The IndyBar Professionalism Committee is soliciting nominations for the 2014 IndyBar Professionalism Award (Attorney) and IndyBar Silver Gavel Award (Judge). Nominations are due by 8:30 a.m. Monday, July 21.
The awards were created in 2004 to summon to the spotlight lawyers and judicial officers whose careers exemplify the high calling and higher achievement of lawyers and judges in modern society. Visit indybar.org to see award criteria, and nominate a deserving legal professional by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Recipients will be honored at the Professionalism Luncheon on Tuesday, Sept. 30, which will feature special guest speaker Hon. John D. Tinder of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Register for the luncheon at indybar.org/events.
Past award recipients include: Hon. Anthony Metz, U.S. Bankruptcy Court; Sally Zweig, Katz & Korin; Hon. Sarah Evans Barker, US District Court, Southern Division; Marty Hollingsworth, Bingham McHale LLP; Douglas J. Hill, Hill Fulwider McDowell Funk & Matthews; Hon. John D. Tinder, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh District; Karl L. Mulvaney, Bingham McHale LLP; Hon. Charles J. Deiter, Marion Superior Court, Probate Division; Hon. Patricia J. Gifford, Marion Superior Court, Criminal Division; and John R. Maley, Barnes & Thornburg LLP.•