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Patricia L. McKinnon appointed as Indiana State Bar Association secretary

Thursday, October 22, 2015   (0 Comments)
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News Release

October 22, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS (Oct. 22, 2015) – Patricia L. McKinnon, Indianapolis, was appointed as secretary of the Indiana State Bar Association (ISBA) at its annual meeting in French Lick earlier this month. She was appointed by ISBA President Carol M. Adinamis, and her term will expire in October 2016.


McKinnon is a practitioner at her firm, Law Office of Patricia L. McKinnon. Previously, she served as a part-time public defender for the Marion County Public Defender Agency. She received her B.A. from Augustana College in 1983 and her J.D. from the University of Notre Dame Law School in 1994.


McKinnon is a member of the Indianapolis and Indiana State (chair, Solo & Small Firm Conference) bar associations, Indianapolis Bar Foundation (past board member; Fellow; Senior Fellow) and the Indiana Bar Foundation (Fellow). She currently serves on the board of directors for Indiana Legal Services and is a volunteer Guardian ad Litem for Kids' Voice of Indiana. She is also active in her community, currently serving as president of her son’s Football Parents’ Association at Covenant Christian High School and as an adult Sunday school teacher at John Knox Presbyterian Church (past deacon, session member).




Founded in 1896, the Indiana State Bar Association (ISBA) is the single largest legal organization in the state. With nearly 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


Media Contact: Carissa Long, Director of Public Relations & Social Media, ISBA, 800.266.2581,