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Musings About Life Beyond the Law By Vincent F. Cornelius September 2016 Column, Page 10 Most lawyers wonder what another career might be like, while many nonlawyers yearn to join our profession. Whose grass is greener?
Understanding Implicit Bias By Vincent F. Cornelius August 2016 Column, Page 10 The first step in understanding and addressing implicit bias is recognizing that it exists.
Making History By Vincent F. Cornelius July 2016 Column, Page 10 The ISBA's new president on his pioneering role.
Ciao for Now By Umberto S. Davi June 2016 Column, Page 10 A look back at the 2015-16 bar year.
IllinoisBarDocs: Smart Forms for ISBA Members By Umberto S. Davi May 2016 Column, Page 8 The ISBA's affordable library of fully automated legal forms can save you time and money.
A Home Away from Home, Courtesy of ISBA Mutual By Umberto S. Davi April 2016 Column, Page 10 ISBA members can thank an old friend for a new meeting place.
The President’s Club Needs You! By Umberto S. Davi March 2016 Column, Page 12 There's still time to join the 2016 ISBA President's Club and help build a stronger ISBA.
Tax on Legal Services Ahead? Help LAWPAC Help Lawyers By Umberto S. Davi February 2016 Column, Page 10 This will be an important year in Springfield, and LAWPAC needs your help.
Schedule Time for Yourself By Umberto S. Davi January 2016 Column, Page 10 Don't forget to put "having a life" on your calendar.
40 Years and Counting By Umberto S. Davi December 2015 Column, Page 10 Congratulations to Bob Craghead for 40 years of service to the ISBA.
The Many Things Lawyers Can Do By Ralph Cagle November 2015 Column, Page 12 Lawyers are multitalented, multi­dimensional people who use their legal training and skill in a variety of ways.
New Initiatives Help ISBA Members Adapt to a Changing Profession By Umberto S. Davi October 2015 Column, Page 10 ISBA is launching new programs to help lawyers succeed in the face of unprecedented change.
Ready or Not, the Future is Coming By Umberto S. Davi September 2015 Column, Page 10 The ABA meeting was a chance to think big about the future of our profession.
Projects and Priorities for the Year Ahead By Umberto S. Davi August 2015 Column, Page 8 Expanding practice opportunities for law students and launching ISBA legal forms are just two of the items on this year's agenda.
America, the Immigrant’s Dream By Umberto S. Davi July 2015 Column, Page 10 America is a place where a 14-year-old from Sicily has the freedom and opportunity to prosper.
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.
We’re All in This Together By Richard D. Felice June 2015 Column, Page 8 Oregon and California could join Washington in authorizing LLLTs.
More States Consider Licensing Legal Technicians By Richard D. Felice May 2015 Column, Page 8 Oregon and California could join Washington in authorizing LLLTs.
The Changing Market for Legal Services By Richard D. Felice April 2015 Column, Page 8 More prospective clients are looking online and elsewhere for legal help.
Ready, Set, Vote! By Richard D. Felice March 2015 Column, Page 8 ISBA election season opens this month.
Words Worth Repeating By Richard D. Felice February 2015 Column, Page 8 Lawyers should commit themselves to "unimpeachable justice."
Focus on Civics Education By Richard D. Felice January 2015 Column, Page 8 ISBA is teaming up with the Illinois Judges Association to promote civics education.
Holiday Greetings By Richard D. Felice December 2014 Column, Page 564 From Rick, Umberto, Vince, Russ, and Paula A special thanks to our members of the Illinois State Bar Association family. Hope your holidays are full of joy, family, friends, and happiness, with all the best in the New Year.
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.
Ready to Lead? Nominate Yourself for an ISBA Committee or Section Council By Umberto S. Davi October 2014 Column, Page 464 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 2015-16.
ISBA’s Solo & Small Firm Practice Institute By Richard D. Felice September 2014 Column, Page 416 Great practice-oriented programming is coming to a venue near you.
Member Service in Two Great Spaces By Richard D. Felice August 2014 Column, Page 364 The ISBA's Springfield and Chicago offices are worth a fresh look.
The Year Ahead By Richard D. Felice July 2014 Column, Page 312 The plans and priorities of ISBA's new president.
The Year in Review By Paula H. Holderman June 2014 Column, Page 264 A look at the projects, programs, and many accomplishments that made up the 2013-14 bar year.
The Leadership Journey By Paula H. Holderman May 2014 Column, Page 212 Reflections on an exhilarating, exhausting year.