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Many Afghan evacuees stuck in legal limbo after Atterbury

Three days after the final group of Afghan evacuees departed from Camp Atterbury, DeFur Voran associate Kelli Liggett met with some of the families who had resettled in Muncie. One by one, in 25-minute increments, the attorney spoke with the groups who had escaped the Taliban to get a better sense of their legal needs… Read more »

DeFur Voran LLP adds two new attorneys

DeFur Voran LLP proudly announces the addition of two new attorneys.  Abigail E. Gulde and Ashlyn R. Carter recently joined DeFur Voran in the New Castle and Fishers offices. Abbey is from Rushville and graduated from Indiana University Bloomington with degrees in Political Science and Theater & Dance and from the Indiana University Maurer School… Read more »

Campaign Encourages Visitors to ‘DWNTWN’ Muncie

(from Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick) Thursday, May 20th 2021, 12:31 PM EDT Updated: Thursday, May 20th 2021, 12:56 PM EDT By Wes Mills, Content Manager (photo courtesy of the city of Muncie)   MUNCIE – A multi-faceted, multi-year effort to get more people to visit downtown Muncie and visit retail shops and restaurants has entered… 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 2021.  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 »

Katherine Slisz joins DeFur Voran

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 »

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 »

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 »

COVID-19 Situation

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 »