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LEADERSHIP IN LAW 2022: John David Hoover

Hoover Hull Turner LLP Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, 1980 Why did you decide to enter the legal profession? I became an attorney because I felt that it would provide a lifetime of learning, an opportunity to compete for the duration of my professional career and I was hopeful that I could […]

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LEADERSHIP IN LAW 2022: Cynthia Adams

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, 1983 Why did you decide to enter the legal profession? The practice and study of law is a lifelong, intellectually challenging pursuit. The law is constantly evolving and often entails complex philosophical and ethical issues. If you hadn’t pursued […]

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Covington: An introvert’s conversations with Leadership in Law winners

While I had mentally prepared myself with things to say to this year’s Leadership in Law honorees to keep the conversations from lagging (because of me, not them) I was pleasantly surprised to find that the two days I spent chatting with this year’s winners as they recorded videos and had photos taken passed with surprising ease. Turns out, when you hang out with highly-accomplished individuals, you can find a lot to talk about naturally.

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Covington: Doing our parts to honor Hoosier legal leaders

It’s been about 5½ years since I joined the staff of Indiana Lawyer, and my job has changed a lot in that relatively short amount of time. Each of those roles has had a different job description, but one duty has stayed constant: Each year, I read through dozens of nominations, then sit on the selection panel to choose our annual Leadership in Law Awards winners.

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LEADERSHIP IN LAW 2021: Brian Zoeller

Brian Zoeller Cohen & Malad LLP Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, 1996 Why did you decide to enter the legal profession? Honestly, it was because I realized there wasn’t much I could do, that I wanted to do, with my double major in political science and history. Plus, my academic adviser at […]

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LEADERSHIP IN LAW 2021: Congresswoman Susan Brooks

Congresswoman Susan Brooks Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, 1985 Why did you decide to enter the legal profession? During college I did an internship as a juvenile probation officer. I became fascinated with the criminal justice system and decided I wanted to pursue a law […]

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LEADERSHIP IN LAW 2021: Ronnie Katz

Ronnie Katz Katz Korin Cunningham PC Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, 1983 If you hadn’t pursued a legal career, what would you be doing? I would likely be focused on a musical and theatrical journey or practicing as a CPA. I had a competition going between the two sides of my brain […]

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LEADERSHIP IN LAW 2021: Amber Finley

Amber Finley Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, 2011 Why did you decide to enter the legal profession? At the ripe old age of 6, I decided I wanted to be a lawyer because I “liked to argue.” Later in life, I saw how lawyers were […]

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LEADERSHIP IN LAW 2021: Sarah Harvey

Sarah Harvey Indianapolis Legal Aid Society Why did you decide to become a paralegal/legal support staffer? I first began working in the legal field as a court reporter for the Marion Superior Courts, Juvenile Division. I enjoyed the work and found that I was good at keeping up with the fast pace in the courtroom, […]

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LEADERSHIP IN LAW 2021: Indiana Chief Justice Loretta Rush

Indiana Chief Justice Loretta Rush Indiana Supreme Court Indiana University Maurer School of Law, 1983 Why did you decide to enter the legal profession? Growing up, I hadn’t given a lot of consideration to the legal profession. When I started at Purdue, I thought I would be an engineer. But given the few electives available […]

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LEADERSHIP IN LAW 2021: Taylor Bonacorsi

Taylor Bonacorsi Katz Korin Cunningham PC DePaul University College of Law, 2012 Why did you decide to enter the legal profession? I enjoy advocating for people and what I believe is right. I was also fascinated by the legal process and litigation as a whole. Once I read and was called on to analyze a […]

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LEADERSHIP IN LAW 2021: Katie Jackson

Katie Dickey Jackson Dentons Bingham Greenebaum LLP Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, 2019 If you hadn’t pursued a legal career, what would you be doing? Before law school, I taught middle school for a few years. If I hadn’t pursued a legal career, I could definitely see myself back in the classroom […]

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LEADERSHIP IN LAW 2021: Erica Woebse

Erica Woebse Barnes & Thornburg LLP William & Mary Law School, 2014 Why did you decide to enter the legal profession? I enjoy solving problems. Being a lawyer, especially a regulatory lawyer, is all about solving a client’s problems. If you hadn’t pursued a legal career, what would you be doing? I would be a […]

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