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ISBA announces ABA President Linda A. Klein as keynote speaker

Wednesday, January 25, 2017   (0 Comments)
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January 25, 2017

Indiana State Bar Association announces ABA President Linda A. Klein as keynote speaker

INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 25, 2017) – The Indiana State Bar Association (ISBA) today announced that Linda A. Klein, president of the American Bar Association and senior managing shareholder at Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz, will be the keynote speaker at its 2017 Solo & Small Firm Conference June 1-3 in French Lick. This year’s theme is Lawyering Like Lincoln: Leading & Succeeding in a New Legal World.  

Klein’s practice, based in Atlanta, includes most types of business dispute resolution, including contract law, employment law and professional liability, working extensively with clients in the construction, higher education and pharmaceutical industries. She earned her J.D. at Washington & Lee Law School in Virginia and her B.A. at Union College in New York. Click here to read her full bio.

Klein will speak at the morning plenary starting at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, June 2, at the French Lick Resort (8670 W. State Rd. 56, French Lick, IN 47432). Also at this year’s conference, national speakers Jeff Lantz, Tucson, Ariz., “Ernie the Attorney” Svenson, New Orleans, La., and Reid Trautz, Washington, D.C., will be presenting. The registration brochure will be available in the March issue of Res Gestae. You will also be able to register online at in March.


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

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

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