In This Issue of Indiana Lawyer

OCT. 13-26, 2010

Only on Indiana Lawyer, read the responses of questions posed by IL to the five Indiana Court of Appeals judges up for retention. Meet some lawyers who love hitting the open road on their motorcycles. Read about anti-piracy legislation that's tackling IP enforcement.

Top StoriesBack to Top

Biking barristers

Maybe it’s no surprise that after a long week in the office meeting with clients, attending court hearings, and handling filings that a journey on the open road with nothing but a motorcycle and maybe a few friends is the perfect way to spend the weekend.

Read More

Education conclave focuses on diversity, economy

When the Indiana State Bar Association gets law students, attorneys, professors, judges, court administrators, deans, and representatives of Indiana’s Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program, Disciplinary Commission, Board of Law Examiners, and the Indiana Bar Foundation are all in the same place for a few hours, some interesting dialogues are bound to take place.

Read More

Discipline case poses questions on recusals, separation of powers

Delaware County Prosecutor Mark McKinney should be publicly reprimanded for violating four professional conduct rules in his handling of civil forfeiture matters as a private attorney while simultaneously prosecuting those same criminal defendants, according to a hearing officer the Indiana Supreme Court appointed to examine disciplinary charges against the prosecutor.

Read More

Marion County prosecutor candidates face off

The two candidates for Marion County prosecutor faced each other at their alma mater, Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis, Sept. 29, in a debate sponsored by the Republican Law Coalition, the Democratic Law Society, and the Criminal Law Association of the law school.

Read More

FocusBack to Top

OpinionBack to Top

In BriefBack to Top

Candidate on ballot as appeal proceeds

The Indiana Supreme Court has refused to sidestep the state’s intermediate appellate court on a judicial-election issue from Lake County, while the lower appeals court decided not to grant an expedited-hearing request despite the pending election.

Read More

Special SBack to Top

Disciplinary ActionsBack to Top

Bar AssociationsBack to Top

ISBA panel still studying ALJ issues

Gov. Mitch Daniels fired the state’s top utility regulator recently, citing ethical concerns about how a now-former administrative law judge presided over cases involving a regulated energy company leading up to his taking a job there. The governor’s actions told those serving as state agency ALJs that the spirit of a mandatory one-year cooling-off rule […]

Read More

DTCI Kudos

Lloyd H. Milliken, Jr., (past president) and Randall R. Riggs, partners in Frost Brown Todd, who were recognized in the September/October 2010 Super Lawyers® Corporate Counsel Edition.

John C. Trimble (past president), partner in Lewis Wagner, who has been appointed chair of the Public Policy Committee of DRI.

Read More

IBA: Blomquist announced as 2013 IndyBar President

The Indianapolis Bar Association’s Nominating Committee has announced the selection of Kerry Hyatt Blomquist, General Counsel for the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence as the 2013 President of the Association. Blomquist will be the organization’s 135th President.

Read More

IBA: Inaugural Class of Senior Fellows

The Indianapolis Bar Foundation had inducted a new class of fellows, Senior Fellows. Senior Fellows of the Indianapolis Bar Foundation are Distinguished Fellows who have been nominated based upon their continued and outstanding dedication to the welfare of their communities and to the high­est principles of the legal profession.

Read More

IBA: 2010 IBA Diversity Job Fair

For the third year in a row, the Indianapolis Bar Association’s Diversity Job Fair has successfully created employment opportunities in Indianapolis for a diverse set of students from around the country.

Read More