Educating Tomorrow's Leaders  |  Expanding Civil Justice  |  Aiding the Profession
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National Access to Justice Report Published
Eight of 10 low-income Americans who need an attorney don't get one -- and perhaps don't even know their problem is a legal issue. Read more about this national report in The Indiana Lawyer. Indiana will release a report on statewide access to justice challenges in November. 
Central Indiana Teachers, Attorneys & Judges: Help Students March 3-4

You'll love meeting students like Imani. Volunteer for a round of judging at the State Finals for Indiana High School Mock Trial, March 3-4, in Indianapolis. Sign up here. The winning team will represent Indiana at the nationals in May!
Two We the People Teams to Travel to Nationals
Is this the year Indiana wins best in the nation in We the People: the Citizen and the Constitution? Thanks to many generous donors, including several ISBA Sections, it just might be. To help Fishers Junior High, visit this page. Or attend a Top Golf event on March 11 to benefit Fishers High School. At checkout, enter the promo code civicvirtue to receive 25% off the ticket price. You can also make a donation through the Foundation to help any of the teams attending.
Hon. Larry McKinney Endowment Fund Match Still Available
With his family's and colleagues' endorsement, the Foundation established an endowment in honor of the late Larry J. McKinney  and agreed to match the first $10,000 donated to boost its impact. To date, $8,055 has been donated. If you would like to donate cash, property, or stock to the endowment, contact the Foundation's executive director Chuck Dunlap , J.D. or Theresa Browning , CFRE.
Shepard Diversity Fund Helps Students
Almost 30 undergraduate students received LSAT exam study guides last year, and more collegians will receive aid in 2018. Thanks to Rod Morgan, Myra Selby, the ISBA and all the donors who contributed to the Randall T. Shepard Fund for Diversity in the Legal Profession when former Chief Justice Shepard retired, this endowment is producing revenues to aid the next generation of attorneys. If you would like to contribute, perhaps even through a deferred gift, contact Theresa Browning, CFRE, for a confidential conversation. What's a deferred gift? Find out here.