Joliet and Wheaton trial lawyer Vincent F. Cornelius, the first African American to lead the ISBA, will focus his year on new lawyers, diversity and inclusion, and high-quality CLE for small-firm lawyers.
July 2016 • Volume 104 • Number 7 • Pages 1–56
The Bankruptcy Code allows debtors to discharge income taxes if they wait long enough before filing and didn't commit fraud or evade paying tax.
Unpaid minimum wage claims can be rewarding - and confusing. Find out how to evaluate an unpaid minimum wage case and whether to bring it in federal or state court.
The first 10 steps to take if you represent a creditor in a foreclosure.
New supreme court rules up the ante for tech competence.
Is maintenance 'income' for purposes of determining child support?
Do I have to open a guardianship for a minor beneficiary of a savings account?
Practitioners and judges should be aware that pleading lack of knowledge in response to an allegation in a civil case is not a denial and should not be treated as one in subsequent pleadings.
Litigating sports brain injuries; collateral challenges to illegal sentences.
The ISBA's new president on his pioneering role.
How to find information about the Illinois budget despite the impasse.
Freshen up your photo, add skills, and take other steps to optimize your presence on LinkedIn.
Nonlawyer law-firm ownership threatens the professional independence of lawyers.
ISBA lawyer-poets display their talent.