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ISBA members, staff to be honored by Indiana Bar Foundation

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Nov. 19, 2018

 

ISBA members, staff to be honored by Indiana Bar Foundation

 

INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 19, 2018) – Four Indiana State Bar Association members and one employee will be honored by the Indiana Bar Foundation for service to the legal profession and the community.


The five will be honored along with a handful of others at the Indiana Bar Foundation Awards Dinner, Dec. 9, at Crowne Plaza Union Station in Indianapolis.


The ISBA members being honored are:


  • Carl Hayes, William Baker Award for Civic Education. Hayes, a partner of Bingham Greenebaum Doll’s Business Litigation Department in Indianapolis, is being honored for his commitment in part for his commitment to the Indiana Bar Foundation’s flagship civics programs, We the People and High School Mock Trial.

  • Hon. Kimberly Dowling, Randall T. Shepard Award for Excellence in Pro Bono. Dowling, judge for the circuit court of Delaware County, spent many hours as pro bono counsel for low-income litigants and helped start the pro bono program in Delaware County before she was elected judge.

  • Edward Beck, 2018 Fellow. Beck, founding partner of Shambaugh Kast Beck & Williams LLP in Fort Wayne, is one of four Fellows recognized for service to the public and profession. Beck is well-regarded in Northeast Indiana, having served for 10 years as a deputy prosecutor and for his involvement in the Allen County Bar Association.

  • Hon. Heather A. Welch, 2018 Fellow. Welch, a judge in the Marion County Superior Court, is one of four Fellows recognized for service to the public and profession. Welch has been described as a “pillar” of the legal community, committed to the improvement of the judicial system. She also earned the ISBA “Outstanding Judge Award” earlier this year.


The ISBA employee being honored is:


  • Catheryne Pully, 2018 Fellow. Pully, ISBA Director of Outreach and Partnerships, has led the ISBA Leadership Development Academy since its inception. The program has trained more than 200 young Indiana Lawyers to be leaders in their firms, their communities and the state. Pully is one of four Fellows recognized for service to the public and profession.


The Indiana State Bar Association is a better organization because of the involvement of these five individuals.


About the Indiana State Bar Association:

Founded in 1896, the Indiana State Bar Association is the single largest legal organization in the state. 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 Indiana State Bar Association, visit www.inbar.org.


About the Indiana Bar Foundation:

The Indiana Bar Foundation’s mission is to strengthen appreciation for the rule of law and civic education for all Hoosiers. The Foundation is a nonprofit that educates tomorrow’s leaders, expands civil justice and aids the legal profession.


Media Contact:

Michael Sanserino

Communications Manager, Indiana State Bar Association

msanserino@inbar.org

 

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