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*Patricia G. Duret has joined Wooden & McLaughlin LLP’s litigation team.
Nathan Hacker has joined Eskew Law LLC, where he will lead the firm’s family law practice.
*Elizabeth A. Murphy has joined Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP’s Indianapolis office as of counsel in the government relations and business and finance practice groups. Associate *Charlotte Fillenwarth has joined Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman P.C.’s Indianapolis office. She practices in the area of labor and employment law with a focus on business immigration.
*Thomas M. Gallmeyer has joined Burt Blee Dixon Sutton & Bloom LLP in Fort Wayne. His area of concentration is real estate.
*Peter J. Prettyman has joined Indiana Municipal Power Agency as vice president and general counsel. He previously was at Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP in Indianapolis.
*Marcus A. Heminger has joined Barrett & McNagny LLP in Fort Wayne as an associate. He concentrates his practice in corporate and business law and securities.
Elections and Appointments
Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP attorney *Angela Green has been selected co-chair of the Insurance Subcommittee of the ABA’s Environmental Litigation Section. Plews attorney *Ashley N. Leonard was selected as a member at-large for the Indianapolis Bar Association Health Care & Life Sciences Section Executive Committee. Her term is effective Jan. 1, 2015. Attorney *Josh S. Tatum was elected to the Indiana State Bar Association’s Appellate Practice Section’s Council at the ISBA annual meeting. He will serve a one-year term as the District Representative for Indiana Court of Appeals District 2.
*Brenda A. Roper, managing attorney of B.A. Roper & Associates LLC, has been elected through party caucus as judge of Center Township Small Claims Court, Marion County, Indiana.
Indianapolis solo practitioner *Michael S. Dalrymple was appointed secretary of the Indiana State Bar Association at its annual meeting Oct. 10 by ISBA President Jeff Hawkins. Dalrymple’s term expires October 2015.
Awards and Honors
Plunkett Cooney has received the 2014 Lifetime Community Service Award from DRI – the Voice of the Defense Bar. The Michigan law firm has an Indianapolis office.
Lewis Wagner LLP partner Jason M. Lee has been selected to participate in the Indianapolis Bar Association’s Bar Leader Series XII.•