Apps for lawyers
A look at some apps for your device that may help in your practice.
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.
From the Chair
A message from Committee Chair Karen Dimond.
From the Chair
A message from Committee Chair Marylou Lowder Kent.
Government organizations as clients
The Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct of 2010 address the role of in-house or contract counsel for clients that are not individuals, but are instead organizational entities.
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.”
Local governmental lobbying
If as a government lawyer you are advising public officials on the restrictions placed on lobbyist activities, please review any other local government limitations placed upon this profession.
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.
Are you aware of these apps that help you with e-discovery?
A look at some jury apps that may help you in your trial life-- by allowing you to input juror responses during voir dire, make a seating chart, watch juror responses and note-taking, and assist in striking jurors.