Illinois Bar Journal

Articles on Continuing Legal Education

Giving Credit Where It’s Due

By Rhys Saunders
November
2020
LawPulse
, Page 12
MCLE Board launches portal that tracks CLE credits.

iPad Apps for Lawyers

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

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.

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.

ISBA dramatically expands free CLE program choices for members

By Adam W. Lasker
January
2014
LawPulse
, Page 10
Beginning in 2014, ISBA's entire online CLE catalog will be available to members at no charge, expanding the freely available programming from 35 to 550 hours.
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FREE CLE from ISBA

By Janan Hanna
July
2013
Cover Story
, Page 340
ISBA members can earn up to 15 MCLE credit hours per year at their computers and mobile devices. Here's how it works.

MCLE goes to the movies

By Adam W. Lasker
June
2012
LawPulse
, Page 286
A pair of Illinois attorneys uses lawyer-themed Hollywood films to teach lessons about legal ethics.

Meeting MCLE requirements just got a little easier

By Helen W. Gunnarsson
November
2011
LawPulse
, Page 550
Among other welcome changes, rule revisions allow new admittees to meet their initial requirement by participating in mentoring and remove the fee for claiming credit for writing and teaching.

Midterm Report

By Joseph G. Bisceglia
February
2008
Column
, Page 64
Where we are with CLE, UPL and more.

MCLE for judges

By Helen W. Gunnarsson
May
2006
LawPulse
, Page 222
Judges, too, are on the hook for mandatory CLE, the Illinois Supreme Court announced last month. 

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. 

MCLE: Ready or Not, Here it Comes

By Helen W. Gunnarsson
December
2005
Cover Story
, Page 626
A lawyer's-eye view of the new MCLE rules.

Get ready for MCLE

By Helen W. Gunnarsson
November
2005
LawPulse
, Page 558
Did you know that programs offered as early as January 2006 can be counted toward the MCLE requirement? Here are highlights of the new rules.

A Chat with the Chief

By Helen W. Gunnarsson
September
2005
Cover Story
, Page 450
New Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas shares his views on civility, mandatory CLE, and more.

Joint ISBA-CBA mandatory CLE proposal likely

By Helen W. Gunnarsson
November
2001
LawPulse
, Page 564
The ISBA and CBA gear up to submit a joint mandatory CLE proposal to the supreme court.

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