Scott E. Shockley, Steven D. Murphy, and Matthew L. Kelsey, partners with the Muncie-based firm of DeFur Voran, have been named to the Indiana Super Lawyers list for 2017. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding attorneys from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of professional achievement and peer… Read more »
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DeFur Voran LLP is pleased to announce that Matthew Kelsey has been elected Partner to the firm effective January 1, 2017. Matt joined the firm in 2010 after graduating from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. He is a native of Blackford County and received a Bachelor of Science degree, summa cum… Read more »
By Chase M. Patterson On November 22, 2016, a federal judge in the District Court for the Eastern District of Texas issued a nationwide preliminary injunction blocking the U.S. Department of Labor’s new rule establishing higher minimum salary limits for exempt white collared employees. The new rule, which was set to take effect December 1,… Read more »
By Matthew L. Kelsey If you are extra special a local Sheriff’s Deputy handed you the paperwork. If you are merely average on the special scale it just came in the mail. It is usually only in the movies that a process server approaches you and delivers the famous line that “you’ve been served.” However… Read more »
By Robert D. Emmerson A United States company that wants to hire a foreign national who recently graduated from college might realize that it isn’t an easy, straightforward process. Often multiple immigration tools will have to be used in order to appropriately employ the foreign national. Two of those options, H-1B visas and Optional Practical… Read more »
By Kelli J. Liggett Few things have such a large impact on one’s life than getting divorced. You are no longer married, sometimes living in a different home, your life becomes occupied with battles over property and custody of children. Thus, it makes sense that such an event would have quite an impact on your… Read more »
See the article in the Hartford City News Times here.
By Michael D. Wilhelm Throughout human history until the second half of the 20th century, most people aged and died at their home or the home of a family member. By the 1980s, only 17 percent of people died at home, as the experience of aging and death in the industrialized world shifted to hospitals… Read more »