Among other projects, ISBA President John E. Thies will promote adequate funding of and public trust in Illinois courts and examine the law-student debt crisis. Here's a look at the year ahead.
July 2012 • Volume 100 • Number 7 • Pages 337–388
Recent case law, consumer protection statutes, and the hearsay rule give Illinois consumers an array of legal and procedural defenses in credit card collection suits.
You usually have an hour to sell yourself to prospective clients during the initial consultation. The key is to communicate your genuine understanding and concern.
Family businesses are the backbone of today's corporate world, but lawyers who counsel them must deal with some very "noncorporate" emotional and psychological issues.
Convincing the seventh circuit or the Illinois Supreme Court to grant leave to file an amicusbrief is hard and getting harder. Here's how to maximize your chances.
ISBA's new president previews his year.
The recommendations aim to improve the foreclosure process.
Illinois-specific resources for labor and employment lawyers.
How can we expect lay people to know what is and isn't "marital" and "nonmarital" property?