Publications

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What if it Were Your Child?

By Mark D. Hassakis and Lisa Jacobs
January
2011
Column
Page 8
What would "the system" look like if we designed it for our children?

Juvenile Justice: The Power of Prevention

By Mark D. Hassakis
December
2010
Column
Page 608
Illinois spends much more on jailing juveniles than on prevention.

Notes from a Legal Assistant

By Mark D. Hassakis
November
2010
Column
Page 556
Not every law office VIP has a law license.

Illinois Lawyer Finder: ISBA’s Member-Client Connection

By Mark D. Hassakis
October
2010
Column
Page 500
Illinois Lawyer Finder can connect you with clients. Shouldn't you be there?

Tips from Veteran ISBA Members

By Mark D. Hassakis
September
2010
Column
Page 444
Great advice from experienced ISBA colleagues.

The Urgent Need for Juvenile Justice Reform

By Mark D. Hassakis
August
2010
Column
Page 392
Our costly juvenile justice system too often does more harm than good. Fortunately, there's a better way.

ISBA Lawyers Do Care

By Mark D. Hassakis
July
2010
Column
Page 340
They care about strengthening communities, helping children, and more.

For Rent: Prime Office Space

By John G. O’Brien
June
2010
Column
Page 284
It's been a great year, but the lease is up.

Government Lawyers and the ISBA

By John G. O’Brien
May
2010
Column
Page 228
Lawyer public servants explain why they belong.

Defense Lawyers - You Can’t Afford Not to Be ISBA Members

By John G. O’Brien
April
2010
Column
Page 172
If you're a civil defense lawyer, you owe it to yourself and your clients to belong.

The Many Money-Saving benefits of ISBA Membership

By John G. O’Brien
March
2010
Column
Page 120
No doubt about it - your dues investment has a very high return.

Helping Women in the Profession and Beyond

By John G. O’Brien
February
2010
Column
Page 64
A look at the work of ISBA's Committee on Women in the Law

ISBA Mutual - A Success Story for Illinois Lawyers

By John G. O’Brien
January
2010
Column
Page 8
Here's what sets this lawyer-owned insurance company apart.

Same Holiday Wishes, New Hope

By John G. O’Brien
December
2009
Column
Page 596
Hope survives a long and challenging year.

A Busy Year with More to Come from ISBA’s Young Lawyers

By John G. O’Brien
November
2009
Column
Page 544
With the bar year not half over, the ISBA YLD has been active on many fronts.

Our Season of Service: Meeting the Pro Bono Challenge

By John G. O’Brien
October
2009
Column
Page 488
Now more than ever is the time to give to the pro bono cause.

A Magical October Evening: the IBF Gala

By John G. O’Brien
September
2009
Column
Page 436
The Gala is a great time and a crucial source of funding for the Illinois Bar Foundation.

A Busy Autumn Lies Ahead

By John G. O’Brien
August
2009
Column
Page 384
A look at ISBA events coming this fall.

Now More than Ever

By John G. O’Brien
July
2009
Column
Page 328
Tough economic times make ISBA membership essential to your practice.

Reflections

By Jack C. Carey
June
2009
Column
Page 276
A look back at the presidential year.

Yule, Solstice, Sacaea -Saturnalia

By Jack C. Carey
December
2008
Column
Page 604
Man is the only animal with the true religion and he'll cut his neighbor's throat if his theology ain't straight."

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.

Take Care of Yourself

By Jack C. Carey
July
2008
Column
Page 332
An annual checkup can save your life.

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.

The “Lawyer” Who Shot Liberty Valance

By Joseph G. Bisceglia
May
2008
Column
Page 228
A lesson on the rule of law from the old West.

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.

ADR and the Image of Lawyers

By Joseph G. Bisceglia
January
2008
Column
Page 8
“Lawyer-peacemaker” is the right image for our profession.

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