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Posted on: Jan 10, 2020

Start your new year with a resolution to SAVE MONEY! We’re bringing back Free Fridays in 2020, which means you’ll save more time AND money with these complimentary offerings.

Posted on: Dec 12, 2019

On Thursday November 7, 2019, the IndyBar Women and the Law Division hosted the 2019 Antoinette Dakin Leach (ADL) Award Luncheon honoring Judge Heather Welch. More than 150 judges, lawyers and members of the Indianapolis community attended the luncheon to support and honor Judge Welch. Judge Tonya Walton Pratt, a former ADL Award Recipient, made opening remarks about Judge Welch and the path Judge Welch has trailblazed for other female attorneys.

Posted on: Nov 14, 2019

IndyBar Women and the Law Division and Board of Directors member Detra Lynn Mills was recently featured in Vanguard Magazine (pages 167-171) for her philanthropic work with Coburn Place Safe Haven. Coburn Place is a home that provides supportive services for survivors of domestic violence. Mills, who serves on the Coburn Place Board of Directors, is passionate about Coburn Place’s mission to empower victims of interpersonal abuse to live as survivors. 

Posted on: Nov 4, 2019

The California-based tech firm, Genesys, which acquired Indianapolis-based software maker Interactive Intelligence for $1.4 billion in 2016, has made measurable, albeit small, progress since the launch. It has seen a 1.4% increase in women employees among its worldwide workforce of nearly 5,500, including more than 800 employees in Indianapolis, its biggest worksite.

Posted on: Nov 1, 2019

In celebration of Shirley Shideler’s legacy, Barnes & Thornburg LLP hosts an event honoring women it distinguishes to be trailblazers in their own right. Past recipients of the Shirley’s Legacy Award include justices, judges, attorneys and mayors. 

Posted on: Nov 1, 2019

Sometimes you're faced with a binary choice: Get more rest or go hit the gym. Which one will help give your day, and week, a boost? Let science be your guide.

Posted on: Nov 1, 2019

Congratulations to Chief Justice Rush on being honored as a community leader at this year’s Girls Scouts Lieutenant Governor’s Leadership Luncheon!

Posted on: Sep 4, 2019

Simple tips to break through your social anxieties and make real, genuine connections with others.

Posted on: Aug 22, 2019

The spirit of Antoinette Dakin Leach lives on through each award winner including this year’s recipient, Judge Heather Welch of the Marion Superior Court. She exemplifies the definition of a trailblazer in the legal profession, as she was recently elected to lead Marion Superior Court’s first all-female Executive Committee.

Posted on: Jul 12, 2019

The panel discussed topics ranging from their own personal experiences in requesting maternity and paternity leave in a law firm setting, to how maternity and paternity leave operates under the Family and Medical Leave Act.


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