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Message from the Chair By Shannon M. Shepherd International and Immigration Law, May 2007 A message from Section Chair Shannon Shepherd.
Chair’s column By Scott C. Colky Family Law, April 2007 Recently, there appeared on the internet a Petition to Abolish Section 506, Representation of Children.
Message from the Chair By Shannon M. Shepherd International and Immigration Law, April 2007 Recently, your Section Council met at the offices of the Illinois Global Partnership, a non-profit organization dedicated to expanding the reach of Illinois goods and services throughout the world.
Chair’s column By Stephen B. Cohen Alternative Dispute Resolution, March 2007 This has been an exciting and successful year for our Section Council. Our first seminar concentrated on different forms and methods of Civil Case Mediation, Mediation Ethics and views from the Bench and Bar relating to the Supreme Court enabling legislature for the Cook County Local ADR Rules and the Uniform Mediation Act.
Chair’s Column: 2007 legislative update By James W. Chipman Administrative Law, March 2007 The 2007 spring legislative session convened on January 10. After the installation of new members, the 95th General Assembly wasted no time in introducing an assortment of new legislation.
Chair’s Column: Imagine this By Matt Maloney General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, March 2007 I’m in a local grocery store doing the usual weekly shopping.
From the Chair By Kathryn E. Eisenhart Human Rights, March 2007 On January 25, I attended an all day conference entitled “The Secret World of Human Trafficking.”
From the Chair By Nerino J. Petro Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, March 2007 I am often asked by attorneys the following question: if there was one thing that they could do to improve their operations and efficiency what would I recommend?
Message from the Chair By Shannon M. Shepherd International and Immigration Law, March 2007 A message from Section Chair Shannon Shepherd.
Chair’s Column: Administrative Law Handbook revision update By James W. Chipman Administrative Law, February 2007 The Handbook of Illinois Administrative Law was last published in April 2001. With any legal treatise, constant revisions are required in order to keep practitioners updated on the latest developments in their field.
Chair’s Column: Hey, look us over! By Matt Maloney General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, February 2007 The lawyers who make up our Section Council come from different practice backgrounds, different geographic areas and, as you might expect, are different ages.
Letter from the Chair By Daniel C. Hawkins Elder Law, February 2007 The new calendar year is upon us. It is amazing how fast my term as Chairperson of the Elder Law Section Council is going.
Chair’s Column: 2007 Spring Seminar update By James W. Chipman Administrative Law, January 2007 A message from Section Chair Jim Chipman.
From the Chair By Kathryn E. Eisenhart Human Rights, January 2007 A message from Section Chair Kathryn Eisenhart.
From the Chair By Claire A. Manning Women and the Law, January 2007 The past several months have been busy ones for the ISBA and for the Standing Committee on Women and the Law—and, more generally, for the celebration of women in the practice of law and women in the judiciary.
Message from the Chair By Scott C. Colky Family Law, January 2007 Out of state CLEs, fun and learning in the sun!
Message from the Chair By Shannon M. Shepherd International and Immigration Law, January 2007 A message from Section Chair Shannon Shepherd.
From the Chair By Nerino J. Petro Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, December 2006 As we see more and more consolidation in the software industry, we again need to ask ourselves is there a place for simple programs that may only do one thing?
Message from the Chair By Shannon M. Shepherd International and Immigration Law, November 2006 A message from Section Chair Shannon Shepherd.
Chair’s Column By Hon. Barbara Crowder Bench and Bar, October 2006 When a lawyer is chosen to become a judge, whether the choice was made by the voters after an election or by appointment from other judges, the new judge swears to uphold the laws of the State of Illinois and the Constitution.
Chair’s Column: Neither fish nor fowl By Matt Maloney General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, October 2006 If you have served as a prosecutor or defense attorney for any appreciable period of time you develop and inherent “sense” of what the law is in a particular topic area.
From the Chair By Nerino J. Petro Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, October 2006 A message from Committee Chair Nerino Petro.  
From the Chair By Claire A. Manning Women and the Law, October 2006 It is with honor and pleasure that I assume the position as Chair of the standing committee on Women & the Law.
Message from the Chair By Shannon M. Shepherd International and Immigration Law, September 2006 A message from Section Chair Shannon Shepherd.
Message from the Chair By Shannon M. Shepherd International and Immigration Law, August 2006 A message from Section Chair Shannon Shepherd.
Chair’s column By Shannon M. Shepherd International and Immigration Law, July 2006 A message from Section Chair Shannon Shepherd.
Welcome note from the 2006-2007 Chair By Mary Nicolau State and Local Taxation, July 2006 I wanted to introduce myself. My name is Mary Nicolau and I am the 2006-2007 Chair of the ISBA’s State and Local Taxation Section.
Chair’s column By David N. Schaffer Family Law, April 2006 Please again be reminded to send in your suggestions for our “songs for the divorce practitioner” issue.
From the Chair By David Clark Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, March 2006 With all apologies to Aldous Huxley, the brave new world is in the courtroom. More than ever before, technology is being accepted more in the everyday operations of the courtroom.
From the Chair By Dennis J. Beninato Young Lawyers Division, December 2005 I hope this second edition of our 2005-2006 YLD newsletter finds you well.