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Ready to Lead? Nominate Yourself for an ISBA Committee or Section Council

By James F. McCluskey
January
2018
Column
Page 9
Looking for a chance to lead? Consider nominating yourself for one of our many section councils and committees for 2018-19.

Ready to Lead? Nominate Yourself for an ISBA Committee or Section Council

By James F. McCluskey
December
2017
Column
Page 9
Looking for a chance to lead? Consider nominating yourself for one of our many section councils and committees for 2018-19.

Ready to Lead? Nominate Yourself for an ISBA Committee or Section Council

By James F. McCluskey
November
2017
Column
Page 12
Looking for a chance to lead? Consider nominating yourself for one of our many section councils and committees for 2018-19.

Ready to Lead? Nominate Yourself for an ISBA Committee or Section Council

By James F. McCluskey
October
2017
Column
Page 10
Looking for a chance to lead? Consider nominating yourself for one of our many section councils and committees for 2018-19.

Bios of candidates for third vice-president and the board of governors

March
2017
Column
Page 12
Learn about 2017 candidates for ISBA third vice-president, board of governors, and assembly.

Former IBF president receives national award; nominations for ISBA Laureates open through February 17

February
2017
Column
Page 49
Judge Debra Walker, former president of the Illinois Bar Foundation, is the recipient of the 2017 National Conference of Bar Foundations Excellence Award. Nominations are being accepted for the 2017 class of Laureates of the ISBA Academy of Illinois Lawyers.

Assembly OKs futures report, approves UBE and collaborative law proposals

January
2017
Column
Page 52
At its December 10 meeting, the ISBA Assembly approved the recommendations of the ISBA Task Force on the Future of Legal Services, voted to support adoption of the Uniform Bar Exam in Illinois, and endorsed legislation and an ethics rule change to expressly authorize collaborative law.

Ready to Lead? Nominate Yourself for an ISBA Committee or Section Council

By Hon Russell W. Hartigan
January
2017
Column
Page 10

New Attorneys Admitted; ISBA Futures Report; Uniform Bar Exam

December
2016
Column
Page 48
1,374 new attorneys admitted to practice in Illinois; ISBA futures report recommends consumer directory, tech training; proposal to support Uniform Bar Exam goes to ISBA Assembly.

Ready to Lead? Nominate Yourself for an ISBA Committee or Section Council

By Hon Russell W. Hartigan
December
2016
Column
Page 8

Ready to Lead? Nominate Yourself for an ISBA Committee or Section Council

By Hon Russell W. Hartigan
November
2016
Column
Page 9

Website for New Lawyers; Mentoring; ISBA Elections

November
2016
Column
Page 56
Introducing the ISBA's website for new lawyers; December 16 deadline for mentoring enrollment; ISBA election season underway.

IBF ‘Legal Answers’ service; Fastcase kiosk

October
2016
Column
Page 56
IBF helps fund new 'Legal Answers' service for low-income Illinoisans; new Fastcase kiosk available at ISBA Chicago office.

Ready to Lead? Nominate Yourself for an ISBA Committee or Section Council

By Hon Russell W. Hartigan
October
2016
Column
Page 8

The Class of 1966 Distinguished Counsellors

September
2016
Column
Page 48
ISBA to honor Class of 1966 Distinguished Counsellors on Oct. 13

IBF elects officers, announces 2016 one-year legal fellowships; ISBA supports rule change to limit shackling of juveniles.

August
2016
Column
Page 54
The Illinois Bar Foundation, the charitable arm of the ISBA, has elected its officers for the 2016-17 fiscal year. ISBA President Vincent F. Cornelius testified before the Illinois Supreme Court Rules Committee last month in support of Proposal 15-05

The 2016 ISBA Poetry Slam

July
2016
Column
Page 52
ISBA lawyer-poets display their talent.

Stepping to Center Court

By Ed Finkel
July
2016
Article
Page 22
Joliet and Wheaton trial lawyer Vincent F. Cornelius, the first African American to lead the ISBA, will focus his year on new lawyers, diversity and inclusion, and high-quality CLE for small-firm lawyers.

Sosin elected 3rd VP; 518 attorneys sworn in; ISBA voices opposition to nonlawyer investment in, ownership of law firms.

June
2016
Column
Page 52
David Sosin of Orland Park won the 2016 race for ISBA third vice-president.

Conference explores innovations in legal services; Timothy Christian wins high school mock trial; Thies takes helm of ISBA Mutual board

May
2016
Column
Page 46
The ISBA was a co-sponsor of The Future is Now: Legal Services 2016, a conference convened by the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism.

Bios of candidates for third vice-president and the board of governors

March
2016
Column
Page 14
Learn about 2016 candidates for ISBA third vice-president, board of governors, and assembly.

Former ISBA Executive Director John Dickason dies at 84; ISBA Assembly approves law school report.

March
2016
Column
Page 60
Former ISBA Executive Director John H. Dickason, 84, of Coral Gables, FL, died February 2, 2016.

IllinoisBarDocs forms available; March Solo & Small Firm Practice Institute; 2016 ISBA election; Spears retires.

February
2016
Column
Page 52
IllinoisBarDocs, the ISBA's new suite of automated legal forms, is now available at an introductory price of $150 per year for a one year subscription.

Mentoring-not for mentees only; Assembly approves 711 recommendation, law school report.

January
2016
Column
Page 54
For mentees, the benefits of mentoring are obvious. But two recent ISBA mentors say mentoring is definitely a two-way street.

Ready to Lead? Nominate Yourself for an ISBA Committee or Section Council

By Vincent F. Cornelius
January
2016
Column
Page 9

Four Decades of Service

December
2015
Article
Page 22
Executive director Bob Craghead reflects on his 40-year career with the ISBA.

New admittees; Hotdocs forms; ethics opinions.

December
2015
Column
Page 48
More than 1,600 new attorneys in November class of admittees

Ready to Lead? Nominate Yourself for an ISBA Committee or Section Council

By Vincent F. Cornelius
December
2015
Column
Page 9

ISBA election season is underway; free diversity reception at Midyear Meeting; ISBA/WBAI leadership summit; and more.

November
2015
Column
Page 52
The Illinois State Bar Association will hold its annual election in March 2016, and campaign packets are now available at www.isba.org/elections.

Ready to Lead? Nominate Yourself for an ISBA Committee or Section Council

By Vincent F. Cornelius
November
2015
Column
Page 10

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