The Client That Got AwayBy Karen ErgerAugust 2004Column, Page 433The statute of limitations is about to toll and your client is nowhere to be found. What to do? A new ISBA advisory opinion offers guidance.
Learning to Think Like An Ethical LawyerBy Karen ErgerOctober 2003Column, Page 527That's right, young lawyer; while you might feel you know little compared to your more senior colleagues, you're fully responsible for properly applying ethical rules.
Leaving with clients in towBy Helen W. GunnarssonJune 2003LawPulse, Page 274If you're leaving your law firm and hope to take business with you, consider these ethical and legal issues.
Ethics Board established under Gift Ban ActJanuary 2003Illinois Law Update, Page 14The Illinois Office of the Comptroller added a provision under 2 Ill Adm Code 626, establishing an Ethics Commission (commission) under the Illinois Gift Ban Act (5 ILCS 425).
Illinois Legal Ethics 101By Thomas More DonnellyJanuary 2003Article, Page 18Answers to some of the most common legal ethics questions.
Campaign Finance Reform Provisions Enacted; PA 90-737April 1999Illinois Law Update, Page 190Governor Jim Edgar characterized Public Act 90-737, the State Gift Ban Act, as "an important step forward in the reform of campaign finance and ethics laws'' that would "improve accountability and help Illinoisans better understand the political process in our state.''