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IBA Frontlines - 12/3/14

December 3, 2014

Thank You, Legal Line Volunteers!

Volunteers at the IndyBar’s November 11 Legal Line program took a record-breaking 137 calls from members of the community seeking legal guidance. Thank you to Tabitha Balzar, Lewis & Kappes PC; Kyle Christi, Cline Farrell Christie & Lee PC; Kathryn Cimera, Mallor Grodner LLP; Beth Cox, Cox & Koons; Sandy Davis, Wooden & McLaughlin LLP; Erica Drew, Wooden & McLaughlin LLP; Patricia Durett, Wooden & McLaughlin LLP; Matt Foster, Indiana State Health Department; Samantha Hargitt, Wooden & McLaughlin LLP; Paul Jansen, Threlkeld & Associates; Jere Rosebrock, Wooden & McLaughlin LLP; and Finis Tatum IV, Foley & Abbott.

Ethics Credit with a Side of Laughter

Looking for ethics credits as the new year approaches? This December, the IndyBar is partnering with Lawpsided Webinar to bring members a month of online CLE webinars with ethics credit. Comedian Sean Carter will present five webinars in December. For more information, visit indybar.org/news/blog/?p=1471.

Changes to Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure Effective December 1

Several changes to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure became effective Dec. 1, 2014. Those changes include a complete overhaul of the bankruptcy appeal process. In addition, several of the forms to be used in bankruptcy cases and proceedings are changing. A new fee of $25 will also be charged for motions concerning the redaction of personal identifiers. Visit insb.uscourts.gov for more information.

Celebrate Our Retiring Judges!

Marion Superior Court will see the retirement of four esteemed judges this year. See below for details on how you can honor their years of service.

Judges David Shaheed, Theodore Sosin and Patrick McCarty

Members of the bar are cordially invited to a retirement celebration in honor of Judge David Shaheed, Judge Theodore Sosin and Judge Patrick McCarty. The celebration will occur Friday, Dec. 5, 2014 from noon to 3 p.m. in the Marion Superior Court, Civil Division 2, W-443 City County Building.

Please come congratulate these fine judges for their years of service to the citizens of Indianapolis and Marion County. Food and refreshments will be provided, and all are welcome.

Judge Gerald S. Zore

Please join the Bench and Bar for a retirement celebration recognizing 40 years of active service by the Honorable Gerald S. Zore of the Marion Superior Court. The celebration will take place in the 17th Floor Courtroom at the City County Building on Friday, Dec. 19, 2014 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Special presentations will begin at 2 p.m.

All are welcome. Refreshments will be provided and have been sponsored by the Indianapolis Bar Association’s Estate Planning and Administration Section. No RSVP is necessary.•

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