ILNews

On the Move - 7/3/13

IL Staff
July 3, 2013
Keywords
Back to TopCommentsE-mailPrintBookmark and Share
On The Move

On The Move highlights employment news, awards and honors attorneys receive, and board appointments or elected positions. Digital images should be 200 dpi and saved as eps, tiff or jpg. Color images are preferred. Information must be submitted at least 10 days before the Wednesday issue in which it is to appear. Submit your announcement at http://www.theindianalawyer.com/submit-on-the-move or email to managing editor Jennifer Nelson at jnelson@ibj.com. New Associations

jones-jeffrey-otm.jpg Jones

*Jeffrey T. Jones Jr. has joined Myers Hockemeyer & McNagny LLP in Columbia City.

Cynthia M. Locke and Richard H. Riegner have joined Cantrell Strenski & Mehringer LLP in Indianapolis as of counsel.

szaferski--emily-otm.jpg Szaferski
*Emily S. Szaferski has joined Barrett & McNagny LLP in Fort Wayne. She will concentrate her practice in domestic and family law areas.

Matt Strzynski has joined Cohen Garelick & Glazier in Indianapolis as a partner, where he concentrates his practice on commercial matters.

noffsinger-kyle-otm.jpg Noffsinger
*Kyle Noffsinger has joined Hensley Legal Group P.C., where he practices in personal injury litigation.
head-michael-otm.jpg Head
menkveld-marc-otm.jpg Menkveld
gahl-nicholas-otm.jpg Gahl
henderson-michele-otm.jpg Henderson
brauer-jim-otm.jpg Brauer
bowman-glenn-otm.jpg Bowman
wray-donn-otm.jpg Wray
*Nicholas Gahl and *Marc Menkveld have joined Katz & Korin P.C. in Indianapolis as associates. *Michael Head has joined as of counsel. *Glenn Bowman, *Jim Brauer, *Michele Henderson and *Donn Wray have joined the firm as partners.

Andrew P. Seiwert has been named corporation counsel for the city of Indianapolis, effective July 22. He twice previously served as associate corporation counsel and currently practices at Feiwell & Hannoy P.C. Brian Bailey will serve as budget director to lead the State Budget Agency. He is currently the chief of staff and general counsel at the Office of Management and Budget. Andrew Kossack will become general counsel and policy director at the Office of Management and Budget. Both start their new roles July 15.

liffrig-ryan-otm.jpg Liffrig
*Ryan Liffrig has joined the school law group at Church Church Hittle & Antrim as an associate.
loy-tammy-otm.jpg Loy
*Tammy Loy has joined ClaimAid, a provider of Medicaid, Supplemental Security Income and private program eligibility services for hospital and patients. She will serve as an attorney and advocate for families appealing Social Security benefits.

Jill Russell has been named general counsel for IndyGo, the Indianapolis Public Transportation Corp. Awards and Honors

silverthorn-leah-otm.jpg Silverthorn
*Leah Silverthorn of Wooden & McLaughlin LLP has been selected as a distinguished fellow of the Indianapolis Bar Foundation.

Firm Relocation

bays-beinart-jennifer-otm.jpg Beinart
bays-donna-otm.jpg Bays
*Donna J. Bays and *Jennifer Bays Beinart of Bays Family Law have relocated the firm to 7633 E. Stonegate Drive in Zionsville.
ADVERTISEMENT

Post a comment to this story

COMMENTS POLICY
We reserve the right to remove any post that we feel is obscene, profane, vulgar, racist, sexually explicit, abusive, or hateful.
 
You are legally responsible for what you post and your anonymity is not guaranteed.
 
Posts that insult, defame, threaten, harass or abuse other readers or people mentioned in Indiana Lawyer editorial content are also subject to removal. Please respect the privacy of individuals and refrain from posting personal information.
 
No solicitations, spamming or advertisements are allowed. Readers may post links to other informational websites that are relevant to the topic at hand, but please do not link to objectionable material.
 
We may remove messages that are unrelated to the topic, encourage illegal activity, use all capital letters or are unreadable.
 

Messages that are flagged by readers as objectionable will be reviewed and may or may not be removed. Please do not flag a post simply because you disagree with it.

