An Honest Look at Tort ReformBy Ole Bly Pace, IIIApril 2005Column, Page 160ISBA has commissioned an unbiased study of the relationship between malpractice litigation and insurance rates.
Strengthening the Legal-Aid Safety NetBy Ole Bly Pace, IIIMarch 2005Column, Page 108We need to find a way to serve the unmet legal needs of the poor without unfairly burdening solo and small-firm lawyers.
Making a Life and a Living in the LawBy Ole Bly Pace, IIIJuly 2004Column, Page 332As my brief stewardship of this office begins, you may be wondering what the guy with the odd name will be doing, and why.
Leaving You in Good HandsBy Terrence J. LavinJune 2004Column, Page 284From a purely personal perspective, it is difficult indeed to try to summarize the highlights of my year as your ISBA President.
Preaching to the Choir on the Town Hall TrailBy Terrence J. LavinMay 2004Column, Page 234As your ISBA president, I have been traveling the state speaking to lawyers about the pleasures and the pitfalls of practicing law in Illinois.
Malpractice Wars Redux: The Same Old SongBy Terrence J. LavinApril 2004Column, Page 168The temporary custodian of the office of ISBA president never exactly knows what issues and challenges will surface during his/her year at the helm.
Brown v Board and the ISBA BoardBy Terrence J. LavinMarch 2004Column, Page 116Americans are great about celebrating anniversaries. We celebrate the anniversary of heroic or tragic national events.
On the Stump at the South Suburban BarBy Terrence J. LavinFebruary 2004Column, Page 60The life of your bar president is chockablock with speeches, bar meetings, award ceremonies, and dinner banquets.
Birth of a Career: The Class of 2003By Terrence J. LavinJanuary 2004Column, Page 8One of the plums of this position as the president of your Illinois State Bar Association is the opportunity to speak to newly admitted attorneys at the swearing-in ceremony conducted by the Illinois Supreme Court.
The Land Beyond I-80November 2003Column, Page 542I grew up in a working-class neighborhood on the south side of Chicago. I was one of eight children.
A Few Good MentorsBy Terrence J. LavinAugust 2003Column, Page 372Behind every accomplished lawyer is a great mentor. I had Phil Corboy, who was mentored by Jim Dooley.
Membership and MentorshipBy Terrence J. LavinJuly 2003Column, Page 324As I embark on this wonderful journey as your president, I find myself constantly thinking about the people who helped me get to this lofty position.