Publications

Section Newsletter Articles on Chair's column

Chair’s Column By Stanley N. Wasser Alternative Dispute Resolution, February 2008 A message from Section Chair Stanley N. Wasser.
From the Chair By David B. Yavitz Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, February 2008 Reporting from Las Vegas and San Francisco. Hello everyone, this is Geek Week.
Message from the Chair By Lewis F. Matuszewich International and Immigration Law, February 2008 A message from Section Chair Lew Matuszewich.
Remarks from the Chair By William A. Price Business and Securities Law, February 2008 Illinois often follows the work of the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (NCCUSL) (Web site www.nccusl.org) in considering whether we need new laws to simplify and codify rules for corporation, business, and securities issues.
From the Chair By Steven Helle Human Rights, January 2008 A colleague told me recently of how she had been doing research into the Federal Communications Commission and expected her job to be easy because the FCC had always issued numerous reports on the industry and communications policy.
Letter from the Chair: Is it midyear already? By Sharon L. Eiseman Women and the Law, January 2008 Being an observant but not deeply religious person, I sometimes feel uncomfortable when a friend or stranger says to me: “Have a blessed day.”
Message from the Chair By Gregory A. Scott Family Law, January 2008 As 2007 comes to a close and 2008 begins it is a good time for all attorneys, especially family law attorneys, to step back and examine the previous year before and hopefully refresh once again their desire to continue to practice law in the field of Family Law.
Message from the Chair By Lewis F. Matuszewich International and Immigration Law, January 2008 A message from Section Chair Lew Matuszewich.
Remarks from the Chair By William A. Price Business and Securities Law, January 2008 This year’s Corporation, Securities, and Business Law program of work is focused on member education.
Chair’s Column By Hon. Michael Kiley Bench and Bar, December 2007 An introduction to the issue from Chair Michael Kiley.
From the Chair By Steven Helle Human Rights, December 2007 I attended a communications law seminar recently and two observations gave me pause.
From the Chair By James K. Weston, Sr. Mineral Law, December 2007 A message from Section Chair James K. Weston.
Letter from the Chair By Andrew Fox Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law, December 2007 For those who have not been with the Standing Committee on Minority and Women Participation in the trenches, a great group of lawyers has been working tirelessly on diversifying the legal profession.
Message from the Chair By Gregory A. Scott Family Law, December 2007 A message from Section Chair Gregory Scott.
Message from the Chair By Lewis F. Matuszewich International and Immigration Law, December 2007 A message from Section Chair Lewis Matuszewich.
Chair’s Column By Hon. Michael B. Hyman Bench and Bar, November 2007 A message from Section Chair Michael Hyman.
Chair’s Column: Solo and Small Firm Conference—Like no other conference in Illinois By Donald A. LoBue General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, November 2007 The Annual Meeting in June marks the beginning of a new year with the Illinois State Bar Association.
From the Chair By Steven Helle Human Rights, November 2007 Most people might assume that high school students have fewer rights than adults.
From the Chair By David B. Yavitz Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, November 2007 The Committee on Legal Technology just concluded their participation in the ISBA’s Third Annual Solo and Small Firms Conference held at Pheasant Run in St. Charles, Illinois. This year’s conference was bigger and better than ever.
Message from the Chair By Lewis F. Matuszewich International and Immigration Law, November 2007 This third issue of The Globe for 2007-2008 includes “Local immigration ordinances are likely unconstitutional” by Anthony E. Rothert which originally appeared in Human Rights, the newsletter of the ISBA Section on Human Rights.
Welcome to a new year By Sharon L. Eiseman Women and the Law, November 2007 It has been my privilege to serve as a member and supporting officer of the Women and the Law Standing Committee for several years; this bar year, the privilege of service has extended to my chairing of the Committee.
Chair’s Column By Stanley N. Wasser Alternative Dispute Resolution, October 2007 Welcome to the 2007-08 ISBA Alternative Dispute Resolution Section Council season. I want to begin by thanking ISBA President Joseph Bisceglia for appointing me as this year’s section council chair.
Letter from the Chair By Andrew Fox Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law, October 2007 The Standing Committee on Minority and Women Participation is comprised of lawyers from all over the state who selflessly serve the mission of increasing diversity and participation for minorities and women in the legal profession.
Message from the Chair By Gregory A. Scott Family Law, October 2007 It doesn’t take long for an attorney practicing in the area of family law to be confronted with difficult situations concerning a client’s visitation with his or her children.
Note from the Chair By John W. Foltz Elder Law, October 2007 Six years ago, I was appointed to be a member on the Elder Law Section Council for the Illinois State Bar Association.
From the Chair By David J. Fish Federal Civil Practice, September 2007 Dear Federal Civil Practice Committee members:
From the Chair By Steven Helle Human Rights, September 2007 A colleague related how she had been stopped recently on a Washington, D.C., street by an ACLU intern who was attempting to collect signatures on a petition.
From the Chair By David B. Yavitz Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, September 2007 Greeting from Beijing, China. I write this column from my hotel room in Beijing at 5:00 in the morning, which is 4:00 PM the previous day in Chicago; I am up at this time because I can’t sleep due to the 13 hour time zone change.
Message from the Chair By Gregory A. Scott Family Law, September 2007 A message from Chair Gregory Scott.
Message from the Chair By Lewis F. Matuszewich International and Immigration Law, September 2007 A message from Chair Lew Matuszewich.