John Proffitt’s colleagues have found him to be an important part of the legal profession, exemplifying not only the highest standards and ethics but also being active outside the practice of law to help the larger community.
After years of leadership in local and national bar organizations, Rubin & Levin P.C. managing partner Christine Hayes Hickey has assumed a new role that will allow her to provide leadership to other “lawyer-leaders” like herself: president of the National Conference of Bar Presidents.
Coal is still king when it comes to power production in the Midwest, but despite a presidential cheerleader for the industry, changes in motion for years coupled with market forces are dimming the outlook for an ancient fossil fuel in sharp decline.
With a little more than four months until the start of the 2018 Indiana General Assembly, lawmakers are back to work to consider two high-profile issues being closely watched by law enforcement and prosecutors throughout the state: civil forfeiture and constitutional carry — the proposition that people should be able to carry handguns without a license.
A former employee of the Indiana Department of Transportation failed to prove he was fired due to his post-traumatic stress disorder diagnosis, so a district court judge properly granted INDOT summary judgment on the employee’s discrimination claims, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals determined Monday.
A machine rental company did not owe a duty to train or offer to train a man who later died while using the boom lift on how to use the equipment and, thus, was entitled to summary judgment on a negligence claim brought by his estate, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled.
In order to comply with national requirements for Chapter 13 bankruptcy plans, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Indiana is modifying its current local plan and is seeking public comment on the proposed modifications.