A southern Indiana lawyer who for a decade mismanaged his firm’s trust accounts has agreed to a probationary period of at least three years, staying a nearly six-month suspension, under terms of an attorney discipline agreement approved Wednesday by the Indiana Supreme Court. The attorney also agreed to pay more than $15,000 in costs to the disciplinary commission and court.
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Three southern Indiana residents are suing the city of New Albany for allegedly failing to fulfill their public records requests. The Floyd County lawsuit comes after Indiana’s Public Access Counselor, Luke Britt, found that New Albany had violated Indiana’s public records law.
A southern Indiana man has been sentenced to more than 14 years in prison for a collision between a bus and a minivan that killed three people.
Although the city of New Albany argued holdover tenants should not be given “another bite at the apple,” the Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed its original ruling that continued occupancy of the criminal justice center maintains the terms and conditions of the lease even after the agreement as expired.
Richard “Dick” Mullineaux, a longtime leader in the New Albany office of Kightlinger & Gray LLP, died last week at the age of 66, the firm announced Monday.
A split Indiana Court of Appeals has reversed the award to Floyd County of the title to its criminal justice center after concluding that the building authority that financed the center never had the authority to agree to certain provisions in its lease with the county.
Lawrence Circuit Judge Andrea K. McCord has been appointed to a 14-year term as a bankruptcy judge in the Indiana Southern District Court based in New Albany. McCord will take office May 20, succeeding retiring bankruptcy Judge Basil H. Lorch III.
The founder of a drug recovery home for women in southern Indiana has been released from prison just weeks after the state’s high court revised her original 30-year drug-related sentence. Lisa Livingston was released Wednesday from Rockville Correctional Facility after serving nine months.
The Floyd County Sheriff’s Department has reached a tentative settlement with the father of a woman who died in detention. An order was issued June 22 to file documents and authorize dismissal within 60 days of a civil case filed by Mark Robb against Floyd County Sheriff Frank Loop, the sheriff’s department and eight other employees.
A former vice principal of a New Albany middle school has been ordered to serve a year in jail after pleading guilty to a voyeurism charge after authorities linked him to a camera found inside the boys locker room.
A Floyd County judge has ruled that a man convicted of murder cannot legally change his name. Jeramy Heavrin was convicted of killing Jennifer Rose Johnson in 1994 and has had trouble keeping jobs because of the conviction since his November 2016 release.
A judge Thursday sentenced a southern Indiana man to 65 years in prison for fatally beating a friend whom prosecutors said also was tortured.
A New Albany man has been convicted of killing a friend who prosecutors said was tortured and fatally beaten in his home.
A proposal that would lift a prohibition on young immigrants referred to as “Dreamers” from obtaining state professional licenses could soon be taken up by the full Indiana Legislature.
An attorney who led the lawsuit that overturned Kentucky's gay marriage ban wants the Democratic nomination to challenge first-term Republican U.S. Rep. Trey Hollingsworth for his southern Indiana seat in 2018.
New Albany attorney Dave Scott wanted to prove a point when he strapped himself behind the wheel of a 1999 Ford Explorer that was pushed down an embankment, violently rolling over multiple times. Just to be safe, he later buckled into another Explorer that again was sent careening roof over wheels, rolling three times.
A southern Indiana county has proposed settling a federal class action lawsuit alleging inhuman conditions at its jail for $1.23 million.
A southern Indiana community has decided to place a six-month moratorium on methadone or suboxone clinics.
As merger fever continues to spread through the legal community, a Shelbyville-based firm is spreading out.