Bishop selected to serve on faculty

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Carmel resident Mary Ellen Kiley Bishop will present on Estate Planning and Administration for the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum at its two-day seminar, “Indiana Law Update 2012,” on Sept. 19 and 20 at the Indiana Convention Center.

Bishop, partner at Cohen Garelick & Glazier, will present on probate, wills and trusts on the second day of the seminar. Her selection to the Indiana Law Update faculty comes on the heels of serving as co-chair for ICLEF’s “39th Annual Midwest Estate, Tax & Business Planning Institute” in June.

Bishop served two terms on the Indiana Probate Code Study Commission under the appointment of Governors Frank O’Bannon and Joseph Kernan. She is certified as an Estate Planning and Administration Specialist by the Trust and Estate Specialty Board of Indiana. Bishop received her bachelor of science degree in business from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business and her juris doctorate from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. In 2010, Bishop was elected to the Indiana University Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees is Indiana University’s governing board, its legal owner and final authority.

Bishop is a fellow of the Indiana State Bar Foundation and a distinguished fellow of the Indianapolis Bar Foundation. In 2011, she was elected as a fellow to the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. She is admitted to practice law before the Indiana Supreme Court, United States District Courts, Southern and Northern Districts of Indiana, United States Tax Court and the United States Supreme Court. Bishop is a member of the Indianapolis and Indiana State Bar Association, Indianapolis Bar Association, American Bar Association and the Estate Planning Council of Indianapolis.

The event is co-sponsored by the Alumni Association of the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. The seminar qualifies attendees for 12 continuing legal education credits. Registration is open for the event at www.iclef.org.

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