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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.
Chair’s column By Dawn R. Hallsten General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, November 2005 Despite the unseasonably warm temperatures, fall is officially here and we completed the highly successful first Solo and Small Firm Conference on October 7th-9th.
The Chair’s page: The Great Depression By Dixie Lee Peterson Child Law, November 2005 No, I am not referring to 1929. I am referring to what currently is occurring in the legal profession. While most attorneys feel good about being a lawyer, all recognize increasing pressures in recent years, which pressures they expect to continue into the future.
From the Chair By Dennis J. Beninato Young Lawyers Division, October 2005 2005-2006 promises to be a busy and productive year for the members of the ISBA Young Lawyers Division Council.
Voice of the Chair By Vickie Gillio Administrative Law, October 2005 I am pleased that, in my first “Voice of the Chair” publication, I can direct your attention to an event that the Administrative Law Section is co-sponsoring.
Letter from the chair By Meredith E. Ritchie Women and the Law, September 2005 In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, I think we have all realized how important our volunteer efforts are-and the potential we possess to aid those in need.
Message from the Chair: Let the debate continue By Robert E. Wells Alternative Dispute Resolution, May 2005 This Section Council looks forward to a healthy dialogue regarding the "best" style of mediation. Hopefully, the "debate" of this topic will expand our understanding of the dynamics of mediation and enhance our abilities and capabilities.
From the Chair By Phillip B. Lenzini Human Rights, March 2005 I am happy to introduce you to the third issue of this year's newsletter, newly renamed to "Human Rights" for our Section.
From the Chair By Phillip B. Lenzini Human Rights, October 2004 Following my immediate predecessor, Richard Hutchison's practice, I wanted to lead off this issue with a column from my perspective as Chairman of the Section Council.
Chair’s column By Jessica T. Depinto International and Immigration Law, June 2004 As my term concludes, I reflect on the past year with pride on the programs that we initiated and offered to members of the International and Immigration Law Section as well as to other section members with whom we partnered.
Chairperson’s corner By Michele M. Jochner General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, May 2004 Welcome to the eleventh issue of the General Practice newsletter for the 2003-2004 bar year.
From the chair By Richard L. Hutchison Human Rights, May 2004 Basic human rights are at stake daily world wide and in our own backyard. The basic constitutional rights that we hold so dear likewise are under severe challenge in our country.
Notes from the Chair By Jeffrey D. Richardson Commercial Banking, Collections, and Bankruptcy, May 2004 The Section Council met in February in Springfield and decided to appoint a Council member to serve as Section Liaison to act as the point person for Section members to contact the Section Council concerning any matter that may be important to the member.
Chairman’s column By Shari R. Rhode Federal Civil Practice, March 2004 The decisions of the courts, especially in the employment area, have been many. So many in fact that a single issue of the newsletter could not be large enough to bring them to you.
Section Chairman’s comments By Bruce L. Bonds Workers' Compensation Law, March 2004 Chairman Dennis Ruth has just completed his first year as Chairman of the Illinois Industrial Commission.
From the chair By Richard L. Hutchison Human Rights, February 2004 A recent survey of ISBA members identified our publications and our CLE offerings as the top reasons members belong to our organization.
Chair’s column By Jessica T. DePinto International and Immigration Law, January 2004 As discussed in the September edition of The Globe, our section reaches out to area law schools with presentations focusing on career development tips and practice opportunities in international law.
Chair’s column By Adrienne W. Albrecht Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, January 2004 As I sit here at my computer preparing for the holiday, I am struck by how much technology has simultaneously enhanced and complicated our lives.
Chair’s column By Laura Kern Family Law, December 2003 If we speak, act and talk with pride of our profession, it follows that our actions with our clients will reflect we, as Family Law practitioners, have earned and deserve the respect of the public and the Bar.
From the Chair By Richard L. Hutchison Human Rights, December 2003 A message from Section Chair Dick Hutchison.
From the Chair By Bruce L. Bonds Workers' Compensation Law, December 2003 A message from Section Chair Bruce Bonds.
Message from the chair By Bruno J. Tassone Alternative Dispute Resolution, October 2003 As Chairperson, I feel challenged and excited with the many tasks before our ADR Section Council this year.
Chair’s column By Jessica T. DePinto International and Immigration Law, September 2003 This year President Lavin has asked the section councils to focus on mentoring their members and prospective members, providing quality educational programs and encouraging new members to join and participate in their sections.
From the chair By Richard L. Turner Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, August 2003 The subcommittee considering issues pertaining to updating courtroom technology is arranging a visit to the Federal District Court for the Northern Dist., Eastern Division, through the assistance and contacts provided committee member David Clark.
Letter from the chair By Kathryn J. Kennedy Employee Benefits, July 2003 As chair of the ISBA Employee Benefits Section Council's mentoring program, I'd like to update you on the success of the program's third year.
Chair’s Column By Hon. Michael Jordan Bench and Bar, June 2003 This column marks my last as chair of the section council. It has been my honor and pleasure to have served as chair
From the chair By Chuck Gunnarson Government Lawyers, May 2003 For my last column, I would like to provide you with advance notice of an upcoming continuing legal education (CLE) event, as well as to thank some hard-working members of the Committee on Government Lawyers.
From the chair By Richard L. Turner Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, February 2003 Digital dictation technology has, indeed, advanced significantly within the last five years. I am, in fact, dictating my column today on a digital portable dictation device: Sony's ICD-MS1 digital recorder, to be exact