Rudy Lozano served on the federal bench for 30 years, making landmark rulings in a Hammond courtroom that his peers said was known for its collegiality. Before that, Lozano was a leading practitioner who helped unify the legal community in northwest Indiana.
The Lake County Bar Association and the Evansville Bar Association are both starting the 2018 by moving into new offices. The new spaces are bigger, allowing for expanded programming and offering more room for attorneys to work or just relax between appointments.
With Lake County seemingly awash in political corruption, a local newspaper is trying to uproot the culture of kickbacks and payouts by putting the spotlight on those who speak in favor of the latest elected official to be convicted. The Lake County Bar Association formally opposes the action.
Seeing the images of Hurricane Harvey unleash flood waters into Houston, attorney Nicholas Snow was tempted to retrieve the kayak from his parents’ garage and paddle around the neighborhoods, looking for people who needed help.
One of the state’s largest bar associations is speaking out against a bill in the Indiana General Assembly that would prohibit attorneys’ ability to prospectively release themselves from malpractice liability.
Organizations are working hard to welcome, attract and retain the young professionals because this new group shows little inclination to joining. Bar associations, like associations in different industries, are seeing millennials shy away from being part of an organized group.