Illinois Bar Journal

Articles From Guy Fraker

Lost Lincoln Real Estate Case Discovered

By Guy Fraker
May
2020
Column
Page 42
Details of the case, which included prominent McLean County figures, had been lost due to a 1900 Bloomington courthouse fire.

Honest Abe on Lawyer Honesty

By Guy Fraker & J. Steven Beckett
November
2017
Column
Page 48
When it came to "candor toward the tribunal," Honest Abe arguably failed to live up to his moniker if a legendary Lincoln story is true.

Are You a Lincoln Lawyer?

By Guy Fraker & J. Steven Beckett
August
2017
Column
Page 44
In his "Notes for a Law Lecture," Lincoln left a blueprint for good lawyering. His advice is echoed in case law and the Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct.

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