Bruce Alan Polizotto
Bruce Alan Polizotto was born on November 22, 1941, in Gary, Indiana. After graduating from that city’s Lew Wallace High School (1959), he enrolled at Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Indiana. Wabash awarded him an A.B. degree in English (Phi Beta Kappa, Cum Laude) in 1963. After spending a year as the Wabash College News Bureau Director, Polizotto enrolled at the Indiana University School of Law in 1964. While in law school he served first as Notes editor of the Indiana Law Journal (v.41), and then as Assistant Editor-in-Chief (v.42). After spending the summer of 1966 clerking in the Indianapolis firm of Ice Miller Donadio and Ryan, Polizotto returned to law school and received his JD in 1967.
Polizotto spent his entire legal career in Indianapolis with the firm he had clerked for in law school, rising to be a partner and retiring as a nationally respected municipal finance attorney. Polizotto also served as a Trustee of Wabash College from 1989 to 2005, as well as Trustee and Chairman of the board of Christian Theological Seminary in Indianpolis. From 1990 until 1993, he served on the board of directors of the National Association of Bond Lawyers.
Polizotto co-chaired the Indianapolis campaign committee of the 1996-1999 law school capital campaign. Bruce Alan Polizotto was the first receipient of the Indiana University School of Law Distinguished Service Award.
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