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IndyBar: Deduct Your IndyBar Foundation Donation!

The Internal Revenue Service is highlighting a special tax provision that allows more people to deduct donations to qualifying charities on their 2021 federal income tax return.  Make an impact on our community and profession now with your donation to the Indianapolis Bar Foundation.

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IndyBar: Indianapolis Bar Foundation Recognizes 2021 Fellows

The Indianapolis legal community thrives because of the dedication of many esteemed individuals who, using their unique talents, work together to advance justice and lead positive change. Each year the Indianapolis Bar Foundation honors such lawyers for their dedication to the law by bestowing on them the designation of Distinguished Fellow and Distinguished Life Fellow.

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IndyBar: The Beatles and a Letter to the IBF

Not that I’ve had much time for tooling around these days, but I have managed to watch a bit of the Peter Jackson cut of “The Beatles: Get Back” sessions. As you know, dear IndyBar Foundation, The Beatles are without equal for me. I’ve tried to explain the nearly impossible “amaze-balls-ness” of The Beatles to the skeptics/haters/uninitiated (or as much as a Midwestern kid born in 1981 can divine about the real Beatles experience), and this is the best I’ve come up with.

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IndyBar: IndyBar Members, Family and Friends Celebrated at the Memorial Service in Historic Indiana Supreme Court Courtroom

Friends, family and colleagues gathered in the Indiana Supreme Court courtroom on Nov. 10 for the IndyBar HEAL (Helping Enrich Attorneys’ Lives) Committee’s annual Celebration of Life & Career. Each year, this memorial service gives us an opportunity to honor the lives and careers of local attorneys, judges and paralegals who passed away in the previous year.

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IndyBar: Join Us for the IndyBar Association & Foundation Holiday Open House on Dec. 21!

Make plans to come by IndyBarHQ on Dec. 21 for a special open house event! We invite you to hang out at the beautiful IndyBarHQ space AND have your holiday gifts wrapped by volunteers in exchange for a donation to the IndyBar Foundation. You can also get end-of-year CLE credit, too! All proceeds will fund public outreach efforts of the Indianapolis Bar Association. More details to come.

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IndyBar: The No Time November IndyBar Foundation Mail Bag

In this fortnight’s edition and likely my penultimate column, we’re going to appropriate a well-worn columnist’s deus ex machina and writer’s block cheat code: the Autumnal Mail Bag! These are fake letters received from made-up members of the Indianapolis legal community seeking advice and providing glimpses into the day-to-day intersection of life and law.

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IndyBar: IndyBar Association & Foundation Gather to Honor Excellence in the Legal Profession

Each year, the IndyBar takes time to honor and celebrate local leaders with innovative ideas at the Indianapolis Bar Association & Foundation Recognition Breakfast. On Wednesday, Nov. 3, IndyBar members and friends gathered at the Meridian Hills Country Club to recognize the individuals who make outstanding contributions to the legal profession. Click image to enlarge.

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IndyBar: Legal Community Stars to Receive Recognition Awards

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 Nov. 3 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 2021.

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