The Indiana Bar Foundation has announced that J. Lee McNeely has been chosen as the 2018 Legendary Lawyer of the Indiana Bar Foundation. The award honors a Fellow who demonstrates the highest principles and traditions of the legal profession, compassion through service to the public in the community in which he lives, and practical skills in the practice of law through a legal career of 50 years or more.
In addition to serving the public as an attorney, Lee has served the public and the legal profession through his actions in and out of the courtroom. He is the former president of the Indiana State Bar Association, the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Foundation, and Indiana Lawyer’s Commission. Lee has been honored with a Sagamore of the Wabash eight times by six different governors.
Lee will be honored on September 26, 2018 in Shelbyville.