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Mr. James J. Ammeen, Jr.

Ammeen & Associates, P.C.
Contributing Member
Office:
Barrister Building, Suite 860
155 E MARKET STREET
Indianapolis, IN 46204-3257

Phone: 317-423-7505
Fax: 317-423-7506
Email: jammeen@ammeen-law.com
Web Site: www.ammeen-law.com

Law School: Indiana University School of Law--Indianapolis (1995)

Practice Areas:
 

LICENSES: Law: Indiana (1995); United States (Seventh Circuit (2000), N.D. Ind., S.D. Ind. (1995)).
Real Estate: Indiana (Salesperson (1992)).

LAW

Managing Member, Ammeen & Associates, P.C., 10/07-present.

Member, Lewis & Kappes, Indianapolis, IN. 3/02-09/07.

Associate, Baker & Daniels, Indianapolis, IN. 7/97-2/02.

Primary practice areas: Business law; bankruptcy, commercial, election, civil rights, and appellate litigation. Commercial matters include secured lending, bankruptcy analysis, financial planning, commercial real estate, and IT outsourcing.

Judicial Clerk, Indiana Supreme Court, Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard. 5/95-7/97.

ARTICLES PUBLISHED

Developments in Appellate Practice in 1996, 30 INDIANA LAW REVIEW, 1165 (1997).
Modern Russian Secured Transaction Law and Foreign Investors' Rights Thereunder, 4 INDIANA INTERNATIONAL & COMPARATIVE LAW REVIEW, 371 (1994).

EDUCATION

Indiana University School of Law—Indianapolis. Juris Doctor, 1995. GPA: 3.13.
Honors: Co-winner Faculty Award for Outstanding Law Student; winner I.S.B.A. Blackwell Award for outstanding student note in Vol. 4 of Ind. Int'l & Comp. L. Rev.; Dean's List; Order of Barristers; recipient of I.U.–Indianapolis Association for Public Interest Law Marsh Grant; American Inn of Court.
Organizations: Editor-in-Chief, Vol. 5, Indiana International and Comparative Law Review; Co Chair, Committee to Adopt an Honor Code; Vice President, Federalist Society; Dean's Student Advisory Board; Director, Student Bar Association; Christian Legal Society; I.U.I. Association for Public Interest Law.
Other: Intern, U.S. Bankruptcy Ct. (S.D. Ind.), Hon. Frank J. Otte; Administrative Law Moot Court Team.

Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT. Bachelor of Arts, 1985.
Organizations: Varsity Football; President and founder, International Relations Club; Business Manager, WRMC FM Radio; Trustees' Athletics Committee, Alternate Member; Officer, Zeta Psi.

MARKETING AND MANAGEMENT

BANKING: Financial Sales Representative I, INB National Bank, Indianapolis, IN. 5/93-9/93.

WHOLESALE DISTRIBUTION: Sales Representative, Cole of California, Los Angeles, CA. 8/89-8/92.

RETAIL: Retail Marketing Director, CFO Carpet (J.M. Benson, Inc.), Windsor, CT. 11/88-6/89.

SEMINARS/FACULTY

Author, Lecturer: "Emerging Insolvency Issues in International Commercial Practice" (Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, 2001).
Author, Lecturer: "Security Issues in International Internet Commerce" (Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, 2000).
Panelist: “Pro Bono Opportunities” (I.B.A., Section on Debtor-Creditor Rights, 2000).
Lecturer: Sales (Lawyers Bar Review/BARBRI, 1998-1999).
Moderator: “Legal Issues Affecting Trade in the Internet Age” (Global Business Conference Series, 1999).
Moderator: “Legal Aspects of the Euro” (Global Business Conference Series, 1998).
Panelist: Advertising, the Mass Volume Practice, and Ethical Responsibilities to the Client, (I.B.A., 1997).
Moderator: “Ethical Dilemmas in Criminal Defense Representation” (I.B.A., 1997).
Moderator: “Divorce, the Initial Interview, and Ethical Challenges” (I.B.A., 1997).
Moderator: “Dissolution: The Initial Interview and the Christian Attorney” (CLS, 1997).
Lecturer: “IOLTA and the New Rules Governing Lawyers Trust Accounts” (I.B.A., 1996).
Panelist: “Judicial Clerkships” (I.U. School of Law—Indianapolis, 1996).

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

American Bankruptcy Institute.
American Bar Association.
Indianapolis Bar Association.
Indiana State Bar Association.
American Inn of Court (Associate, 1999-2002).
Federalist Society.
St. Thomas More Society.
Christian Legal Society.

BOARD MEMBERSHIPS

World Trade Club of Indiana (1998-present; President, 2001-02; First Vice President, 2000-01).
Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic (1996-present; Chair, Long Range Planning Committee).
Indiana Legal Services, Inc. (2001-present).
Federalist Society, Indianapolis Chapter (1998-present).
St. Thomas More Society (1998-present; President, 2001-07; Vice President, 1998-2000).
Freetown Village, Inc. (1998-2002).
Christian Legal Society (Indianapolis Chapter, 1998).

CIVIC, CHARITABLE, AND POLITICAL ACTIVITIES

City of Indianapolis, Regional Center Plan 2020 (Placemaking Committee, 2002)
Elections Inspector.
Carl Brizzi for Prosecutor (Research and Policy Committee, 2001-2002).
Todd Rokita for Secretary of State.
Marion County Republican Party.
Monument Circle Legislative Roundtable, Member.
Congressional Intern, Office of the Minority Leader, the Hon. Robert H. Michel (R-Ill.) (1984).
Middlebury College (Indiana Alumni Admissions Committee; State Coordinator, 1996-2000).




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