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Quick Takes for Your Practice

Quick Takes for Your Practice: Five Things Lawyers Can Do to Improve Their Social Media Presence

Posted on March 26, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Attorney Marie Sarantakis discusses five things lawyers can do to improve their social media presence. Tips include creating shareable content, posting early and often, asking for reviews, taking advantage of existing networks, and finding what works for you.  

Quick Takes for Your Practice: Limits of Guardianship for a Person Diagnosed with a Mental Illness

Posted on March 7, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Attorney Andreas Liewald discusses the limits of guardianship for a person diagnosed with a mental illness and under what conditions guardianship is appropriate.  

Quick Takes for Your Practice: How to Avoid the ARDC: Four Tips to Better Your Client Communication

Posted on February 13, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Attorney Kristin Olson discusses tips to avoid having to deal with the ARDC through better communications. Tips include writing monthly case status letters, returning phone calls on a timely basis, responding promptly to emails, and explaining a case to a client.

Quick Takes for Your Practice: Tips for Effective Brief Writing

Posted on January 23, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Ryan Suniga, an attorney with the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, discusses tips for effective brief writing. Tips include framing your issue at the beginning of a piece of writing, becoming proficient at designing text, and the use of caselaw.

Quick Takes for Your Practice: Three Easy and Low-Cost Steps Every Attorney Should Take to Protect Their Client Data

Posted on January 2, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Ruth Schneider, an attorney with RCJ Law, LLC, discusses three low-cost steps attorneys should take to protect client data. Tips include using long, unique passwords for accounts, utilizing two-factor authentication, and sending important documents securely.

Quick Takes for Your Practice: How to Handle a Mediation

Posted on December 19, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Michael Alkaraki, an attorney at Leahy & Hoste, LLC, discusses how to handle a mediation.

Quick Takes for Your Practice: The Basics of Intellectual Property

Posted on August 29, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Attorney Kenneth Matuszewsky, an associate at Rabicoff Law, LLC, discusses the basics of intellectual property, including the use of patents and trademarks.

Quick Takes for Your Practice: The Top 5 Things You Need to Know About Mechanics Liens

Posted on August 15, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

James M. Dash, founding member of the firm Carlson Dash LLC, discusses mechanics liens in Illinois.