In This Issue of Indiana Lawyer

OCT. 21-NOV. 3, 2015

For more than 10 years, Judge Frances Gull has spearheaded efforts in Allen County to make the jury process easier and more convenient. She made jury duty less burdensome by incorporating technological advances that help potential jurors feel more comfortable and is being recognized nationally for her efforts. Attorneys caution against estate plans that place behavioral conditions on heirs. As part of our 25th anniversary coverage, we posed five questions to five attorneys admitted to practice in Indiana in 1990.

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Five for 5 at 25

As Indiana Lawyer marks its 25th anniversary, we posed five questions to five leaders in the legal community admitted to practice in 1990. Here’s what they had to say upon marking a quarter-century in the profession.

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Trust and the troubled child

Estate planning attorneys occasionally draw the strong-willed client who wants to leave money to an heir – but only if the kid sobers up, quits getting in trouble with the law, gets a job, stops living beyond his means, or changes behavior in some other way.

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Dean’s Desk: Legal clinics cultivate essential lawyering skills

I am certainly awarethat those of you reading this article know what legal clinics are and do – you all know that students in clinics learn how to interact with clients, opposing counsel and judges; but they also learn that actual clients are more important than they seem in casebooks and that their work makes a positive difference in their client’s lives.

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DTCI: Kudos

Congratulations to Gary J. Clendening, 1986 president of DTCI, who retired from the active practice of law on Oct. 1.

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Around DTCI

The northern Indiana young lawyers got to know each other better at a happy hour in Merrillville on Sept. 17 organized by the DTCI Young Lawyers Committee.

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IndyBar: Around the Bar

The IndyBar Family Law Section and Pro Bono Standing Committee hosted “Show Up to Sign Up,” a one-stop shop to connect attorneys and local organizations in search of volunteer help, on Wednesday, October 14.

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IndyBar: Shadley Honored with ADL Award

Local trailblazer Sue Shadley, Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP, was honored as the 2015 recipient of the Women and the Law Division’s Antoinette Dakin Leach Award at a luncheon held in her honor on Monday, Oct. 12 at Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse.

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