United States authorities charged 48 people in Minnesota with conspiracy and other counts in what they said Tuesday was the largest pandemic-related fraud scheme yet, stealing $250 million from a federal program that provides meals to low-income children.
Two Indianapolis attorneys join BigWigs campaign to help fight breast cancer
Normally, Jayna Cacioppo and Neal Brackett fit the image of picture-perfect attorneys — polished, pressed and professional. But recently they have added a splash of pink to their appearance.Read More
Re-entry program gets unexpected but welcomed gift from new Barnes & Thornburg Foundation
PACE, a nonprofit that helps individuals who are being released from incarceration, is one of the first recipients of support from the Barnes & Thornburg Racial and Social Justice Foundation.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
A Hamilton County community champion: Legendary Lawyer Douglas Church
In a career that has spanned 50 years, Douglas Church not only developed his own private practice but also played an integral role in the blossoming of Hamilton County. He served as attorney for the town of Fishers from 1980 through 2015 and for the city of Noblesville from 1988 through 1996, helping those communities formulate and implement strategies for growth.Read More
A gold judicial collar made of glass beads that belonged to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is being auctioned to benefit a charity, the first time any of the her signature neckwear will be available for purchase.
What began with a desire to help and an offhanded comment about jumping into Lake Michigan has ended with the Lake County Bar Association raising a record $15,000 for the Northwest Indiana Food Bank.
More than 60 Frost Brown Todd LLC attorneys, paralegals and business professionals rallied together on March 1 to give back to their community after putting a pandemic-prompted pause on in-person community service events.
Students from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law are raising funds to benefit the children of Indianapolis as part of the Women’s Caucus’ 44th annual auction.
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana is wrapping up a toy and book drive focused on collecting 100 dolls of color and children’s books that celebrate the beauty of diversity.
The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered California to stop collecting the names and addresses of top donors to charities.
Indianapolis attorney D. Bryce Zoeller, a senior partner at Kightlinger & Gray LLP, is gearing up to get back on his bike for a good cause.
A jury in Valparaiso has awarded nearly $96,000 in damages to a northwest Indiana girl who was injured in 2018 while playing in a bounce house at a local YMCA.
Around central Indiana, employers are offering plenty of incentives to encourage their workers to get vaccinations as part of an effort to keep their office towers, stores, warehouses and factory floors safe for co-workers and visitors. But few, if any, are requiring workers to get vaccinated.
The FedEx Ground facility near Indianapolis International Airport reopened for business Wednesday, almost a week after the April 15 mass shooting at the site in which eight employees were killed. The company also has donated $1 million to a fund for victims.
Indianapolis-based Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic has been awarded a grant of just over $1 million from Lilly Endowment’s Enhancing Opportunity Initiative, allowing the legal aid provider to bolster its assistance to individuals who are reentering society after being incarcerated.
Bernie Madoff, the financier who pleaded guilty to orchestrating the largest Ponzi scheme in history, died in a federal prison early Wednesday, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press.
A New York-based copyright holder that sued the late Hoosier artist Robert Indiana a day before his death has reached a settlement with his estate and the foundation set up to transform the artist’s home into museum.
An effort by the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis to overturn the city’s designation of the Drake apartment building as a historic property has been transferred to federal court — even as the organization continues working with city officials on a plan to salvage the nearby building.
The president of Newfields resigned from his position Wednesday amid mounting staff and community criticism over a controversial job listing for the Indianapolis Museum of Art that described a need to attract a more diverse set of patrons while “maintaining the museum’s traditional, core, white art audience.”
When planning for the 2020 holiday campaign started last February, Indianapolis Legal Aid Society had big ideas to host a kickoff party and enlist volunteers to talk to donors face-to-face with the goal of bringing in record contributions. Then the COVID-19 crisis changed everything. Despite the obstacles, the holiday fundraiser not only collected donations but surpassed the original goal of $225,000.
The Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields has apologized for a job listing seeking a new director who would maintain the museum’s “traditional, core, white art audience.”
The Criminal Justice Section is kicking off the year by helping those in need! Please consider donating to our clothing drive: any coats, gloves, sweatshirts, sweatpants, socks (or any clothing!) can be dropped off in our donation box inside the front vestibule at IndyBarHQ (140 N. Illinois St.) by Feb. 4.