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Posted on: Sep 27, 2018

Not only do lawyers serve as representatives of their clients,  they  serve as officers of the legal system and public citizens having special responsibility for the quality of justice. To fulfill these overarching and overlapping roles, lawyers must make civility their professional standard and ideal. 

Posted on: Aug 16, 2018

Professionalism, as it relates to lawyers, means being a competent, effective, respectful advocate for your client and the justice system.

Posted on: Jun 28, 2018

These are words that should be synonymous with “Advocate” but in a world of high stakes, strong opinions, and a general, societal decline in basic manners, how can attorneys fight the good fight while living up to these ideals – especially if the other side doesn’t? We set out to find examples of lawyers who model the way while providing excellent representation.

Posted on: Jun 28, 2018

Jarrell B. (“Jerry”) Hammond, a partner at Lewis & Wager, LLP epitomizes the courteousness and character that form two of the Standards of Professionalism of the Indianapolis Bar Association. His good-natured dealings with other lawyers make it a pleasure to deal with Jerry as opposing counsel, and his representation of multiple generations of family members in dealing with clients’ probate and estate matters is a hallmark of a level of trust and confidence that reflects well upon him and helps raise the esteem in which all lawyers can be regarded.

Posted on: Jun 21, 2018

Shopping never felt so good! The IndyBar Professionalism Committee is collecting supplies until August 29 to help the Exodus Refugee Center in Indianapolis. The center depends on the generosity of our community to provide for immigrants seeking refuge in central Indiana.​


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