UPDATE: We are excited to announce a special guest appearance! The President of the Indiana State Bar Association, Todd Spurgeon will be joining us.
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The Annual Joint Meeting of Indiana Paralegal Association,
Indianapolis Bar Association Paralegal Committee, &
Indiana State Bar Association’s Affiliate Membership Committee
May 8, 2019
12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.
The Vital Role of Paralegals in Modern Trial Work
by: Attorney Ryan O. Farner
Ryan Farner is an associate at Kightlinger & Gray, LLP. Mr. Farner has experience handling all levels of civil litigation from inception through to appeal and has handled a wide variety of cases from basic declaratory judgment issues relating to coverage to complex appellate matters. He has argued before judges from the trial level up to the Indiana Supreme Court. He is licensed to practice, and has practiced, in California, Florida, and Indiana.
In addition to being a practicing attorney, Mr. Farner is also an accomplished trial consultant. Before joining Kightlinger & Gray, he was a named partner in one of the most sought after trial consulting firms in the country where he worked on cases throughout the United States. Mr. Farner continues to routinely consult on cases with exposure in the million to ten million dollar range.
As an attorney and a consultant, Mr. Farner has taken part in over 80 jury trials with cases ranging from minor auto injury matters to multi-million dollar products liability cases.
President of the Indiana State Bar Association, Todd Spurgeon
Todd Spurgeon is a litigator with significant trial experience. Todd routinely appears in State and Federal courts, handling a wide range of insurance defense matters. Additionally, he has handled matters for funeral directors before the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency. Since 2010, Todd has been selected for inclusion on the Rising Stars list published in Indiana Super Lawyers Magazine.
Todd is the current President of the Indiana State Bar Association and is an active member of the American Bar Association, holding positions on various committees over the last several years. In addition to his involvement in other legal and professional organizations, Todd is on the Board of Directors of Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana and a member of the Lions Club of New Albany.
Barnes & Thornburg, LLP
11 South Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204
(At this location: Live Speaker, Lunch, & Vendors)
Krieg Devault LLP
12800 North Meridian Street, Suite 300, Carmel, IN 46032
(At this location: Video Teleconference)
Brought to you by City Barbeque
Macaroni & Cheese
(*Available at Barnes & Thornburg location only).
(Please let us know if you have special dietary requests).
Attendee (with meal): $14.00
Attendee (with no meal): Free
Video Teleconference Attendee: Free
Please make reservations by 5:00 PM on Monday, May 6, 2019. *IPA cannot guarantee food and/or seating for late reservations. Cancellations after that date/time will still require payment. IPA derives no profit from the cost of the meetings.
*For the joint meeting, 'member' is any active member of the Indiana Paralegal Association, the Indianapolis Bar Association, or the Indiana State Bar Association.