Indianapolis – Denise K. LaRue, an Indianapolis attorney, was sworn in as the new magistrate judge for the Southern District of Indiana. Chief Judge Richard L. Young administered the oath of office to Ms. LaRue at the Birch Bayh federal building and courthouse in Indianapolis. A more formal ceremony will take place at a later date. Ms. LaRue takes office as the first to fill a newly created magistrate judgeship in the Southern District of Indiana.
Ms. LaRue formerly practiced at Haskins LaRue, an Indianapolis law firm specializing in employment issues. She was born in Indianapolis and graduated cum laude from Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis. According to the court’s press release, most of her professional experience has been in the area of labor and employment litigation.