June 2016Volume 17Number 4PDF icon PDF version (for best printing)

Turner on Illinois Mechanics Liens is now available! Published with the cooperation of the Society of Illinois Construction Attorneys (SOICA), Turner on Illinois Mechanics Liens is sure to be the new authoritative text on the law of Illinois mechanics liens. The book provides a straightforward explanation of mechanics lien law and several helpful checklists. Order your copy today!


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In This Issue…

  • Emotional support animals on campus
    While requests for emotional support animals on campuses are not new, the frequency and variety of these requests has been growing over the last several years.
  • Save the Date:
    The ISBA’s Committee on Government Lawyers has created a new CLE program focusing on the Open Meetings Act, scheduled for October 13th, 2016 in Springfield.
  • Some interesting blawgs for the Illinois government lawyer
    The following are some blawgs which are of particular interest to government lawyers practicing in Illinois.
  • How substantial is substantial? Conflicts of interest and government attorneys
    The Model Rules of Professional Conduct provide that “a lawyer who has formerly served as a public officer or employee of the government . . . shall not . . . represent a client in connection with a matter in which the lawyer participated personally and substantially as a public officer or employee, unless the appropriate government agency gives its informed consent, confirmed in writing, to the representation.”

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