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Articles From Mark S. Mathewson

iPad Apps for Lawyers

By Mark S. Mathewson
April
2015
Column
Page 52
Two tech-savvy members describe some favorite apps.

Dual Agency in Real Estate

By Mark S. Mathewson
November
2014
Column
Page 554
Like it or not, it's common for one agent to represent both buyer and seller.

Accepting credit-card payments? Mind your trust-account ps and qs

By Mark S. Mathewson
September
2014
LawPulse
Page 418
Make sure retainer-fee payments by credit card are going into your trust account and not your general office account, an ISBA ethics opinion admonishes.

Court Supervision - Not Just for Speeding Tickets

By Mark S. Mathewson
September
2014
Column
Page 448
Supervision is an alternative to conviction that every criminal defense attorney should know when to use.

Spousal maintenance guidelines become law in Illinois

By Mark S. Mathewson
September
2014
LawPulse
Page 418
A new law, effective January 1, removes uncertainty from most maintenance decisions by creating a formula for determining the size and duration of awards.

Want More Clients? Start Blogging

By Mark S. Mathewson
May
2014
Column
Page 250
Blogging drives prospective clients through social media to your website.

New Lawyer: Know What a Will Won’t Do

By Mark S. Mathewson
February
2014
Column
Page 102
Important assets pass outside probate, and lawyers should plan accordingly.

The Ethics of Lost Laptops, Cloud Computing

By Mark S. Mathewson
November
2013
Column
Page 588
What duty do you have to clients if your laptop is stolen?

Employee or Independent Contractor?

By Mark S. Mathewson
August
2013
Column
Page 429
An ISBA CLE program helps general practitioners distinguish the two.

Illinois Judges Speak Out on Settlement Conferences

By Mark S. Mathewson
November
2002
Article
Page 604
Six judges from around the state describe their approach to pre-trial settlement conferences.

The Lawyer’s Journal

By Mark S. Mathewson
May
2000
Column
Page 251
You've got mail ... from a client ... and it's OK; fraudulent transfers and tenancy by the entirety; and more.

The Lawyer’s Journal

By Mark S. Mathewson
April
2000
Column
Page 192
What hath Tosado wrought? What do jurors think? Granny gives a gift; and more.

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