Birth of a Career: The Class of 2003By Terrence J. LavinJanuary 2004Column, Page 8One of the plums of this position as the president of your Illinois State Bar Association is the opportunity to speak to newly admitted attorneys at the swearing-in ceremony conducted by the Illinois Supreme Court.
MJP: it’s not just a large-firm issueBy Helen W. GunnarssonSeptember 2003LawPulse, Page 430Do any of your clients winter in Florida? Do you do legal work with your laptop and cell phone while on vacation out of state? Find out what ISBA has done to promote clearer rules defining the dos and don'ts of multijurisdictional practice.
What I Learned from TelevisionBy Maureen B. CollinsSeptember 2003Column, Page 471The observant couch-potato can actually learn a lesson or two from the tube about effective communication.
Calculated Overhead to Determine ProfitabilityBy Paul SullivanMarch 2003Column, Page 143Can you truly measure how much each lawyer costs your firm and how much profit he or she generates? Here's a guide to getting an accurate cost/revenue picture.
The “Problem Lawyer”By Karen ErgerFebruary 2003Column, Page 93The damage that drug, alcohol, or otherwise impaired "problem lawyers" do to your firm lingers long after they leave. Here's how to nip problems in the bud, and maybe salvage a career in the bargain.
Illinois Legal Ethics 101By Thomas More DonnellyJanuary 2003Article, Page 18Answers to some of the most common legal ethics questions.
Communicating with ColleaguesBy Maureen B. CollinsOctober 2002Column, Page 555Attorney-client relationships aren't the only important ones in your professional life. Learn how to talk to your partners, associates and other lawyer-coworkers.