DTCI: Meet your 2013 Board of Directors

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At the November annual meeting of the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana, the following officers and directors were elected. They assumed office on Jan. 1, 2013.


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Jerry E. Huelat

Jerry Huelat, the 2013 president of DTCI, is a partner with the firm of Huelat Mack & Kreppein P.C., with an office in Michigan City. He has more than 29 years of litigation experience in all areas of insurance defense work and has substantial trial experience in the areas of motor vehicle and trucking litigation, arson, fraud, product liability, construction, wrongful death, premises liability, municipal liability, Title VII claims, bad faith, insurance coverage, complex litigation and insurance coverage issues.

Mr. Huelat was born in Chicago, Ill., and was admitted to the Indiana bar in 1981. He is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court; United States Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit; and the United States District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana. Mr. Huelat attended college at Pennsylvania State University where he graduated in 1977 and obtained his J.D. at Northern Illinois University in 1981.

Mr. Huelat is a member of the LaPorte County Bar and Indiana State Bar associations and is a member of the DRI. He is also a former member of the Legal Ethics Committee of the Indiana State Bar Association. He was named a Super Lawyer for 2013. He is the author of several articles and is a regular lecturer at insurance defense seminars.

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James D. Johnson

Jim Johnson, the 2013 president-elect, is a partner in the litigation department at Rudolph Fine Porter & Johnson LLP in Evansville, where he focuses his practice on commercial litigation, covenants and trade secrets, insurance law, product liability and appeals. He was for many years the chair of the DTCI Amicus Committee. He received his B.S. from Florida State University and his J.D. from Indiana University, cum laude. In addition to the DTCI, Mr. Johnson is a member of the Evansville, Indiana State, and American bar associations, the DRI and the Brooks American Inns of Court.

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Thomas C. Hays

Tom Hays, the 2013 vice-president, is a partner in the firm of Lewis Wagner LLP in Indianapolis. Mr. Hays focuses his practice on litigation and defense in the areas of tort law, product liability and commercial litigation. He received his B.A. in 1973 from Indiana University and J.D. from Woodrow Wilson in 1977. He was admitted to the bar in 1977 and is admitted to practice in the United States District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, and the state of Georgia.

In addition to DTCI, Mr. Hays is a member of the American Bar Association, Indiana State Bar Association, Indianapolis Bar Association, Georgia State Bar Association, DRI, International Association of Defense Counsel, and the American Board of Trial Advocates. He served as the 2006 president of the Indiana chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates. In 2009, he was installed as Diplomat in DTCI, and he received the Indiana State Bar Association’s Civility Award in 2005. He is also a certified mediator.

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James W. Hehner

Jim Hehner, the new DTCI secretary, is a member of the Indianapolis law firm of Hehner & Associates LLC. He graduated from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business, B.S. 1980, and Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, J.D. 1983. Mr. Hehner frequently serves as a civil mediator and is admitted to practice in Indiana, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. For many years, he was chair of the Trial Tactics Section of DTCI. He is also a member of DRI. Mr. Hehner is active in numerous civic organizations and currently serves on the board of trustees of the Carmel Clay Public Library.

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Michele S. Bryant

Michele Bryant, the newly elected treasurer, is a graduate of DePauw University and the Indiana University Maurer School of Law. She is a partner at Kahn Dees Donovan & Kahn LLP in Evansville. Ms. Bryant’s practice is focused on the defense and trial of medical malpractice claims, representing both individual health care providers and hospitals. She also practices in the areas of health care and hospital law, employment law and commercial litigation.

Ms. Bryant was appointed several years ago by the Indiana Supreme Court to the Indiana Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program Committee, which provides assistance to judges, lawyers and law students suffering from physical or mental impairments affecting their ability to practice law. Ms. Bryant is a member of the International Association of Defense Counsel, DRI and the American Health Lawyers Association.

Ms. Bryant is an active member of her church, Aldersgate United Methodist, and of the Kiwanis Club of Northside Evansville, serving as president of its foundation for many years. She also is a youth basketball coach. She and her husband, John, live in Newburgh with their two children.

