In This Issue of Indiana Lawyer

SEPT. 28-OCT. 11, 2022

Decades after returning home from war, Dentons attorney Dan Byron finally got the hero's welcome he deserved. Byron was recently honored with a visit to Washington D.C. as part of Indy Honor Flight and spoke with IL reporter Katie Stancombe about the trip and his service. Kevin Betz, co-founder of Betz + Blevins, is in a current battle of his own. Senior reporter Marilyn Odendahl recently chatted with Betz following his retirement due to Parkinson's disease. Also in this issue we have a story on an NIL initiative at Indiana University Maurer School of Law, an update on the infamous 2019 judges shooting at an Indianapolis White Castle, and a Focus story on nonattorneys and their place in mediation.  Read those stories and more in the Sept. 28 - Oct. 11, 2022, issue of Indiana Lawyer.

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Trial court rules abortion ban violates state constitution

The ruling that blocked Indiana’s new abortion law brought a mix of reactions, the reopening of abortion clinics, a pledge to appeal and an indication that the fight over reproductive rights could be long and messy. In a Sept. 22 order, Special Judge Kelsey Hanlon enjoined enforcement of Senate Enrolled Act 1, finding the state’s […]

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NAWJ conference to bring judges, ideas to Indiana

The National Association of Women Judges will be returning to the Hoosier State in October 2023 for its annual convention, which will bring judges from across the country and around the world to Indianapolis and put the spotlight on the Indiana legal community. Along with showcasing local lawyers, judges and law professors at the educational […]

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Going online for dispute resolution

Online dispute resolution has grown in popularity since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, depending on who you ask, ODR could be defined in different ways. While many legal functions can now be completed by virtual means, Indiana’s judiciary didn’t have a “formal” ODR concept until last year. An ODR pilot project is currently […]

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IndyBar: Lawyers and the New Normal

Whether it was a personal illness, the death of a loved one, e-learning with our kids, or just dealing with the inconvenience and stress caused by various disruptions to our routines (some more significant than others), it is fair to say that many of COVID-19’s impacts would have to be put on the negative side of any ledger. However, there were positives as well.

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