A Carmel-based plaintiff has filed a lawsuit against Krieg DeVault, alleging the Indianapolis-based law firm’s failure to file a property deed in 2003 in a transaction involving defunct retailer HHGregg could now cost the real estate company millions of dollars.
John Westercamp’s bid comes as Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill faces an attorney disciplinary action and a civil lawsuit stemming for accusations he drunkenly groped four women at a party in March 2018.
Curtis Hill said the raises are to reward performance and stay competitive, not to thank employees for sticking with him through controversy.
Most of the area’s largest car dealers are being sued for charging document-preparation fees that appear to violate state law. But Indiana lawmakers just passed a bill to the governor that would legalize the practice.
Scott C. Cole of Brownsburg took extensive steps for several years to avoid paying federal taxes owed from more than a decade before, according to his plea agreement.
The owner of Dean-Webster Legal LLC and her husband bought the 1.7-acre parcel last year and hope to attract other professionals who want a straight shot up Southeastern Avenue to the campus.
The suit against Scott Wise alleges that two investors lost more than $1 million they had invested, due to Wise’s misleading statements and shares that were never properly registered. Wise said he didn’t mislead any investor in Scotty’s Brewhouse.
Special counsel Bill Forsyth released a report Friday that accuses the school of fighting the release of certain relevant documents and releasing others that were “irrelevant.”
In an order issued Tuesday, the Supreme Court noted the decision to form the commission was driven by Indiana’s falling bar passage rates. The overall pass rate for the July exam fell from 82 percent in 2008 to 65 percent in 2018.
With controversy over Attorney General Curtis Hill still fresh, Indiana Chamber of Commerce CEO Kevin Brinegar on Monday suggested making the AG position appointed instead of elected. Hill said he opposed the idea.
Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill has been named vice chairman of the national Republican Attorneys General Association even as he resists calls from the state’s GOP governor and legislative leaders to resign.
An Ice Miller partner has been accused of misconduct related to the investigation of a former basketball coach who later was convicted for trying to entice a student into sex.
Valparaiso University and Middle Tennessee State University had approved transferring the struggling law school to the Volunteer State, but higher-education officials objected.
The campaign-finance violations involved payments to porn star Stormy Daniels and a former Playboy model. Michael Cohen cast the payments as attempts to influence the 2016 election and said they were made “at the direction” of Donald Trump.
House Speaker Brian Bosma and Senate Pro Tem David Long released a joint statement Thursday evening saying they believe the state lawmaker and legislative staffers who have accused Hill of inappropriately touching them. Gov. Eric Holcomb followed minutes later with a statement agreeing with Bosma and Long.
In the scheme, a husband and wife would assume false identities and scam consumer electronics from Amazon, prosecutors said. They would sell the goods to an associate, often in parking lots in Indianapolis.
The Indiana Supreme Court has disbarred a lawyer imprisoned for the misappropriation of funds from six estates that authorities say totaled hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Susan Bayh, the wife of former Sen. and Gov. Evan Bayh, had a malignant glioblastoma removed Tuesday.
Would-be lawyers continue to have a troubled relationship with the Indiana Bar Exam. Only 47 percent passed the exam in February, the lowest rate on record, according to preliminary figures.