Illinois Bar Journal

Articles on Attorney Fees

The Lawyer’s Journal

By Bonnie McGrath
February
2000
Column
, Page 62
Banks and title insurance; fees for foiled FOIA requests; crafting affirmative action plans; and more.

Bringing an ERISA Claim: A Step-by-Step Guide

By Mark D. DeBofsky
January
2000
Article
, Page 20
A practice-oriented review of one of the most important, but least understood, federal laws.

The Lawyer’s Journal

By Bonnie McGrath
January
2000
Column
, Page 10
Losing the right to a jury trial — is it malpractice?

The Lawyer’s Journal

By Bonnie McGrath
May
1999
Column
, Page 238
The high court revisits the single-subject rule.

The Lawyer’s Journal

By Bonnie McGrath
March
1999
Column
, Page 126
The "Frye plus reliability'' standard.

The Lawyer’s Journal

By Bonnie McGrath
February
1999
Column
, Page 70
No retaliatory discharge claims for whistle-blowing lawyers...

The Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act does not apply to claims of excessive attorneys fees

January
1999
Illinois Law Update
, Page 13
On October 22, 1998, the Illinois Supreme Court reversed the appellate court's holding that the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act applied to the commercial aspects of a law practice, including billing for legal services.

The Lawyer’s Journal

By Bonnie McGrath
January
1999
Column
, Page 10
ADA plaintiffs must be accommodating.

The Lawyer’s Journal

By Bonnie McGrath
December
1998
Column
, Page 658
RICO and privacy and fraud (and family law), oh my!

Punitive Damages Under the Illinois Sales Representative Act

By Leonard A. Nelson
November
1998
Article
, Page 622
Courts have misconstrued the ISRA to plaintiffs' detriment, this author argues.

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