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Posted on: Oct 4, 2019

I wasn’t sure what to expect when I signed up to be a volunteer judge for Teen Court. To be honest, I only had a vague idea of what it was even about. Turns out, Teen Court is about teens who have engaged in illegal activities or activities against school policies, have accepted responsibility for their behavior and have agreed to be heard by their peers, who decide what the consequences of the behavior should be.

Posted on: Oct 3, 2019

On November 14, join us as we gather in the Indiana Supreme Court courtroom from 3 to 4:30 p.m. for the IndyBar HEAL (Helping Enrich Attorneys’ Lives) Committee’s fourth annual Celebration of Life & Career. Each year, this memorial service gives us an opportunity to honor the lives and careers of local attorneys, judges and paralegals who passed away in the previous year.

Posted on: Oct 3, 2019

Instead of fearing pro bono reporting the next time it comes around, look at it as a challenge or reminder to give yourself fuller life experiences through the service areas of poverty law, civil rights, charitable organization representation or administration of justice.

Posted on: Oct 3, 2019

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.

Posted on: Oct 3, 2019

Connecting with potential clients is a crucial first step in business development for lawyers, especially as consumers increasingly turn to the internet for their search. Now, an even better way to capture those leads is available from the Indianapolis Bar Association with the launch of a brand-new artificial intelligence-fueled national lawyer referral platform. Even better? The platform is even more accessible through a reduction in liability insurance requirements for certain case types.

Posted on: Sep 30, 2019

It's hot outside, and our calendar certainly isn't cooling down! We've got what you need this week at the IndyBar, whether that be an open family law meeting, ethics credits OR a video replay CLE. Make plans to join us and check out IndyBar news and events here.

Posted on: Sep 23, 2019

It's the last full week of Member Appreciation Month and we hope to see you! Get the latest in IndyBar news and events here.

Posted on: Sep 20, 2019

Recent polls show widespread support in Indiana for medical marijuana. Legal cannabis sales in the U.S. in 2019 are projected to exceed ten billion dollars. Billions of dollars are being invested in the sector. National law firms have opened cannabis practice groups to meet the myriad regulatory challenges faced by this developing sector. 

Posted on: Sep 19, 2019

Two attorneys who have participated in the program, Bianca Black and Matt Dodson, recently reflected on their experiences as volunteers for Ask a Lawyer.

Posted on: Sep 19, 2019

For the past 30 years, I have always looked forward to my haircut because of the man who cuts my hair. Working on the ground floor of our downtown office building for more than 30 years, Winston is a man who possesses a passion and skill for identifying the positive meaning to be extracted from the bumps and bruises we all experience.


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