Illinois attorney regulators are taking a hard look at "proactive management-based regulation," which would encourage - and perhaps someday require - lawyers to put systems in place that help prevent ethical missteps before they happen.
June 2016 • Volume 104 • Number 6 • Pages 1–56
As public concern over concussions in sports grows, lawsuits and legislation addressing the issue are springing up in Illinois and around the country.
In Castleberry, the Illinois Supreme Court abolished the "void sentence" doctrine, under which a sentence not authorized by statute was void. How should defense lawyers and prosecutors react to the post-Castleberry world?
When you represent a corporation, do you also represent the officers and directors? May you represent them individually? These and related ethical questions arise when your client or opponent is a corporation.
Lawyers share top advice they've received.
Differences in state law can make a routine case anything but.
A recent Illinois law addresses Illinois' opioid problem.
Credible police testimony that you were impaired can make the case against you.
Mendelson and conveying real estate to a trust; Avvo 'lead generation'; charitable exemption for hospitals.
A look back at the 2015-16 bar year.
Videos can help you connect with clients. Here's how to add them to your marketing mix.
The tales seasoned lawyers tell of their challenges - unhappy clients, errors, unreasonable opponents - can help developing lawyers find their way around similar obstacles.
David Sosin of Orland Park won the 2016 race for ISBA third vice-president.