2018 Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Seminar
Nov
2
8:00 AM08:00

2018 Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Seminar

WHEN: Fri, Nov. 2, 2018 from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

  • Boone County Circuit Courtroom (map)

The BCBA is hosting its annual Continuing Legal Education Seminar at the Boone County Circuit Courtroom in Lebanon, Indiana. This event will take place on Nov. 2nd, and is open to BCBA Members and non-Members.

Presentation materials will be distributed in electronic format, but paper materials can be provided for an additional $10.00. A continental breakfast and Lunch will be provided, as well as refreshments throughout the day.

This year we have a great lineup of speakers, presenting on a wide range of topics for Indiana practitioners. The schedule will include:

8:45 – 9:45 a.m.
James Bell, Paganelli Law Group, LLC, Ethics

9:50 – 10:50 a.m.
Donna Bays, Bays Family Law, P.C., Family Law Update

11:00 – 12:00 p.m.
Dan Taylor, and Ann Schneider Taylor, Chadd, Minnette, Scneider & Clutter, P.C., Estate/Probate/Guardianship Update

LUNCH

1:00 pm – 2:00 p.m.
Allan Reid, Foley Panszi Law, LLC, Criminal Law Update

2:05 – 3:05 p.m.
Melanie Reichert, Broyles Kight & Ricafort, P.C., Personality Disorders in Family Law: Manage the Crazy without Losing your Mind

3:10 – 3:40 p.m.
Judge John Baker, Indiana Court of Appeals, Appellate Court Update

3:40 – 4:10 p.m.
Justice Steven H. David, Indiana Supreme Court, Supreme Court Update

Registration will open at 8:00 a.m. and the first speaker presentation will begin at 8:45 a.m. If you have any dietary restrictions or require a vegetarian meal, please contact the BCBA and let us know. 

RSVP's are required. The cost for this event is $80.00 per person and advanced payment is required to secure your reservation. Space is limited, so please RSVP by October 31, 2018. 

Payment can be made via PayPal on our Dues page or via check.  Please make checks payable to Boone County Bar Assn. Please mail checks to the Boone County Bar Association, Attn: Secretary/Treasurer, P.O. Box 385, Lebanon, IN 46052.

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2018 Annual Dinner for Members - Masquerade Gala & Casino Night
Feb
23
to Feb 24

2018 Annual Dinner for Members - Masquerade Gala & Casino Night

  • Ulen Golf and Country Club (map)
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The BCBA is hosting its annual dinner for Members and their guests on February 23, 2018. This year's theme is "Masquerade." This event marks the beginning of a new executive committee board and thanks the outgoing president for her service. 

Masks are highly encouraged and attire is Cocktail/Formal - Cocktail/Formal dresses & Suits/Tuxes.  We recommend half masks to enable easier eating and drinking.

This year will include a casino night after dinner. Chips will be provided and no cash bets will be permitted. Casino games include Craps, Blackjack, and Roulette. Dealers from Casino Party Experts will be running the games. Vegas style camaraderie and showboating are encouraged. 

Cocktail hour will start at 6:00 p.m. and dinner will begin at 7:00 p.m. If you have any dietary restrictions or require a vegetarian meal, please contact the BCBA and let us know. Please note that after 10:00 p.m. the bar will transition to a cash bar. 

RSVP's are required. The cost for this event is $40.00 per person and advanced payment is required to secure your reservation. This event is open only to Boone County Bar Members and our guests. Please renew your membership if you have not already done so. RSVP by February 20, 2018. 

Payment can be made via PayPal on our Dues page or via check.  Please make checks payable to Boone County Bar Assn. Please mail checks to the Boone County Bar Association, Attn: Secretary/Treasurer, P.O. Box 385, Lebanon, IN 46052.

Costume Ideas

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Annual Eggnog Party
Dec
22
1:00 PM13:00

Annual Eggnog Party

The BCBA and Boone County Circuit Court are hosting the annual Boone County Eggnog Party. Judge Edens will bring his famous non-acholic eggnog, which people look forward to every year to ring in the holidays. Appetizers and Sweets will also be provided courtesy of Court Staff and the BCBA. Put on your festive holiday sweater or tie and come ring in the holidays with friends. 