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Lonnie D. Johnson

Lonnie Johnson, the DTCI immediate past-president, received his B.A., summa cum laude, from Indiana University and his J.D., cum laude, from Indiana University. Mr. Johnson is a partner with Clendening Johnson & Bohrer P.C. in Bloomington and practices predominantly in the areas of construction law, insurance defense, commercial litigation and environmental law. He is admitted to practice in Indiana, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, and the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Johnson is a member of the Indiana State and American bar associations, the Litigation Counsel of America, and is also active in the DRI and Association of Defense Trial Attorneys.

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Scott Kyrouac

Scott M. Kyrouac, the Indiana representative to DRI, is a partner in the Terre Haute firm of Wilkinson Goeller Modesitt Wilkinson & Drummy LLP. Mr. Kyrouac’s practice areas include alternative dispute resolution, insurance defense, medical malpractice defense, product liability, motor vehicle accidents, trucking and transportation law, environmental law, employment law and municipal law.

Mr. Kyrouac received his B.S. in business administration, with high honors, from the University of Illinois in 1982 and his J.D. from Indiana University Maurer School of Law in 1985. He is a member of the Terre Haute, Indiana State, and American (member of Litigation, Environmental Law, Sports & Entertainment Law sections) bar associations; the DRI; and is vice-president of the Indiana chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates, where he enjoys the rank of Advocate. Mr. Kyrouac was president of DTCI in 2011. He is also a member of the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys. He has published extensively for the DTCI, Indiana Continuing Legal Education, National Business Institute and other organizations. Mr. Kyrouac was defense trial counsel of the year for Indiana in 2008, and he has been recognized as one of the highest-rated lawyers by AVVO from 2009 to the present. He serves as pro bono counsel for the Terre Haute Humane Society, Clay County Humane Society, Miss Softball America and St. Joseph’s Church.

Mr. Kyrouac is a registered mediator.


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David A. DeMoss

David DeMoss is the managing attorney for State Farm Litigation Counsel in Indianapolis. Mr. DeMoss focuses his practice on first- and third-party personal injury defense and insurance coverage litigation. He serves as the chair of the DTCI Legislative Committee and is a member of the Trial Tactics and Insurance Coverage sections.

Mr. DeMoss received his B.A. from Purdue University and is a 1987 graduate of Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. He also received his Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter designation in 1995. He is a member of the Indianapolis Bar Association and the Indiana State Bar Association. Mr. DeMoss is active in the community, currently serving on the local advisory board for Indianapolis Local Initiatives Support Corporation.

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Marian Drenth

Marian Drenth is a partner with O’Neill McFadden & Willett LLP in Dyer. She concentrates her practice in civil litigation with an emphasis in health care law and medical malpractice defense. In addition to representing physicians, hospitals and other health care providers in medical negligence claims, Ms. Drenth’s practice areas also include general liability, employment law and insurance defense. She has successfully defended clients in numerous jury trials in matters involving general negligence and medical malpractice claims.

Ms. Drenth received her B.A. from Loyola University, cum laude, in 1992 and her J.D. from Valparaiso University School of Law in 1995. She recently served as vice-chair of the Health Law Section for DTCI. She is currently a member of the Indiana State Bar Association, the Porter County Inns of Court and she is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. Ms. Drenth previously served as a board member for the Porter County Inns of Court from 2006 to 2010, serving as president from June 2009 to June 2010.

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Greg J. Freyberger

Greg Freyberger is a native of Jasper and is a partner in the litigation section of the Evansville firm Kahn Dees Donovan & Kahn LLP. He is a trial attorney whose practice is concentrated on employment law, workers’ compensation, commercial litigation, products liability, personal injury defense and municipal law.

Mr. Freyberger has served as the chairman and co-chair of DTCI’s Trial Tactics Section in 2009 and 2010 respectively, and was named a 2010 and 2012 Rising Star for Indiana Super Lawyers. He was also named one of Evansville’s 20 rising leaders under 40 years old for 2011. He is active in the community and serves as the president of Leadership Evansville and the treasurer of Brooks American Inns of Court in Evansville. He is a member of the Evansville, Indiana State and American bar associations, and DRI.

