Publications

Articles From Robert K. Downs

Mission Accomplished (No, Really)

By Robert K. Downs
June
2006
Column
Page 276
A look at the year just ending and the challenges ahead.

Life, Lawyering, and the Bar

By Robert K. Downs
May
2006
Column
Page 220
We must continue to promote the ideals that drew us to the profession.

Politics and the Bar

By Robert K. Downs
April
2006
Column
Page 164
When it comes to promoting the rule of law, lawyers should be political animals.

A Two-Year Term for President?

By Robert K. Downs
March
2006
Column
Page 108
An update on what has happened and is happening during ISBA's FY '05-'06.

Serving Members and the Public

By Robert K. Downs
February
2006
Column
Page 60
Much has been - and remains to be - done.

If Not Now, When?

By Robert K. Downs
January
2006
Column
Page 8
ISBA faces the challenge of implementing a bold new image advertising campaign and CLE on a grand scale. 

A Busy Year, With a Little Help From Our Friend

By Robert K. Downs
December
2005
Column
Page 612
Much has been accomplished, and we still have half a year to go.

Preaching to the Converted

By Robert K. Downs
November
2005
Column
Page 556
Solo and small firm lawyers are in touch with the core values of the profession.

Rebuilding Our Credibility by Restoring Our Professionalism

By Robert K. Downs
October
2005
Column
Page 496
Let's improve our public image by promoting civility and punishing misconduct.

Family Law: A Crucible for Change

By Robert K. Downs
September
2005
Column
Page 436
If we want to improve the image of our profession, let's improve the practice of family law.

We have met the Enemy

By Robert K. Downs
August
2005
Column
Page 380
 Lawyers should join the front ranks in the battle to improve the justice system.

The Year Ahead

By Robert K. Downs
July
2005
Cover Story
Page 328
The new ISBA president outlines his plans for the coming year.

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