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Lunch & Learn - E-Filing Comes to Boone County
Nov
14
11:45 AM11:45

Lunch & Learn - E-Filing Comes to Boone County

  • Lunch will be served starting at 11:45 a.m.
  • The CLE portion will begin at noon.
  • The presentation is pre-approved for 1.5 hours of CLE. 
  • Please register by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, November 10, 2017.
  • We cannot guarantee lunch or space for late registrations.

COST: 

  • One (1) BCBA Member or BCBA Member’s Staff/Paralegal - Free
  • Each Additional Staff Member of BCBA Member - $10.00
  • Non-Member or Non-Member's Staff/Paralegal - $15.00

If you would like to attend, please fill a REGISTRATION FORM and email to boonecountybar@gmail.com

Please fill out a separate registration form for each attendee.

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2017 Annual Continuing Legal Education Program
Nov
3
8:00 AM08:00
CLE

2017 Annual Continuing Legal Education Program

This year's program features:

  •  Appellate Court Update, by Judge John Baker of the Indiana Court of Appeals;
  • Trends in Attorney Discipline, by Charles Kidd Deputy Executive Secretary of the Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission;
  • JLAP 101 – Resiliency, by Terry Harrell Executive Director of the Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program (JLAP);
  • Boone County Courts Update, by Judge Matthew Kincaid of Boone County Superior Court 1; 
  • Criminal Law Update, by Allan Reid, Foley Panzi Law; 
  • Family Law Update, by Donna J. Bays, Bays Family Law;
  • Estate & Probate Update, by Daniel Taylor, Taylor, Chadd, Minnette, Schneider & Clutter. 

Due to space limitations, this event must be capped at 80 registrants.

AGENDA

REGISTRATION FORM

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Mid-Year Membership Deadline
Oct
16
8:30 AM08:30

Mid-Year Membership Deadline

Mid-Year Bar Applications are due October 16th by 4:30 p.m. 

Due to a recent Bylaws amendment, the Association is accepting mid-year membership applications for anyone who would like to join. There are now three classes of membership:

General - available to any licensed Indiana attorney who is in good standing with the Indiana Supreme Court. General Membership is $75.00*. The mid-year rate is $25.00 and is only available till October 16th. 

Emeritus - available to any person who was previously a member in good standing and has been a member of the association for at least 20 years.  Emeritus Membership is $50.00*. The mid-year rate is $17.00 and is only available till October 16th. 

Law Student - available to any person who is a student at an accredited law school, or who has graduated from an accredited law school and is not a licensed attorney in any US state or territory and is in the process of seeking admission to practice in Indiana. Law Student Membership is $15.00*. The mid-year rate is $5.00 and is only available till October 16th. 

Membership in the association provides access to important information for those practicing in Boone County. The opportunity for members only events, including an Annual Dinner. Reduced registration fees and priority for the Annual Boone County CLE Program usually held in November.   

 

* The executive board has the power to change the membership fee at any time. 

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JUDGE DAVID’s 17th COMMUNITY IN-SERVICE
Oct
4
7:30 AM07:30

JUDGE DAVID’s 17th COMMUNITY IN-SERVICE

  • Witham Health Services Pavilion at the Boone County Fair Grounds (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Crisis in Our Neighborhood:  

Battling the Opioid Epidemic TOGETHER

Attendees will hear a powerful Keynote presentation from Andrew McKenna, JD, author of Sheer Madness: From Federal Prosecutor to Federal Prisoner. Mr. McKenna’s presentation chronicles his journey from U.S. Airman, U.S. Marine Corps Captain, JAG Attorney and Justice Department prosecutor to opioid and heroin addict, bank robber, and ultimately federal prisoner. Mr. McKenna is an expert on the opioid epidemic and its devastating effects on communities, drawn from his own personal and professional experiences with addiction, the justice system, the prison industrial complex and leadership.

The Keynote address will be followed by a panel presentation focusing on efforts of the Boone County medical and legal communities to address the opioid crisis locally, an educational presentation from the Boone County Health Department on Narcan and the annual youth presentation, this year delivered by the young women of Teen Challenge.

