Carmel Attorney Volunteers for Lincoln Bicentennial Celebration

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Amber Burton Small
631 N Rangeline Rd
Carmel, IN 46032
Phone: 317.569.0770
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CARMEL, IN – February 9, 2009 – Attorney and Mediator, Stephenie S. Jocham is participating in “Why Lincoln Was a Lawyer: Abraham Lincoln, Law & Civic Education,” a program cosponsored by the Indiana State Bar Association and the Indiana State Supreme Court. On February 12, 2009, attorneys and judges across Indiana have volunteered to speak in area schools to commemorate the 200th birthday of President Abraham Lincoln. The program implements a unique curriculum focusing on his life as an attorney and showcasing the civic virtues Lincoln exemplified. The focus is on Lincoln’s Hoosier roots, as Lincoln lived in Spencer County from ages 7 to 21. Ms. Jocham will be the featured speaker for 4th graders at a Carmel elementary school.

Ms. Jocham is a founding member of Carmel law firm JOCHAM HARDEN DIMICK JACKSON, PC, where she practices in family law and civil litigation, serving as Chair of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section. As a registered domestic and civil mediator, she concentrates on providing mediation, arbitration and collaborative law services for her clients. She is a frequent speaker on topics of interest in the areas of family law and alternative dispute resolution. Ms. Jocham is active in several professional organizations and frequently volunteers for community programs including Indianapolis Bar Association’s Ask a Lawyer and Legal Line programs and for a crisis intervention hotline. She has provided pro bono and reduced cost legal representation for clients through Heartland Pro Bono Council and the Indianapolis Bar Association’s Modest Means Program. Previously, she served for several years through the Junior Leagues of Evansville and Indianapolis. Ms. Jocham currently serves on the National Alumnae Board of her alma mater, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College.
JOCHAM HARDEN DIMICK JACKSON, PC, is a Carmel law firm providing personalized service with a responsive and compassionate approach. Experienced attorneys offer assertive advocacy for clients complemented by a philosophy focused on minimizing conflict and negotiating resolution. The practice assists clients in all areas of family law, adoption, mediation, and business litigation. For more information, please contact Amber Burton Small at 317.569.0770, or visit
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