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Borrowing from the Boy Scouts motto, if I were to craft a lawyer's motto, it would be something like this: "To be prepared means you, as a lawyer, are, in all client matters, to be in a state of readiness in mind and body to do your duty."
Preparation for mediation is critical. It is as critical as preparing for a trial. Eighty-five to 90 percent of all civil cases settle at mediation or shortly thereafter and well before a jury trial. Therefore, to approach mediation as something that simply will pass and you do all your preparation for trial is a mistake on behalf of your client.
Please take a moment to nominate a female attorney who has demonstrated some of the attributes of Antoinette Dakin Leach by encouraging other women in the pursuit of this honorable profession or blazing a path not taken by others.
The Indiana Court of Appeals (COA) has issued two recent opinions that change things in the world of Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicates (OVWIs; they’re sometimes known as Driving Under the Influence or DUIs) and Maintaining a Common Nuisance (MCN) in a vehicle.