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Colin E. Flora receives two writing awards from the Indiana State Bar Association

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Aug. 30, 2017


Colin E. Flora receives two writing awards from the Indiana State Bar Association


INDIANAPOLIS (Aug. 30, 2017) – Colin E. Flora was recognized for his writing at the Indiana State Bar Association’s annual awards luncheon in Indianapolis on Aug. 30, winning both the First Place Harrison Legal Writing Award and the Donald R. Lundberg Writing Award.


The Harrison Legal Writing Awards are presented to the top articles that were published in Res Gestae from December 2015 through May 2017. The articles are judged in significance of subject matter, practicality and timeliness; quality of research and legal analysis; and clarity and style. His winning article, “When, How & Why of Piercing the Corporate Veil in Indiana,” appeared in the November 2016 issue.


The Donald R. Lundberg Writing Award is presented to the top article published in the YLS Network, the quarterly newsletter of the Young Lawyers Section. His winning article, “Citing Unpublished Cases in Indiana: Rules & Caselaw,” appeared in the May 2017 issue.


Flora is an associate civil litigation attorney who focuses his practice on appeals, class actions, business disputes and personal injury cases at the Indianapolis-based firm Pavlack Law, LLC. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in political science from Indiana University South Bend in 2008, where he was selected for the inaugural class of Herbert Presidential Scholars and graduated with high distinction. In 2011, he graduated with honors from the I.U. McKinney School of Law. Colin is the author of numerous journal articles and more than 150 posts for the Hoosier Litigation Blog. He was the recipient of the ISBA 2015 Harrison Legal Writing Award (3rd Place) and is a frequent judge for the Robert H. Staton Intramural Moot Court Competition in which he was honored as Friend of the Court in 2013 and 2016.




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