What’s the Measure of Judicial Excellence?By Hon. Lloyd A. Karmeier, Hon. Morton Denlow, Alfred M. Swanson, Jr., Celia G. Gamrath, Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum, and Michele M. JochnerOctober 2002Article, Page 516What separates a merely competent judge from an excellent one? Here's a review of the qualities.
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.
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.
Mandatory lawyer financial responsibility proposedBy Helen W. GunnarssonNovember 2001LawPulse, Page 564A special ISBA committee is recommending that lawyers be required to maintain malpractice insurance or some other form of compensation for malpractice victims.
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.
A Year-End AccountingBy Herb FranksJune 2001Column, Page 280The end of the year is a time for an accounting ; what happened that is good, what happened that is not so good.
The ISBA Needs YouBy Herb FranksJanuary 2001Column, Page 8The president of any organization gets an overview of what is happening. This year we are losing two members of our Board of Governors who cannot run again because of age or term limitations.
UPL Task Force Moves AheadBy Herb FranksOctober 2000Column, Page 556I began my year as president of the Illinois State Bar Association by saying I would start no new programs.
The Federal and Illinois Y2K ActsBy James R. CovingtonOctober 1999Column, Page 549Whether Jan. 1, 2000, is apocalyptic or just another bump in the road, practitioners need to familiarize themselves with these two acts.