As we prepare to enter the final month of 2020’s shorter (but nonetheless exciting) legislative session, the IndyBar is excited to host again one of our most engaging and important networking events of the year: the Lawyer-Legislator Luncheon on Feb. 25!
Each year, the Women and the Law Division presents its Mentorship Award, which seeks to honor a female legal professional who’s exhibited exceptional efforts to be a mentor to other women in the profession. This year, the division has selected Germaine Willett of Ice Miller LLP as the honorable recipient.
IndyBar President’s Column: Why Lawyers are Essential to the Legislature — The Curious Case of Mr. Mears Fishing Without Bait
The would-be angler Marvin Mears took an unexpected trip to the Supreme Court of Indiana after he caught a fish without bait. The law in Indiana said that “[i]t shall be unlawful for any person to take . . . or attempt to take . . . any fish in the waters of this state . . . by any means other than angling with hook and line.” Mr. Mears didn’t reasonably believe that the Indiana General Assembly intended to outlaw his scheme. He was “angling with hook and line” after all. Or so he thought.
The IndyBar is making legal education more accessible than ever. Get the info (and the credits) you need to succeed with our newly-reduced rates on CLE programs! Effective immediately, attorney members in practice eight or fewer years pay just $20 per credit hour at any one of the IndyBar’s more than 150 CLE programs held annually.
We’re giving you an exclusive look at some of the IBF’s newest leaders.
IndyBar: Who Is This Guy? How Did He Become President of IndyBar? And Why Should We Care About IndyBar Anyway?
What does the IndyBar do and why should we care and be active? Today, the IndyBar serves its members with 18 legal sections that provide expertise, resources, networking, referrals, CLE and much more.
Start your new year with a resolution to SAVE MONEY! We’re bringing back Free Fridays in 2020, which means you’ll save more time AND money with these complimentary offerings.
This year’s Bingham Greenebaum Doll Legislative Conference (BGD LegCon) in December was rife with Indiana’s renowned legislative staples.
The Indianapolis Bar Foundation expresses sincere gratitude to the 2019 Distinguished Fellows and Distinguished Life Fellows for their long and continuing support of our profession and community.
Few — if any — bar associations around the country have a separate and distinct law student-run entity that comes close to matching our level of programming and involvement. But the evolving nature of the legal field, both educationally and professionally, requires constant re-evaluation to make sure we remain in front of the curve.
Whether you’re working at a firm, at a nonprofit, for the government or you decided to hang your own shingle, it can feel lonely being a new attorney in a world of people who seem to have things figured out. We’re here for you. The IndyBar Young Lawyer Division (YLD) has put into place something we’re calling Office Hours!
This year, give yourself the gift. Give yourself the gift of a break, a little bit of sanity and some much-needed time with friends and family.
Have you heard of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Indiana (APABA Indiana)? It is a newer affinity bar association that is striving to become a household name, but it can only happen with your help!
I began taking helicopter flight lessons in 1998 (one of the best Father’s Day presents ever from my wife), and I’ve learned a few things in this process that apply to the practice of law.
We love to recognize the accomplisments of IndyBar members, and you’ve got two chances to honor two well-respected members of the legal community and the IndyBar!
The IndyBar prides itself on making the practice of law more productive, more profitable and more satisfying for its members. Through partnerships with a variety of service providers, IndyBar members have access to products and discounts that accomplish all three of those goals.