INDIANAPOLIS, IN (October 26, 2017) – Lewis Wagner is pleased to announce that John Trimble was honored by the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law with its Distinguished Alumni Award for his service to the law school, legal profession and community. 
The Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law annually recognizes alumni, friends, and faculty who have brought distinction upon themselves, their profession, and the School of Law in three separate categories: Honorary Alumnus Award: the Early Career Achievement Award; and the highest distinction awarded by the Alumni Association, the Distinguished Alumni Award. There are between 1 – 3 recipients who are chosen every year from the more than 12,000 alumni from the school. Those chosen have participated in school activities through mentoring students, judging moot court competitions, speaking on panels or presenting lectures to students. In addition, those honored have excelled in the practice of law, in government service, or as members of the judiciary. 
John is past president of the Indianapolis Bar Association, he received that organization’s 2016 Professionalism Award. He is also a past president of the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana, and a past board member of DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar. He is a past chair of the Board of Visitors for the IU McKinney School of Law and presently serves as secretary of the Board of the Indianapolis Legal Aid Society. He graduated magna cum laude from IU McKinney, where he received the Faculty Award for Outstanding Graduate of the Year and was Executive Director of the Indiana Law Review. He is a 1977 graduate of Hanover College and serves on its Board of Trustees.
About IU McKinney
Located in the heart of downtown Indianapolis, IU McKinney School of Law has enjoyed great success in preparing students for legal careers for more than 100 years, as evidenced by the presence of alumni in the judiciary and other branches of government, business, civic leadership, and law practice. The school’s 11,000 graduates are located in every state in the nation and several foreign countries. More information is available at