Educating tomorrow's leaders, expanding civil justice, and aiding the profession.

February 29: What Challenges Might American Constitutional Democracy
Face in the 21st Century?

Join Christopher Ripley, Indiana Bar Foundation's Executive Director Chuck Dunlap, and the high school students from Evansville North's We the People team to hear their testimony on this topic. Chuck Dunlap will update you on the support for these students and for civil justice and how you can get involved. All attorneys and judges are invited to attend from 5:00-6:00 the Evansville Bar Association's offices. RSVP by February 26 to Kayla DeVoy at or (317) 608-6502.
High School Mock Trial: Volunteers Needed for March 5-6 State Finals

Educating tomorrow's leaders through the Indiana High School Mock Trial program requires almost 200 volunteers annually. Three-hour shifts make it enjoyable, especially if you bring an attorney-friend or colleague to join you. Please sign up for your preferred time at this link  . Keep in mind that the third and fourth rounds of competition are often the greatest need. Send direct questions to Marilyn Smith, Staff Attorney, at or (317) 269-7863. 
March 9: Bingham Greenebaum Doll to Host "Get to Know the Foundation" Event

Carl Hayes and Bingham Greenebaum Doll will host the Foundation's board of directors, local attorneys, judges and other guests at a reception on Wednesday, March 9. The event will provide guests an opportunity to get to know the Foundation, its leadership and its many great programs, including We the People. Chris Cavanaugh, a veteran We the People teacher from Plainfield High School, will attend to acquaint guests with the powerful impact the Foundation's civics program has on his students and our State. The reception will run from 4:30-6:00 p.m. at Bingham's Indianapolis office, 10 West Market Street, Suite 2700. RSVP by March 4 to or call (317) 608-6502 if you plan to attend. 
March 23: Faegre Baker Daniels Hosts National Hearings Practice for Fishers High School

Want to help prepare the Fishers High School We the People team that will represent Indiana at the national competition? Faegre Baker Daniels will host this event at their downtown Indianapolis office. Contact Caryn Glawe at or (317) 237-1488 to volunteer. If you would like to make a financial donation to help the Fishers High School team represent Indiana at nationals, you may donate online or send a donation to the Foundation at 615 N. Alabama St., #122, Indianapolis, IN 46204.
Additional Volunteer Opportunities

Whether it is where you can offer pro bono advice on your timetable, or a civic education activity in your community, the Foundation can assist you with rewarding activities to make you feel great about your profession and the impact you have on student education. Not sure what type of commitment is involved? Contact Theresa Browning at or (317) 269-7864 to discuss your options.
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