Illinois Bar Journal

Articles on Illinois State Bar Association

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.

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
Cover Story
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

IllinoisDocs launches soon; ISBA 711 Committee meets; Courtroom in the Classroom visits Huntley.

October
2015
Column
Page 52

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

By Vincent F. Cornelius
October
2015
Column
Page 8

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

An Immigrant’s Tale

By Ed Finkel
July
2015
Cover Story
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

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.

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

March
2015
Column
Page 9
Learn about 2015 candidates for ISBA third vice-president, board of governors, and assembly.

Ready, Set, Vote!

By Richard D. Felice
March
2015
Column
Page 8
ISBA election season opens this month.

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

By Umberto S. Davi
January
2015
Column
Page 9

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

By Umberto S. Davi
December
2014
Column
Page 565

ISBA Governance: Is it Time for Change?

By Vincent F. Cornelius, Celia Gamrath, & Tim Chorvat
November
2014
Article
Page 536
Are the ISBA's 27-member Board of Governors and 203-member Assembly too large for today's association environment? ISBA governance is under review.

Join the ISBA President’s Club

By Richard D. Felice
November
2014
Column
Page 516
Join the President's Club - and the elite Founders Circle - and help the ISBA do even more.

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