On The Move highlights employment news, awards and honors attorneys receive, and board appointments or elected positions. Digital images should be 200 dpi and saved as eps, tiff or jpg. Color images are preferred. Information must be submitted at least 10 days before the Wednesday issue in which it is to appear. Submit your announcement at http://www.theindianalawyer.com/submit-on-the-move or email to managing editor Jennifer Nelson at [email protected]. New Associations
*Ann Smith Mischler has joined Wright Shagley & Lowery P.C. She previously served as magistrate judge in Sullivan County for 15 years.
*Paul A. Jansen and *Kelly A. Roth have joined Threlkeld & Associates. Both practice primarily in litigation, focusing on insurance defense.
*Allison DeYoung has joined Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman P.C. She practices in the area of health law with a focus on supply chain procurement, operations and management issues, and business transaction services.
*Ellen D. Gregory and *Christopher M. Ripley have joined Bamberger Foreman Oswald and Hahn LLP. Gregory, who works primarily in environmental and OSHA law, has joined the Indianapolis office. Ripley, who works primarily in estate planning and administration, guardianships, Medicaid planning and business succession planning, has joined the Evansville office.
Promotions Joshua W. Casselman became a partner of Rubin & Levin P.C. Jan. 1. He practices in commercial litigation and creditors’ rights. Beginning Jan. 1, Brian Clifford became a partner in Faegre Baker Daniels LLP’s Fort Wayne office, and Jessica Benson Cox, Christine Long, Jennifer A. Pearcy and Louis T. Perry became partners in the firm’s Indianapolis office.
*Kevin D. Koons became a partner with Kroger Gardis & Regas LLP, effective Jan. 1.
Michele Lorbieski Anderson has been appointed as a member of Frost Brown Todd LLC in Indianapolis. She practices in the litigation department.
*David L. Guevara has been elected partner in Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP’s Indianapolis office.
*Todd G. Relue became a partner with Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP, effective Jan. 1.
*Cathy M. Brownson has been made partner at Coots Henke and Wheeler P.C. She practices primarily in family law and now offers services as a registered domestic relations mediator and civil mediator at The Center at Coots Henke and Wheeler.
*Adam M. Henry, of Beers Mallers Backs & Salin LLP in Fort Wayne, has become a partner. He concentrates his practice in the areas of business and transactions, real estate, municipal law and litigation.nonbreaking space
Appointments and Elections
*Curt DeVoe was elected to serve as managing partner of Plews Shadley Racher Braun LLP, effective Jan. 1.
*Andrea Ciobanu has been elected chair of the Indiana State Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Section.
Faegre Baker Daniels LLP partner James Brotherson, of South Bend, has been elected chairman of the Lawyers Committee for the Recreational Vehicle Industry Association. Cynthia Carrasco has been named inspector general of Indiana by Gov. Mike Pence. Her appointment became effective Jan. 11.
*Marie Castetter has been appointed chief deputy prosecutor of the Hancock County Prosecutor’s Office.
*Ali S. Sylvia, the immediate past-managing partner of Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP, was elected the 2015 president of Indy Commercial Real Estate Women, effective Jan. 1.
Firm associate *Matthew D. Neumann has been appointed the 2015 chair of the IndyBar Young Lawyers Division and a member of the IndyBar board of directors.
Andrea Cohen has been elected vice president of the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana board of directors. She practiced law for more than 20 years before owning a catering business and has been on the board since 2012. Jim Spangler, a public defender in Lawrence County, joined the ACLU of Indiana board of directors, effective Jan. 1. Stephen Briles, a member of the Class of 2015 at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law, has also joined the board. New Firm
*Matt Boulton has opened Boulton Law Group LLC in Brownsburg, which focuses on civil and business litigation, as well as mediation services.