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Women and the Law News


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Posted on: Jul 31, 2020

Many schools throughout the Indianapolis area have chosen to push back their start dates or have an all virtual start, and it's possible that local or state officials will eventually mandate that all schools follow suit. This fall will bring even more uncertainty into our lives as we send our children back to school. So, what is a working parent to do?

Posted on: Jul 10, 2020

Now more than ever, it’s important to remember what makes us unique and support one another. Each year, the Indianapolis Bar Association Women and the Law Division is proud to celebrate Antoinette Dakin Leach, who was the first woman admitted to the Indiana State Bar Association in 1909, by presenting an honor in her name to a trailblazing female attorney.

Posted on: Jul 10, 2020

The brand new IndyBarHQ facility, opened in 2020, boasts meeting spaces now available for reservation! Our flexible meeting rooms feature state-of-the art technology, reliable wi-fi connectivity and easy access via private street-level entrances.

Posted on: Jun 17, 2020

Our group, like the rest of the country, has seen painful episodes of injustice culminate in protests and rioting. What should our response be as women and as attorneys? The Indiana Rules of Professional Conduct provide that a lawyer, as a member of the legal profession is, among other things, “a public citizen having special responsibility for the quality of justice.” What is our role and response as a group of women who have a special responsibility for the quality of justice? The Women and the Law Division invites you to join us as we seek to answer this question. 

Posted on: Jun 17, 2020

Please take a look at this list of resources, provided by the Women and the Law Division Executive Committee, designed to help educate on race and justice.

Posted on: Jun 16, 2020

Please take a moment to nominate a female attorney who has demonstrated some of the attributes of Antoinette Dakin Leach by encouraging other women in the pursuit of this honorable profession or blazing a path not taken by others.

Posted on: Jun 1, 2020

The IndyBar exists to serve members of the legal profession, and through our members we serve the community. Lawyers are problem-solvers, defenders of the rule of law. We spend our days seeking to improve the lives of our clients and our communities. We have an opportunity and a privilege to help. 

Posted on: May 20, 2020

The working moms lucky enough to have avoided the virus or recovered from it are juggling jobs and child care with an intensity that has never before existed. They are home-schooling while working. They’re preparing lunches while working. They’re policing screen time while working — and dealing with the waves of guilt, stress or resignation that come with not doing any of those things particularly well.

Posted on: May 7, 2020

“I’m joining the IndyBar WLD to make connections, both professional and personal.”  We hear this often and agree: building relationships with other attorneys is undoubtedly a key membership benefit. But, with our new reality, meeting and connecting has become difficult.   

Posted on: May 7, 2020

Balancing personal lives with professional responsibilities can be challenging. One day, you feel confident you’ve got it ALL under control; the next, you find out you forgot to take your son to his doctor’s appointment.


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