Denise K. LaRue, '89 to Receive the 2007 Antoinette Dakin Leach Award
The Women and the Law Division of the Indianapolis Bar Association will award Denise K. LaRue the 2007 Antoinette Dakin Leach Award on October 18th. LaRue, a named partner in the firm of Haskin Lauter & LaRue, practices labor and employment law. She is a 1989 graduate (cum laude) of the law school.
In 1995, she served as co-counsel in the first Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) case which was tried before a jury in the Southern District of Indiana. In 1998, she was also involved in the first Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) case in the Southern District of Indiana.
Antoinette Dakin Leach became one of the first women to be admitted to the Indiana Bar in 1893; she was also a leader in national and local suffragist movements. Every year, the Women and the Law Division gives this award to an outstanding female attorney who has assumed roles of leadership within the Indianapolis legal community, who serves as a mentor for other attorneys, and who demonstrates commitment to helping the area’s citizens. Contact the IBA to register for the luncheon or for additional information: www.indybar.org.