Making a Life and a Living in the LawBy Ole Bly Pace, IIIJuly 2004Column, Page 332As my brief stewardship of this office begins, you may be wondering what the guy with the odd name will be doing, and why.
Preaching to the Choir on the Town Hall TrailBy Terrence J. LavinMay 2004Column, Page 234As your ISBA president, I have been traveling the state speaking to lawyers about the pleasures and the pitfalls of practicing law in Illinois.
Brown v Board and the ISBA BoardBy Terrence J. LavinMarch 2004Column, Page 116Americans are great about celebrating anniversaries. We celebrate the anniversary of heroic or tragic national events.
The Land Beyond I-80November 2003Column, Page 542I grew up in a working-class neighborhood on the south side of Chicago. I was one of eight children.
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.
A Few Good MentorsBy Terrence J. LavinAugust 2003Column, Page 372Behind every accomplished lawyer is a great mentor. I had Phil Corboy, who was mentored by Jim Dooley.
Membership and MentorshipBy Terrence J. LavinJuly 2003Column, Page 324As I embark on this wonderful journey as your president, I find myself constantly thinking about the people who helped me get to this lofty position.
Health Insurance for ISBA MembersBy Loren GoldenJune 2003Column, Page 272As I promised in one of my previous President's Pages, the ISBA, at my direction, was going to take a serious look at providing meaningful health insurance for our members.
Support groupBy Helen W. GunnarssonApril 2003LawPulse, Page 162Members of an ISBA electronic discussion group offer pointers about how to squeeze child support out of an unemployed and unwilling parent.
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.