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J. Curtis Greene

J. Curtis Greene is a partner in the litigation department of Barnes & Thornburg LLP’s Indianapolis office. Mr. Greene represents individuals as well as private and publicly traded companies regionally and nationally in a variety of civil litigation matters. His practice focuses primarily in business/commercial disputes and products liability defense. Mr. Greene joined the firm after nearly 10 years in both the public and private sectors serving in various operational and executive business management roles.

Mr. Greene currently serves on the executive committee and as chair of DTCI’s Business Litigation Section. He is also a member of the Marion County Local Rules Committee and is active in the Indianapolis community and state and local bar associations. Mr. Greene graduated magna cum laude from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, where he served as editor-in-chief of Volume 15 of the Indiana International & Comparative Law Review.

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Philip E. Kalamaros

Phil Kalamaros is a partner with Hunt Suedhoff Kalamaros LLP. He works mostly out of his car, as he is licensed in Indiana and Michigan and divides his practice between the two states at the local, federal and appellate levels. He has a broad litigation practice, including all types of professional malpractice, D&O, E&O, EPL, coverage, premises, products, trucking, dram shop general tort defense, workers’ compensation and business planning. He is a two-time graduate of the University of Notre Dame. He is a past Amicus Committee chairman and director of DTCI, past director of ICLEF and a Life Fellow of the Indiana Bar Foundation. In addition to DCTI, he is also a member of DRI; Claims & Litigation Management Alliance; Michigan Defense Trial Counsel; National Council of Self Insurers; Notre Dame Law Association; the 7th Circuit; and the St. Joseph County, Berrien County, Indiana State and Michigan State bar associations.

He has been included in Indiana Super Lawyers (2004-2009) and Michigan Super Lawyers (2010-2012), Best Lawyers in America (1995-2007), and is Martindale-Hubbell rated AV.

Most important, he is the husband of Lynn, and father of Hunter, Anna, and Rachel.

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Christopher D. Lee

Chris Lee is a partner with the Evansville law firm Kahn Dees Donovan & Kahn LLP. Mr. Lee is a trial attorney and has been recognized by his peers for his representation in insurance defense and commercial litigation matters. He manages complex litigation cases and is a frequent speaker on trial practice and trial advocacy. He is also an active member in DRI.

Kori L. McOmber

Kori L. McOmber is a partner at Schultz & Pogue LLP. She received her bachelor of arts in international studies from Miami University in 1998, and received her J.D. in 2001 from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. She currently represents physicians, hospitals and other health care providers in medical negligence claims as well as representing both insureds and insurers in insurance coverage matters.

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In addition to being a board member of DTCI, Ms. McOmber is a member of the Indiana State and Indianapolis bar associations and is a past chair of the Young Lawyers Division of the Indianapolis Bar Association. In 2008, Ms. McOmber was named Young Lawyer of the Year by the Indianapolis Bar Association. In 2009, DTCI named Ms. McOmber Young Lawyer of the Year for her leadership qualities in service to the Indiana defense bar, the national defense bar and the community. Ms. McOmber was appointed by Gov. Mitch Daniels in 2011 to the board of the Indiana Commission for Women. She is also a member of DRI.

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Renee Mortimer

Renee Mortimer is the partner-in-charge of the Indiana office of Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP. She is the business development partner of the firm’s defense litigation department and is a member of the firm’s executive committee.

In October 2012, Ms. Mortimer received the Indiana State Bar Association’s Defense Lawyer Civility Award for 2012. Ms. Mortimer was selected for the honor by the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, which recognizes one Indiana defense attorney each year for outstanding civility and professionalism in dealings with fellow judges, attorneys, parties, witnesses and the public.

In 2011, Ms. Mortimer was one of only 11 women to receive the Influential Women of Northwest Indiana Award. She was honored for her influence in the legal industry.

Ms. Mortimer is a Fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America, a member of the Calumet American Inn of Court, a member of the Council on Litigation Management, and the DRI.

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Libby Valos Moss

Libby Valos Moss is a partner with Kightlinger & Gray LLP. She is a trial attorney who concentrates her practice in the areas of employment law and defense of employers before the Indiana Worker’s Compensation Board. She is a frequent speaker on the issues employers face when confronted with workers’ compensation claims. She is admitted to practice in Indiana and before the U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana.

