. My sarcasm above aside, I am very lucky to practice law in a community where I have roots and where I see familiar faces on a daily basis. Indianapolis has a collegial legal community, particularly among its young lawyers. Outside of work, I continue to play sports, even while my body gradually breaks down (I didn’t expect that to happen at 29), including basketball, soccer and softball. And, believe it or not, most of the people that I play basketball and softball with are (you guessed it) lawyers, many of whom I met through the Indianapolis Bar Association. I also enjoy spending time with my fiancée, who is not only a lawyer but is also a member of the Young Lawyers Division Executive Committee. Clearly, I have a talent for branching out.
I am entering my fourth year as a member of the Young Lawyers Division Executive Committee. It’s been and continues to be a privilege to be part of this group. I am also a member of the IndyBar's Pro Bono Standing Committee and the Litigation Section Executive Committee. I can’t overstate the extent to which the IndyBar has been instrumental in my career, and I’d be glad to discuss ways to get more involved with anyone. My email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
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