The newsletter of the ISBA’s Standing Committee on Women and the Law
September 2011, vol. 17, 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
A message from Committee Chair E. Nicole Carrion.
- Gender and the Judiciary—A view from the newest justice on the Illinois Supreme Court
An interview with Supreme Court Justice Mary Jane Theis.
- Getting your first legal job: The necessity of networking
A first-hand account of how networking really works.
- Managing expectations—Ours (The lawyers) and theirs (The clients)
The book, The New Lawyer, How Settlement is Transforming the Practice of Law, can serve as a starting place for any lawyer wishing to examine where she fits into the conflict resolution continuum.
- Practice tips: Watch out for anything old, dead, or unlicensed
A few practice tips from author Angela Evans.
- Grace behind the gates
Dwight Correctional Center may be beautiful, but for the women incarcerated there it's still a prison.
- Chicago Metropolitan Battered Women’s Network: Women of Influence Luncheon
The Chicago Metropolitan Battered Women’s Network will honor history-maker and workplace rights advocate Lilly Ledbetter at the Women of Influence luncheon on Wednesday, September 14, at the Renaissance Blackstone Hotel in Chicago.
- Getting to know our very own Young Lawyer of the Year: An interview with Emily Masalski
Get to know more about Emily Masalski, editor of this publication and the 2011 ISBA Young Lawyer of the Year for Cook County.
Balancing the Scales: Women In The Law
May 11 - Chicago
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