August 22, 2018

Indiana

All Indiana State Bar Association Committees can be found on the following page: https://www.inbar.org/page/committees

Diversity Committee

The Diversity Committee recruits and assists minority law students, and seeks all opportunities for participation in the ISBA by minority lawyers. The committee oversees the Minority Clerkship Program, which assists minority law students in finding summer employment opportunities in law firms and corporations.

Latino Affairs Committee

The Latino Affairs Committee seeks to provide a unified voice addressing the legal issues uniquely affecting the Latino community of Indiana. The committee coordinates resources to ensure equal access to justice for Indiana’s Latino community, promotes the legal concerns of Latinos within the broader legal community, and raises awareness of issues that affect the Latino community.

Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity Committee

The Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Committee works to educate attorneys, judges, the Association, and members of the general public about the law as it relates to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons.

Women in the Law Committee

The Women in the Law Committee makes recommendations to the ISBA for action to address problems identified by surveys and reports regarding women in the practice of law. The committee also holds an annual Bench Bar Retreat and is developing a service project.

All Indiana State Bar Association Sections can be found on the following page: https://www.inbar.org/page/sections

Elder Law Section

The Elder Law Section focuses on serving the needs of older adults and persons with disabilities. Its activities include advocating the development of laws benefiting elder citizens and persons with disabilities, simplifying and expediting forms and procedures related to the practice of elder law, promoting ethical and competent practice in the field of elder law, and disseminating information for the better understanding of the public in matters relating to elder law.

Social Security Disability Law

The Social Security Disability Law Section's goals are to keep Indiana attorneys current on changes in regulation, policy, interpretation and practice before the agency; promote an effective means of communication between local administrative law judges, hearing offices and attorneys; and serve as an outreach to the public and law students interested in disability law.