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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 Looking for a chance to lead? To grow? To make a difference in the Illinois State Bar Association and the legal profession? Then consider nominating yourself for one of our many section councils and committees for 2017-18.
Ready to Lead? Nominate Yourself for an ISBA Committee or Section Council By Hon Russell W. Hartigan November 2016 Column, Page 9 Looking for a chance to lead? To grow? To make a difference in the Illinois State Bar Association and the legal profession? Then consider nominating yourself for one of our many section councils and committees for 2017-18.
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 Looking for a chance to lead? To grow? To make a difference in the Illinois State Bar Association and the legal profession? Then consider nominating yourself for one of our many section councils and committees for 2017-18.
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 Looking for a chance to lead? To grow? To make a difference in the Illinois State Bar Association and the legal profession? Then consider nominating yourself for one of our many section councils and committees for 2016-17.
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 Looking for a chance to lead? To grow? To make a difference in the Illinois State Bar Association and the legal profession? Then consider nominating yourself for one of our many section councils and committees for 2016-17.
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 Looking for a chance to lead? To grow? To make a difference in the Illinois State Bar Association and the legal profession? Then consider nominating yourself for one of our many section councils and committees for 2016-17.
IllinoisDocs launches soon; ISBA 711 Committee meets; Courtroom in the Classroom visits Huntley. October 2015 Column, Page 52 Announcing IllinoisDocs, ISBA's soon-to-debut legal forms package! The ISBA will launch IllinoisDocs, its powerful new legal forms product, by January 2016.
Ready to Lead? Nominate Yourself for an ISBA Committee or Section Council By Vincent F. Cornelius October 2015 Column, Page 8 Looking for a chance to lead? To grow? To make a difference in the Illinois State Bar Association and the legal profession? Then consider nominating yourself for one of our many section councils and committees for 2016-17.
The ISBA Founders Circle. September 2015 Column, Page 52 See the distinguished members of the Illinois legal community make up the ISBA Founders Circle.
New ISBA secretary, treasurer elected; IBF elects new officers; new ethics opinions; the 2015 ISBA President’s Club. August 2015 Column, Page 54 New ISBA secretary, treasurer elected The Illinois State Bar Association's Board of Governors elected a new secretary and treasurer at its meeting June 20 in Lake Geneva. For the first time in many years, the Board's organizational meeting was held in conjunction with the Annual Meeting.
An Immigrant’s Tale By Ed Finkel July 2015 Article, Page 22 ISBA President Umberto Davi arrived as a 14-year-old from Sicily and rose to success in law and life.
A New Look for the Journal July 2015 Column, Page 6 The Journal gets a redesign for the first time in more than a decade.
U.S. Supreme Court admission ceremony; ISBA awards; Member Appreciation Month. July 2015 Column, Page 56 ISBA members admitted to practice before U.S. Supreme Court
The Magna Carta: 800 Years of the Rule of Law By Stephen M. Komie June 2015 Column, Page 44 June marks the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, the foundation of the Anglo-American rule of law.