In This Issue of Indiana Lawyer

JUNE 17-30, 2015

Two trial court judges with a breadth of experience hearing criminal and civil matters and a public defender who’s tried hundreds of appeals are finalists to be the next Indiana Court of Appeals judge. Indiana Tech Law School plans on reapplying for provisional accreditation after the ABA denied its first application. Immunity laws are flourishing in Indiana.

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Waiting for SCOTUS ruling on same-sex marriage

Evansville Police Sgt. Karen Vaughn-Kajmowicz and her wife, Tammy, battled the Indiana General Assembly’s effort to add the “one-man, one-woman” definition of marriage to the state constitution and eventually joined one of the lawsuits against the state to end the ban on same-sex marriage.

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Indiana Tech Law School

Indiana Tech to reapply for accreditation

Just four days after meeting with law school officials and hearing their presentation about their approach to legal education, the ABA Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar denied granting provisional accreditation to the Fort Wayne law school.

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McDonald takes ITLA leadership

James O. McDonald of Terre Haute has represented plaintiffs for more than four decades, and now the lawyer represents the state’s plaintiffs’ bar as president of the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association.

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Trimble: Do You Have a Brand?

Every professional meeting I attend these days seems to have a segment on the subject of “branding.” We are either being encouraged to develop a law firm brand or a personal brand, or both (At first I thought that a personal “brand” was just a euphemism for a tattoo, and the thought of a branding iron on my backside did not interest me.).

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IndyBar: Unlock Discounts with your IndyBar Membership

From solo practitioners to large firms, the pressure to cut costs in the legal profession is greater than ever. For IndyBar members, there’s an easy way to save money on everything from folders to flights from companies like Staples, Verizon and Expedia, simply through IndyBar membership.

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IndyBar: Are You The Next Nissa Ricafort?

In January, 2017, Nissa Ricafort will become the president of the Indianapolis Bar Association (IndyBar). One reason this is significant is because Ricafort will be the first IndyBar President who is also a graduate of the Bar Leader Series.

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IndyBar: Arlene Morris Named IndyBar Paralegal of the Year

The Indianapolis Bar Association is proud to recognize Arlene L. Morris of Whitham Hebenstreit & Zubek as the association’s Paralegal of the Year for 2015. Morris will be recognized for this honor at the IndyBar Paralegal Appreciation Luncheon, to be held Thursday, July 30 from noon to 1 p.m. at The Conrad Hotel.

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