Section Newsletter Articles on Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct
Silence is the new Golden Rule
Young Lawyers Division
, April 2012
Under the recent change to Rule 1.6 of the Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct, without informed consent an attorney may not disclose ANY information regarding a case or representation, even if that information is of public record.
Terms of engagement
Trusts and Estates
, January 2010
If using an engagement letter is a foreign concept to you, then you will benefit from reviewing this article, which summarizes a couple of the new Rules of Professional Conduct adopted by the Illinois Supreme Court that became effective January 1, 2010
Informed consent for lawyers
, September 2006
When a settlement or judgment in a personal injury action is paid in whole or in part by periodic payments, that is called a structured settlement.