2021 Articles

And Now There Are Only Lawyers By Mary L. Milano February 2021 Reflections on change and progress.
Asserting an Undue Burden Under FOIA: Details Matter By James Webb May 2021 A recent decision by the first district appellate court should remind practitioners of the importance of detail when replying to a Freedom of Information Act request they believe is unduly burdensome.
Balancing Your Job & New Role as Home School Monitor By Marissa Spencer February 2021 Tips for working parents to better balance work and assisting children with remote learning.
Brian Fliflet Receives 2021 Kaplan Government Service Award By Jenifer L. Johnson August 2021 Congratulations to Brian Fliflet, the 2021 recipient of the ISBA Roz Kaplan Government Service Award.
Cybersecurity Best Practices By Adam Ford & Jenifer L. Johnson August 2021 With the rash of recent cybersecurity attacks nationwide, cyber hygiene has never been more important for government lawyers.
Federal Government Attorneys Doing Pro Bono Work By Laura Klein May 2021 Frequently asked questions about federal government attorneys doing pro bono work.
General Assembly Passes Ethics Reform Bill By Robert P. Osgood August 2021 In late summer, the Illinois General Assembly passed an ethic reform bill that would make several changes to the Governmental Ethics Act, State Officials and Employees Ethics Act, the Election Code, and the Lobbyist Registration Act.
Government Attorney to Have Known… By Paul Thompson May 2021 A spotlight on James B. Burns, who passed away in December 2020.
A Person You Should Know: Lynn Patton By Kathryn Kelly & Phillip Lenzini May 2021 A spotlight on Lynn Patton.
Unemployment Insurance Fraud By Kevin Lovellette & Will Gomberg May 2021 With unemployment insurance fraud on the rise, it is important to know how to quickly take action to address the situation.
What’s App: Government Apps for You February 2021 A list of several federal government apps that may help you with your practice.