Rules Governing the Legal Profession and Judiciary in Illinois is now published by the ISBA! Keep up-to-date on all of the recent rule changes with this handy reference book that conveniently brings together all of the rules governing the legal profession and judiciary in Illinois.
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In This Issue…
- From the Chair
An introduction from Chair Marylou Lowder Kent.
- What is legal aid?
Legal aid programs provide legal services to people who need civil legal assistance but cannot afford to pay for the services of an attorney.
- 2017 ISBA High School Mock Trial Invitational
The 2017 ISBA High School Mock Trial Invitational will be held on March 11 and 12, 2017, at the University of Illinois’ College of Law in Champaign.
- Access to justice in Illinois: What court personnel & others can (and can’t) do to assist you with your case
What services are circuit clerks, court staff, law librarians, and court volunteers acting in a non-lawyer capacity permitted to engage in?
- Websites to use for Law Related Education
A resource for educators and others looking to educate the public on law-related issues.
- Book review of The Anxious Lawyer
Reviewer Ed Schoenbaum highly recommends this book, written by two attorneys who have first-hand knowledge of the problems facing us and the fantastic possible rewards of mindfulness practice.
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