The Indiana Bar Foundation is making a final call for volunteers to serve as judges during the 2021 National High School Mock Trial Championship in mid-May.
Evansville attorney helps women engage in community through virtual nonprofit
Fulfilling a lifelong dream can be daunting, even unattainable. It can take years before someone takes steps toward fulfilling a goal set for themselves. But a young Evansville attorney is breaking walls and building new dreams daily, balancing both a legal practice and a female-focused not-for-profit organization.Read More
Web Exclusive: Lawyer hits 20-gallon milestone in blood donation
Jim Lauck, senior counsel at Kroger Gardis & Regas, recently hit the milestone of donating 20 gallons of blood. Reaching the milestone was a 40-year process.Read More
Sew it goes: Lawyers aid communities during pandemic
For the past several weekends, a sewing machine has been on Julie Andrews’ kitchen table. The Cohen & Malad attorney broke out her old friend, dusted it off and gave the machine a whirl after deciding to sew protective face masks for those on the front lines of tackling the novel coronavirus pandemic.Read More
Web Exclusive: Hoosier lawyers see benefits, costs in 4-day work week
A personal injury firm in Orlando has adopted a four-day work week. Some Hoosier lawyers say they’ve considered following suit, while others don’t think a four-day week is feasible for legal professionals.Read More
Two homeowners who built a pond in an airport district without a permit violated a local ordinance, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday, affirming judgment in favor of the local plan commission. However, an award of nearly $8,000 in attorney fees for the commission must be vacated.
On one side of an upcoming Supreme Court case over a proposed natural gas pipeline in New Jersey are two lawyers with more than 250 arguments between them. On the other is a lawyer for New Jersey who will be making his first Supreme Court appearance. It may be the greatest numerical mismatch in the history of the high court.
The Indiana Senate approved a bill reducing local attorney input into who serves on the judicial nominating commissions for Lake and St. Joseph counties Monday despite objections from Democratic senators, one of whom insinuated the changes were triggered by anonymous complaints from candidates who had lost out on judge appointments.
Nominations for Indiana Lawyer’s Leadership in Law Awards are now open as the annual recognition program prepares for its biggest honors yet. In addition to the traditional 15 Distinguished Barrister and 15 Up and Coming Lawyer Awards, Leadership in Law is adding two new categories of honorees for 2021.
A variety of scholarships are available to attend the 2021 IndyBar Bench Bar Conference June 17-19, 2021 at the Louisville Downtown Omni Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky.
Vernon Jordan, who rose from humble beginnings in the segregated South to become a champion of civil rights before reinventing himself as a Washington insider and corporate influencer, has died, according to a statement from his daughter. He was 85.
After a hiatus in 2020, Bench Bar is returning to Louisville this summer and it’ll be your chance to relax and get away for the weekend while reconnecting with each other and with your practice.
Members of the bench and bar gathered virtually for the official installation of the boards of directors of the Indianapolis Bar Association and Foundation on Thursday, Jan. 14.
Who are your top five lawyers of all time? That is indeed a very heavy question, writes IndyBar President Jimmie McMillian.
Meet Adam Christensen, the incoming president of the Indianapolis Bar Foundation.
Fewer than one in 100 civil matters are decided by juries and less than 4% of criminal cases are, a new study from the American Bar Foundation reports, even as lawyers and judges agree that jury trials tend to be fairer than many alternatives.
The American Bar Association is partnering with legal technology services and practice management software provider Clio to offer a toll-free hotline to answer practice-related questions from attorneys regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.
One Republican is dropping out of the primary race for Indiana attorney general and endorsing a new candidate who will try to oust GOP incumbent Curtis Hill from office.
The Indianapolis Bar Association & Foundation are committed to assisting both its members and central Indiana families in need during the coronavirus crisis. The IndyBar has implemented two new programs by and for its members: The IndyBar Crisis Empowerment Grant Program and The COVID-19 Virtual Pro Bono Program.
Retired attorney Thomas Norbert Eckerle writes to provide critical comment on the March 18, 2020, Indiana Lawyer article, “The what, why and how of addressing workplace implicit bias.”
How can a business or manufacturer legally protect external and aesthetic components from copycats and knockoff suppliers? Design patents.
Though they don’t have all the answers, legal professionals are being looked to for guidance as clients navigate their new realities.