The Indiana Supreme Court has appointed a northern Indiana attorney and central Indiana judge to the Commission for Continuing Legal Education.
Goshen attorney John D. Ulmer's term on the commission began Dec. 11, 2008 and continues through 2010. Ulmer, a commercial, personal injury, and insurance defense litigation attorney at Yoder Ulmer & Buckingham, replaces Jeffrey A. Lind, who was recently elected vice president of the Indiana State Bar Association. Ulmer also served as a representative in the Indiana legislature for 10 years.
Johnson Circuit Judge Mark Loyd's term on the commission began Sept. 11, 2008, when he replaced Allen Superior Judge David Avery as chair of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee of the Indiana Judicial Conference. Judge Loyd is an ex officio member of the commission.
Board members take part in interpreting the Supreme Court rules that regulate continuing legal education, mediation education, and regulation of the state's attorney specialization program. The Indiana Supreme Court oversees the commission.