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Jackie S. Gessner Joins Gutwein Law’s Indianapolis Team

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Indianapolis, IN – August 5, 2022 – Gutwein Law, a full-service business law firm focused on helping innovative companies grow through high-level legal counsel, has added Jackie Gessner to its Indianapolis office. Jackie joins Gutwein Law from Barnes & Thornburg, a national business law firm, where she brings nearly a decade of experience working with human resource departments, business leaders, owners and managers on an array of workplace issues.

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Get To Know Burke Richeson

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Have you met Burke Richeson yet? Burke's the newest addition to our real estate team. He brings years of experience, business acumen, and top-notch listening skills. In the Q&A below, you'll see why we think Burke is a perfect fit for our team and clients, alike.

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Gutwein Law Adds Spencer W. Tanner to Evansville Office

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Evansville, IN – July 8, 2022 – Gutwein Law, a full-service business law firm focused on helping innovative companies grow through high-level legal counsel, has added Spencer Tanner to its Evansville, IN office. He joins Gutwein Law from Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC, a large regional law firm, where he brings years of experience practicing in the areas of general commercial litigation and bankruptcy/creditor's rights.

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Family Meeting for an Estate Plan -- What? Why?

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People often ask me if they should share their estate plan with their kids. My answer is yes, but… The "but" portion relates to how you share the information with your family. I do not recommend that you simply give your kids a copy of your plan documents. That really isn't very productive.

You want to share your message, not just your plan, in a way that will be understood. You want to head off any animosity that might be inadvertently caused by misunderstandings or poor communication. We're happy to discuss these things with you and help you think about how you might communicate with your own family.

Our client posted this piece about their own family meeting recently. I think it is great and hope you will enjoy it.
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Tips for Passing the Bar Exam from Gutwein Law Attorneys

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With the end of the Spring semester suddenly upon us, many law school graduates are preparing for one more final exam -- the bar exam. While these students have spent the past couple years preparing for this very moment, many undoubtedly will experience lots of stress over the next several weeks.

With that in mind, what can a soon-to-be licensed attorney do to ease their nerves and  increase their odds of passing the bar exam? We don't promise to have all the answers, but we asked some of our attorneys who have been there for their best bar prep tips.

Here's what they had to say…

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