After her long and distinguished career that began as a Chicago Park District educator and includes more than three decades on the bench, Anne Burke reaches the pinnacle of the Illinois judiciary.
December 2019 • Volume 107 • Number 12 • Pages 1–52
A schism is brewing in the First District of Illinois over the definition of the word “sole” in “sole proximate cause.”
A summary of key provisions, including practical reminders, that should help trustees get up to speed quickly on the new Illinois Trust Code.
Determining whether a person or trust is an “Illinois resident” for income- and estate-tax purposes requires understanding the differences and similarities between “domicile” and “resident.
In 2016, the Illinois Supreme Court held that unconstitutionally obtained gun convictions could be used for charging and enhancement purposes unless the defendant vacated the conviction. Two years later, the court admitted it got it wrong.
The ISBA and its pursuit of an “Association Health Plan” for members and their families and employees.
There are many options for getting involved in the 2020-21 bar year.
The pros, cons, and Digital-signature platforms provide powerful signing tools that integrate with software you already use of digital signatures.
Above all, remember the five Ps: Proper planning prevents poor performance.
Defeating the “Will I ever be good enough?” trap.
Susan B. Anthony was right, of course. The words we choose matter.
The “charitable heart of the ISBA” continues to support many legal-based needs throughout Illinois.