May 6, 2013 by Editor
The Indiana State Bar Association, at the fall meeting’s Awards luncheon on October 25, 2012, recognized several members of the courts’ family for their tireless efforts and outstanding achievements, including the following:
Hon. Steven H. David
Justice, Indiana Supreme Court
Terry L. Harrell
Executive Director, Indiana Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program
Outstanding Judge Award
Sponsored by the Young Lawyers Section
March 5, 2013 by
New Court Administrator Begins in Marion Superior Court
Andrea Brandes Newsom was recently named Court Administrator for Superior Courts of Marion County. Newsom graduated from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 1999 and earned a bachelor’s degree in history, magna cum laude with honors, from William Jewell College in 1995. She previously [...]
December 20, 2012 by Editor
The Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ICADV) has named the Indiana Supreme Court the recipient of their 2012 Outstanding Judiciary award. Loretta Oleksy of State Court Administration (Division) and Anne Jordan of the Indiana Judicial Center (IJC) attended the awards luncheon on October 10, 2012, to accept the award on behalf of the Court. [...]
December 20, 2012 by Editor
The Indiana Supreme Court and the Marion County Circuit Court have produced a set of videos designed to inform litigants of their rights and responsibilities in small claims court proceedings.
These videos—both a statewide version and a version specific to Marion County small claims—are available online at courts.in.gov/3966.htm.
The Indiana Bar Foundation also assisted with the project.
September 17, 2012 by Editor
Justice Frank Sullivan Receives Sagamore of the Wabash Award
Governor Mitch Daniels presented retired Supreme Court Justice Frank Sullivan with the Sagamore of the Wabash award on July 30th.
The presentation was a surprise to Justice Sullivan and was made in the Governor’s office after the two men spoke privately.
Those in attendance for the presentation included Chief [...]
Indiana Team Attends National Leadership Summit on School-Justice Partnerships: Keeping Kids in School and Out of Court
The first of its kind Summit on School-Justice Partnerships took place in New Your City on March 11-13, 2012. It was convened by former New York Chief Justice Judith S. Kaye and organized by the New York State Permanent Judicial Commission on Justice for Children. Supreme Court Justice Steven David, Porter Circuit Court Judge [...]
The Hon. Mark Massa, formerly the Executive Director of the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute, took the oath of office as Indiana’s 107th Justice on April 2, 2012. The private oath was administered by former Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard, who is now a Senior Judge for the Indiana Court of Appeals. A public, [...]
May 2, 2012 by
The Indiana Supreme Court’s Division of State Court Administration has a new resource available for judges handling cases involving domestic violence. The Division recently received a STOP (Services-Training-Officers-Prosecutors) Violence Against Women grant to create a new position within the office to function as a single point of contact on domestic violence law and the judicial [...]
Fountain County Circuit Court Judge Susan Orr Henderson Receives Greater Lafayette YWCA Woman of Distinction Award
Judge Susan Orr Henderson, Fountain County Circuit Court, has been selected by the Greater Lafayette YWCA as a “Woman of Distinction” for 2012. She was recognized at an award ceremony held on March 6, 2012 for her selfless commitment [...]
Court of Appeals judge and spouse of Supreme Court Justice both honored; State Court Administration staff join national boards
February 6, 2012 by Editor
Indiana Court of Appeals Judge Melissa S. May Receives ISBA Women in the Law Recognition Award
Judge Melissa S. May of the Court of Appeals of Indiana has received the Indiana State Bar Association’s Women in the Law Recognition Award for her dedication to helping women advance in the legal community.
Judge May received the award Oct. [...]