The IndyBar will be awarding the Professionalism Award to Julia A. Carpenter, a partner at Krieg DeVault LLP and chair of the firm’s Commercial and Real Estate Lending Practice Group.
In the one-year period ending Sept. 30, 2019, there were 4,496 motions for time filed in civil cases. In at least half of these motions, the request fails to comply with three important and relevant Federal Rules of Civil Procedure; Rules 1, 6 and 16.
Join us on Nov. 19 at Meridian Hills Country Club as we honor just a handful of the many lawyers, judges, students and more who’ve made their mark in 2019.
The IndyBar Women and the Law Division proudly recognized Judge Heather Welch of the Marion Superior Court as the recipient of this year’s Antoinette Dakin Leach Award honoring a trailblazing woman in the legal profession.
For the 15th year in a row, the Indianapolis Bar Foundation (IBF) hosted a successful Lawyer Links Golf Classic at the Country Club of Indianapolis this July.
There’s more to being a lawyer than knowing the law. IndyBar Law Practice Management Services connect to you to the resources, information and contacts that will empower you to build your practice and achieve your goals. Take at this information on the IndyBar’s Law Practice Management services.
Retired Admiral William McRaven’s 2014 commencement address advice was this: “If you want to change the world, start off by making your bed … If you can’t do the little things right, you will never do the big things right.” This advice finds perfect application in our profession, and I have been thinking lately about the importance of perfecting our process.
The Indianapolis Bar Foundation (IBF) Nominating Committee has announced its slate of officers for 2020, naming Raegan Gibson of Paganelli Law Group to the position of First Vice President. Gibson will assume the role of president-elect in 2021 and will lead the IBF as president in 2022.
The Indianapolis legal community is fortunate to be home to thousands of individuals who work their hardest each day for the benefit of their profession, their community and their families. Join us on November 19 at Meridian Hills Country Club as we honor just a handful of the many lawyers, judges, students and more who’ve made their mark in 2019.
Connecting with potential clients is a crucial first step in business development for lawyers, especially as consumers increasingly turn to the internet for their search. Now, an even better way to capture those leads is available from the Indianapolis Bar Association with the launch of a brand-new artificial intelligence-fueled national lawyer referral platform.
The Indianapolis Bar Association’s Nominating Committee has announced the selection of the Hon. Alicia Gooden as the 2022 President of the Indianapolis Bar Association. Judge Gooden will serve as the association’s First Vice President on the 2020 Board of Directors and as President-Elect in 2021.
Given that some elderly Indiana residents are likely to be in possession illegally of cannabis or are legally self-administering CBD products, how should Indiana health facilities address the issue in their policies? As a legal product, CBD now presents the same issues encountered with the self-administration of any other over-the-counter medication. Cannabis is more complicated though.
The IndyBar Government Practice Section is pleased to offer two tickets to Bingham Greenebaum Doll’s 28th annual Legislative Conference (LegCon) to section members. LegCon will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 4 at the Indiana Convention Center.
IndyBar: Remember and Honor: Celebrate IndyBar Members’ Lives at the Celebration of Life and Career on Nov. 14
Each fall, the IndyBar remembers, honors, and celebrates the lives of members of the profession who passed away during the previous year (October 1, 2018 to September 1, 2019). Judge Steven Eichholtz and Commissioner Kelly Scanlan will moderate our service and will be joined by members of the judiciary and leaders of the Indianapolis Bar Association in conducting our celebration Nov. 14.
Indiana health care facilities should prepare for the possibility that some of their patients may legally purchase recreational marijuana in Illinois or Michigan or may be approved medical marijuana patients holding medical cards from Michigan, Ohio, or Illinois.
The Marion County Bar Association (MCBA) has invested significant time, thought and resources in 2019 to ensure we are mastering “small things in a great way.” Much of the work goes unseen, but these efforts represent fundamental building blocks integral to enhancing the MCBA’s reach and impact. We believe this approach is a proven formula for sustained relevance and long-term success.
I’ve been a public defender since I graduated from law school, and I have found criminal law attorneys especially collegial and close-knit. I was interested in hearing another attorney’s perspective on the criminal law community and wanted to speak with someone who had practiced both as a prosecutor and a criminal defense attorney. Attorney Katie Jackson-Lindsay kindly answered some questions for me.