Publications

Articles on President's Page

Bar Service: You Get More than You Give

By Joseph G. Bisceglia
August
2007
Column
Page 396
Renew the idealism that inspired you to become a lawyer.

Thoughts for the Year Ahead

By Joseph G. Bisceglia
July
2007
Column
Page 340
The coming year will feature initiatives on lawyers' image, diversity, and judicial independence.

Merci, et Au Revoir

By Irene F. Bahr
June
2007
Column
Page 284
President Bahr reviews her year at the helm.

A Day for Justice

By Irene F. Bahr
May
2007
Column
Page 228
Raising awareness about judicial independence is more important than ever.

Celebrating Women in the Profession

By Irene F. Bahr
April
2007
Column
Page 168
The third woman president of the ISBA celebrates the growing prominence of women lawyers

The Dream and the Dreamkeeper(s)

By Irene F. Bahr
March
2007
Column
Page 116
Lawyers stand at the gates to challenge tyranny and abuse of power.

Bread Upon the Waters

By Irene F. Bahr
February
2007
Column
Page 64
Recently initiated programs will serve ISBA lawyers for years to come.

A Second Season of Service - Master Attorneys

By Irene F. Bahr
December
2006
Column
Page 640
A special ISBA committee will help retired lawyers serve those who need counsel.

Judicial Independence: A Citizen’s Right

By Irene F. Bahr
November
2006
Column
Page 576
Judicial Independence: A Citizen's Right

The Vanishing Attorney/ Client Privilege

By Irene F. Bahr
October
2006
Column
Page 516
The ISBA must fight to protect this longstanding principle against federal encroachment.

Free Online Research from Fastcase

By Irene F. Bahr
September
2006
Column
Page 456
This exciting benefit more than repays your dues investment.

Investing in Your Future

By Irene F. Bahr
August
2006
Column
Page 396
What has ISBA done for you lately, you ask? Here's what.

Strength Through Diversity

By Irene F. Bahr
July
2006
Column
Page 336
We must strive to promote diversity in our legal system and our association.

Mission Accomplished (No, Really)

By Robert K. Downs
June
2006
Column
Page 276
A look at the year just ending and the challenges ahead.

Life, Lawyering, and the Bar

By Robert K. Downs
May
2006
Column
Page 220
We must continue to promote the ideals that drew us to the profession.

Politics and the Bar

By Robert K. Downs
April
2006
Column
Page 164
When it comes to promoting the rule of law, lawyers should be political animals.

A Two-Year Term for President?

By Robert K. Downs
March
2006
Column
Page 108
An update on what has happened and is happening during ISBA's FY '05-'06.

Serving Members and the Public

By Robert K. Downs
February
2006
Column
Page 60
Much has been - and remains to be - done.

If Not Now, When?

By Robert K. Downs
January
2006
Column
Page 8
ISBA faces the challenge of implementing a bold new image advertising campaign and CLE on a grand scale. 

A Busy Year, With a Little Help From Our Friend

By Robert K. Downs
December
2005
Column
Page 612
Much has been accomplished, and we still have half a year to go.

Correspondence from Our Readers

November
2005
Column
Page 554
Poor lawyer image - incivility not the culprit? Mediator as peacemaker.

Preaching to the Converted

By Robert K. Downs
November
2005
Column
Page 556
Solo and small firm lawyers are in touch with the core values of the profession.

Rebuilding Our Credibility by Restoring Our Professionalism

By Robert K. Downs
October
2005
Column
Page 496
Let's improve our public image by promoting civility and punishing misconduct.

Family Law: A Crucible for Change

By Robert K. Downs
September
2005
Column
Page 436
If we want to improve the image of our profession, let's improve the practice of family law.

We have met the Enemy

By Robert K. Downs
August
2005
Column
Page 380
 Lawyers should join the front ranks in the battle to improve the justice system.

The Year Ahead

By Robert K. Downs
July
2005
Column
Page 328
The new ISBA president outlines his plans for the coming year.

Accomplishments, Challenges, and Opportunities

By Ole Bly Pace III
June
2005
Column
Page 272
A reflection on the bar year.an for it.

Preparing to Meet the Future

By Ole Bly Pace III
May
2005
Column
Page 224
We don't alter the future, but we can plan for it

An Honest Look at Tort Reform

By Ole Bly Pace III
April
2005
Column
Page 160
ISBA has commissioned an unbiased study of the relationship between malpractice litigation and insurance rates.

Strengthening the Legal-Aid Safety Net

By Ole Bly Pace III
March
2005
Column
Page 108
We need to find a way to serve the unmet legal needs of the poor without unfairly burdening solo and small-firm lawyers.

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