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SENATE RESOLUTION No. ___




DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION


     A SENATE RESOLUTION recognizing Karl Frederick Walker upon his retirement from the practice of law.



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Introduced

First Regular Session 116th General Assembly (2009)


SENATE RESOLUTION


     MADAM PRESIDENT:

    I offer the following resolution and move its adoption:

    A SENATE RESOLUTION recognizing Karl Frederick Walker upon his retirement from the practice of law.

    Whereas, Karl F. Walker received his formal education at Saint Mary's School and Greensburg High School;

    Whereas, After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hanover College in 1956, Karl received his Bachelor of Laws degree from the Indiana School of Law in 1960;

    Whereas, Admitted to practice before the Indiana Supreme Court on May 11, 1960, Karl is now retiring after 48 years of active practice. During this time he served as Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for Decatur County, Prosecuting Attorney for Decatur County, and Decatur County Attorney;

    Whereas, Karl has been an active member of the Decatur County Bar Association, the Indiana State Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association;

    Whereas, A commitment to community service has always

been at the top of Karl's list of priorities. He was an active participant in the Pro Bono Program for District 11 serving those clients who lacked the financial ability to pay for legal services. He has also served as the Exalted Ruler and Trustee of the Beneficient and Protective Order of the Elks, Kiwanis Club, and has frequently served his church as a Lector; and

    Whereas, Karl Frederick Walker's high ethical standards and commitment to public and community service for 48 years deserve recognition from a grateful community: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the Senate of the

General Assembly of the State of Indiana:


    SECTION 1. That the Indiana Senate recognize Karl Frederick Walker upon his retirement from the practice of law.
    SECTION 2. The Secretary of the Senate is hereby directed to transmit a copy of this Resolution to Karl Frederick Walker, and the law firm of Rolfes, Garvey, Walker & Robbins.