In This Issue of Indiana Lawyer


Robert Wade took it as a challenge when a colleague told him a few years back he'd never be able to launch a national health care practice from the South Bend market. The Krieg DeVault LLP lawyer is now known across the country for his work in the areas of Stark Law and health care compliance. For law school students, employability begins long before graduation day.  Lawyers say changes in estate distribution plans should prompt inquiries of whether undue influence has occurred.

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Change at the top means new leadership at Supreme Court

Chief Justice Brent Dickson led the Indiana Supreme Court for just two years, but attorneys who practice before the court said his decision to hand the reins to a colleague is in keeping with the leadership tone he set. Dickson expects to step down from his position as chief justice sometime before Sept. 1.

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Spotlight: Practical tips for new lawyers

Indiana Lawyer has been recognizing exemplary attorneys in our state since 2006 with the Leadership In Law awards. In recent years, we have asked the honorees – both seasoned veterans and those with only a few years of experience under their belts – to share practical advice that they received or, in retrospect, wish they had received, as young attorneys. New lawyers entering the practice in 2014 can soak up the wisdom shared and learn from these lawyers’ experiences.

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DTCI: Attorney-expert communications

When you assist and prepare an expert witness and ask him to formulate his opinion, you may wonder whether your oral and written communications with the expert will be discoverable. Being required to disclose such communications in discovery depends on whether your case is in federal or state court since the federal and Indiana rules currently differ as to what is protected.

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DTCI: Author! Author!

Volume XI of the DTCI Indiana Civil Litigation Review is now in the planning stages. The board of editors is seeking ideas and authors for articles for Volume XI, deadline September 2014.

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Abrams: See you in Cincinnati

By the time you are reading this article, I will be on my way to the 21st Annual Bench Bar in Cincinnati, Ohio. So, I asked myself when I attended my first Bench Bar, what is a Benesch commercial real estate lawyer going to do at a Bench Bar Conference? The answer? Lots of things.

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IndyBar: Pro Bono Opportunity Available for Tax Practitioners

Have you found yourself wanting to use your tax knowledge to benefit members of the community? Wouldn’t it be great if there was a way? Now there is! The Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic (NCLC) has partnered with the IndyBar Tax Section to create a unique opportunity for tax practitioners to use their tax knowledge in a new way

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