Charles Dunlap

Adjunct Instructor
Executive Director, Indiana Bar Foundation, Indianapolis

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  • Doctor of Jurisprudence, Indiana University McKinney School of Law, Indianapolis, 1996
  • Institute on International and Comparative Law, University of San Diego School of Law, Oxford, England, 1994
  • B.S. in Public Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1993


Charles Dunlap is the executive director of the Indiana Bar Foundation in Indianapolis where he is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations and programs of the Foundation which include administration of the Indiana Interest on Lawyers’ Trust Account (IOLTA) program, the Coalition for Court Access, and several civic education programs including We the People, and the Indiana High School Mock Trial Program. 

Prior to joining the Indiana Bar Foundation Mr. Dunlap was the assistant director of planned giving services for the Indiana University Foundation in Bloomington, Indiana. Before that, he was an associate in the Muncie, Indiana law firm of DeFur, Voran.

Mr. Dunlap is the immediate past president of the National Association of IOLTA Programs, treasurer of the Indiana Philanthropy Alliance, a member of the National Advisory Committee for the Indiana University Center for Civic Literacy, a member of the Indiana University O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs Distinguished Alumni Council, and a past board member of the National Conference of Bar Foundations. He is also a member of the advisory committee  for the IU McKinney School of Law Military Commission Observation Project at Guantanamo Bay Cuba, and has traveled to Guantanamo Bay on numerous occasions to observe the 9/11 Military Commission proceedings.