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Bar Crawl -7/17/13

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Bar Crawl

Bar Crawl highlights bar association news around the state. Indiana Lawyer strives to include bar association news and trends in its regular stories, and we would like to include more news from specialty and county bars. If you’d like to submit an update about your bar association or a photo from an event your bar association has hosted, or if you have questions about having your bar association news included in the newspaper, please send it to Marilyn Odendahl at modendahl@ibj.com, along with contact information for any follow-up questions at least two weeks prior to the issue date.

Allen County Bar accepting nominations for 2013 citation

The Allen County Bar Association is accepting nominations for the 2013 Niemann Citation.

Established in 2004 in the memory of Scott T. Niemann, the citation recognizes ACBA members who exemplify professionalism and excellence in the practice of law. Nominations are due Aug. 2. The award will be presented at the ACBA’s annual meeting on Sept. 30.

For a nomination form, visit the ACBA website at allencountybar.org.

IndyBar hosting 2 events with annual diversity job fair

The Indianapolis Bar Association is hosting two special events in conjunction with its annual Diversity Job Fair. These outings will give attorneys the opportunity to interact with colleagues as well as meet law students from across the country.

The first event is the 2013 Diversity Job Fair welcome reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Aug. 7 at the Skyline Club, One American Square, 36th Floor, Indianapolis.

The second event is the 2013 Diversity & The Law Luncheon from noon to 1:15 p.m. Aug. 8 at the Hilton Indianapolis, 120 W. Market St., Indianapolis.

For more information or to register, visit the association’s website at www.indybar.org.•

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  1. Don't we have bigger issues to concern ourselves with?

  2. Anyone who takes the time to study disciplinary and bar admission cases in Indiana ... much of which is, as a matter of course and by intent, off the record, would have a very difficult time drawing lines that did not take into account things which are not supposed to matter, such as affiliations, associations, associates and the like. Justice Hoosier style is a far departure than what issues in most other parts of North America. (More like Central America, in fact.) See, e.g., http://www.theindianalawyer.com/indiana-attorney-illegally-practicing-in-florida-suspended-for-18-months/PARAMS/article/42200 When while the Indiana court system end the cruel practice of killing prophets of due process and those advocating for blind justice?

  3. Wouldn't this call for an investigation of Government corruption? Chief Justice Loretta Rush, wrote that the case warranted the high court’s review because the method the Indiana Court of Appeals used to reach its decision was “a significant departure from the law.” Specifically, David wrote that the appellate panel ruled after reweighing of the evidence, which is NOT permissible at the appellate level. **But yet, they look the other way while an innocent child was taken by a loving mother who did nothing wrong"

  4. Different rules for different folks....

  5. I would strongly suggest anyone seeking mediation check the experience of the mediator. There are retired judges who decide to become mediators. Their training and experience is in making rulings which is not the point of mediation.

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