*Leeann P. Simpkins has joined Wooden & McLaughlin LLP as an associate, where she will focus her practice in the areas of employment law, health care and general litigation.
*Katherine E. Carlton and *Lindsey A. Kovener have joined Schuckit & Associates P.C. in Zionsville as associates.
*Matt Lawson has joined Riley Bennett & Egloff LLP as an associate.
*Kevin W. Vanderground has joined Church Church Hittle & Antrim as a partner. He will be based in the firm’s Merrillville office.
*Katherine R. Gould has joined Burt Blee Dixon Sutton & Bloom LLP in Fort Wayne as an associate. Her areas of practice will be concentrated in civil litigation and business law.
*J. Anita Ray has been appointed director of development for Indianapolis Legal Aid Society.
Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP attorney *Julian Harrell has been named to Lawyers of Color’s second annual Hot List, which recognizes early- to mid-career minority attorneys working as in-house counsel, government attorneys and law firm associates and partners.
*Andrea L. Ciobanu has been elected as the American Bar Association Young Lawyer Division’s District 15 Representative.
*Michael P. Bishop, partner at Cohen Garelick & Glazier, has been selected to serve on the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law Board of Visitors.