*John M. Stuckey and *Nicholas C. Nizamoff have joined DeFur Voran LLP. Stuckey joins as partner and Nizamoff as of counsel. They will practice primarily out of the Fishers office. Stuckey focuses his practice on design and construction, professional liability, employment and commercial litigation. Nizamoff represents clients in areas including commercial litigation and design professional business counseling and negotiations.
*Terrie Stockton has joined The Law Office of Jennifer Irons in Cedar Lake as an associate.
*Kevin P. Podlaski has joined Beers Mallers Backs & Salin LLP as a partner and chair of the litigation department.
*Amy L. Kluesner has joined Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP as an associate in the corporate & transactional practice group.
*Joel Henry has joined Faegre Baker Daniels LLP as an associate in the intellectual property group.
*Andrew J. Mallon, *Scott P. Fisher and *Christopher S. Drewry have been named as partners in Drewry Simmons Vornehm LLP.
*Brett Y. Hoy, *Jason M. Lee and *Lewis S. Wooton have been elected partners in Lewis Wagner LLP.
*Kevin G. Klausing and *Russell B. Cate have been elected to the partnership at Campbell Kyle Proffitt LLP.
*Eric N. Engebretson has been named partner at Whitham Hebenstreit & Zubek LLP.
*Angela Kelver Hall of Faegre Baker Daniels LLP has been named to the Michiana Forty Under 40 Class of 2014. Hall is a partner and business litigator who represents automotive, medical device, recreational vehicle, insurance and financial institution clients.
Former Hancock Superior Judge *Richard T. Payne was recently presented with the George B. Davis Jr. Distinguished Jurist Award by the Hancock County Bar Association. The award recognizes exemplary and dedicated service by Indiana judges.
*John L. Krauss has received the Sagamore of the Wabash, the IUPUI Chancellor’s Medal and the inaugural John L. Krauss Award for Public Policy Innovation. Krauss is retiring as director of the IU Public Policy Institute.
*Marion Superior Judge David Dreyer has been appointed to Holy Cross College’s board of trustees.