We are proud to announce that Katherine M. Slisz has joined the attorneys in our Fishers office. Katherine graduated magna cum laude from Saint Mary’s College with a degree in English Literature, and from the Indiana University Maurer School Law in Bloomington. During law school, she participated in the Protective Order Project, interned at The… Read more »
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Jim Williams Awarded the David Sursa Leadership Award
At the August 25 Muncie Community School Board Meeting, the Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County presented Jim Williams with the David Sursa Leadership Award. Ball State President Geoff Mearns and MCS Superintendent Lee Ann Kwiatkowski nominated him for the award. This award is given annually to a nonprofit board member who displays the… Read more »
Jacob O’Conner joins DeFur Voran LLP
DeFur Voran LLP announces the addition of its newest associate, Jacob D. O’Conner, to the firm’s Muncie office. Jacob graduated from Ball State University with a bachelor’s degree in Sport Administration. After working for a couple of years in the amateur sports world, he returned to school and graduated cum laude from the University of Cincinnati… Read more »
COVID-19 Estate Planning
By Jon D. Madison The anxiety surrounding COVID-19 has led many people to consider estate planning, specifically advance directives to guide health care decision making. Many people haven’t previously thought about who will make health care decisions for them if they are unable to express their wishes. Properly executed advance directives clear up any uncertainty… Read more »
Dear clients and friends, The last several days have been uncertain as the impact of COVID-19 continues to unfold at the local, state, national, and international levels. We continue to monitor the situation. We intend to follow and encourage each of you to follow the guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,… Read more »
The Indiana Lawyer: Ball State Joins List of Schools Facing Students’ Title IX Suits
SECURE Act – “Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement”
By: Michael D. Wilhelm On December 20, 2019, President Trump signed a fiscal year 2020 appropriations bill that included the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act, better known as the “SECURE Act,” which went into effect January 1, 2020. While there are many aspects to this legislation, this article focuses on the so-called… Read more »
Scott Shockley, Steve Murphy, Matt Kelsey, Jarryd Anglin, and Dan Kerns Named to Super Lawyers List
Congratulations to Scott E. Shockley, Steve Murphy, Matthew L. Kelsey, Jarryd Anglin, and Dan Kerns who have been named to the Indiana Super Lawyers list for 2020. 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 recognition. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research,… Read more »