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2012 Leadership in Law: Bryce H. Bennett Jr.

Partner, Riley Bennett & Egloff, Indianapolis Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law

April 25, 2012
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Bryce H. Bennett Jr. (IL Photo/ Perry Reichanadter)

Bryce Bennett is a founding partner of Riley Bennett & Egloff, a law firm that today employees 63 professionals and support staff and counts many reputable business, government and educational institutions in its client group. During his 33 years as a business and trial lawyer, Bryce has mentored future leaders of the legal and business world. His practice advice and professional savvy are held in high regard by the clients, bar associations, and community interests he serves.

The best advice I ever received was
“Don’t make excuses.Make good.”
(From my father, Bryce H. Bennett Sr. 1926-2007).

I wish I had known when I graduated law school
the value and satisfaction in volunteerism and community involvement.

My best stress reliever is
exercise.

If I weren’t a lawyer, I’d be
unable to help so many people achieve their business, professional and personal objectives.

In 2012, I’d like to
stay healthy and enjoy my family.

The three words that best describe me are
dedicated, diligent and determined.

In my community, I’m passionate about
good government, economic development and high quality of life.

In the movie about my life, this actor would play me:
It would have to be an unknown actor. No famous actor would agree to play someone who works 13 hours a day.

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  1. First comment on this thread is a fitting final comment on this thread, as that the MCBA never answered Duncan's fine question, and now even Eric Holder agrees that the MCBA was in material error as to the facts: "I don't get it" from Duncan December 1, 2014 5:10 PM "The Grand Jury met for 25 days and heard 70 hours of testimony according to this article and they made a decision that no crime occurred. On what basis does the MCBA conclude that their decision was "unjust"? What special knowledge or evidence does the MCBA have that the Grand Jury hearing this matter was unaware of? The system that we as lawyers are sworn to uphold made a decision that there was insufficient proof that officer committed a crime. How can any of us say we know better what was right than the jury that actually heard all of the the evidence in this case."

  2. wow is this a bunch of bs! i know the facts!

  3. MCBA .... time for a new release about your entire membership (or is it just the alter ego) being "saddened and disappointed" in the failure to lynch a police officer protecting himself in the line of duty. But this time against Eric Holder and the Federal Bureau of Investigation: "WASHINGTON — Justice Department lawyers will recommend that no civil rights charges be brought against the police officer who fatally shot an unarmed teenager in Ferguson, Mo., after an F.B.I. investigation found no evidence to support charges, law enforcement officials said Wednesday." http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/22/us/justice-department-ferguson-civil-rights-darren-wilson.html?ref=us&_r=0

  4. Dr wail asfour lives 3 hours from the hospital,where if he gets an emergency at least he needs three hours,while even if he is on call he should be in a location where it gives him max 10 minutes to be beside the patient,they get paid double on their on call days ,where look how they handle it,so if the death of the patient occurs on weekend and these doctors still repeat same pattern such issue should be raised,they should be closer to the patient.on other hand if all the death occured on the absence of the Dr and the nurses handle it,the nurses should get trained how to function appearntly they not that good,if the Dr lives 3 hours far from the hospital on his call days he should sleep in the hospital

  5. It's a capital offense...one for you Latin scholars..

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