After a year apart from our friends, colleagues and mentors, the IndyBar is, as always, on the forefront of creating dynamic new content while adapting to new trends in technology and the law. To that end, we have some exciting news: We will be revamping the IndyBar’s flagship event: the Bench Bar Conference.
IndyBar Board Approves Racial Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Commission Report and Recommendations
The Indianapolis Bar Association recognizes that equality, diversity and inclusion impact all aspects of work among members of the IndyBar, within the practice of law and within the communities where we live and work. The association, through its actions and those of its members, seeks to be instrumental in creating a more equitable, diverse and inclusive society.
This year, with the road before us full of promise, the Indianapolis Bar Foundation is working hard to provide safe, exciting opportunities to come back together, to come back downtown and to grab hold of some of that hope that has escaped us for the past year.
Are you anxious to reconnect with your community? Are you looking for opportunities to contribute to Indy’s growth? Ready to network with community leaders and your peers? The IndyBar’s reimagined Bar Leader Series could be your answer and is now accepting applications for Class XVIII.
How is it possible that in our enlightened age there remains such a disconnect between being cool and being a leader? Perhaps the answer lies in a truism: Leadership is not cool. Case in point: prom kings are cool. Chairing the prom planning committee is not.
Applications are now being accepted from deserving law students for Indianapolis Bar Foundation 2021 scholarships.
While the IndyBar and Indianapolis Bar Foundation’s successes are due in large part to the generosity and dedication of our community, the leadership, boards, and staff pirouetted through the minefields of 2020 like a barefoot parent dodging Legos on a hardwood floor.
Veteran Indiana Court of Appeals Judge James Kirsch announced Thursday he will retire this fall, capping a quarter-century on the state’s appellate court bench. Kirsch said in a statement he will continue to serve as a senior judge.
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.
Meet Adam Christensen, the incoming president of the Indianapolis Bar Foundation.
The IndyBar Legislative Committee provides weekly Bill Watch reports throughout the session, which highlight progress and recent actions taken on bills being monitored by the association.
During an incredibly challenging year, Indianapolis Bar Association & Foundation leaders continued to step up for the benefit of the profession and our community. We are extremely grateful to these members for giving so generously of their time and talent in the midst of so many challenges.
What I’ve learned from my leadership of IndyBar in 2020 is that our profession is more prepared and resilient than I could have imagined. Now, as we slowly begin to emerge from the pandemic, we will begin to see the ways in which our profession has changed for the short- and long-term.
Happy New Year! It is a true honor and privilege to serve as the 2021 President of the Indianapolis Bar Association. I am committed to working with our outstanding Board of Directors, committee, section and division leaders and staff to continue to meet and exceed our commitment to the practice of law, continuing legal education and community service.
It’s the season of giving and even during the hardships of 2020, generous sponsors, bidders and donors helped the Indianapolis Bar Foundation raise over $26,000 during IndyBar’s Giving, this year’s online silent auction to benefit the programs and initiatives of the foundation.
As coronavirus cases across the Hoosier state spiked to record levels in recent weeks and winter quickly approached, many attorneys made the hard decision to break with cherished holiday traditions and distance themselves from family and friends for the holidays.
2020 has been (and no doubt will continue to be) like riding a roller coaster in a hurricane. Fortunately, for the IndyBar, we have a committed membership that has responded in amazing ways.