Take Pride in Your ProfessionBy Tim EatonJune 2002Column, Page 280Justice Felix Frankfurter once said in receiving an award: "Gratitude is one of the least articulate emotions, especially when it is deep.
Putting Family FirstBy Tim EatonMay 2002Column, Page 224Jane, Brian, Brent and Amanda; my wife and three children; my family. I have not mentioned them this year in my column.
125 Years of Making a DifferenceBy Tim EatonMarch 2002Column, Page 112Eighty-eight lawyers from 37 counties met in the Sangamon County Courthouse in Springfield on January 4, 1877, to formalize the beginning of the Illinois State Bar Association.
A Matter of TrustBy Tim EatonFebruary 2002Column, Page 60When I was growing up in Decatur, I had an image of lawyers that has shaped my view of our profession later in life.
Incivility: The Exception, Not the RuleBy Tim EatonJanuary 2002Column, Page 8A few years ago, as we finished closing arguments in a trial, my opposing counsel came over, shook my hand, and congratulated me on a job well done. I reciprocated with the same compliment.
The Season for GivingBy Tim EatonDecember 2001Column, Page 618Tis the Season for giving and lawyers will once again give generously of both their time and money to worthwhile causes. We have a proud tradition of responding to the spirit of this season.
Lawyers Give the Gift of Public ServiceBy Tim EatonNovember 2001Column, Page 562In August we lost a legend in our profession. William G. Clark was a lawyer, a former legislator and legislative leader, a former two-term attorney general and a justice and chief justice of the Illinois Supreme Court. Justice Clark's contributions to the legal profession and to all three branches of Illinois government are too numerous to mention.
Thank You, Senior CounselorsBy Tim EatonSeptember 2001Column, Page 448On July 12th, the ISBA honored its 50-year members as senior counselors during a luncheon at The Standard Club.
A Preview of the Year AheadBy Tim EatonAugust 2001Column, Page 392My theme this year; in the 125th year of the ISBA; is Take Pride in Your Profession.
The Fight Against UPL ContinuesBy Tim EatonJuly 2001Column, Page 336Traditionally, the inaugural President's Page is devoted to the new president's own programs for the coming year or to giving him or her an opportunity to share some personal insights or words of wisdom.