On April 25, was the cutting ribbon ceremony of “Murphy’s Auto Spa’s” in South Bend. Steve Luecke, City Mayor was joined the owner and staff during the ceremony. El Puente promotes the new businesses by attending the opening and ribbon cutting ceremonies. (Photo by Axel Hernandez)

INDIANAPOLIS - On May 1, Ruth M. Rivera, an associate attorney with Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP, was honored with the Up and Coming Lawyer Award by Indiana Lawyer for her contributions to the legal profession and her work in the Latino community.

Rivera is a fellow of the Indiana Conference for Legal Education Opportunity, a member of the Indianapolis Bar Association’s Diversity Task Force, Chairperson of the Indiana State Bar Association’s Latino Affairs Committee, and a board member of the Hispanic Business Council.  

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