At Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin, we recognize the importance of giving back to our community. That’s why we established Community 1st—a program focused on safety, education, and aiding organizations committed to improving the well-being of others.
Community Events and Initiatives
2016 Community Events
December 2016 Firm Newsletter
Winter is well underway, and in this month’s firm newsletter, we’re prepping for the cold weather. Find tips on how to winterize your car and learn the dangers of winter coats and car seats. We also introduce our newest attorney, Caleb Fleschner, celebrate our December employee of the month, Erin Manning, and congratulate our employee of the year, Jane Mascari!
November 2016 Firm Newsletter
Can you believe it’s almost the end of the year? In this edition of our firm newsletter, we’re celebrating Thanksgiving! Check out our Thanksgiving games to play with your family and friends during the holiday, and our 10 tips for cooking a great turkey. This month’s newsletter also features our Neighbor of the Month, Terre Haute Salvation Army, and our Employee of the Month, Fred Fenton.
October 2016 Firm Newsletter
This month’s newsletter features our Neighbor of the Month, the Terre Haute Council on Domestic Abuse, an organization that does important work for victims of domestic violence. We also discuss the dangers of distracted driving and share some spooky tales from our local community in honor of Halloween. Be sure to also read about our employee of the month, Crystal Riley!
September 2016 Firm Newsletter
In our September newsletter, we introduce a new feature, Neighbor of the Month, where we recognize good samaritans in our local community! We’re excited to show off the great people who live and work in Indiana. Our newsletter this month also highlights our employee of the month and her amazing weight loss story, as well as a few silly Indiana laws.
August 2016 Firm Newsletter
This month, the Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin newsletter is all about back-to-school! We’ll give you helpful tips for starting off the school year on the right foot and cover some history of the Olympics. Don’t forget to check out our August employee of the month, Julia Lawhorn.
July 2016 Firm Newsletter
In our July 2016 newsletter, we talk about hot summer topics like showing your 4th of July patriotism, always wearing sunscreen, and finding time for a vacation. We also give you tips on how to keep your pets cool during the warmer months and teach you how to safely light a charcoal grill.
June 2016 Firm Newsletter
We packed our June 2016 firm newsletter with loads of summer fun! Take a look at our summer vacation ideas, like Yellowstone National Park and Myrtle Beach, and our garage sale tips. We also congratulate our June employee of the month, Arcadia Parrish!
May 2016 Firm Newsletter
Our May 2016 Newsletter covers bicycle accidents and common injuries our clients have faced as a result. We also discuss the obstacles you may encounter while trying to get Social Security Disability for mental illnesses. Also highlighted are our employee of the month, Stephanie Bartlett, and Tom Newlin’s 2016 Best Boss award!
April 2016 Firm Newsletter
In this month’s firm newsletter we discuss Social Security Disability for seizure disorders and epilepsy. We also share nine important reasons you need a will, reveal our April employee of the month, and talk about our participation in the March Against Hunger food drive. Don’t forget to check out our section on lawyer jokes, too!
March 2016 Firm Newsletter
In the March 2016 firm newsletter, we look at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin by the numbers–200+ years of combined experience! We also discuss our traffic collision checklist, our employee of the month, and our experience volunteering at the Light House Mission.
February 2016 Firm Newsletter
In the February 2016 Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos, Newlin firm newsletter, we provide helpful videos for our social security disability clients and discuss what it means to have full coverage auto insurance. Our February newsletter also covers the J&J talcum powder ovarian cancer case, our employee of the month, and drug injuries handled by our attorneys.
January 2016 Firm Newsletter
In the January 2016 Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos, Newlin firm newsletter, we discuss our New Year’s resolution to keep our clients informed through our bi-monthly informational videos. We also cover the top five ways to be a perfect client, and how following these steps can help us serve you. Other topics covered in our newsletter are tips to improve your chances of winning a case, our 2015 employee of the year, and new class action lawsuits. Read more »
2015 Community Events
December 2015 Firm Newsletter
In the December 2015 Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin firm newsletter, we celebrated the holiday season by reminding everyone to cherish their loved ones and traditions, and by giving readers a look at our employee’s favorite holiday recipes. We also discuss our employee of the month, Stephanie Crampton, and class action lawsuits.
