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Includes - Ethics - 1.00
This course has been approved by the Indiana Supreme Court Office of Admissions & Continuing Education. Participating attorneys are eligible to receive up to 6.70 hours of distance education, which includes 1.0 hour of ethics. Newly admitted attorneys may receive up to 6.70 hours of new attorney CLE. No more than 9.0 hours of distance education CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period, and there is no carry over of excess distance education hours.
December 4 - Indianapolis
JUDE BYANSKI is an attorney with the Indianapolis law firm of Dale & Eke, P.C., where he focuses on counseling clients in the practice areas of estate planning, trusts, guardianships, and estate & trust administrations. Mr. Byanski has focused practicing in estate planning and its related practice areas since 2011, and he has had the opportunity to present often on estate planning topics at professional conferences and to the general public. Mr. Byanski is a graduate of Indiana University (B.A. 2000) and the University of Dayton School of Law (J.D. 2006). He is admitted to practice law in the State of Indiana, the State of Ohio, and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana. Mr. Byanski is a member of the Indianapolis Bar Association, the Indiana State Bar Association (Probate, Trust, and Real Property Section), and the Ohio State Bar Association. He is also a member of the Estate Planning Council of Indianapolis (current Board member). Mr. Byanski has volunteered as a Reading Coach for the Indy Reads Adult Literacy Program and participates in the annual Indianapolis “Walk to Defeat ALS”.
JULIE C. DIXON is a shareholder at Ciyou & Dixon, P.C., where she practices in the areas of family law, including complex financial components of domestic relations and business matters; and estates. Ms. Dixon has co-written, taught and researched several articles on family law and domestic relations matters. She earned her B.S. degree from the Indiana University, Bloomington, and her J.D. degree from the Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis. Ms. Dixon is a member of the Indianapolis and Indiana State bar associations.
REGINA HOLZHAUSEN, J.D., C.P.A., C.F.P., is Trust Operations Manager at MainSource Bank. Previously she was a trust director for PNC Bank for many years. She is a member of the Indianapolis Bar Association (member, Probate and Trust Section) and the Indiana State Bar Association (member, Probate and Trust Section). Ms. Holzhausen earned her B.S. degree from the University of the State of New York and her J.D. degree from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. She is a frequent presenter on continuing legal education, including seminars for the Indianapolis Bar Association, Johnson County Bar Association, Elkhart County Bar Association, Allen County Bar Association, ICLEF and law firms.
ANDREW SUMERFORD is an attorney with Meils Thompson Dietz & Berish, where he practices in the areas of insurance defense, estate planning, probate, family law, construction law, and general civil practice. Mr. Sumerford earned his B.S. degree from Indiana University and his J.D. degree from Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis. He is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association.
LORA N.R. WILLIAMS is the sole owner of Williams Law Office, PC, where her primary focus is estate and business planning law practice near Greensburg, Indiana. She also maintains a creditor collections practice in central Indiana. Ms. Williams has served as president of the Indiana Board of Pharmacy, the Decatur County Family YMCA, and the Decatur County United Fund. She is the president-elect for the Greensburg Rotary Club, and she serves on the Indiana State YMCA Public Policy board. Ms. Williams is a frequent presenter for National Business Institute and she has previously taught business law courses at Indiana Wesleyan University and Butler University. She earned her B.A. degree from Purdue University, her J.D. degree from Syracuse University, and her Master in Public Administration degree from Syracuse University. Ms. Williams is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association and the Decatur County Bar Association.
December 7 - Bloomington
THOMAS R. MALAPIT JR. is a partner in the Muncie, Indiana law firm of McKinney & Malapit, P.C., where he practices in the areas of personal injury, litigation, estate planning, condemnation, criminal defense, business law, family law, and juvenile law. Mr. Malapit was admitted to bar 1997, by the Indiana Supreme Court for the state of Indiana; also admitted to practice before U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern districts of Indiana. He received his B.A. degree from Ball State University and his J.D. from Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis. He served as deputy prosecutor, 46th Judicial Circuit, Delaware County, Indiana from 1999-2000; and currently serves as a public defender, 46th Judicial Circuit, Delaware County, Indiana (2014 - Current). He is a member of the Muncie Bar Association (treasurer, 2013 - current; board member, 2012 - Current); Indiana State Bar Association (Probate, Trust, and Real Property; Business Law; and Litigation sections); and Indiana Trial Lawyers Association.
RUSSELL T. PAARLBERG is a partner at Lanting, Paarlberg & Associates, LTD, whose areas of practice include estate planning, real estate and litigation. Mr. Paarlberg is a member of the following professional organizations: Illinois State Bar Association, Trust and Estates Section; Indiana State Bar Association, Probate, Trust and Real Property Section; Chicago Bar Association; South Suburban Bar Association; South Suburban Estate Planning Council; and the Lake County, Indiana, Bar Association. He is or has served on the following boards: The Bible League, The Chicago Christian Counseling Center, South Holland United Way, Village of South Holland Zoning Board of Appeals, South Holland Business Association, Cedar Lake Christian Conference Center, and The Family Life Child Development Center. Mr. Paarlberg earned his B.A. degree, cum laude, from Hope College, Holland, Michigan and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington.
BIANCA A. SLAGLE is a paralegal with Dillman Law Group where she assists attorneys with litigation, probate, guardianship and trust administration. Ms. Slagle has experience in the law firm environment as a receptionist, legal assistant and paralegal She is a member of the Indiana Paralegal Association. Ms. Slagle earned a B.A. degree from Indiana University and an M.A. degree from Indiana University.
PETER P. TEN EYCK is an attorney with Hackman Hulett & Cracraft, LLP, where he assists clients primarily with estate and retirement planning; wills and trusts; powers of attorney; living wills; guardianships; estate and trust administration; inheritance disputes; and estate and trust litigation. Mr. Ten Eyck’s practice also encompasses business formation and succession planning; real estate and personal property matters; and general civil litigation. He earned his B.A. degree, cum laude, from DePauw University and his J.D. degree from Indiana University Maurer School of Law. He is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association and the Indianapolis Bar Association. Mr. Ten Eyck has provided pro bono legal services to the Indianapolis Bar Association’s Low Asset Will Program and Ask a Lawyer Program, the Protective Order Pro Bono Project, the Community Development Law Center, and the Heartland Pro Bono Council. He has also represented the Indianapolis and Indiana State Bar Associations at naturalization ceremonies for new U.S. Citizens.