PLG attorney and registered mediator Chris McGrath was recently featured in Westfield Magazine for his new business, Sogility. Sogility launched in Westfield in November 2018 to bring all aspects of training under one roof and to leverage technology for efficient gains with less wear and tear on the body.Read More
The first episode of the Indianapolis Bar Association’s “Off the Record” podcast, hosted by PLG attorney James Bell, debuted in April. The episode features Monica Foster, who serves as the executive director of the Indiana Federal Community Defenders.Read More
Within a span of a couple weeks, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen and Trump’s ex-campaign manager Paul Manafort both pleaded guilty to fraud charges in federal court. The two men’s plea agreements were widely discussed by the media, giving the public a look into the federal justice system. The situation is like being able to review Amazon’s most recent settlement agreements.
For lawyers, there must be some important and tactical information included in those agreements, right?
Check out my recent column in the Indiana Lawyer that breaks down Cohen’s and Manafort’s deals and what lawyers can glean from them. (Spoiler alert: Nobody walks away from plea negotiations with the United States with a great deal.)
Your clients have confidential information. It’s your duty as their lawyer to protect that information, no matter where it’s stored – a computer, a smartphone, your head. But do you know the best ways to keep it secure?Read More
If you are looking for a captivating and informative podcast to listen to during your commute or workout, I highly recommend a series of podcasts discussing the criminal justice system by Preet Bharara, the former United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York. Bharara interviewed a high-profile criminal defense attorney, a defendant convicted of insider training, and the former U.S. Attorney in Chicago about what it is like to be involved in the inner workings of a criminal case.Read More
If the dreary, unending Winter of 2018 afforded you anything, it was the “freedom” to watch an otherwise embarrassing amount of Netflix. Beyond that, it may have offered an educational introduction into the criminal world of money laundering.Read More
For 25 years, the Bench Bar conference has provided an opportunity for lawyers and judges to interact, share ideas, and get to know each other on a personal level. This event is known for its valuable educational programming and social activities, which we believe reflects our culture of “quality law and quality life.”Read More