November 2015 Firm Newsletter
In the November 2015 Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin firm newsletter, we encourage everyone to recognize the things they’re thankful for this holiday season, we discuss class action lawsuits, and we talk about our efforts to give back to the community by providing Thanksgiving dinner to families in need.
October 2015 Firm Newsletter
In the October 2015 Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin firm newsletter, Caleb Fleschner shares the importance of standing strong in the face of adversity, we talk about class action lawsuits we’re currently handling, and we highlight our efforts to help pets find forever homes with our Pet of the Month program.
September 2015 Firm Newsletter
In the September 2015 Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin firm newsletter, we share details about attorney Tom Newlin’s cross-country bicycle journey, discuss class action lawsuits we’re currently handling, and talk about our involvement in this year’s Race for the Cure in Terre Haute, Indiana.
August 2015 Firm Newsletter
In the August 2015 Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin firm newsletter, we examine the roles of our Intake, Case Management, and Medical Records departments and discuss new class action lawsuits.
Travis J. Smith Outstanding Junior Golf Award
We were very honored to once again sponsor the Travis J. Smith Outstanding Junior Golf Award at the Terre Haute City Junior Golf Tournament. The winner for the female division was Megan Ramer and the winner for the male division was Nathan Higbie. Great job to all the participants!
July 2015 Firm Newsletter
In the July 2015 Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin firm newsletter, we examine what “Clients 1st” means to us and take a look at our core values.
2015 Special Olympics Terre Haute
This was our fifth year as a sponsor and Olympic Town tradition at the Special Olympics in Terre Haute. Our law firm provides a free photo booth and gives all the athletes photos they can keep to remember each year. Thank you for all your help in making this another successful year!
Download the June 2015 FSTN Newsletter
This June, we launched the new and improved Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin firm newsletter! The update is just in time too, as we also announce our recognition by U.S. News and World Report as one of the Best Law Firms in the U.S.
2015 Vigo County Relay for Life
Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin was able to raise almost $2,000 for the Relay for Life event this year! We far surpassed our goal thanks to all our employees, donations, and team captain, Carissa Swalls. Your actions CAN make a difference! Thank you!!!
2015 St. Patrick’s Day Safe and Sober Free Ride Home
FSTN provided 32 free cab rides home in Terre Haute on St. Patrick’s Day 2015 so everyone could celebrate safely! Read more »
2014 Community Events
Indiana Personal Injury Lawyers Give Back to the Community This Holiday Season
With Christmas just around the corner, you may find yourself listening to—or even singing—“Santa Claus Is Coming To Town.” The Indiana personal injury lawyers with Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin would like to remind you that if you’re in Terre Haute over the weekend, there’s one more chance to get your Christmas wish list to the big guy before he makes his rounds for the holiday season.
On this coming Saturday, December 20, our firm will be hosting a meet and greet with Santa Claus himself, as well as an opportunity to have your picture made with him free of charge. Read more »
“Guys Who Give” Provides Funds for West Vigo Community Center Projects
Giving back to our community is important to us at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin. That’s why Terre Haute personal injury lawyer, Thomas C. Newlin, helped found an organization that provides assistance to local organizations and individuals in need.
Guys Who Give is an organization created to better opportunities provided in Terre Haute. Since its creation, the group has grown to 141 members and accomplished many goals with the funds it’s raised. Read more »
Terre Haute Personal Injury Lawyers Donate to 2014 Komen Race for the Cure
A woman is diagnosed with breast cancer every two minutes in the United States. The disease alters millions of lives and there is currently no way to prevent it. That’s why the Terre Haute personal injury lawyers are proud to support an organization that’s working to find a cure for breast cancer.
2014 Polar Plunge Benefits Special Olympics Indiana
Helping the community is important to the Indiana Personal Injury Lawyers with Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin. That is why we are happy to participate in an event benefiting the Special Olympics Indiana that took place this weekend!
The 2014 Polar Plunge was held at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 15, at the south entrance of the Hulman Center on the campus of Indiana State University. Participants were asked to gather donation pledges prior to the event. Read more »
Indiana Personal Injury Lawyer, Tom Newlin, Completes Cross Country Bike Ride
Helping clients and others achieve their dreams is a focus for the Indiana Personal Injury Lawyers at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin, and one of our own recently reached such a goal. Founding partner, Tom Newlin, recently completed a cross-country journey on bicycle that spanned more than 12 states in a total of 32 days.
