The newsletter of the ISBA’s General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Section
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2007 Tradition of Excellence Award winner
The General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Section Council has awarded its 2007 Tradition of Excellence Award to Adrienne W. Albrecht of Kankakee, lllinois.
Approaching the total client in general practice
Each person is the composite of the many parts which force or shape that person’s behavior. While respecting the role of free will, perceptions of options often narrow the field of choices and effectively dictate action taken.
The benefits of mandatory arbitration in Illinois
From its inception through the Mandatory Arbitration Act of January 1, 1986, the concept of the Mandatory Arbitration Hearing in Illinois has caused many attorneys to question the benefit and purpose of these “mini hearings.”
Chair’s Column: Hey, look us over!
The lawyers who make up our Section Council come from different practice backgrounds, different geographic areas and, as you might expect, are different ages.
Editor’s Column: In praise of our staffs and contingency planning
This past summer was a very trying summer for the Editor, who experienced numerous office staff problems which, because of an unexpected staff family emergency, ended with a temp who, because of the need for training, (which we did not have time to do) could not do much other than answer the phone.
The Tradition of Excellence Award
The General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Section has established a Tradition of Excellence Award. ISBA members in Illinois who have been in practice a minimum of 20 years, including sitting or retired judges, are eligible.