Publications

Articles on President's Page

Adapting to the New Legal Marketplace

By Paula H. Holderman
April
2014
Column
Page 160
Sharper competition is challenging law firms, law schools, and bar associations.

Low-Tech Is Not an Option

By Paula H. Holderman
March
2014
Column
Page 112
Lawyers must get comfortable with practice-related technology or risk losing business and running afoul of ethics rules.

Building the ISBA of the Future

By Paula H. Holderman
February
2014
Column
Page 60
The heat of forward motion is making February a warm month at ISBA.

Travels with the ISBA Umbrella

By Paula H. Holderman
January
2014
Column
Page 8
Large bar, small bar - we all need each other.

Season’s Greetings

By Paula H. Holderman
December
2013
Column
Page 604
Happy Holidays from the ISBA.

Welcome to the Profession

By Paula H. Holderman
November
2013
Column
Page 552
Real law careers begin with the ISBA.

We’ve Come a Long Way, But We’re Not There Yet

By Paula H. Holderman
October
2013
Column
Page 496
Though women lawyers have come a long way, there's unfinished business.

30 Female Blackstones

By Paula H. Holderman
September
2013
Column
Page 444
In August 1893, 30 female lawyers met in Chicago. A recent event remembered them.

ISBA’s New Lawyer Task Force

By Paula H. Holderman
August
2013
Column
Page 384
The challenges of young practitioners take center stage.

The Race for Relevancy

By Paula H. Holderman
July
2013
Column
Page 328
ISBA is taking steps to increase its value to Illinois lawyers.

Thanks for the Memories!

By John E. Thies
June
2013
Column
Page 276
ISBA held a successful Lawyers Feeding Illinois campaign and did much more this busy bar year.

Lawyers Feeding Illinois Exceeds Million-Meal Goal

By John E. Thies
May
2013
Column
Page 220
The project provided more that 1.2 million meals to hungry Illinoisans.

It’s Time for Serious Legal Education Reform

By John E. Thies
April
2013
Column
Page 168
High law-school debt hurts the profession and the public.

The ISBA and Issues of the Day

By John E. Thies
March
2013
Column
Page 116
The ISBA has always addressed the most important legal issues.

ISBA Programs and Projects: Looking Ahead, Looking Back

By John E. Thies
February
2013
Column
Page 64
The Bar Leadership Conference and Lawyers Feeding Illinois are coming up, and the ISBA Midyear Meeting was a success.

The Battle Against Non-Lawyer Involvement in Legal Practice

By John E. Thies
January
2013
Column
Page 8
How ISBA is fighting efforts to allow non-lawyer ownership.

Holiday Greetings

By John E. Thies
December
2012
Column
Page 624

Why Adequate Court Funding Continues to be an ISBA Priority

By John E. Thies
November
2012
Column
Page 572
Bar associations and the lawyers they serve must promote adequate funding.

The Value of Our Senior Lawyers

By John E. Thies
October
2012
Column
Page 512
The ISBA tips its hat to its fastest growing demographic.

The Case for Reform of Illinois Judicial Disqualification Standards

By John E. Thies
September
2012
Column
Page 456
It's time we implemented commonsense, fair rules on recusal.

The Bar’s Role in Legal Education Reform

By John E. Thies
August
2012
Column
Page 396
Lawyers must have a voice in the reform discussion.

It’s All About Meeting Legal Needs

By John E. Thies
July
2012
Column
Page 344
ISBA's new president previews his year.

And in the End…

By John G. Locallo
June
2012
Column
Page 284
A one-sentence lyric from the Beatles sums up a 12-month journey at the helm of the ISBA.

What the Illinois Bar Foundation Means to Me

By John G. Locallo
May
2012
Column
Page 232
Joining the ISBA's charitable arm lets you give back to the profession, help those who need it, and have fun in the process.

So I’m an ISBA Member, Now What?

By John G. Locallo
April
2012
Column
Page 176
Are we doing all we can to give young lawyers value for their dues?

Behind the Technology Curve? The ISBA Can Help

By John G. Locallo
March
2012
Column
Page 124
Are you using the practice management tech tools you need? If not, the ISBA is there for you.

ISBA Goes to Cuba

By John G. Locallo
February
2012
Column
Page 68
An ISBA delegation meets with Cuban judges and lawyers.

LAWPAC Needs Impact

By John G. Locallo
January
2012
Column
Page 8
It's more important than ever to give lawyers a strong voice in Springfield.

‘Appy ‘Olidays!

By John G. Locallo
December
2011
Column
Page 602
Deck your smartphone with some of these lawyer-friendly apps.

Serving Those Who Serve

By John G. Locallo
November
2011
Column
Page 548
Let's pause this Veteran's Day to honor our military and the lawyers who serve them.

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