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Doug, Lynette Long Honored for Mock Trial Volunteerism
Doug and Lynnette Long, Indianapolis, were selected for the Woods Award at the 2018 Indiana High School Mock Trial Competition. Learn about their history of dedication to more students than you can guess here
Volunteers Needed!
Sign up to judge an elementary We the People regional or state showcase in your area. These fifth-graders will charm you.
May 9 - Valparaiso
May 11 - Fort Wayne
May 17 - Indianapolis
A First for This South Bend School - Trinity at Greenlawn Going to National H.S. Mock Trial Championship

"Poultry Geist"  a team from Trinity School at Greenlawn, South Bend, won the Indiana High School Mock Trial Competition on Sunday, March 4 after two days of competition, including the final trial in the Indiana Supreme Court with Justice Steven David presiding. To learn more about this year's competition, click here.
Follow the Teams to National Competitions
Is it April already?  That means the We the People National Finals are ahead: April 27-May 1. Follow the Foundation on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter to receive timely updates on Team Indiana from Fishers High School. The National Invitational where Fishers Junior High School competes is one week later. Thank you to everyone who already donated, and to those who still want to help, there's still time to donate!
Mock Trial 2020 Steering Committee in Place
Co-chairs of the steering committee are Hon. Steven David, Indiana Supreme Court, and Hon. Richard Young, U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, Evansville. The steering committee includes 16 additional Indiana lawyers, judges and private citizens. Find them here.
Expanding Civil Justice
View this video on the value of civil legal aid from Washington state's Office of Civil Legal Aid for perspectives of clients, lawyers and judges as presented in "and justice for all."

Indianapolis Legal Aid Society will offer its sixth annual Timeless Tips from the Bench and Bar CLE on Friday, April 27. For more information, click here.
2018 Fellows Nominations Open Online
Each year, the Fellows welcome a select group of 5-10 nominees and honor them at an annual dinner in December. Any Fellow in good standing may nominate a colleague by completing this online form by July 1, 2018. To review the list of current Fellows, click here. Thank you all for your outstanding representation of the legal and judicial professions.
Endowed Funds Boost Mission
You may find a list of endowed funds established by attorneys and non-attorneys alike to advance the Foundation's public service mission. If you would like information about how to establish one to honor a family member or colleague and advance shared values, contact our staff for a confidential conversation: Chuck Dunlap, J.D., or Theresa Browning, CFRE, 317-269-7864.