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*Gary R. Roberts will join Bose McKinney & Evans LLP as of counsel Sept. 1. He will continue to teach at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, where he is dean emeritus and Gerald L. Bepko Professor of Law.
Andrew Thompson has joined Ice Miller LLP in Indianapolis as the firm’s property tax director.
*Ashley Leonard has joined Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP as an associate. She will focus on transactional and regulatory health care matters, as well as corporate law and commercial real estate matters. *Chris Bavender has joined Plews Shadley as marketing director.
*Kelly Eskew has joined the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana as staff attorney.
Bryan Strawbridge has joined Frost Brown Todd LLC in Indianapolis as a member of the firm’s business litigation practice group. He focuses his law practice primarily in complex commercial litigation. Denise Barkdull has joined the firm’s finance and real estate and government services practice groups.
*Kelly J. Pitcher has joined Clendening Johnson & Bohrer P.C. as of counsel. Her primary practice area is litigation, focusing on medical malpractice defense.
*Allison B. Maloney has joined Krieg DeVault as of counsel in the firm’s governmental affairs practice; *April L. Aldridge has joined Krieg DeVault as a paralegal.
*Jacob McClellan has joined Bose McKinney & Evans LLP as an associate in the public finance group.
John F.W. Fleming has joined Densborn Blachly LLP as a partner, former Marion County deputy prosecutor Eric D. Schmadeke has joined as senior trial counsel, and Dwight Miller has joined as of counsel.
*Russell C. Menyhart has joined Taft Stettinus & Hollister LLP’s Indianapolis office as of counsel in the litigation practice group.
Appointments and Elections
Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP partner *Alan Hux has been elected to the board of directors for the Indiana Children’s Wish Fund. The statewide organization grants wishes to Indiana children, ages 3-18, who have been diagnosed with a life-threatening or terminal illness.
Lewis Wagner LLP marketing director *Kelly Ivcevich Noga has been elected to serve a three-year term as a member of the Saint Mary’s College Alumnae Board.
Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP partner *Todd J. Janzen has been reappointed chair of the American Bar Association’s Agricultural Management Committee, which is part of the ABA’s Section of Environment, Energy and Resources. The one-year term is effective Aug. 10. Associate *Shelley Jackson has been appointed to the board of directors for the Hamilton Southeastern Schools Foundation effective Aug. 1.
Awards and Honors
*Jacqueline Pimentel-Gannon of Faegre Baker Daniels LLP was presented with a Rising Star Award from the National Immigrant Justice Center on June 12. The Rising Star designation recognizes extraordinary commitment to ensuring access to justice and generosity in providing high quality pro bono services to clients with complex immigration cases.
Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP partner *Jonathan G. Polak has been selected as a fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. Polak is a member of the firm’s intellectual property, business and litigation groups.
*Matthew Tandy of Tandy Law Firm has been named to the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40.
*George Plews, founding partner of Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP, has been honored with the 2014 Hoosier Heritage Lifetime Achievement Award during the 30th annual Hoosier Heritage Night fundraiser on June 11.
New Office Keller Macaluso LLP has relocated to 760 3rd Ave. SW, Suite 210 in Carmel.•