Publications

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The Law School Class of 2019

By Vincent F. Cornelius
October
2016
Column
Page 10
My visits to three law school orientation sessions left me feeling encouraged about the future of the ISBA and our profession.

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
Cover Story
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

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

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.

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