Barrett McNagny LLP has elected Trisha Paul (pictured) to serve as chair of the firm’s Executive Committee for 2018. Also serving on the committee: John Barce, Robert Keen, Michael O’Hara and Samuel Talarico, Jr. 

The firm has also elected William Ramsey partner. He concentrates his practice in the areas of appellate litigation, medical malpractice defense, general liability defense and business litigation. Ramsey has been recognized by Martindale-Hubbell as an AV Preeminent rated attorney based on its peer review ratings. He was listed in the 2017 Indiana Super Lawyers in the area of Business Litigation and in the 2018 Best Lawyers in America publication in the area of Medical Malpractice Law – Defense. Ramsey is also a past recipient of both a first and second place Harrison Legal Writing Award from the Indiana State Bar Association. He received his Bachelor of Arts in English from IPFW and earned his J.D., magna cum laude from Indiana University School of Law. Ramsey is admitted to practice before the Indiana state courts, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

Also, Cathleen Shrader (pictured) has been elected to a second term as president for the Indiana State Board of Law Examiners. The ten-member board is the body responsible for the admission of attorneys, the certification of legal interns, and the formation and annual renewal of the registration of professional corporations, limited liability companies and limited liability partnerships for the legal profession. In 2015, the Indiana Supreme Court appointed Shrader to a second five-year term on the board. She is a past chair of the Allen County and the Indiana State Bar Associations’ Appellate Practice Sections, is secretary of and on the board of directors of the Indiana Debate Commission, and is president of the Benjamin Harrison Chapter of the American Inns of Court.