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It’s ISBA Election Season!

March
2019
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Page 8
Prepare to vote! Several candidates are competing for seats on the Board of Governors and Assembly.

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

By David B. Sosin
January
2019
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Page 9
There are many options for getting involved in 2019-20.

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

By David B. Sosin
December
2018
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Page 8
There are many options for getting involved in 2019-20.

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

By David B. Sosin
November
2018
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Page 8
There are many options for getting involved in 2019-20.

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

By David B. Sosin
October
2018
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Page 8
There are many options for getting involved in 2019-20.

More Bang for Your Buck

By Ed Finkel
September
2018
Cover Story
Page 20
You've just renewed your ISBA membership—or are about to. Either way, it's time to consider all the benefits that come with ISBA membership, especially since the association has launched several new and improved benefits.

A Leader’s Leader

By Ed Finkel
July
2018
Cover Story
Page 20
James F. McCluskey says the ISBA will prove its worth to members in 2018-2019 and will support attorneys who struggle with emotional, financial, and mental health issues.

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

March
2018
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Page 12
Learn about 2017 candidates for ISBA third vice-president, board of governors, and assembly.

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
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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.

General Member Referral Directory

October
2017
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Page 32
Find a qualified ISBA member when a case falls outside of your area of practice.

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.

From Bar to Bench and Back

By Ed Finkel
July
2017
Cover Story
Page 22
Retired circuit judge, mediator/arbitrator, veteran trial lawyer, football referee, and longtime ISBA champion Russell Hartigan begins his term as ISBA president.

General Member Referral Directory

July
2017
Column
Page 31
Find a qualified ISBA member when a case falls outside of your area of practice.

General Member Referral Directory

April
2017
Column
Page 35
Find a qualified ISBA member when a case falls outside of your area of practice.

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
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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
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Page 10

New Attorneys Admitted; ISBA Futures Report; Uniform Bar Exam

December
2016
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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
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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
Cover Story
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.

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