On The Move

On The Move - 5/22/13

May 22, 2013
IL Staff
See who's recently joined Indiana firms or been honored for their work.
More

On The Move - 5/8/13

May 8, 2013
IL Staff
Read about who's recently been honored, appointed to a board or joined an Indiana firm.
More

On The Move -4/24/13

April 24, 2013
IL Staff
Read about what awards Indiana Lawyers have recently received.
More

On The Move - 4/10/13

April 10, 2013
See who's recently joined Indiana firms, made partner or opened a new office.
More

On The Move - 3/27/13

March 27, 2013
IL Staff
Read who's joined Indiana law firms, made partner or received an award.
More

On The Move - 3/13/13

March 13, 2013
IL Staff
Read about recent employment moves and appointments of Indiana attorneys.
More

On The Move - 2/27/13

February 27, 2013
IL Staff
See who's joined Indiana firms, received promotions or opened a new law office.
More

On the Move - 2/13/13

February 13, 2013
IL Staff
Read who's joined Indiana firms and who's been promoted recently.
More

On the Move - 1/30/13

January 30, 2013
IL Staff
See who's joined Indiana firms, made partner or honored recently.
More

On the Move - 1/16/13

January 16, 2013
IL Staff
Read what attorneys have joined Indiana firms, become partner, or recently been honored.
More

ON THE MOVE - 1/2/13

January 2, 2013
Read who's joined Indiana law firms and been elected or honored recently.
More

On the Move - 12/7/12

December 5, 2012
IL Staff
Read who's joined Indiana firms, been appointed to boards and received awards.
More

On the Move - 11/9/12

November 7, 2012
IL Staff
Read who's been honored, elected, or joined a new firm.
More

On The Move- 10/12/12

October 10, 2012
See who's joined Indiana firms, won awards, or been elected officers.
More

On the Move - 9/14/12

September 12, 2012
IL Staff
Read about attorneys who have recently joined Indiana firms, been promoted or won awards.
More

On the Move - 8/3/12 - 8/16/12

August 1, 2012
IL Staff
See who's joined Indiana firms, been promoted, or received an award.
More

On the Move - 7/6/12

July 4, 2012
IL Staff
See who's joined Indiana firms, who's been honored and who's been elected to boards.
More

On The Move - 6/8/12

June 6, 2012
IL Staff
Read who's joined firms in Indiana, been honored, and become partner.
More

On the Move - 5/11/12

May 9, 2012
IL Staff
See who's been honored and joined Indiana firms.
More

On The Move - 4/13/12

April 11, 2012
IL Staff
See who's joined Indiana firms, been appointed to boards or recently honored.
More

On The Move -3/2/12

February 29, 2012
IL Staff
See who's been promoted, joined an Indiana firm, and been appointed to local boards.
More

On the Move - 2/3/12

February 1, 2012
IL Staff
See who's been promoted or honored recently in the Indiana legal community.
More

On the Move -1/6/12

January 4, 2012
IL Staff
See who's joined Indiana firms, what awards attorneys have received and who has been promoted.
More

On The Move - 12/7/11

December 7, 2011
IL Staff
See who's joined Indiana law firms, who has opened up a new firm, and what awards attorneys have received.
More

