Lloyd A. Karmeier grew up on a southern Illinois dairy farm and was the first in his family to practice law. A few weeks ago, he completed the journey from one-room schoolhouse to Illinois Supreme Court chief justice.
December 2016 • Volume 104 • Number 12 • Pages 1–52
Effective July 1, Illinois will implement a major change in how child support is computed. Here's how the new guidelines will work and why they'll make divorce practitioners' lives easier.
Illinois courts seem increasingly willing to look beyond the terms of the policy and allegations of the complaint when deciding whether a liability insurer has a duty to defend its insured.
In response to a recent Illinois Supreme Court decision, petitions for writ of mandamus will be on the rise in criminal-law practice. Here's how they work.
While there's a small opening for an equitable defense in a claim for back support, these cases are almost always losers for payors.
There are plenty of good reasons to dispense with free consultations for consumer clients. But you might want to test the water before diving in.
Q. What are the rules if any governing courtroom attire requirements for lawyers?
Q. How do you show acceptance by the trustee of a transfer of real property into a trust under Pub. Act 99-0743?
An honor role of bar presidents from throughout the state.
The reasonable care standard doesn't stop with your phone.
Big plans may stir the blood, but making a series of small, attainable changes in the New Year might be the surest route to improvement.
1,374 new attorneys admitted to practice in Illinois; ISBA futures report recommends consumer directory, tech training; proposal to support Uniform Bar Exam goes to ISBA Assembly.