Please join the Marion County Bar Association, which will host Jantina Anderson, an IUPUI doctoral candidate, to speak on the topic of hair discrimination as part of a statewide racial equity humanities initiative in partnership with Indiana Humanities.
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While various programs such as the Conference for Legal Education Opportunity encourage more diverse attorneys in the legal profession, a career in the law still seems unattainable for some. But many new attorneys are sharing their experiences with students in middle schools and high schools in hopes of showing what the profession has to offer.Read More
The Indianapolis Professional Association’s fall networking event this month will focus on leadership development and mentoring.
Friday marked a historic moment for the Indiana State Bar Association as the bar inducted its first president who is also concurrently a judge and heard from legal leaders from across the state about updates in the Indiana legal profession.
IndyBar’s Helping Enrich Attorneys Lives (HEAL) Committee, in collaboration with the Marion County Bar and Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Indiana, will hold a memorial service to celebrate the life of members of the profession on Wednesday, Nov. 16.
The mission of Indy Legal Alliance is to promote and support a thriving, diverse, equitable and inclusive Indianapolis legal community that works together to support law students and lawyers and advance justice in the broader community.
The Indianapolis Bar Association and Nomad AV Systems will host training sessions at IndyBarHQ (140 N. Illinois St.) on Thursday, May 19, and Friday, May 20, for attorney members of the Indianapolis Bar Association, the Marion County Bar Association, the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Indiana and support staff.
On Feb. 17, 2022, a historic networking event occurred among the Marion County Bar Association (MCBA), the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Indiana (APABA), Indianapolis Bar Association (IndyBar) and Indianapolis Bar Foundation (IndyBar Foundation).
The Indianapolis Bar Association’s Criminal Justice Section, Women and the Law Division and Public Outreach Committee are partnering with the Marion County Bar Association to collect donations for Craine House, an innovative work release program for women located in Marion County.
When we learned that Jim passed away earlier this month, the outpouring of support and remembrances from past IndyBar and Indianapolis Bar Foundation presidents was immense. Nearly every IndyBar leader with whom I’ve interacted in my 15-year career shared a memory of how Jim touched the profession, and often their individual practices, in a tangibly positive way.
The Indiana Supreme Court on Wednesday conditionally reinstated a former Marion County Bar Association treasurer who was suspended without automatic reinstatement six years ago after admitting to taking more than $9,100 from the organization.
The Marion County Bar Association (MCBA) has invested significant time, thought and resources in 2019 to ensure we are mastering “small things in a great way.” Much of the work goes unseen, but these efforts represent fundamental building blocks integral to enhancing the MCBA’s reach and impact. We believe this approach is a proven formula for sustained relevance and long-term success.
This time of year is ripe for thinking about our successes and challenges — and our hope for things to come. It is also a time to express gratitude and appreciation for friends and supporters who selflessly open doors for others. As the Marion County Bar Association’s incoming president, I say “thank you” to outgoing IndyBar president James Bell and Executive Director Julie Armstrong for reaching out to MCBA’s current president, Carlton Martin, and shining a light on the MCBA at such a pivotal moment in our history.
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.
When Indianapolis attorney Maurice Scott’s wife told him there were students at the Global Prep Academy who had questions about current government issues, he immediately volunteered to give some answers. Scott and three students travelled to Nashville, Tenn. on Thursday to participate in a national debate competition.
The Community-Wide Job Fair and Resource Fair on Friday aims to make the transition from prison to employment a bit easier with the help of attorneys and law students, among others.
After roughly eight hours of interviews, dozens of documents and one unanimous vote, 17 Marion Superior judges have been recommended for retention by a recently created committee whose existence marks a new era for the Indianapolis judiciary.
Black history is the present. It’s all around us in ways most can’t see, but can feel. It’s in the stride of every African-American attorney standing on the shoulders of Indiana’s great legal giants. Few giants stood as tall as lawyer and leader in the fight for civil rights in Indiana, as Henry Johnson Richardson, Jr., (1902-1983).
After more than a year of study, a task force convened by the bar associations in Indianapolis has concluded part of the Indiana Bar Exam tests on “fake laws” and the revised grading system may be forcing the Board of Law Examiners to fail more students.
During Black History Month and every month, the IndyBar proudly joins the Marion County Bar Association in celebrating our diverse judiciary serving in and around Marion County.