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Vote “No” on Con-Con By Jack C. Carey October 2008 Column, Page 492 Voters should reject the call for a constitutional convention.
Save the Date(s) and for Whom By Jack C. Carey September 2008 Column, Page 436 Mark your calendar for these ISBA events commemorating Lincoln's 200th birthday.
A Busy Year Comes to an End By Joseph G. Bisceglia June 2008 Column, Page 276 A look at how the ISBA's important work advanced this year.
Professionalism and Civility in an Adversary System By Joseph G. Bisceglia April 2008 Column, Page 172  Incivility tarnishes our image and makes practice less rewarding.
Happy Birthday to Law Day and Mr. Lincoln By Joseph G. Bisceglia March 2008 Column, Page 116 The ISBA looks ahead to the Great Emancipator's 200th birthday.
Midterm Report By Joseph G. Bisceglia February 2008 Column, Page 64 Where we are with CLE, UPL and more.
Bar Service: You Get More than You Give By Joseph G. Bisceglia August 2007 Column, Page 396 Renew the idealism that inspired you to become a lawyer.
Thoughts for the Year Ahead By Joseph G. Bisceglia July 2007 Column, Page 340 The coming year will feature initiatives on lawyers' image, diversity, and judicial independence.
Merci, et Au Revoir By Irene F. Bahr June 2007 Column, Page 284 President Bahr reviews her year at the helm.
Bread Upon the Waters By Irene F. Bahr February 2007 Column, Page 64 Recently initiated programs will serve ISBA lawyers for years to come.
Investing in Your Future By Irene F. Bahr August 2006 Column, Page 396 What has ISBA done for you lately, you ask? Here's what.
Strength Through Diversity By Irene F. Bahr July 2006 Column, Page 336 We must strive to promote diversity in our legal system and our association.
A Two-Year Term for President? By Robert K. Downs March 2006 Column, Page 108 An update on what has happened and is happening during ISBA's FY '05-'06.
Bench-bar ombudsmen By Helen W. Gunnarsson January 2006 LawPulse, Page 10 Bar association programs are helping lawyers and judges resolve minor conflicts while they're still minor.
If Not Now, When? By Robert K. Downs January 2006 Column, Page 8 ISBA faces the challenge of implementing a bold new image advertising campaign and CLE on a grand scale. 
We have met the Enemy By Robert K. Downs August 2005 Column, Page 380  Lawyers should join the front ranks in the battle to improve the justice system.
The Year Ahead By Robert K. Downs July 2005 Column, Page 328 The new ISBA president outlines his plans for the coming year.
Accomplishments, Challenges, and Opportunities By Ole Bly Pace, III June 2005 Column, Page 272 A reflection on the bar for it.
Preparing to Meet the Future By Ole Bly Pace, III May 2005 Column, Page 224 We don't alter the future, but we can plan for it
Highlights of the 2004 ISBA Law Firm Economic Benchmarking Survey By Virginia Grant December 2004 Article, Page 624 How well are ISBA lawyers doing economically? Our recent economic survey provides answers to this and other questions.
The 2004 Allerton House Conference: Balancing Economy, Efficiency, and Fairness By Jeffrey A. Parness November 2004 Article, Page 590 This year's conference addressed court funding, litigation expenses, settlement talks, and more.
2004 Spring Session Roundup By Jim Covington August 2004 Column, Page 402 A look at selected legislation passed in 2004 and awaiting the Governor's signature.
Pilot Associate Member Program for Councils, Committees By Ole Bly Pace, III August 2004 Column, Page 388 I've been known to (repeatedly) say that we are part of a noble profession.
Making a Life and a Living in the Law By Ole Bly Pace, III July 2004 Column, Page 332 As my brief stewardship of this office begins, you may be wondering what the guy with the odd name will be doing, and why.
Preaching to the Choir on the Town Hall Trail By Terrence J. Lavin May 2004 Column, Page 234 As your ISBA president, I have been traveling the state speaking to lawyers about the pleasures and the pitfalls of practicing law in Illinois.
Brown v Board and the ISBA Board By Terrence J. Lavin March 2004 Column, Page 116 Americans are great about celebrating anniversaries. We celebrate the anniversary of heroic or tragic national events. 
The Land Beyond I-80 November 2003 Column, Page 542 I grew up in a working-class neighborhood on the south side of Chicago. I was one of eight children.
Judicial Evaluations and the Spirit of Volunteerism By Terrence J. Lavin September 2003 Column, Page 428 In the months before I assumed the presidency of your Illinois State Bar Association.
MJP: it’s not just a large-firm issue By Helen W. Gunnarsson September 2003 LawPulse, Page 430 Do any of your clients winter in Florida? Do you do legal work with your laptop and cell phone while on vacation out of state? Find out what ISBA has done to promote clearer rules defining the dos and don'ts of multijurisdictional practice.
A Few Good Mentors By Terrence J. Lavin August 2003 Column, Page 372 Behind every accomplished lawyer is a great mentor. I had Phil Corboy, who was mentored by Jim Dooley.