Saturday, February 13, 2016

Judge Gull awarded for jury innovation work

Judge Gull awarded for jury innovation work

January 25, 2016 by

For the past 10 years, Allen County Superior Court Judge Frances C. Gull has been committed to improving the jury management system in her county. In her efforts to make the jury system more convenient for jurors, Judge Gull helped establish mJuror, a system specifically designed for smart devices that allows jurors to communicate [...]

Judge Wentworth receives award of excellence for Pro Bono service

Judge Wentworth receives award of excellence for Pro Bono service

January 25, 2016 by

Members of the Indiana Bar Foundation and the Indiana Pro Bono Commission selected the Honorable Martha B. Wentworth, Judge, Indiana Tax Court for the Randall T. Shepard Excellence in Pro Bono Award, the highest award given for a career of pro bono service.
Judge Wentworth is the immediate past chair of the Indiana Pro Bono Commission [...]

Justice David receives national award for work with children

Justice David receives national award for work with children

January 25, 2016 by

Indiana Supreme Court Justice Steve H. David recently received national recognition for his work with children in court. Justice David was presented with the Annie E. Casey Foundation Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative (JDAI) Distinguished System Leadership Award. He accepted the award on behalf of the Court family saying, “My role is easy when you have [...]

Judge Michael G. Gotsch Sr. honored with ISBA Outstanding Judge Award

Judge Michael G. Gotsch Sr. honored with ISBA Outstanding Judge Award

January 25, 2016 by

St. Joseph Circuit Court Judge Michael G. Gotsch Sr. was selected as the recipient of the Outstanding Judge Award from the Indiana State Bar Association’s (ISBA) Young Lawyers Section. The award was presented at the ISBA’s annual meeting in French Lick.
Judge Gotsch was appointed to the St. Joseph Circuit Court by Gov. Joe Kernan in [...]

Spotlight: Awards, report, and new appellate judge

November 20, 2015 by Editor

Former Chief Justice Shepard receives ABA Marshall Award
The American Bar Association presented the prestigious 2015 John Marshall Award to former Indiana Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard. He was the longest-serving chief justice of the Supreme Court of Indiana, and is the recipient of the award named for the longest-serving chief justice of the Supreme [...]

Indiana Civic Health Index/Second Edition

Indiana Civic Health Index/Second Edition

July 14, 2015 by Editor

The Indiana Civic Health Index is the result of a partnership among the following entities: Indiana Supreme Court, Indiana Bar Foundation, Indiana University Northwest, IU Center for Civic Literacy, The Center on Congress, and the National Conference on Citizenship. The foreword is by former Chief Justice, Randall T. Shepard, and former U.S. Representative and current [...]

Judge Valeri Haughton-Motley receives Bloomington Woman of the Year Award

Judge Valeri Haughton-Motley receives Bloomington Woman of the Year Award

May 12, 2015 by Editor

Bloomington Mayor Mark Kruzan announced that Judge Valeri Haughton-Motley was named Bloomington’s Woman of the Year.
She was honored during Women’s History Month for her outstanding service to the community.
Judge Haughton-Motley was selected by members of the Woman of the Year Subcommittee of the City of Bloomington’s Commission on the Status of Women.
Judge Haughton-Motley as the [...]

Leslie Dunn Receives ISBA Taliaferro Award

February 24, 2015 by Editor

Leslie Dunn, State Director of GAL/CASA at the Indiana Supreme Court’s Division of State Court Administration, was awarded the Honorable Viola J. Taliaferro Award by the Indiana State Bar Association on October 8, 2014 at the Bar’s annual meeting. The award, which was presented to Leslie by the Civil Rights of Children Committee, is [...]

People in the News and Other Items

People in the News and Other Items

October 3, 2014 by Editor

People in the News
Clerk’s Office
Gregory Pachmayr became the new Deputy Clerk of the Indiana Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, and Tax Court in June 2014. Before joining the Supreme Court staff, Greg was the Director of the Indiana Board of Pharmacy. He has multiple degrees including a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Indiana University [...]

George B. Davis award and new staff at State Court Administration

June 26, 2014 by Editor

Judge Richard Payne Receives George B. Davis Award
Former Hancock Superior Court Judge, Richard T. Payne, received the Hancock County Bar Association George B. Davis Distinguished Jurist Award at its Spring Bar Association Dinner. The Bar Association created the award, named for eminent Hancock Circuit Court Judge, George B. Davis, to recognize exemplary and dedicated [...]

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