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NEWS-Attorney Bonnie Coleman Participates in Boys & Girls Club Indiana Area Council Meeting

At the end of September, Attorney Bonnie Coleman participated in the Boys & Girls Clubs of Indiana Area Council meeting.  The focus of the meeting was on event planning and fund raising for non-profit organizations during the pandemic.  The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana recently completed two virtual fund raising opportunities which […]

NEWS-Attorney Shawn Cox Presents at Continuing Legal Education Seminar

On September 24, 2020, Attorney Shawn Cox was a co-presenter at a continuing legal education seminar put on by the Bankruptcy Section of the Lake County Indiana Bar Association.  The subject of Attorney Cox’s presentation was pre and post bankruptcy issues related to property owners associations.  If you or someone else are interested in learning […]

Attorney Carl Hall and the DeMotte/Kankakee Valley Rotary Club Build Hand Sanitizing Stations

On October 10, 2020, Attorney Carl Hall and other members of the Demotte/Kankakee Valley Rotary Club assembled hand sanitizer stations for placement in certain areas in the Town of DeMotte.  The materials to assemble the stations were donated by local Demotte businesses.  The hand sanitizer stations are one of many community service projects the Demotte/Kankakee […]

NEWS- Attorney Shawn D. Cox Attends Sigmund J. Beck Advanced Bankruptcy Roundtable Seminar

On August 14 and 15, 2020, Attorney Shawn Cox attended the Sigmund J. Beck Advanced Bankruptcy Roundtable Seminar in Evansville, Indiana. The program is an annual “Masters Series Seminar” conducted through the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, and it focuses on issues related to Chapter 11 bankruptcies. This was Attorney Cox’s fourth consecutive year attending […]

News-Attorney Benjamin T. Ballou and Attorney R. Lawrence Steele Attend Probate and Trust Litigation Seminar

On August 28, 2020, Attorney Benjamin T. Ballou and Attorney R. Lawrence Steele attended the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum’s seminar on Probate and Trust Litigation.  Some of the topics presented at the seminar included: applicability of the Indiana “Deadman Statutes”, No Contest Clauses and the use of Mediation in Probate and Trust litigation .  […]

News-Attorney Emilie Hunt Attends Advanced Elder Law Seminar

On August 14 and August 15, 2020, Attorney Emilie Hunt attended the annual Advanced Elder Law Seminar at Fair Oaks Farm in Fair Oaks, Indiana.  Topics presented at the seminar included: Medicaid issues including the treatment of the retirement account of a Medicaid applicant or their spouse, Medicaid estate recovery, Medicaid changes due to COVID-19, advance […]

News-Attorney Carl Hall Joins Board of DeMotte/Kankakee Valley Rotary Club

Attorney Carl Hall was recently selected to be on the Board of Directors for the DeMotte/Kankakee Valley Rotary Club and serve as the club’s Treasurer.  The Demotte/Kankakee Valley Rotary Club serves the greater northern Jasper County area encompassing Demotte and Wheatfield and is a part of Rotary International.  The goal of Rotary is to unite people and […]

News-Attorney Steven Scott Attends EEO Seminar

On August 18, 2020, Attorney Steven Scott attended the Indianapolis Virtual EEO Seminar.  The seminar included presentations from employment professionals from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on new changes to federal and state employment laws and inclusion in the workplace.  If you or your organization are interested in learning more about employment laws and the […]

Article-Notice Requirement Under the Indiana Tort Claims Act

The Indiana Tort Claims Act (“ITCA”) governs tort claims against local governmental entities. The ITCA requires that notice of a claim must be provided to the governing body of the governmental entity, and to the Indiana Political Subdivision Risk Management Commission within 180 days of the complained injury. Strict compliance with the notice requirements is […]