Illinois Bar Journal
Articles From Mark S. Mathewson

Dual Agency in Real Estate By Mark S. Mathewson November 2014 Column, Page 554 Like it or not, it's common for one agent to represent both buyer and seller.
Accepting credit-card payments? Mind your trust-account ps and qs By Mark S. Mathewson September 2014 Lawpulse, Page 418 Make sure retainer-fee payments by credit card are going into your trust account and not your general office account, an ISBA ethics opinion admonishes.
Court Supervision - Not Just for Speeding Tickets By Mark S. Mathewson September 2014 Column, Page 448 Supervision is an alternative to conviction that every criminal defense attorney should know when to use.
Spousal maintenance guidelines become law in Illinois By Mark S. Mathewson September 2014 Lawpulse, Page 418 A new law, effective January 1, removes uncertainty from most maintenance decisions by creating a formula for determining the size and duration of awards.
Want More Clients? Start Blogging By Mark S. Mathewson May 2014 Column, Page 250 Blogging drives prospective clients through social media to your website.
New Lawyer: Know What a Will Won’t Do By Mark S. Mathewson February 2014 Column, Page 102 Important assets pass outside probate, and lawyers should plan accordingly.
The Ethics of Lost Laptops, Cloud Computing By Mark S. Mathewson November 2013 Column, Page 588 What duty do you have to clients if your laptop is stolen?
Employee or Independent Contractor? By Mark S. Mathewson August 2013 Column, Page 429 An ISBA CLE program helps general practitioners distinguish the two.
Illinois Judges Speak Out on Settlement Conferences By Mark S. Mathewson November 2002 Article, Page 604 Six judges from around the state describe their approach to pre-trial settlement conferences.