The National Association of IOLTA Programs grew up with nurturing care from the American Bar Association, but now, at 32 years of age, the nonprofit is having to become more responsible for its own needs as the ABA undergoes a major restructuring.
Indiana law students, recent graduates and new attorneys, and paralegals are invited to further the discourse on legal ethics by participating in the Indiana State Bar Association’s legal ethics essay contest. The deadline for entry is Aug. 3.
Victims of recent severe storms and flooding in southeast and northwest Indiana can get legal help from a toll-free hotline thanks to a joint effort between the Indiana State Bar Association and Indiana Legal Services.
Whether it’s a complaint, an arbitration agreement or an appellate brief, knowing how to economize words to make a point within a limited word count is a skill that all attorneys, particularly litigators, must master to succeed in the law. That’s why the Indiana State Bar Association’s Litigation Section will offer a writing workshop with an internationally known legal writing expert at its fourth annual Litigation Symposium in August.
During the Indiana Supreme Court Admission Ceremony Tuesday in downtown Indianapolis, the state’s newest attorneys were reminded that how they conduct themselves as human beings will be just as important in their careers as their knowledge of the law.
Lawyers who participate in and pay for online legal referral services run the risk of violating multiple Indiana ethical rules, the Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission wrote in a first-of-its-kind advisory opinion released as part of a new ethical guidance program.