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Posted on: Aug 1, 2019

Steve Henke is an attorney at Hackman Hulett LLP’s Indianapolis office, and loves the diverse client interactions he gets there, from in-house counsel of large companies to legally unsophisticated clients blindsided by a civil lawsuit. His favorite work involves collaborating with other lawyers to solve the dispute fairly—but enjoys finding the perfect case to win summary judgment too.

Posted on: Aug 1, 2019

From navigating new work environments to finding time for yourself, thriving as a new lawyer can be difficult. Check out these lifestyle tips to boost your practice and well-being.

Posted on: Jul 11, 2019

Jessie Meek grew up in Indianapolis and attended North Central High School. She graduated from Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio (about 45 minutes from Columbus) and majored in Political Science. The summer before law school, Jessie worked for the Hollis Adams Foundation, which provides day programs for adults with developmental disabilities in central Indiana.

Posted on: Jul 11, 2019

Remember Aesop’s fable? The grasshopper fiddled away the summer months, while the ants toiled to ready their grain stores for winter. When autumn arrived, the ants refused to share food with the hungry grasshopper. The ostensible moral: There’s a time for work and a time for play.a

Posted on: Jun 19, 2019

Law school generally doesn’t prepare future lawyers for the long hours they’ll work, the business demands they’ll juggle and the high-stakes decisions they’ll make. Thus, when they make the transition from student to lawyer, young attorneys often struggle to find their footing and may even question whether they made the right career choice.

Posted on: Jun 18, 2019

Since moving to Indianapolis I have been involved in the community as a mentor for Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Central Indiana and serving in several committee positions with the YLD. 

Posted on: May 1, 2019

For busy lawyers, podcasts are a great way to stay on top of the latest legal news and updates. They’re increasing in popularity with lawyers because they offer a convenient way to stay up to date while on the go, whether you listen during your commute, on your lunch break, or while waiting for a case to be called in court.

Posted on: May 1, 2019

Motive and mindset matter tremendously when it comes to the success of a young lawyer in business development. Harnessing the power of these two key factors and can make a huge impact on the trajectory of a new attorney’s career.

Posted on: Apr 15, 2019

Following law school, Andy passed both the Michigan and Indiana bar exams and joined Schuckit & Associates PC as an associate attorney where he concentrated his practice on commercial litigation, specializing in the credit reporting industry. 

Posted on: Apr 8, 2019

While each attorney or firm should factor in their own expenses, expertise, and other factors listed in the Indiana Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 1.5 to arrive at an appropriate billable rate, it definitely helps to know where the market is generally at. This tool breaks down the average rates by state as well as practice area.


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