In This Issue of Indiana Lawyer

JUNE 8-21, 2012

Meet the men behind the names of two of Indiana's law schools.The Indiana Trial Lawyers Association teamed with the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana to promote civility. Some attorneys from large firms find practicing from home works for them.

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Courting civility

The Indiana Trial Lawyers Association joined with the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana to promote courtesy among adversaries. The two held a seminar on civility at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law.

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Teen Court receives 2012 IBF Impact Fund

The 2012 Impact Fund grant from the Indianapolis Bar Foundation has been given to Reach For Youth – Teen Court to support a part-time teen court coordinator. The bar foundation made the announcement at its Impact Fund Celebration Breakfast May 30.

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Chinn: Tell Us How We Are Doing

The leadership of the IndyBar is an active lot and my sense is that most members of leadership feel positive about the bar’s activity level and performance. And by any objective measure, the IndyBar’s event calendar is full and its service offerings are growing. Let me give you just five examples.

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IBA: Some Growth in Legal Hiring Anticipated Nationally

A recent national survey indicated nearly nine in 10 (88 percent) executives anticipate no changes to the size of their teams in the next three months. Specifically in law, a net 30 percent of lawyers are planning to increase staff levels in the third quarter which actually represented the strongest growth among the professions surveyed.

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IBA: Gooden Joins City-County Council

William W. Gooden, an attorney with Clark Quinn Moses Scott & Grahn and a member of the Indianapolis Bar Foundation Board of Directors, was sworn in as a City-County Council member last week after being selected by the Marion County Republican Caucus to represent District 3.

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