On the Move - 11/9/11

November 9, 2011
IL Staff
Read who's joined Indiana firms, been appointed, or honored recently.
More
Page  << 1 2 3 4 >> pager
Sponsored by
ADVERTISEMENT
Subscribe to Indiana Lawyer
  1. From back in the day before secularism got a stranglehold on Hoosier jurists comes this great excerpt via Indiana federal court judge Allan Sharp, dedicated to those many Indiana government attorneys (with whom I have dealt) who count the law as a mere tool, an optional tool that is not to be used when political correctness compels a more acceptable result than merely following the path that the law directs: ALLEN SHARP, District Judge. I. In a scene following a visit by Henry VIII to the home of Sir Thomas More, playwriter Robert Bolt puts the following words into the mouths of his characters: Margaret: Father, that man's bad. MORE: There is no law against that. ROPER: There is! God's law! MORE: Then God can arrest him. ROPER: Sophistication upon sophistication! MORE: No, sheer simplicity. The law, Roper, the law. I know what's legal not what's right. And I'll stick to what's legal. ROPER: Then you set man's law above God's! MORE: No, far below; but let me draw your attention to a fact I'm not God. The currents and eddies of right and wrong, which you find such plain sailing, I can't navigate. I'm no voyager. But in the thickets of law, oh, there I'm a forester. I doubt if there's a man alive who could follow me there, thank God... ALICE: (Exasperated, pointing after Rich) While you talk, he's gone! MORE: And go he should, if he was the Devil himself, until he broke the law! ROPER: So now you'd give the Devil benefit of law! MORE: Yes. What would you do? Cut a great road through the law to get after the Devil? ROPER: I'd cut down every law in England to do that! MORE: (Roused and excited) Oh? (Advances on Roper) And when the last law was down, and the Devil turned round on you where would you hide, Roper, the laws being flat? (He leaves *1257 him) This country's planted thick with laws from coast to coast man's laws, not God's and if you cut them down and you're just the man to do it d'you really think you would stand upright in the winds that would blow then? (Quietly) Yes, I'd give the Devil benefit of law, for my own safety's sake. ROPER: I have long suspected this; this is the golden calf; the law's your god. MORE: (Wearily) Oh, Roper, you're a fool, God's my god... (Rather bitterly) But I find him rather too (Very bitterly) subtle... I don't know where he is nor what he wants. ROPER: My God wants service, to the end and unremitting; nothing else! MORE: (Dryly) Are you sure that's God! He sounds like Moloch. But indeed it may be God And whoever hunts for me, Roper, God or Devil, will find me hiding in the thickets of the law! And I'll hide my daughter with me! Not hoist her up the mainmast of your seagoing principles! They put about too nimbly! (Exit More. They all look after him). Pgs. 65-67, A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS A Play in Two Acts, Robert Bolt, Random House, New York, 1960. Linley E. Pearson, Atty. Gen. of Indiana, Indianapolis, for defendants. Childs v. Duckworth, 509 F. Supp. 1254, 1256 (N.D. Ind. 1981) aff'd, 705 F.2d 915 (7th Cir. 1983)

  2. "Meanwhile small- and mid-size firms are getting squeezed and likely will not survive unless they become a boutique firm." I've been a business attorney in small, and now mid-size firm for over 30 years, and for over 30 years legal consultants have been preaching this exact same mantra of impending doom for small and mid-sized firms -- verbatim. This claim apparently helps them gin up merger opportunities from smaller firms who become convinced that they need to become larger overnight. The claim that large corporations are interested in cost-saving and efficiency has likewise been preached for decades, and is likewise bunk. If large corporations had any real interest in saving money they wouldn't use large law firms whose rates are substantially higher than those of high-quality mid-sized firms.

  3. The family is the foundation of all human government. That is the Grand Design. Modern governments throw off this Design and make bureaucratic war against the family, as does Hollywood and cultural elitists such as third wave feminists. Since WWII we have been on a ship of fools that way, with both the elite and government and their social engineering hacks relentlessly attacking the very foundation of social order. And their success? See it in the streets of Fergusson, on the food stamp doles (mostly broken families)and in the above article. Reject the Grand Design for true social function, enter the Glorious State to manage social dysfunction. Our Brave New World will be a prison camp, and we will welcome it as the only way to manage given the anarchy without it.

  4. When I hear 'Juvenile Lawyer' I think of an attorney helping a high school aged kid through the court system for a poor decision; like smashing mailboxes. Thank you for opening up my eyes to the bigger picture of the need for juvenile attorneys. It made me sad, but also fascinated, when it was explained, in the sixth paragraph, that parents making poor decisions (such as drug abuse) can cause situations where children need legal representation and aid from a lawyer.

  5. Some in the Hoosier legal elite consider this prayer recommended by the AG seditious, not to mention the Saint who pledged loyalty to God over King and went to the axe for so doing: "Thomas More, counselor of law and statesman of integrity, merry martyr and most human of saints: Pray that, for the glory of God and in the pursuit of His justice, I may be trustworthy with confidences, keen in study, accurate in analysis, correct in conclusion, able in argument, loyal to clients, honest with all, courteous to adversaries, ever attentive to conscience. Sit with me at my desk and listen with me to my clients' tales. Read with me in my library and stand always beside me so that today I shall not, to win a point, lose my soul. Pray that my family may find in me what yours found in you: friendship and courage, cheerfulness and charity, diligence in duties, counsel in adversity, patience in pain—their good servant, and God's first. Amen."

ADVERTISEMENT