Category: Legal News

Professional liability insurance coverage: setting the record straight

When the Indiana Lawyer ran a story in December about the Indiana State Bar Association’s legislative proposal for a new statute of repose, the story quoted me as follows: ISBA President Jeff Hawkins said the proposal to limit the timeframe for malpractice was developed by the bar’s Probate, Trust & Real Property Section, driven in

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What are we defending, and from whom?

By Jeff R. Hawkins, ISBA President 2014-15 A few hundred of my fellow citizens and I shared the privilege of witnessing 64 people’s first citizenship moment on Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, during a naturalization ceremony at in the beautiful Grand Hall of Union Station in downtown Indianapolis. The inspirational experience punctuated the two-day ‘We the

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