Jeans Money: Terre Haute Lighthouse Mission
We give our employees the option to wear jeans to work if they donate $1 each day. At the end of each month, we give that money to a local charity. This month, employees gave $404 to the Terre Haute Lighthouse Mission, and volunteered to serve lunch to the residents twice each week! Read more »
2013 Community Events
The Salvation Army funds food distribution, disaster relief, rehabilitation centers, anti-human trafficking efforts, and a wealth of children’s programs around the U.S. We are proud to play a part in their efforts by ringing the bell each Christmas. Read more »
Terre Haute Humane Society
We raised $296 for our furry friends at the local humane society! The Terre Haute Humane Society works toward the prevention of unnecessary animal suffering and to teach love and kindness toward all living things. There are definitely some animal lovers here at Fleschner, Stark, Tanoos & Newlin! Read more »
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Safe and Sober Free Ride Home – Thanksgiving 2013
Thanksgiving has become one of the most popular drinking nights of the year. In the fight against drunk driving, we offered free cab rides home to those celebrating as part of our effort to promote a safe and happy Thanksgiving. Read more »
Special Olympics Indiana
Special Olympics Indiana is a not-for-profit organization that provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in more than 20 Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. We were proud to join them in Olympic Town this year! Read more »
American Red Cross
American Red Cross
March Against Hunger Food Drive
Several members of the Clients 1st Committee went to Catholic Charities in Terre Haute to present a check for the March Against Hunger food drive and friendly fundraising contest among Indiana Lawyers. Read more »
Safe and Sober Free Ride Home – St. Patrick’s Day 2013
With St. Patrick’s Day comes Irish festivities and green beer, so we teamed up with Yellow Cab to be your lucky charm! To continue the fight against drunk driving, we provided free cab rides home for those celebrating. Read more »
Safe and Sober Free Ride Home – Super Bowl 2013
Jeans Money: 14th & Chestnut Community Center
We give our employees the option to wear jeans to work if they donate $1 each day. At the end of each month, we give that money to a local charity. This month, we donated $456 to the 14th & Chestnut Community Center! Read more »
Safe and Sober Free Ride Home
This New Year’s Eve, we served as our community’s designated driver! We provided free cab rides home to keep our community members safe as they kick off the New Year. Read more »
2012 Community Events
2011 Community Events
Safe and Sober Free Ride Home – New Year’s Eve 2011
If you’re going to celebrate, designate! Statistics show that during Christmas and New Year’s, two to three times more people die in alcohol-related crashes than during comparable periods the rest of the year. To help prevent this, our offered the Safe and Sober Free Ride Home program to adults who rang in the New Year with one too many drinks. Read more »
2010 Community Events
Safe and Sober Free Ride Home – New Year’s Eve 2010
Safe and Sober Free Ride Home – Halloween 2010
Halloween is becoming one of the scariest nights of the year to be on the road because of drunk drivers. To help reduce these accidents, we offered our Safe and Sober Free Cab Ride Home program to adults who had been drinking on Halloween. Read more »
Terre Haute Children’s Museum
2009 Community Events
Safe and Sober Free Ride Home – New Year’s Eve 2009
Safe and Sober Free Ride Home – Halloween 2009
Don’t let witches brew turn you into a fool! To help prevent accidents and ensure everyone had a happy and safe Halloween, we provided the Safe and Sober Free Cab Ride Home program to residents of Terre Haute. Read more »
Building a Stronger Community—One Cookout and Cab Ride at a Time
Firm Members Arrested for Having Big Hearts
Travis Smith’s Memory Honored With Award
Anthony Tanoos presented the First Annual Travis J. Smith Outstanding Golfer Award to the winners of the 2009 Terre Haute City Junior Golf Tournament. Read more »
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Tom Bikes the Southern Transcontinental!
Our own Thomas C. Newlin is an avid cyclist who regularly participates in cycling events for charity (and for fun) across the country.
From September-October 2015, Tom will be riding 2,876 miles—from San Diego, CA, to Tybee Island, GA, —with a cycling company called PacTour. Tom will be dedicating his ride to friend and riding buddy, Chad Smith, who is currently battling ALS.
Please keep Chad and his family in your prayers and let’s help support Tom and raise awareness for ALS. Check out Tom’s blog to see where his wheels will take him this week!