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On May 9, 2013, Mark Lienhoop won an Indiana Court of Appeals decision which was the first to interpret Indiana’s Medical Malpractice statute for what time a claim is considered filed when sent by third party commercial carrier instead of being sent by registered or certified mail. Bonnie Moryl, as Surviving Spouse and Personal Rep. of the Estate of Richard A. Moryl, Deceased v. Carey B. Ransone, M.D.; La Porte Hospital; Dawn Forney, RN; Wanda Wakeman, RN BSBA; et al.
NLKJ Attorneys Martin W. Kus and David P. Jones attended the 62nd Annual Meeting of the 7th Circuit Bar Association and Judicial Conference in Indianapolis.
United States Chief Justice John G. Roberts, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan and former Sen. Richard G. Lugar were featured speakers at the Conference.
Chief Justice Roberts addressed the bar during its annual dinner Monday with introductions by Justice Kagan and 7th Circuit Court of Appeals Chief Judge Frank Easterbrook.
Justice Kagan delivered remarks at the annual luncheon for members of the judiciary.
Former Senator Lugar spoke at the 7th Circuit bar’s annual luncheon. 7th Circuit Judge John Tinder noted that Lugar, during his 36 years in the Senate, has confirmed every current federal judge in Indiana.
The conference formally opened with a cocktail reception in Eli Lilly Hall at the Indiana History Center.
Mr. Kus represents Indiana on the Executive Board of Governors. Mr. Jones is the General Chair on the Committee for Technology.
Mark Lienhoop won a jury trial in Lake Circuit Court involving fingers that were injured when caught in a vertical tanning booth fan. The guard over the tanning booth fan was changed after those injuries to prevent similar injuries from happening in the future.
March 1, 2013
ATTORNEYS SELECTED FOR 2013 INDIANA SUPER LAWYERS LIST
Attorneys Mark A. Lienhoop and David P. Jones have been named to the Indiana Super Lawyers list as two of the top attorneys in Indiana for 2013. No money can be paid to be selected and no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state can be selected.
Super Lawyers is a national rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a rigorous multi-phased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice areas.
The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers magazines and in leading city and regional magazines across the country. For more information about Super Lawyers, go to superlawyers.com.
February 20, 2013
LAW FIRM RECEIVES RANKING IN BEST LAW FIRMS
Newby, Lewis, Kaminski & Jones, LLP has received a Tier 1 ranking in the 2013 edition ofU.S. News - Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” in the areas of commercial litigation, criminal defense, insurance law, and eminent domain and condemnation. This Tier 1 ranking was determined through the firm’s overall evaluation, which was derived from a combination of its clients’ impressive feedback, the high regard that lawyers in other firms in the same practice areas have for the firm, and the information provided by the firm in response to a law firm survey from Best Lawyers.
January 18, 2013
NLKJ ATTORNEYS NAMED BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA
Attorneys Mark L. Phillips, Martin W. Kus, Mark A. Lienhoop, and David P. Jones of the law firm of Newby, Lewis, Kaminski, & Jones, LLP have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America ® 2013 (Copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.).
For three decades, Best Lawyers has been regarded by both the
profession and the public as the most credible and definitive guide to legal excellence in
the United States.
Selection for Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer review survey
comprised of more than four million confidential evaluations by the top attorneys in the
country. The annual Best Lawyers publication has been described by The American
Lawyer as “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.” Because no fee or
purchase is required, being listed in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.
These attorneys were selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers for their work in their
practice areas as follows:
Mark L. Phillips
Litigation - Labor and Employment
Employment Law - Management
Employment Law - Individuals
Martin W. Kus
Criminal Defense - White Collar
Criminal Defense - Non-White Collar
Labor Law - Management
Employment Law - Management
Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Mark A. Lienhoop
Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
David P. Jones
Criminal Defense - White Collar
January 11, 2013
On January 11, 2013, Indiana School Boards Association conducted a one-day seminar for new and veteran school board members and administrators that focused on the basics of board service. The seminar was held at the Marriott North Hotel in Indianapolis.
Topics presented were how the 2012 legislative session will impact public schools, school boards and superintendents, superintendent evaluations, policy development, and legal aspects, such as the Open Door Law, school board powers, transportation of students and legal considerations when dismissing a teacher, were presented by the Indiana School Boards Association staff. Glenda Ritz, Indiana Superintendent-Elect of Public Instruction opened the seminar by discussing her vision and plans for the Department of Education. William Kaminski, Esq., with Newby, Lewis, Kaminski Jones, discussed parliamentary procedure for a successful board meeting. Members of the Indiana Education Employment Relations Board reviewed Indiana’s collective bargaining policies. A panel of experience school board members held a discussion focused on school board serve and what it means to serve on a school board.
ISBA is a non-profit organization with 290 members, including every public school board in the state. ISBA member services include, but are not limited to, legislative services, legal and school financial advice, board member training seminars and dissemination of information on various topics.
January 1, 2013
Newby, Lewis, Kaminski & Jones, LLP is proud to announce that Kristina J. Jacobucci became a partner of the law firm on January 1, 2013. She is a graduate of Marquette High School, St. Mary’s College, and Valparaiso School of Law and has been a lawyer at the law firm since August 2004. Her practice areas include family and adoption law, hospital law, medical malpractice, and appellate advocacy.