In a tough legal marketplace, putting clients first and providing excellent service is a must. It starts with putting yourself in the client's place.
November 2015 • Volume 103 • Number 11 • Pages 1–56
In Illinois, clients own briefs and other "end products" of the matter, but lawyers control early drafts and notes.
Starting January 1, the Illinois Equal Pay Act will cover more workers and impose stiffer penalties on employers who violate its provisions.
The rewrite of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act, effective January 1, fundamentally changes family law practice. Here's a summary of key provisions.
A new federal minimum wage regulation proposed by the U.S. Department of Labor significantly expands the number of employees who must be paid time and a half for overtime.
Plaintiffs and defendants often file competing cross-motions for summary judgment. But in Illinois, unlike in federal court, those motions may be taken as a concession that no issue of material fact exists.
Safe roads, sane laws; court reporters and technology.
Lawyers are multitalented, multidimensional people who use their legal training and skill in a variety of ways.
A rundown of the many free resources for researching the Illinois Constitution.
Lawyers and judges have been slow to acknowledge the limitations of forensic science.
Making clients happy isn't just about good legal outcomes - it's also about good customer service.
Daniel Thomann explains how to connect with Spanish-speaking clients.
The Illinois State Bar Association will hold its annual election in March 2016, and campaign packets are now available at www.isba.org/elections.