Leadership Directory

Leadership Directory

The Indianapolis Bar Association is guided by a Board of Directors, which is installed annually. The leadership of the bar also includes the chairs of the IndyBar's sections, divisions and committees.

2017 Indianapolis Bar Association Board of Directors


President:
Nissa M. Ricafort, Broyles Kight & Ricafort PC

President Elect:
James J. Bell, Paganelli Law Group

First Vice President:
Thomas Barnard, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

Immediate Past President:
Hon. Robyn L. Moberly, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Indiana

Treasurer:
David J. Duncan, Scannell Properties

Secretary:
Hon. Alicia Gooden, Marion Superior Court

Counsel to the Board:
Jacob V. Bradley, Quarles & Brady LLP

Vice Presidents:
Eric N. Engebretson, Whitham Hebenstreit & Zubek LLP
Lindsay Faulkenberg, Kids' Voice of Indiana
Chuck Schmal, Woodard Emhardt Moriarty McNett & Henry LLP
Joel Schumm, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law

At-Large Members:
Michael P. Bishop, Cohen Garelick & Glazier PC
Sara R. Blevins, Lewis Kappes PC
Andrew L. Campbell, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
Deborah J. Caruso, Rubin & Levin PC
Elisabeth M. Edwards, Wanzer Edwards PC
Pamela Grant-Taylor, Law Office of Pamela Grant Taylor
Manuel Herceg, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
Jimmie McMillian, Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Commissioner Jim Snyder, Marion Superior Court
Bryan S. Strawbridge, Frost Brown Todd LLC

American Bar Association Delegate:
Phil L. Isenbarger, Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP

ISBA 11th District Representative:
Deborah J. Caruso, Rubin & Levin PC

Metropolitan Bar Caucus Representative:
John F. Kautzman, Ruckleshaus Kautzman Blackwell Bemis & Hasbrook

Marion County Bar Association Representative:
Julian E. Harrell, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP

National Conference of Bar Presidents Representative:
Christine H. Hickey, Rubin & Levin PC

Women & the Law Division Representative:
Sara McClammer, Bennett & McClammer LLP

Young Lawyers Division Representative:
Julie Mahomed, Calument Specialty Products Partners LP

Law Student Division Representative:
Kendra Y. Harper, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Dean, Robert H. McKinney School of Law:
Andrew Klein, Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Indianapolis Bar Foundation President:
Holly Wanzer, Wanzer Edwards PC


2017 Section and Division Chairs


Alternative Dispute Resolution Section:
Patricia McCrory, Harrison & Moberly LLP

Appellate Practice Section:
Carol Nemeth Joven, Price Waicukauski Joven & Catlin LLP

Business Law Section:
Larry Tomlin, SmithAmundsen LLC

Commercial & Bankruptcy Law Section:
Courtney Chilcote, Chilcote Kibbe & Hillery PC

Criminal Justice Section:
Shaunestte Terrell, Marion County Prosecutor's Office

E-Discovery, Information Governance & Cyber Security Section
Ray Biederman, Mattingly Burke Cohen & Biederman LLP

Environmental Law Section:
Mike Reeder, Hatchett & Hauck LLP

Estate Planning & Administration Section:
Troy Farmer, Fifth Third Bank

Family Law Section:
Commissioner Kim Mattingly, Marion Superior Court

Government Practice Section:
Justin Swanson, Bose Public Affairs Group

Health Care & Life Sciences Section:
Ammon Fillmore, Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman PC

Insurance Coverage Section:
Lewis Wooton, Lewis Wagner LLP

Intellectual Property Section:
Joel Tragesser, Quarles & Brady LLP

Labor & Employment Law Section: 
Christopher Drewry, Drewry Simmons Vornehm LLP

Law Student Division: 
Kendra Y. Harper, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Litigation Section:
Charles Smith, Schultz & Pogue LLP

Real Estate & Land Use Section:
Blake Schultz, Ice Miller LLP

Sports & Entertainment Law Section:
Jason Bonikowske, JMI
Cate Sabatine, American Seinor Communities

Tax Section:
Matt Ehinger, Ice Miller LLP

Women & the Law Division:
Sara McClammer, Bennett & McClammer LLP

Young Lawyers Division: 
Julie Mahomed, Calument Specialty Products Partners LP


2017 Committee and Task Force Chairs


Attorneys for an Independent Bench Committee
John Kautzman, Ruckelshaus Kautzman Blackwell Bemis & Hasbrook
Kevin McGoff, Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP

Audit and Investments Committee
David J. Duncan, Scannell Properties

Bar Leader Series Committee
John David Hoover, Hoover Hull Turner LLP

Bench Bar Conference Committee
Eric Engebretson, Whitham Hebenstreit & Zubek

Budget Committee
David J. Duncan, Scannell Properties

Diversity Job Fair Committee
Kimberly Adams, Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman PC

Grievance Committee
Kent Newton, Newton Becker Bouwkamp Pendoski PC

Helping Enrich Attorneys' Lives (HEAL)
Commissioner Kelly Scanlan, Marion Superior Court

Indy Attorneys Network
Alex Van Gorp, Attorney at Law

Indy Bar Review Committee
Christine Hickey, Rubin & Levin PC

Justice Center Task Force
John Kautzman, Ruckelshaus Kautzman Blackwell Bemis & Hasbrook

Legislative Committee
Lawren Mills, Ice Miller LLP

Membership Committee
James Bell, Paganelli Law Group

Paralegal Committee
Arlene Morris, Whitham Hebenstreit & Zubek LLP

Professionalism Committee
Kevin Morrissey, Lewis Kappes PC

Pro Bono Committee
Melissa DeGroff, Kroger Gardis & Regas LLP

Public Policy Committee
Nissa Ricafort, Broyles Kight & Ricafort PC

Solo/Small Firm Practice Task Force
D. Elizabeth Cox, Cox & Coons LLP