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Illinois Bar Journal

The Magazine of Illinois Lawyers

August 2004Volume 92Number 8Pages 381-440

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Practice News

398
Illinois Law Update

Attorney's tortious conduct not imputed to client; trial court's denial of mother's removal petition not against manifest weight; and more.

See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.

Articles

408
Civil Practice | By
Aldo E. Botti
and
Carla Labunski
Your opponent has filed a pleading that you think is frivolous. Is it worth fighting? Read and find out.
414
Civil Practice | By
Patrick M. Kinnally
Did you know you can win a motion but damage your case in the process? Here's advice on using pleadings wisely.
420
Business Organizations | By
Charles W. Murdock
A review of the Act by one of its drafters with a focus on provisions with which all lawyers should be familiar.
425
Practice of Law | By
John Cesario
When a sole practitioner dies; Rule 776 allows the court to appoint a receiver to wind up the practice. Here's how.
429
Employment Law / Immigration | By
Alisa B. Arnoff
Here's how lawyers can help employer clients protect themselves from actions by the feds and employees.

Columns

386
Letters
Hall v Henn – the "court had no alternative"
388
President’s Page | By
Ole Bly Pace III
I've been known to (repeatedly) say that we are part of a noble profession.
402
Legislative Wrap-Up | By
Jim Covington
A look at selected legislation passed in 2004 and awaiting the Governor's signature.
431
Law Office Management & Technology | By
Paul Sullivan
Does burnout have your best employees looking elsewhere? Learn the warning signs and find out how you can create a less stressful working environment.
433
Malpractice Prevention Update | By
Karen Erger
The statute of limitations is about to toll and your client is nowhere to be found. What to do? A new ISBA advisory opinion offers guidance.
435
Legal Communication | By
Maureen B. Collins
Don't let convoluted word order tangle your sentences.