The POA Act amendment that wasn’tBy Helen W. GunnarssonMay 2010Lawpulse, Page 230Have you gotten that press release saying the Illinois Department of Public Health has "mandated new language" for healthcare POAs? Well, it hasn't.
Provena loses its charitable property tax exemptionBy Helen W. GunnarssonMay 2010Lawpulse, Page 230A hospital that gives away less than one percent of its annual revenue in free patient care doesn't qualify for a charitable property tax exemption, the Illinois Supreme Court holds.
Jury trial tipsBy Helen W. GunnarssonApril 2010Lawpulse, Page 174A veteran trial judge offers tips from the trenches for rookie litigators
Like it or not, you’re on the ‘NetBy Helen W. GunnarssonApril 2010Lawpulse, Page 174Do you know what they're saying about you out there? Or what you said that you probably shouldn't have? Here's how to find out and what you can do about it.
No pension for RyanBy Helen W. GunnarssonApril 2010Lawpulse, Page 174The supreme court reverses the appellate court and rules that George Ryan is not entitled to a pension for his years on the government payroll.
Supreme court rule changes bring more certainty to custody judgmentsBy Helen W. GunnarssonApril 2010Lawpulse, Page 174Before, custody orders weren't final and appealable if other issues were pending. Now they are, and that's good for kids, an appellate justice says. But she warns that family lawyers must pay closer attention than ever to appellate rules and deadlines.
Your (Mostly Free) Private InvestigatorBy Helen W. GunnarssonApril 2010Article, Page 184An amazing amount of information about parties, witnesses, clients, businesses and more resides on the Internet. Here's how to find it.
You’re the Boss - Now What?By Helen W. GunnarssonMarch 2010Article, Page 132Supervising employees, meeting a payroll - more things they didn't teach you in law school. Find out some of what you need to know.
Collecting on a federal-court judgmentBy Helen W. GunnarssonFebruary 2010Lawpulse, Page 66Here's a step-by-step guide to actually getting that money you won for your client in federal court. The key: effectively using the powerful citation to discover assets.
So You Want to Be a Business LawyerBy Helen W. GunnarssonJanuary 2010Article, Page 20You've thought about expanding into business counseling - what's the next step? Here's advice from experienced business-law practitioners, plus some business-law basics.
So you want to be house counselBy Helen W. GunnarssonJanuary 2010Lawpulse, Page 10Be sure to give your prospective employer a thorough going-over before you say "yes".
Bloggers - endorse with careBy Helen W. GunnarssonDecember 2009Lawpulse, Page 598The FTC has issued new guidelines governing product endorsements by bloggers.
Illinois outlaws DWT (driving while texting)By Helen W. GunnarssonDecember 2009Lawpulse, Page 598Effective January 1, drivers aren't allowed to "compose, send, or read an electronic message." Is PA 96-0130 overregulation or overdue?