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.
Web Exclusive: Indianapolis lawyer kicks off IndyBar HQ’s member art installation
Indianapolis attorney Ron Katz Katz’s creation honoring the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is the first installation in what the Indianapolis Bar Association hopes becomes a member-driven art exhibit at the new downtown IndyBar headquarters.Read More
Ready to roll: Lawyers train to respond to Red Cross disaster zone deployments
Rob Gauss’ job description as chairman of the board of the American Red Cross of Greater Indianapolis doesn’t include deployment to the front lines of a national disaster zone. But that’s what he’s training to do.Read More
All the buzz: Beekeeping fosters camaraderie among northern Indiana judges
Covered from head to toe in protective fabric and netting, three northern Indiana judges set out in the summer evening toward a buzzing stack of boxes settled against a tree line. The faded brown and green frames are home to thousands upon thousands of honeybees, going about their merry way gathering and storing food.Read More
Web Exclusive: Attorney’s restoration brings river house back to life
Before she even saw the house at auction, Beverly Corn firmly put her foot down with a resounding no. “I kept saying, ‘I’m not doing it. I don’t know what donkey you think is going to drag me into this, I’m not doing it,’” Corn said. But that was two years ago, before the newly christened Riparian House in her childhood hometown came back to life with her help.
Retired Krieg DeVault partner Calvin Bellamy remembers exactly when he got his first presidential pin. “I know specifically – 1956. My father ran Memorial Day parades in Hammond for many years,” he recalled. That day sparked a fascination and hobby that Bellamy has cherished for the past 64 years.
Extra hours away from the outside world because of stay-at-home orders offered Indiana’s judges and attorneys at least one positive thing during the coronavirus-pandemic – time. Whether spending time with family or using quiet moments of solitude to revive rusty creative skills, many legal professionals are finding the joy and peace of everyday tasks in the midst of uncertain times.
A pair of Indianapolis attorneys have found their passion for auto racing made working on such issues a natural fit for their practices.
Indianapolis attorney Lisa Hiday started backpacking when she was a teenager. She’s traveled the country on a variety of treks ranging from shorter backpacking trips in Utah’s Zion to summiting Tanzania’s Mt. Kilimanjaro in the middle of a blizzard. Her teenage son joins her on many treks, following in her adventurous footsteps.
An Indiana attorney who quit his passion of biking after a series of personal crises — one of which nearly cost him his life — found renewed passion and purpose by getting back on the saddle.
The league started in a parking lot underneath Interstate 65 when, as Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law students, Ryan Spahr and Leontiy Korolev took a break from their studies by pulling on a pair of inline skates and trying to slap a plastic ball into a cooler.
Seven women from different walks of life — and legal practices — gathered recently to reminisce on a literary journey they’ve come to cherish. Formed in the spring of 2017, the IndyBar Women Lawyers Division’s Beyond the Book Club was birthed out of a desire to create an engaging space to talk about women’s issues.
In a close game wrapping up this season of the Indianapolis Lawyers Basketball League, law students from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law team defeated the team from Cline Farrell Christie Lee & Bell 55-54 for the championship title.
Hoosier attorneys Ann Marie Waldron and Mike Simmons just returned home after weeks on a boat they plan to work from for the next few years. The couple have decided to work remotely from their boat as they complete a tour of the Great Loop: thousands of miles of waterway along the riverbanks and shorelines of eastern North America.
The Indiana Lawyer staff found many engaging people in the past year and wrote about what attorneys are up to when they’re not on the clock. Here is a sampling of a few of the fascinating people we got to know a little better in 2019.
As 2019 draws to a close, Indiana lawyers and their families are celebrating the holiday season in numerous ways. Some enjoy traditional meals, gather for merriment or take care to make others feel welcomed and loved. Here are six Hoosier attorneys who shared their most memorable traditions during the winter season.
Renowned paleontologists O.C. Marsh and E.D. Cope were friends-turned-rivals during the 19th century Great Dinosaur Rush. But their scientific work is often eclipsed by their bitter feud, which will be on display during a mock trial event at the Indianapolis Children’s Museum on Saturday.
Indiana attorneys and law students looking for some recreational fun have a few weeks left to sign up for the lawyer’s basketball league.
Each summer, two Indianapolis attorneys step away from their respective offices and embark on a sports-inspired adventure. The men have three things in common – they’re brothers, they both love baseball, and they’re on a mission to visit every major league ballpark.
From a young age, Bianca Black had a talent for performing. She has used that talent in her legal practice as well, but she also continues to pursue her acting ambitions.
Attorney Rick Hofstetter has devoted the last 20 years of his life to the bucolic Brown County hamlet of Story, restoring and preserving the historic community after buying it at a sheriff's sale. Now he says it's time for the town to become someone else's Story.
Indianapolis attorney Bret Clement has been growing and crossbreeding colorful, fun flowers for nearly 20 years. He has established Clement Daylily Gardens, where he plants, mulches, waters, weeds and cares for the perennials he offers for sale.