This is an important event for law enforcement, teachers, community youth workers, clergy, parents, EVERYONE! We need you there! Please make plans to attend.

Please REGISTER by SEPTEMBER 22, 2017. Registration is $50.00 (registration form included). Registration fee includes continental breakfast, break service and box lunch. Registrations received after September 24, 2017 will be $60.00. Same day registration is no longer permitted. 

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BCBA Jail Visit and Presentation by Sheriff Department
Sep
26
4:15 PM16:15

BCBA Jail Visit and Presentation by Sheriff Department

The Boone County Sheriff Department, including Sheriff Mike Nielsen and Capt. Jeff Heck will be providing the BCBA with a presentation of the new jail visitation system at the Boone County Jail. Attorneys will have the option to use the new system from their office and schedule visits at their convenience. The presentation will also include a tour for those who are interested. This event is open to current BCBA members. Please RSVP to boonecountybar@gmail.com if you wish to attend.

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Mar
1
to Mar 15

2017 Membership Forms & Dues Deadline

If you wish to be a member of the BCBA, membership forms and dues must be received by the Bar Association by 4:00 p.m. on March 15, 2017.

In order to join please fill out a membership application and pay your dues

  • Note to qualify for membership in the BCBA you must be a licensed attorney in good standing in the State of Indiana and you must reside in Boone County or have a law office in Boone County. 

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Nov
4
8:00 AM08:00
CLE

Continuing Legal Education Program

This annual program will take place at the Boone County Courthouse in the Circuit Court Courtroom. Our scheduled speakers include: 

Justice Steven David - Indiana Supreme Court
Judge Patricia A. Riley - Indiana Court of Appeals
Judge Michael Witte - Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission
Donna J. Bays - Bays Family Law
Tyler D. Helmond - Voyles Zahn & Paul

This program will include 5 hours of CLE credits and 1 hour of Ethics CLE credit (6 hours total). Lunch is included, as well as electronic materials.

Please fill out a registration form and submit payment to reserve your spot today. 


REGISTRATION FEES

  • Boone County Bar Association Member - $80.00

  • Non-member - $95.00

  • Printed Materials - $20.00


Documents:

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Oct
5
7:30 AM07:30

Judge David’s 16th Community In-Service

  • Witham Health Services Pavilion located at the Boone County 4-H Fairgrounds (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Commercially Sexually Exploited Children (CSEC)

In Our Own Backyard

Attendees will learn how to recognize a victim of human or sex trafficking; understand what services are the most beneficial, what is available in your county and the State of Indiana, and how your colleagues are tackling this difficult industry.  Indiana is making strides in addressing this issue statewide.  The current status of legislation will be discussed, together with the system response.  Our speakers include Judge Kimberly Dowling, a pioneer in bringing education on the topic statewide with a focus on the importance of judicial intervention, prevention and appropriate placement and treatment alternatives, Indiana State Police Trooper Roger Logsdon, Tracy McDaniel of Restored Inc., an intervention and advocate specialist for victims, and Dr. Robyn Eubank, Director of Psychological Services at Youth Opportunity Center, Muncie Indiana, who will run the new YOC facility specializing in placement and treatment of victims of commercial sexual exploitation opening in fall 2016.

This is an important event for law enforcement, teachers, community youth workers, clergy, parents, EVERYONE!  We need you there! Please make plans to attend.

 Please RSVP by SEPTEMBER 16, 2016. Registration is $45. PLEASE NOTE that due to overwhelming response, registration on the day of the conference is no longer offered. Registrations postmarked or received after September 23, 2016 will be $55.00. Registration fee includes morning break service and box lunch. 


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Sep
30
9:00 AM09:00

2016 Indiana State Bar Association House of Delegates

The Boone County Bar Association sends two delegates to the Annual ISBA House of Delegates.  This year's HOD is being held in downtown Indianapolis. 

This year our delegates (Jennifer Bays Beinart and Donna J. Bays) are unable to attend. If you wish to attend as a substitute delegate this year, please contact the Bar Association at boonecountybar@gmail.com. 

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