The newsletter of the ISBA’s Standing Committee on Women and the Law
October 2012, vol. 18, no. 1
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In This Issue…
- Chair’s column
A message from Committee Chair Sandy Blake.
- Spotlight on Angela Baker Evans, our very own 2012 Young Lawyer of the Year
Learn more about Angela Baker Evans, who won the ISBA's 2012 Young Lawyer of the Year Award for outside Cook County.
- Covenants not to compete: Recent changes in the law
In determining whether a covenant not to compete clause is valid the courts will look to a three-prong test. First, the limitation on the employee must be necessary to protect the legitimate interest of the practice. Second, the limitation would not impose a hardship on the practitioner signing the contract. Third, the scope of the limitation is reasonable.
- Court strictly construes Medical Studies Act in memo written to Surgery Center Board
A summary of the recent case of Kopolovich v. Shah.
- Join the Woman2Woman Referral Network
The referral network Web site serves as a woman to woman referral network for women lawyers and clients seeking assistance with legal matters.
Housing Justice v. Housing Injustice: How Unfair Housing Practices Keep Segregation Intact- Part 1
January 25 - Online Course
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