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Julia Blackwell Gelinas

Julia Blackwell Gelinas

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1978

  1. Construction & Development: 50%
  2. Appeals: 50%

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Contact Info

Locke Reynolds LLP

201 North Illinois Street
Suite 1000
Indianapolis, IN, 46204-4227

Frost Brown Todd LLC

Po Box 44961
201 N. Illinois St. Ste.1900
Indianapolis, IN, 46244-0961

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
INActive In Good Standing197807/04/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
RecognizedBest Lawyers in America2008
Indiana Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2008
Top 25 Female Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2008
RecognizedBest Lawyers in America2007
Indiana Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2007
Top 25 Female Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2007
Indiana Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2006
Top 25 Female Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2006
Indiana Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2005
Top 25 Female Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2005
Top 25 Female Super LawyersSuperLawyer2004
Indiana Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2004
RecognizedChambers USAN/A

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Fidelity and Surety Law CommitteeVice-Chair1997 - 2002
American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Fidelity and Surety Law CommitteeVice-Chair1990 - 1995
Indianapolis Bar FoundationDistinguished FellowN/A
The Lawyers ClubMemberN/A
Seventh Circuit Bar Association, Membership and Programs CommitteeIndiana ChairN/A
Indiana State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Indianapolis Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Indianapolis American Inn of CourtMaster of the BenchN/A
Indianapolis American Inn of CourtFounding MemberN/A
American Bar Association, Council of Appellate LawyersMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Forum Committee on the Construction IndustryMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Professional Issues CommitteeMemberN/A
Fidelity Law AssociationMemberN/A

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
American Bar AssociationCommercial Surety Indemnity Agreement Issues,” Commercial Surety, Chapter 102007
Payment Bond Manual (ABA)Indiana Chapter2006
Indianapolis Business JournalFew Women Scale Managing Partner Peak2004
Indianapolis StarWomen Gradually Gain Corporate Clout2002
Indianapolis StarJulia Blackwell Gelinas Shatters Myths About Women and Their Rise to Power2002
The Law of Suretyship (2d Ed.), American Bar AssociationDefenses Available to the Surety2000
American Bar AssociationAnnotated Banker’s Blanket BondN/A
American Bar AssociationFinancial Institutions Bond — AnnotatedN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Indiana University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
Saint Mary's CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1975

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
ICLEFIndiana Ethics: The Top 52007
Lorman Education ServicesCriminal and Civil Appellate Practice2006
Indianapolis Bar AssociationEthics in Transactions2006
ICLEFAdvanced Ethics2006
American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance PracticeOutreach Back to Basics: Contract Surety Bond Claims2004
Women in Law ConferenceHuman Resources2002
Advanced Federal PracticeHow do you Define a Final Judgment in Federal Appeals? When is Enough Enough?2002

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