The newsletter of the ISBA’s General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Section
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Newsletter editor’s corner
Congratulations to Chris Freese, Vice-Chair of General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Section Council.
Newsletter editors’ corner
This issue of the General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Section newsletter contains three articles relating to representing clients with licensing problems
Questions about recent changes in paternity establishment
Hailed in some sectors as a genuine breakthrough for fathers' rights, the recent changes made to the Parentage Act by Public Act 90-0715, signed by Governor Edgar in August of 1998, to be effective immediately, have perhaps created more confusion than clarity.
Recent legislative developments
Significant changes in Illinois law have occurred as a result of new legislation which has been recently enacted.
Reflection after 40 years
May 23, 1957, is the date when I was admitted to the bar. For most of the 40 years since, I have been privileged to be a general practitioner which in my opinion is the essence of real lawyering.
No doubt it is the common perception that once a dismissal for want of prosecution ("dwp") is entered in an action, unless otherwise vacated by order of court, it divests a court of jurisdiction of that action.
Revised DUI penalty guide
The following DUI penalty guide was originally published in this newsletter in June 1996.
Timing is everything
Recently the 5th District Appellate Court held that a Circuit Court properly denied a plaintiff's motion to rescind a settlement agreement between the plaintiff and his employer in which the plaintiff and employer satisfied an employer's lien against the proceeds of a plaintiff's legal malpractice suit.
To get the job done
You are an environmentalist. Your group has very important legislation to be proposed to Congress.
Top 10 tips for the new general practitioner
Those of us from general practice firms have a distinct advantage over our colleagues who concentrate in one or two areas of the law; namely, they need us more often than we need them
Intel has introduced the Pentium III computer with a 500 megahertz processor chip.