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Indiana State Bar Association welcomes 24 lawyers to Leadership Development Academy

Monday, December 7, 2015   (0 Comments)
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 7, 2015

 

Indiana State Bar Association welcomes 24 lawyers to Leadership Development Academy

 

INDIANAPOLIS (Dec. 7, 2015) – The Indiana State Bar Association (ISBA) today announced the Class of 2016 of its Leadership Development Academy, now entering its fifth year. The lawyers are accomplished legal practitioners who have been admitted to practice for less than 15 years. The Academy is a statewide leadership program established to empower and develop lawyers to be informed, committed and involved so that they may fill significant leadership roles in local and state bar associations, local communities and organizations and to serve as role models in matters of ethics and professionalism.

 

The 24 members will participate in five sessions featuring professional facilitators and prominent speakers from various disciplines to inform participants about leadership principles and techniques, the importance of effective leaders in organizations to maximize efficiency and effectiveness, and the challenges and rewards of leadership in action.

 

Members of the 2016 Leadership Development Academy include:
 

Michele L. Anderson, Indianapolis, Frost Brown Todd

 

Elizabeth L. Barnes, Merrillville, Church Church Hittle & Antrim

 

Jason W. Bennett, Lafayette, Law Clerk to Indiana Chief Justice Loretta H. Rush

 

Amber K. Boyd, Indianapolis, Amber Boyd – Attorney at Law

 

Danielle K. Campbell, South Bend, Leone Halpin

 

Randall Cloe, Carmel, Cloe Legal

 

Erica C. Costello, Indianapolis, Indiana Supreme Court Division of State Court Administration

 

James “Jim” B. Dillon, Gary, Lake County Prosecutor’s Office

 

Laura S. Fattouch, Lawrenceburg, Sorge Law Firm

 

O. Adedoyin Gomih, Merrillville, Adedoyin Gomih Law

 

Anne E. Fischesser, South Bend, Faegre Baker Daniels

 

Yvette M. LaPlante, Evansville, Keating & LaPlante

 

Carlton L. Martin, Indianapolis, Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic

 

Ann O’Connor McCready, Indianapolis, Plews Shadley Racher & Braun

 

Flora A. Owolabi, Indianapolis, Law Office of Flora A. Owolabi

 

Adrienne E. Rines, Marion, Kiley Harker & Certain

 

Ruth M. Rivera, Indianapolis, Office of the Indiana Attorney General

 

Leah L. Seigel, Indianapolis, Law Clerk to Indiana Supreme Court Justice Mark S. Massa

 

Chelsea E. Smith, Indianapolis, Department of Homeland Security

 

Raeanna C. Spahn, Crown Point, State Farm Insurance

 

Jordan J. Szymialis, Lafayette, Stuart & Branigin

 

Jessica Whelan, Indianapolis, Bingham Greenebaum Doll

 

Katharine “Kate” A. Williams, South Bend, St. Joseph County Community Corrections Advisory Board

 

Laura E. Wyrick, Fort Wayne, Burt Blee Dixon Sutton & Bloom

 

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Founded in 1896, the Indiana State Bar Association (ISBA) is the single largest legal organization in the state. With more than 12,000 members, the ISBA serves and advocates on behalf of its members, their clients and the public interest as the independent voice of the legal profession. The ISBA’s office is located in downtown Indianapolis. For more information about the State Bar, visit www.inbar.org.

 

Media Contact: Carissa Long, Director of Public Relations & Social Media, ISBA, 800.266.2581, clong@inbar.org


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