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Section Newsletter Articles on Professional Conduct

Ethics corner: A word of caution when accepting credit card payments By Michael J. Drabant Trusts and Estates, July 2014 The ISBA recently issued a Professional Conduct Advisory Opinion which highlights some of the ethical implications of accepting credit cards as a means of paying attorney fees.
The open manhole in ISBA Advisory Opinion No. 13-01 By Cary A. Lind Trusts and Estates, July 2014 The author argues for a change to the ISBA's position.
Litigating like a professional in federal court By Howard W. Anderson, III Young Lawyers Division, June 2010 The Standards for Professional Conduct Within the Seventh Federal Judicial Circuit are completely different from the Illinois Supreme Court’s Rules of Professional Conduct. Make sure you learn them and apply them to your practice.
Proposed draft for the ISBA Committee on Professional Conduct By Don C. Hammer Alternative Dispute Resolution, November 1999 Unauthorized practice of law. Insurance adjuster participates in mediation of personal injury claim.