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Newsletter articles from 2006

Residential Foreclosure 101 By Donald P. Shriver December 2006 Regardless of the current state of the economy, homeowners default on their mortgage loans and lenders file routine foreclosure actions.
Save the Date: YLD 9TH Annual Holiday Party Approaching Fast October 2006 This year’s 9th Annual Holiday Party, sponsored by the Young Lawyers Division of the Illinois State Bar Association and the Illinois Bar Foundation, will be held Friday, December 1, 2006 at Joe’s Sports Bar on Weed Street from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. (more information can be found at
The second half of smart—How to temper your intelligence and become a more effective deal lawyer By Fred Tannenbaum February 2006 Way back in law school, we learned many necessary and useful pieces of information to mold our analytical way of thinking and ultimately pass the Bar examination.
Statute of Limitations for minors in legal malpractice clarified By Jamie L. Bas December 2006 Determining the appropriate statute of limitations is one of the first steps any lawyer does when evaluating a cause of action.
Take me out to the ballgame By Heather M. Fritsch June 2006 On April 28 - 29, 2006, members of the Young Lawyer’s Division traveled to St. Louis, Missouri for a YLD business meeting.
Tax incentives for historic residences By David Dwyer February 2006 Significant real estate tax incentives are available for owners of historic buildings in Illinois
Thank You By Chris S. Haaff August 2006 I am humbled and amazed at the excessive amount of unnecessary gratitude I have received for chairing the ISBA Law Student Committee for more than six years through April 2006.
The Tradition of Excellence Award April 2006 The General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Section has established a Tradition of Excellence Award.
What can I be with a J.D.? By Heather M. Fritsch December 2006 In the last issue, we focused on starting a solo practice and got to know YLD Council Member, Gregg Garofalo of Gregg A. Garofalo, P.C.
What can I be with a J.D.? By Heather M. Fritsch October 2006 In our last issue, we got to know Young Lawyers Division Council Member Tarek Fadel and how he started his own law-related business, AdaptiBar.
What can I be with a J.D.? By Heather M. Fritsch August 2006 Last issue we learned about Melanie Maron’s public interest/lobbyist position with the American Jewish Committee.
What can I be with a J.D.? By Heather M. Fritsch June 2006 We’ve all heard about books such as What Color Is My Parachute? and other books that help individuals figure out what they want to do with their lives.
YLD announces 2006 award winners June 2006 The Young Lawyers Division of the Illinois State Bar Association announced the annual awards for the Young Lawyer of the Year and the Law Student Division Public Service.
YLD Council prepares for another outstanding year By Chris S. Haaff August 2006 The Young Lawyers Division (YLD) Council last met on June 16, 2006 at the ISBA Annual Meeting.