Timeless Tips from the Bench and Bar 2017

Thanks to everyone who joined us for the Fifth Annual Timeless Tips from the Bench and Bar!
This annual event features approximately 18 distinguished speakers presenting in a fast-paced “TED Talk” format of 20 minutes each. (Donations are tax deductible as allowed by law, and a qualified donation under Rule 6.7 Pro Bono Reporting Requirements.)

 

THANKS TO OUR SPEAKERS!

  • Honorable Robert R. Altice, Jr., Judge, Indiana Court of Appeals, Panel: What Not to Do, Say, and Wear 
  • Honorable Theodore R. Boehm, Hoover Hull Turner, Former Justice of the Indiana Supreme Court, Redistricting Litigation
  • Honorable Cale J. Bradford, Judge, Indiana Court of Appeals, Drone Laws and Issues
  • Lee C. Christie, Cline Farrell Christie & Lee, Focus Groups
  • Thomas L. Davis, Frost Brown Todd, Final Arguments
  • John A. Floreancig, Indianapolis Legal Aid Society, Ethics and Pro Bono Clients
  • Charles M. Kidd, Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission, Panel: Rent-A-License
  • Honorable Matthew C. Kincaid, Presiding Judge Boone Superior Court I, Heroin – One Indiana Trial Judge’s Perspective
  • Honorable Jane E. Magnus-Stinson, Chief Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana, Diversity Jurisdiction
  • Honorable Melissa S. May, Judge, Indiana Court of Appeals, Panel: What Not to Do, Say, and Wear
  • Honorable Robyn L. Moberly, Chief Judge, U.S, Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Indiana, Drafting Electronic Briefs
  • Honorable Edward W. Najam, Jr., Judge, Indiana Court of Appeals, Summary Judgment
  • Linda Pence, Pence Hensel, Threatening Prosecution in Civil Cases
  • Honorable Tanya Walton Pratt, Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana, Civility
  • Honorable Nancy H. Vaidik, Judge, Indiana Court of Appeals, The Use of Themes in Motion Hearings
  • Gary Varvel, Indianapolis Star, Luncheon Keynote: Using Humor to Communicate Better
  • James H. Voyles, Jr., Voyles Zahn & Paul, Criminal Law and the Press
  • Honorable Martha B. Wentworth, Judge, Indiana Tax Court, The Art of Persuasion 
  • Honorable G. Michael Witte, Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission,Former Superior Court Judge, Panel: Rent-a-License

 

THANKS TO OUR TABLE SPONSORS!

 

              

     Jackie Leverenz

 

           

 

IN-KIND SPONSORS

IN St Bar Assn logo         In Bar Logo

logo-indpls bar Assoc          ICLEF-Logo-2013

ICADV logo             IN Lawyer images

  IBJ            IU Law Logo

Res Gestae       

 

 

Comments from 2016 CLE participants:
  • “Brevity and variety of speakers kept your attention.” 
  • “Speakers were excellent and knowledgeable.”  
  • “Short insightful topics.” 
  • “Informative and entertaining, and experience-expanding.” 
  • “Great use of time with short breaks and a working lunch.”

 

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 Thank You!

Thanks to everyone who joined us on Friday, March 11, 2016, for the Fourth Annual Timeless Tips from the Bench and Bar. It was an amazing day and we would like to thank our speakers and sponsors listed below!

 

2016 Speakers:

Honorable Steven H. David, Indiana Supreme Court (Five Predictions for the Next Five Years)

Honorable Robert R. Altice, Jr., Indiana Court of Appeals (Recent Evidence Cases)

Honorable Cale J. Bradford, Indiana Court of Appeals (History of Judicial Selection for Marion Superior Court)

Honorable Terry A. Crone, Indiana Court of Appeals (Reading and Writing in Electronic Format)

Honorable Melissa S. May, Indiana Court of Appeals (Civility in Writing)

Honorable Edward W. Najam, Jr., Indiana Court of Appeals (Summary Judgment)

Honorable Patricia A. Riley, Indiana Court of Appeals (Motions Practice in the Court of Appeals)

Honorable Margret G. Robb, Indiana Court of Appeals (Things That Won’t Help You on Appeal)

Honorable Martha B. Wentworth, Indiana Tax Court (The Art of Persuasion)

Dean Andrew R. Klein, IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law (Developments in Legal Education and the IU School of Law)

Lee C. Christie, Cline Farrell Christie & Lee P.C. (Tips on Voire Dire)

Ronald E. Elberger, Bose McKinney & Evans (Representing High Profile Clients)

John A. Floreancig, Indianapolis Legal Aid Society (Tips on Ethics and the Pro Bono Client)

Charles M. Kidd, Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission (Reflections on Ethics from Literature)

Larry A. Mackey, Barnes & Thornburg, LLP (Mixing Technology, Investigations & Courtrooms)

John R. Maley, Barnes & Thornburg LLP (Top 10 Practical Pointers in Federal Court Litigation)

Luncheon Keynote Speaker – a local favoriteGary Varvel, Indianapolis Star (Tips to More Effective Communication)

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2016 Table Sponsors:

 

Bose Logo                          Faegre BD

 

Frost Brown-logo                    Ice Miller

 

Krieg Devault (2)   Jackie Leverenz    

 

Plews Shadley          Taft

 

               

 

A very special thank you to Curtis E. Shirley!

This is the fourth year Curtis Shirley has chaired this event, spending countless hours putting together an amazing lineup of speakers and topics.  We are so grateful for your leadership and service to the organization!