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Building the ISBA of the Future By Paula H. Holderman February 2014 Column, Page 60 The heat of forward motion is making February a warm month at ISBA.
ISBA dramatically expands free CLE program choices for members By Adam W. Lasker January 2014 Lawpulse, Page 10 Beginning in 2014, ISBA's entire online CLE catalog will be available to members at no charge, expanding the freely available programming from 35 to 550 hours.
Ready to Lead? Nominate Yourself for an ISBA Committee or Council By Richard D. Felice January 2014 Column, Page 9 Nominate yourself for a section council or committee for 2014-15.
Travels with the ISBA Umbrella By Paula H. Holderman January 2014 Column, Page 8 Large bar, small bar - we all need each other.
Ready to Lead? Nominate Yourself for an ISBA Committee or Council By Richard D. Felice December 2013 Column, Page 605 Nominate yourself for a section council or committee for 2014-15.
Ready to Lead? Nominate Yourself for an ISBA Committee or Council By Richard D. Felice November 2013 Column, Page 553 Looking for a chance to lead? To grow? To make a difference in the Illinois State Bar Association and the legal profession? Then consider nominating yourself for one of our many section councils and committees for 2014-15.
Welcome to the Profession By Paula H. Holderman November 2013 Column, Page 552 Real law careers begin with the ISBA.
Ready to Lead? Nominate Yourself for an ISBA Committee or Council By Richard D. Felice October 2013 Column, Page 497 Looking for a chance to lead? To grow? To make a difference in the Illinois State Bar Association and the legal profession? Then consider nominating yourself for one of our many section councils and committees for 2014-15.
Reaching Out to Generation Next By Ed Finkel August 2013 Article, Page 400 Young lawyers have different needs than their more senior colleagues. New President Paula Holderman wants to make sure the ISBA speaks their language.
FREE CLE from ISBA By Janan Hanna July 2013 Article, Page 340 ISBA members can earn up to 15 MCLE credit hours per year at their computers and mobile devices. Here's how it works.
The Race for Relevancy By Paula H. Holderman July 2013 Column, Page 328 ISBA is taking steps to increase its value to Illinois lawyers.
Ready to Lead? Nominate Yourself for an ISBA Committee or Council By Paula H. Holderman January 2013 Column, Page 7 Looking for a chance to lead? To grow? To make a difference in the Illinois State Bar Association and the legal profession? Then consider nominating yourself for one of our many section councils and committees for 2013-14.
Hat Couture November 2012 Column, Page 590 From the archives.
The ISBA at the Illinois State Fair August 2012 Column, Page 397 From the archives
Through the “Meeting Legal Needs” Lens By Maria Kantzavelos July 2012 Article, Page 356 Among other projects, ISBA President John E. Thies will promote adequate funding of and public trust in Illinois courts and examine the law-student debt crisis. Here's a look at the year ahead.
The ISBA Annual Meeting hits the road. June 2012 Column, Page 326 From the archives
Nominate Yourself for an ISBA Committee or Section By John E. Thies January 2012 Column, Page 7 Our ISBA Family Invites You to Join an ISBA Committee or Section
Nominate Yourself for an ISBA Committee or Section By John E. Thies December 2011 Column, Page 600 Our ISBA Family Invites You to Join an ISBA Committee or Section
A Business Lawyer Plugs into the Business of Law By Helen W. Gunnarsson July 2011 Article, Page 340 ISBA President John G. Locallo will use his bully pulpit to help lawyers understand the power and importance of practice-oriented technology.
The Real Heroes of Member Service By Mark D. Hassakis May 2011 Column, Page 220 The ISBA works because we - all of us - make it work.
Nominate Yourself for an ISBA Committee or Section By John G. Locallo January 2011 Column, Page 7 Nominate Yourself for an ISBA Committee or Section.
Nominate Yourself for an ISBA Committee or Section By John G. Locallo December 2010 Column, Page 607 Nominate Yourself for an ISBA Committee or Section.
Illinois Lawyer Finder: ISBA’s Member-Client Connection By Mark D. Hassakis October 2010 Column, Page 500 Illinois Lawyer Finder can connect you with clients. Shouldn't you be there?
Tips from Veteran ISBA Members By Mark D. Hassakis September 2010 Column, Page 444 Great advice from experienced ISBA colleagues.
The Urgent Need for Juvenile Justice Reform By Mark D. Hassakis August 2010 Column, Page 392 Our costly juvenile justice system too often does more harm than good. Fortunately, there's a better way.
ISBA Lawyers Do Care By Mark D. Hassakis July 2010 Column, Page 340 They care about strengthening communities, helping children, and more.
Government Lawyers and the ISBA By John G. O’Brien May 2010 Column, Page 228 Lawyer public servants explain why they belong.
Defense Lawyers - You Can’t Afford Not to Be ISBA Members By John G. O’Brien April 2010 Column, Page 172 If you're a civil defense lawyer, you owe it to yourself and your clients to belong.
ISBA Opinion 10-02 Reins in Real Estate Brokers By Peter J. Birnbaum April 2010 Column, Page 212 This new ethics opinion is good news for real estate lawyers, the author contends.
Inaugural Animal Law newsletter highlights ISBA’s newest section By Helen W. Gunnarsson March 2010 Lawpulse, Page 122 The range of articles reflects the diversity and broad reach of animal-law practice.