Ms. Moss is a 1995 graduate of Ball State University and graduated from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 1999. She has served as the chair of the DTCI Worker’s Compensation Section and is currently the Webinar chair for the Worker’s Compensation Committee of DRI. In addition to being an active member of DTCI, she is a member of the Indianapolis Bar Association, Indiana State Bar Association, Litigation Counsel of America and DRI. Ms. Moss was recognized as a Rising Star by the Indiana Super Lawyers for 2010, 2011 and 2012.

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Donald S. Smith

Don Smith is a partner in the Indianapolis law firm of Riley Bennett & Egloff LLP. He limits his practice to representing employers in employment matters. Mr. Smith graduated with honors from DePauw University in 1978 and the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 1981. Since then, he has defended employers before state and federal courts, the National Labor Relations Board, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Indiana Civil Rights Commission, U.S. Department of Labor, Indiana Worker’s Compensation Board, various arbitrators and at the collective bargaining table, in addition to advising them concerning day-to-day employment issues.

Mr. Smith was the chairman of the DTCI Worker’s Compensation Section in 2012.

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James Strenski

Jim Strenski is a partner at the Indianapolis firm of Cantrell Strenski & Mehringer LLP. He concentrates his practice in the areas of insurance bad faith, insurance coverage and third-party defense of insureds. He received his B.S.F.S., cum laude, from Georgetown University in 1990 and his J.D., magna cum laude, from Indiana University Maurer School of Law in 1994.

Mr. Strenski is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association, Indianapolis Bar Association, the DRI and DTCI, where he currently serves as the chair of DTCI’s Insurance Section. He has been repeatedly recognized as a Super Lawyer in the area of insurance coverage.

Mr. Strenski is involved with CYO Athletics as well as coaching at Broad Ripple Haverford Little League in Indianapolis.

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Stacy F. Thompson

Stacy F. Thompson, a partner at Clendening Johnson & Bohrer P.C., graduated from Indiana University in 1999 with a bachelor’s degree with high distinction in public health. In 2002, she graduated from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law. Ms. Thompson concentrates her practice in the representation of health care professionals; including individual physicians and nurses, hospitals, physicians’ practice groups and health care-related organizations; in a variety of health care law matters. She also has experience in criminal law, employment law, general litigation and insurance defense.

In 2010, DTCI named Ms. Thompson the Young Lawyer of the Year for her leadership qualities in service to the Indiana defense bar, the national defense bar and the community. In 2010, 2011 and 2012, she was named a Rising Star by the Indiana Super Lawyers publication list. Ms. Thompson also served DTCI in the past as the chair of the Health Law Section. She is also a member of the DRI and the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys.

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Robert B. Thornburg

Rob Thornburg is a member of Frost Brown Todd LLC who concentrates his practice in the areas of product liability, commercial litigation, breach of warranty and tort litigation. He routinely represents product manufacturers against product liability and breach of warranty claims and suits throughout Indiana and the Midwest. Mr. Thornburg also defends clients against premises liability and automobile negligence cases. He has experience in Indiana’s state and federal courts and has defended suits brought in at least 11 other states. Mr. Thornburg has also testified before the Indiana Legislature on issues of importance to Indiana insurers.

He is an active member of the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana and has served DTCI in the past as chair of the Product Liability Section and received the Outstanding Young Lawyer Award in 2005. Mr. Thornburg is a member of DRI and the Indianapolis Bar Association. He received his B.S. degree, cum laude, from Ball State University and his J.D. from Indiana University Maurer School of Law.

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Kevin C. Tyra

Kevin Tyra is the principal in The Tyra Law Firm P.C. in Indianapolis. The primary focus of the firm’s practice is insurance defense and insurance coverage litigation.

Mr. Tyra graduated from Purdue University in 1978 and Vanderbilt Law School in 1981. After serving in the U.S. Navy JAG Corps from 1981 to 1987, he practiced civil litigation in Indianapolis. His experience includes four years as in-house counsel for a medical malpractice insurance carrier in Indianapolis, serving as insurance defense counsel or as an adjuster on some 200 malpractice suits. He has extensive experience at both the trial and appellate levels in general liability insurance defense, workers’ compensation defense, medical malpractice defense, insurance coverage and insurance fraud investigation.

