The discipline case accusing high-profile Barnes & Thornburg partner Larry Mackey of an improper relationship with the ex-wife of former Fishers money manager Keenan Hauke should be dismissed, the hearing officer in his case has recommended.
Political veterans face off in bid to replace Republican Curtis Hill.
The former congressman and secretary of state entered the race in May just before the filing deadline because he believed the GOP incumbent, Curtis Hill, was no longer suitable for the office.
When the former Evansville mayor announced his candidacy in December, he believed he’d be facing embattled Republican incumbent Curtis Hill. Instead, is running against Republican Todd Rokita.
Anne Mullin O’Connor will become corporation counsel for the city of Indianapolis at the end of the month, replacing Donald Morgan, who has worked for the city since 2016.
Fred Glass, 61, will become a partner at Taft Stettinius & Hollister, where he will operate a general business law practice, while also handling matters related to higher education, employment, government matters, sports, media and entertainment.
Despite the upheaval and uncertainty the pandemic has created for legal education, law school admissions officers say this fall’s first-year law class will likely be the same size, if not bigger, than the class that started in fall 2019.
Attorney Angela Freeman, who has spent six years on the board of Women & Hi Tech, recommends using diverse committees—rather than leaving the job to one individual—for hiring and then assigning new employees, especially minority hires, to mentors who are invested in their success.
Holcomb’s petition also challenges Curtis Hill’s decision to appoint his chief deputy to serve in his absence.
The Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission had sought the suspension of the Ice Miller LLP attorney Michael Blickman in November 2018, alleging violations of the Indiana Rules of Professional Conduct.
Former Indiana Department of Revenue Commissioner Adam Krupp announced Tuesday morning that he is calling off his run to unseat incumbent Attorney General Curtis Hill. Meanwhile, another Republican announced his candidacy.
Indiana agencies are not allowed to use an “X” gender designation on identification documents for residents who don’t identify as male or female, the state attorney general said.
U.S. District Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson said that because the women—a state lawmaker and three legislative staffers—didn’t work for Hill, they can’t sue him under federal laws meant to prevent workplace discrimination and retaliation.
The move comes in response to questions over whether Hill can remain as the state government’s top lawyer if his law license is suspended for disciplinary reasons.
Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma, a Republican who called for Attorney General Curtis Hill’s resignation in 2018, said the prospect of an indefinite suspension causes uncertainty that he hopes the five-member Supreme Court will address in its final ruling.
Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill, who awaits the outcome of a professional misconduct complaint involving his alleged drunken groping of four women, is facing scrutiny over a string of financial decisions he’s made since taking office.
Democrat Jonathan Weinzapfel announced his campaign Tuesday, saying he would “restore honor and integrity to the attorney general’s office.”
Across the country, attorneys are scrambling to file a new wave of lawsuits alleging sexual abuse by Catholic clergy, thanks to rules enacted in 15 states that extend or suspend the statute of limitations to allow claims stretching back decades.
William Doyle Ruckelshaus was born in 1932 in Indianapolis to a line of politically active lawyers. He spent his early legal career in the city and became a state political leader in the 1960s.
The evidentiary hearing in the disciplinary action against Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill came to a close Thursday afternoon, with Hill taking the stand for a final time to continue defending himself and deny earlier allegations that he made crude sexual advances toward a former employee.