Sponsored by
ADVERTISEMENT
Subscribe to Indiana Lawyer
  1. Call it unauthorized law if you must, a regulatory wrong, but it was fraud and theft well beyond that, a seeming crime! "In three specific cases, the hearing officer found that Westerfield did little to no work for her clients but only issued a partial refund or no refund at all." That is theft by deception, folks. "In its decision to suspend Westerfield, the Supreme Court noted that she already had a long disciplinary history dating back to 1996 and had previously been suspended in 2004 and indefinitely suspended in 2005. She was reinstated in 2009 after finally giving the commission a response to the grievance for which she was suspended in 2004." WOW -- was the Indiana Supreme Court complicit in her fraud? Talk about being on notice of a real bad actor .... "Further, the justices noted that during her testimony, Westerfield was “disingenuous and evasive” about her relationship with Tope and attempted to distance herself from him. They also wrote that other aggravating factors existed in Westerfield’s case, such as her lack of remorse." WOW, and yet she only got 18 months on the bench, and if she shows up and cries for them in a year and a half, and pays money to JLAP for group therapy ... back in to ride roughshod over hapless clients (or are they "marks") once again! Aint Hoosier lawyering a great money making adventure!!! Just live for the bucks, even if filthy lucre, and come out a-ok. ME on the other hand??? Lifetime banishment for blowing the whistle on unconstitutional governance. Yes, had I ripped off clients or had ANY disciplinary history for doing that I would have fared better, most likely, as that it would have revealed me motivated by Mammon and not Faith. Check it out if you doubt my reading of this, compare and contrast the above 18 months with my lifetime banishment from court, see appendix for Bar Examiners report which the ISC adopted without substantive review: https://www.scribd.com/doc/299040839/2016Petitionforcert-to-SCOTUS

  2. Wow, over a quarter million dollars? That is a a lot of commissary money! Over what time frame? Years I would guess. Anyone ever try to blow the whistle? Probably not, since most Hoosiers who take notice of such things realize that Hoosier whistleblowers are almost always pilloried. If someone did blow the whistle, they were likely fired. The persecution of whistleblowers is a sure sign of far too much government corruption. Details of my own personal experience at the top of Hoosier governance available upon request ... maybe a "fake news" media outlet will have the courage to tell the stories of Hoosier whistleblowers that the "real" Hoosier media (cough) will not deign to touch. (They are part of the problem.)

  3. So if I am reading it right, only if and when African American college students agree to receive checks labeling them as "Negroes" do they receive aid from the UNCF or the Quaker's Educational Fund? In other words, to borrow from the Indiana Appellate Court, "the [nonprofit] supposed to be [their] advocate, refers to [students] in a racially offensive manner. While there is no evidence that [the nonprofits] intended harm to [African American students], the harm was nonetheless inflicted. [Black students are] presented to [academia and future employers] in a racially offensive manner. For these reasons, [such] performance [is] deficient and also prejudice[ial]." Maybe even DEPLORABLE???

  4. I'm the poor soul who spent over 10 years in prison with many many other prisoners trying to kill me for being charged with a sex offense THAT I DID NOT COMMIT i was in jail for a battery charge for helping a friend leave a boyfriend who beat her I've been saying for over 28 years that i did not and would never hurt a child like that mine or anybody's child but NOBODY wants to believe that i might not be guilty of this horrible crime or think that when i say that ALL the paperwork concerning my conviction has strangely DISAPPEARED or even when the long beach judge re-sentenced me over 14 months on a already filed plea bargain out of another districts court then had it filed under a fake name so i could not find while trying to fight my conviction on appeal in a nut shell people are ALWAYS quick to believe the worst about some one well I DID NOT HURT ANY CHILD EVER IN MY LIFE AND HAVE SAID THIS FOR ALMOST 30 YEARS please if anybody can me get some kind of justice it would be greatly appreciated respectfully written wrongly accused Brian Valenti

  5. A high ranking Indiana supreme Court operative caught red handed leading a group using the uber offensive N word! She must denounce or be denounced! (Or not since she is an insider ... rules do not apply to them). Evidence here: http://m.indianacompanies.us/friends-educational-fund-for-negroes.364110.company.v2#top_info

ADVERTISEMENT