Mr. Tyra is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association, the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana (Insurance Section Chair, 2008-09), and the National Society of Professional Insurance Investigators. He is a registered civil and family mediator. He is also the founder and director of the Frederic Ozanam Free Legal Clinic, a permanent project of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul.•


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  1. This guy sounds like the classic molester/manipulator.

  2. Louis D. Brandeis was born in 1856. At 9 years of age it would have been 1865. The Brandeis family did not own slaves. My source Louis D. Brandeis: A Life, by Melvin L. Urofsky.

  3. My name is Matthew Lucas Major, I recently went through a jury trial in Bloomington , In. It was the week of Feb 19-21. Although I have been incarcerated since August 5, 2014. The reason I 'am writing to you sir is on the 21 of February the jury came in with a very excessive and wrongful verdict of guilty on 6 child molesting charges against my daughter who was 9 at the time I was accused. I also had 2 other Felonies one of Intimidation and 1 of Sexual Vicarious Gratification. Judge Marc Kellam on the second day of trial gave me a not guilty on those 2 felonies. The jury was sent out during that time and when brought back Judge Kellam told them to not concern themselves with the 2 Felonies that he ruled on them. They were told to not let evidence they had already heard influence there verdicts. I never in my life touched any child sexually and definitely not with my own daughter. When I was arrested Detective Shawn Karr told me I would be convicted guilty just on my daughters word even without evidence. That's just what happened. my public defender did me so wrong he never once proved to the court and jury all the lies the child told, and Jeremy Noel my public defender could of proven the lies easily. The stories in Serenity's depositions and Forensic interview changed and were not consistent as Prosecutor Darcie Fawcett claimed they were. Yet my attorney never mentioned that. The facts that the child accused me of full penetration in her vagina and rectum was proven lies. Doctor Roberta Hibbard of Riley hospital in Indianapolis confirmed Serenity's hymen intact, no scars, no tearing, no signs of rape to her. Yet my attorney didn't use that knowledge . the DNA was all in my favor. I tell you I will spend my entire life in prison going through rape and beatings etc. even Judge Kellam abused his authority by telling the jurors to listen and believe what the prosecutors side in evidence like my daughters testimony. In one interview with the detectives my daughter got flustered with her mom and said on camera " I'm saying what you told me to mom"!! Yet Mr. Noel said nor did anything to even resemble a defense attorney. Judge Kellam allowed edited version of a taped conversation between the child and her mother. Also Judge Kellam allowed the Prosecutor too bring in to my case a knife found under my seat, the knife wasn't part of my case. She was allowed by my attorney and the judge to put a huge picture of it on the screen and huge picture of my naked privates in a full courtroom and open court. Ms. Fawcett says to jury see how easy Mr. Major could reach the knife and cut his Childs throat. Even though I had no weapons charge against these cases. This gave the jurors prejudice thought against me thinking I threatened her with that knife and how scared she would of been knowing i could get it and kill her. On my sentencing court March 19, 2014 my public defender told Judge Kellam he wish to resign from being my attorney and wished for the court to give me outside council to file a error to trial or appeal. We were denied. Now after openly knowing my public defender don't want to represent me he has to. Well when as parents we make our kids clean a room when they really don't wish to, well the child will but don't mean she will do a good job, that's where I'm at with Mr. Noel. please dont ignore mine and my families pleas for your help . we have all the legal proof you could need to prove Im innocent. Please dont make my spend years in prison innocent when you can fix this wrong. Im not saying Im a perfect man or that I was a perfect dad to my 2 children none of us are. Ive made some bad choices in life and I paid for them. But I didnt ever touch or rape my daughter . I love my children with all my heart. And now through needing attention and a ex-wife who told my granny several times she wish she could put me in prison to get me out of their lives. Well my ex finally accomplished her goal. Sad part is she is destroying our daughter with all this horrific lies and things she taught my daughter to say. My daughter will need therapist to ever hope for a chance of a normal life after what she had done to her by her mom and their side of the family. My daughter told everyone even on stand she had a dream months before i supposedly molested her in this dream I was molesting her and when I finally did it matched her dream perfectly. She admitted to watching movies about little girls being molested and watching U-Tube videos