A new book documents the history of Indiana’s Court of Appeals by telling the story through the men and women who have served as judges. Just published this spring, the book, “The Court of Appeals of Indiana,” is a compilation of profiles of the roughly 120 judges who have sat on the appellate bench through its 131-year history.
Roughly half of all small firms reported in Thomson Reuters’ 2021 State of U.S. Small Law Firms study that they endured a moderate or significant struggle in getting paid by clients over the last two years. Many also expressed concerns about acquiring new business. But those firms that created a concentrated approach to addressing their payment challenges saw quick, positive results.
Stepping out of one’s comfort zone can be challenging, especially when you are expected to converse with other attorneys you don’t know. Regardless, lawyers are often expected to engage in mingling — dreaded or not.
Getting legal resources to low-income litigants is a major struggle both nationally and on Hoosier soil. According to the Legal Services Corporation 2022 Justice Gap Report, low-income Americans do not get any or enough legal help for 92% of their substantial civil legal problems.
An amended rule granting temporary licenses to out-of-state attorneys who are waiting for admission to the Indiana bar will now include lawyers working as deputy prosecutors and some attorneys working at the Indiana Department of Child Services.
Calling the agreement to hold U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainees at the local jail a “cash cow,” a federal lawsuit alleges Clay County officials are unlawfully diverting funds required to care for ICE detainees to unrelated county expenses.
The Martinsville school district must continue to allow a transgender middle school student to use the restroom that aligns with his gender identity after a federal court declined to put a stay on its preliminary injunction in favor of the student.
Each year, Indiana Lawyer honors Distinguished Barristers and Up and Coming Lawyers, and this year we’re honoring two new categories of legal professionals: Legal Support Stars and the Lifetime Achievement Award. Meet those recognized for their work in the law and service to the community.
Corporate Counsel Guide
Indiana Lawyer's 2021 Corporate Counsel Guide provides snapshot information about lawyers providing in-house legal counsel to Indiana's business community.