Publications

Articles From Helen W. Gunnarsson

What judges want

By Helen W. Gunnarsson
April
2011
LawPulse
Page 174

Can civil partners hold property as tenants by the entirety?

By Helen W. Gunnarsson
March
2011
LawPulse
Page 118

Civil engineers’ duty of care defined by contractual obligation

By Helen W. Gunnarsson
March
2011
LawPulse
Page 118

Gimme shelter

By Helen W. Gunnarsson
March
2011
LawPulse
Page 118

Hiring How-Tos, Firing Fundamentals

By Helen W. Gunnarsson
March
2011
Article
Page 130
Recruiting employees and letting them go are both fraught with legal pitfalls. Here's how you can help your clients and your own firm avoid HR missteps.

“I’m worried my child might hurt someone”

By Helen W. Gunnarsson
March
2011
LawPulse
Page 118

Supreme court: med-mal statute of repose limits implied indemnity claims

By Helen W. Gunnarsson
March
2011
LawPulse
Page 118

Are courts cracking down on refusals to answer requests to admit?

By Helen W. Gunnarsson
February
2011
LawPulse
Page 66

Change to DUI law would limit court involvement in MDDP process

By Helen W. Gunnarsson
February
2011
LawPulse
Page 66
No longer will a court hearing or order be required for issuing a monitoring device driving permit if a new bill is signed into law.

“He Remembers His Roots”

By Helen W. Gunnarsson
February
2011
Article
Page 76
A former legal aid lawyer and sole practitioner from rural beginnings settles into the role of Illinois' chief justice.

Mind the gap: Illinois taxes estates over $2 million

By Helen W. Gunnarsson
February
2011
LawPulse
Page 66

Motion(al) intelligence

By Helen W. Gunnarsson
February
2011
LawPulse
Page 66

Plan for administering your digital estate

By Helen W. Gunnarsson
February
2011
LawPulse
Page 66

Berry and discovery depositions: hard cases make new rules

By Helen W. Gunnarsson
January
2011
LawPulse
Page 10

Congress exempts lawyers from the Red Flags Rule

By Helen W. Gunnarsson
January
2011
LawPulse
Page 10

Estate-planning, other implications of the civil union law

By Helen W. Gunnarsson
January
2011
LawPulse
Page 10

Ethics in the age of Twitter

By Helen W. Gunnarsson
January
2011
LawPulse
Page 10

Selling Out

By Helen W. Gunnarsson
January
2011
Article
Page 20
The 2010 update of Illinois' ethics rules make it easier to sell a law practice. But what about practical issues like valuation and transition planning? Seasoned solos offer advice.

All Hail the Illinois Rules of Evidence

By Helen W. Gunnarsson
December
2010
Article
Page 620
On January 1, Illinois finally joins the vast majority of states by codifying its rules of evidence. Here are highlights of the new code.

ISBA ethics opinions: updated and easier to research

By Helen W. Gunnarsson
December
2010
LawPulse
Page 610

Proposed Medicaid transfer limits unfair to elderly, council says

By Helen W. Gunnarsson
December
2010
LawPulse
Page 610

Putting the “hearing” in public hearings

By Helen W. Gunnarsson
December
2010
LawPulse
Page 610
A lawyer's testimony in the supreme court committee hearing on the new evidence rules produces results.

Unhappy SLAPPers: more muscle for the Citizen Participation Act

By Helen W. Gunnarsson
December
2010
LawPulse
Page 610

ABCs for GALs

By Helen W. Gunnarsson
November
2010
Article
Page 572
You'd like to serve as a GAL, child rep, or attorney for the child - how do you play this important but challenging role? Seasoned lawyers offer dos, don'ts, and tips.

At long last, the codified Illinois Rules of Evidence

By Helen W. Gunnarsson
November
2010
LawPulse
Page 558

GALS and cross-cultural custody

By Helen W. Gunnarsson
November
2010
LawPulse
Page 558

Lifting the veil on rule 23 orders

By Helen W. Gunnarsson
November
2010
LawPulse
Page 558

Making the most of your FOIA request

By Helen W. Gunnarsson
November
2010
LawPulse
Page 558

Supreme court: contractors can enforce oral home-repair contracts

By Helen W. Gunnarsson
November
2010
LawPulse
Page 558

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