about child molesting all before it happened supposedly to her. Doesn't that sound very unusual that a non molested 9 yr old would need to know so much about being molested? The only reason I could think a 9 year old would need so much information is to be prepared to know what to say and be able to say how it felt what took place etc.. So when questioned by authorities she would be prepared. And there again sir if a parent is pre grooming a 9 year old child she would need intimate details . Like telling her daughter about a couple moles on my private area. The child admitted to sneaking my cell and looking many many times at nudes of me and my girlfriend even one where my penis was entering my girlfriends vagina. In that picture my moles are obvious. Yet when prosecutor showed everyone in court my privates and pictures of the moles she said the only way the child would know about them is if she saw them for herself. My attorney once again said nothing about the pictures my child saw. Or could a ex-wife be able to describe my moles to help her case against getting rid of me? I beg you help me. This is my very existence. Ive lost everything , a good job, a wonderful girlfriend, my freedom, but worse thing Ive lost is my children. They were my reason to get up every morning and strive to be better. The wonderful bond I had with my Serenity is gone. After this I would be afraid to even hug her for fear of what next can they do to me. I'm not afraid to tell you I sit here in this cell and try to hold back my tears. Everyone knows you cant show weakness in prison. My life has already been threatened here at Wabash Valley Prison. After only 3 days of arrival. I was tricked into signing a waiver now Im in G Block General Population with 6 child molesting felony charges. Mrs. Hart as a 18 year old I almost died hooked to machines in hospital almost 1 month and now I know that fear was childish compared to this . I cant help but put emotions in this, after all Mrs. Hart Im human and God help Me I never been more afraid in my life. I didnt hurt my little girl I didnt touch her sexually. As much as it shreds me and fills my mind what Im facing I worry more about my mom and granny because of their great love for me mam they are suffering so deeply. I aint done this things but my loved ones suffering right along beside me and If you take my case you will be in essence freeing them also. I sent momma this letter and asked her to email it to you. I'm scared I have been done so unjustly by our legal system and I need you to fix this and give me freedom. I ask you please don't just ignore my pleas. Here in America its nice to be able to trust our legal justice system, well they destroyed my and my loved ones trust in our justice system . And I'm trusting in You !!! My entire family is suffering this nightmare with me. My 77 year old granny had a stroke and isn't doing so well. My single mother that raised 3 kids alone is dying from Lupus and since my arrest has stayed so sick and weary. Our lives torn to peices by a government I was taught I could trust in. my momma has tried so many innocent project and wrongfully accused and cant get anywhere. please please help me. A quote from the late Nelson Mandela: To be free is not merely to cast off ones chains, But to live in a way that respects and enhances The Freedom Of Others. I have Faith in you and your clinic to cast my chains off and give me freedom I do deserve as a wrongfully accused Man, son, brother, father, friend. Matthew Major DOC# 246179 Cause # : 53c02-1308-FA-000779 God Bless you. Please contact me with your decision so I know you made a life changing decision for me , just please at least write me so I know you care enough about your citizens to respond to cries for your help. You can speak openly with my mother Charlotte Spain (828) 476-0406: 71 Lakeview Dr. Canton, NC 28716 Thank You Matthew Major I know yall get thousands of request and inmates claiming innocence, and each person who are innocent deserve to have organizations like yours willing to fight for them and I give yall so much Thanks and I thank God everyday yall are out there caring enough to help free the innocents. Since discovering firsthand how easily lives and families can be destroyed by Poor Defense attorneys not doing their job . And Prosecutors allowed to do as they please in court

  4. Frankly, it is tragic that you are even considering going to an expensive, unaccredited "law school." It is extremely difficult to get a job with a degree from a real school. If you are going to make the investment of time, money, and tears into law school, it should not be to a place that won't actually enable you to practice law when you graduate.

  5. As a lawyer who grew up in Fort Wayne (but went to a real law school), it is not that hard to find a mentor in the legal community without your school's assistance. One does not need to pay tens of thousands of dollars to go to an unaccredited legal diploma mill to get a mentor. Having a mentor means precisely nothing if you cannot get a job upon graduation, and considering that the legal job market is utterly terrible, these students from Indiana Tech are going to be adrift after graduation.