The newsletter of the ISBA’s Standing Committee on Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law
October 2011, vol. 22, no. 1
It’s Back! ISBA’s Supreme Court Rule 213(f) & (g) – Quick Reference Guide This SCR applies to all civil litigation in Illinois. It governs the procedure for identifying trial witnesses and disclosing their proposed testimony. ISBA is excited to offer this update of our popular guide, last published in 2002. Written by Paul O. Watkiss, the Guide is published in a uniquely useful format and makes clear the pitfalls of ignoring its nuances. Buy it at www.isba.org/store/books/supremecourtrule213.
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In This Issue…
- Chair’s column
An introduction from Committee Chair Ebony Huddleston.
- Attorney mentoring—Pass it on
In October of last year the Illinois Supreme Court adopted Supreme Court Rule 795(d)(12), which provides that lawyers completing a year-long structured mentoring program, as either mentors or mentees, may satisfy their entire professional responsibility CLE requirement.
- Adjusting to the practice of law: Reflections on five years of practice
As a new attorney in a small firm, the author has discovered three important things for which law school could not have prepared her.
- Breach Notification Laws—What every business owner needs to know
For any multi-state or nationwide business, preventing information security breaches is most likely the easiest and cheapest way to comply with breach notification laws.
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