IBF honors civic education, access to justice volunteers

The Indiana Bar Foundation's 2018 Awards Dinner honored Indiana attorneys, bar associations and teachers for their contributions to the foundation, the We the People program and the cause of justice across the state. The dinner, held Sunday night, also recognized this year's Bar Foundation Fellows and featured an announcement about the creation of a new endowment. 

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ISBA adapts, evolves to meet changing needs of attorneys

The Indiana State Bar Association is working to attract members and keep them engaged in professional and community activities. The challenge: attorneys in the middle and late stages of their career might be comfortable with the way things have always been, but younger lawyers are pushing the need for a new way to do business.

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New year brings new digs for 2 bar associations

The Lake County Bar Association and the Evansville Bar Association are both starting the 2018 by moving into new offices. The new spaces are bigger, allowing for expanded programming and offering more room for attorneys to work or just relax between appointments.

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Evansville to host National Mock Trial Championship in 2020

With a population of 119,477, Evansville would be the smallest city to welcome the national competition since Wilmington, Delaware, with a population then of 72,657, hosted it in 2007. But state and local legal community leaders are confident the tight-knit legal community in Evansville would be the catalyst for getting many members of the bench and bar to volunteer to make the event a success.

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Getting down to the business of lawyering

Evansville attorney David G. Harris is such a fan of the Lawyerist that he was the main driver behind getting the Evansville Bar Association to invite the website’s founder and editor-in-chief Sam Glover to speak. The Minneapolis attorney-writer will be in the southern Indiana city Oct. 27 to make a presentation about practicing law and lead attorneys through a four-step process to secure information on their laptops.

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