Welcome Milton Thompson, Of Counsel

Welcome Milton Thompson, Of Counsel
11/14/2008

We are proud to welcome Milt Thompson to the SweetinBleeke Family! With over 25 years of experience practicing law we are confident that Milt will be a great addition to the firm. Milt will be focusing his practice at SweetinBleeke Attorneys in the areas of Sports Law, Business Planning, Minority Business Enterprise Assistance and Not-For-Profit Advice.

Milt is the president and CEO of Grand Slam – a sports, entertainment, and recreation management consulting firm. He graduated from Wittenberg University with a B.A. and from Indiana University-Bloomington School of Law. He is a certified Contract Advisory with the NFL and NBA Players Association, and Board Member of the Indianapolis Indians Baseball Club. He hosts the weekly radio show “Playing for Keeps” on ESPN950. Well-known for his work in community development, sports and recreation-planning, and in building community collaborations through effective partnerships, Milt served as President and Interim Director of Big Brothers while merging with Big Sisters to create Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Indiana, and played a key role in negotiating the merger between the Legacy Fund and the Indianapolis Foundation in 1997 to create the Central Indiana Community Foundation. His commitment to the community is attested by his many civic involvements ranging from Federal-Court-appointed trustee of the Indianapolis Foundation to serving as the President of the Indiana University School of Law Board of Visitors, the former General Counsel to the Pan American Games, and Vice President of Indiana Sports Corporation. A former First Team All-American baseball player at his college alma mater, he has served as a member of the Wittenberg Board of Trustees since July 1998. A former Marion County Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, his honors include the 2004 Business & Philanthropy Award from the National Center for Black Philanthropy, Washington, DC, and listing as one of “Indiana Super Lawyers”, Indianapolis Monthly Magazine, March 2005.
We are looking forward to many successful years as our firm continues to grow!
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