It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic fallout have posed serious challenges to Indiana businesses, lenders and consumers.
Web Exclusive: Paralegals, legal assistants pursue higher ed while serving law firms
Whether three or 30 years have passed since the last time they’ve received a formal education, several paralegals and legal assistants across the state have returned to, or recently graduated from, college while also working full-time. These women have sacrificed much over the last few months and years, but all say they feel the investment they’re putting into themselves is well worth the effort.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
Indy Trump lawyer asks SCOTUS to toss Wisconsin vote
An Indianapolis attorney representing President Donald Trump has asked the United States Supreme Court to overturn the results of the Wisconsin election that Trump lost to President-elect Joe Biden by more than 20,000 votes.Read More
One of the core principles of special education law under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, or IDEA, is to provide free appropriate public education in the least restrictive environment, or LRE. But what does LRE mean?
The Lawrence Common Council approved a settlement agreement Wednesday to close a messy legal battle between the legislative body and Lawrence Mayor Steve Collier. The council appropriated $335,000 to pay legal fees.
All federal litigants have a legal duty to preserve evidence that might be relevant, whether to their own or another party’s claims or defenses. Though it’s a seemingly straightforward obligation, parties frequently accuse one another of breaching this duty.
Employees who feel they’ve been “singled out” for termination or other workplace discipline are prime candidates to become plaintiffs in an employment discrimination suit. But inconsistent discipline — even discharge — isn’t necessarily unlawful.
Have you advised your clients about what will happen to their Twitter or Instagram accounts after they die?
Education law is changing in ways that create an uncertain legal landscape for educators and families. Federal decisions and guidance at times conflict with state policy priorities. This places educators in unique and often high-tension positions where they are called to mind the needs of students while staying compliant with the law.
Sometimes, making choices is difficult, either because we have insufficient information or because we don’t want to have to choose between competing interests. Estate planning is one of those situations in which failing to make a choice can result in unintended, negative consequences.
Since FMLA leave is a legal entitlement for the employee and a corresponding legal obligation for the employer, that abstract concept implicates immediate questions: Who is responsible for telling whom about a need for leave? What do they need to say? When?
Over the last few years, one of the most talked about — and confounding — topics in environmental law has been the issue of PFAS contamination (of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances). A pervasive part of our modern lives, from Teflon to Scotchgard to firefighting foam, PFAS compounds now seem to be both a blessing and a curse.
A district court in Wisconsin has rejected a bid by Wisconsin officials to recoup attorney fees from the Indianapolis law firm of Kroger Gardis & Regas for what the court called a “meritless case” of contesting how the November 2020 general election was conducted.
Recent media reports have reflected an increasing trend of employers providing some form of critical race theory training in the workplace. CRT-focused trainings raise legal and practical issues in the employment context.
Indy lawyers argue they should not be penalized for representing Trump in Wisconsin election challenge
In its fight to fend off $145,000 in sanctions for filing a lawsuit challenging the November 2020 election results in Wisconsin, the Indianapolis law firm of Kroger Gardis & Regas is arguing that Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers’ motion to recover attorney fees and costs is “deeply flawed” and an attempt to score “political points by making unsupported claims.”
Steele co-founded Lowe Gray Steele & Darko in 1970. He moved to Kroger Gardis & Regas in 2003. He never slowed down at work, even in his later years, KRG partner and longtime friend Jim Knauer said.
The cities of Green Bay, Kenosha and Racine are asking a federal judge to make former President Donald Trump pay more than $42,000 in legal fees in a case filed by an Indianapolis law firm challenging Wisconsin’s presidential election results. The request is in addition to more than $145,000 in fees sought by the state’s governor.
An Indianapolis law firm that represented former President Donald Trump in a failed attempt to overturn the results of the November 2020 Wisconsin election should pay at least $145,000 in attorney fees as a sanction for bringing a “meritless” case, filings by the state defendants say.
While in the post-pandemic world employees may still be able to spend at least a few days each month working in their pajamas, they will likely encounter more requirements, mandates and restrictions when doing so.
The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a handful of cases related to the 2020 election, including disputes from Pennsylvania that had deeply divided the justices just before the election. Still pending before the high court is a petition from an Indianapolis law firm for the high court to take up an appeal of former President Donald Trump’s Wisconsin election loss.
As the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump on a count of incitement of insurrection began Tuesday, his Indianapolis lawyer who asked the United States Supreme Court to overturn election results in Wisconsin pleaded anew for the high court to keep the case alive because Trump may run again for president.