Monday, February 13, 2012

Attorneys celebrate Lincoln’s birthday in the classroom

Attorneys celebrate Lincoln’s birthday in the classroom

INDIANAPOLIS (Feb. 8, 2012) – The Indiana State Bar Association (ISBA) will sponsor “Why Lincoln Was a Lawyer,” a statewide community outreach program that matches lawyers with local schools on March 15. The program is an opportunity for attorneys to speak in classrooms about Lincoln’s life, career and the impact he made on this nation.

“I believe we can all learn more from Lincoln the lawyer – and Lincoln the president,” said ISBA President C. Erik Chickedantz. “In homage to his life traveling a city-to-city circuit providing legal help, the Indiana State Bar is proud to lead this program.”

The following lawyer will be participating at a school near you:
David Lynch, Attorney at Law, of West Harrison, and N. Alan Miller, Zerbe Garner Miller & Blondell, of Lawrenceburg, will speak at Bright Elementary School in Lawrenceburg on March 15.

For more information about this program, please visit If you would like to attend this event or talk to the attorney and/or teacher, please contact Carissa Long at

Founded in 1896, the Indiana State Bar Association (ISBA) is the single largest legal organization in the state. With more than 12,000 members, the ISBA serves and advocates on behalf of its members, their clients and the public interest as the independent voice of the legal profession. The ISBA’s office is located in downtown Indianapolis. For more information about the State Bar, visit .

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