Articles From 2013
Browse articles by year: 2013 (118)
Lincoln on the Wall
Column, Page 104
Lincoln was an exemplary but not perfect lawyer - which makes his example all the more inspiring.
Marital property valued on date of dissolution in bifurcated proceeding
Illinois Law Update, Page 124
On December 28, 2012, the Supreme Court of Illinois held that, in a bifurcated marital dissolution proceeding, the date of trial on which marital property must be valued under section 503(f) of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act ("Dissolution Act") refers to the date the judgment for dissolution is rendered.
Marketing Your Practice via Social Media
Article, Page 180
You can find clients on Facebook and LinkedIn. Or, more to the point, they can find you. But be sure to go about it the right way or you'll lose business and run afoul of ethics rules.
No judicial review until arbitration process is complete
Illinois Law Update, Page 176
On January 22, 2013, the Illinois Appellate Court, First District, held that a dispute over a discovery order that arises in arbitration is not ripe for adjudication until a final award has been issued.
A Primer on Medical Records as Evidence
Article, Page 82
Knowing how and when medical records are admissible in a p.i. trial means understanding the business records hearsay exception.
Pursuing Claims for Grief Under the Wrongful Death Act
Article, Page 34
Thanks to a 2007 statutory change, juries are permitted to consider grief, sorrow, and mental suffering in wrongful death cases. Here's advice for trial lawyers about how to approach this relatively untested element of wrongful-death damages.