Indiana’s chapter of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association is hosting the national bar association’s regional conference later this month, bringing a famed member of the “Star Trek” cast to the Hoosier state.
Attorneys interested in representing victims of domestic violence in court can learn about providing pro bono civil assistance during a continuing legal education program offered by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana.
Several amendments to various Indiana rules made by the Indiana Supreme Court were introduced announced in orders issued Thursday.
Nearly 145 attorneys have been suspended from the practice of law in Indiana, including national and international practitioners, after they failed to either pay annual fees and/or comply with continuing legal education requirements or both.
Attorneys interested in receiving training on modest means and pro bono representation of domestic violence victims will have an opportunity to do so at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana next month.
The Indianapolis Bar Association’s recent CLE, An Introduction to Using and Refusing under Indiana’s Access to Public Records Act, was a valuable primer on the state’s version of the Freedom of Information Act. The program was a presentation of the E-Discovery, Information Governance & Cybersecurity Section. There are some similarities, but more differences between discovery requests and public records requests.
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana will celebrate Black History Month by welcoming Marcia M. Anderson, the first African-American woman to achieve the rank of Major General in the U.S. Army and an attorney who spent more than 25 years as the clerk of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Wisconsin.
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Indiana lawyers who are members of Congress, senators or vice president no longer have to worry about meeting continuing legal education requirements under a rule adopted this week by the Indiana Supreme Court. The new rule also decreases CLE credits required for state lawmakers who are attorneys.
Questions about what happens when immigration and health policy collide in the current administration will be answered on Friday during an annual health law symposium at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law.
The 2018 Indiana State Bar Association annual meeting began last week with an intense debate in the House of Delegates over a proposal designed to make a statement about the bar’s position on hot-button topics: should attorneys be required to attend CLE programs about diversity and mental health issues?
Lawyers and judges can now take twice as many hours of continued legal education through online programming per three-year period after the Indiana Supreme Court amended an existing rule to education requirements. Similarly, mediators will not be denied credit for digital programs under an amendment to continuing mediation education requirements.
The Indiana State Bar Association House of Delegates has approved a resolution urging the Indiana Supreme Court to require one hour each of diversity and inclusion and mental health and substance abuse CLE training every three years, a proposal that prompted an impassioned debate during the House of Delegates’ annual meeting.
The United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana and the Indiana State Bar Association Latino Affairs Committee will host a discussion about Puerto Rico’s recovery and access to justice after Hurricane María at its second annual Hispanic Heritage Month celebration.
Lawyers soon could be required to earn continuing legal education credits in diversity and inclusion and mental health and wellness under a proposal the Indiana State Bar Association House of Delegates will consider next month. It’s one of two resolutions delegates will consider.
More than 150 attorneys in the state and across the country currently cannot practice law in Indiana after they were suspended by the state Supreme Court for failure to pay their annual fees, comply with annual continuing legal education requirements or both.
Robert Grey, Jr., president of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity and retired senior counsel at the Richmond, Virginia-based Hunton & Williams law firm, will deliver the James P. White Lecture on Legal Education at IU McKinney later this month.
The Fair Housing Center of Central Indiana will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Fair Housing Act at its annual conference Wednesday in Indianapolis. The event also coincides with the date of the slaying of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., 50 years ago.
The untold story of the history of the Bill of Rights will be the topic of an upcoming talk by Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law professor Gerard Magliocca.