Publications

Articles on President's Page

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.

It’s A (Wonderful) Lawyer’s Life

By Joseph G. Bisceglia
December
2007
Column
Page 620
Your community would be a poorer place without you. 

Remember to Give Back

By Joseph G. Bisceglia
November
2007
Column
Page 568
In a season of plenty, don't forget the less fortunate. Here are ways lawyers can help.

CSI, Judge Judy and Civic Education

By Joseph G. Bisceglia
October
2007
Column
Page 508
Public fascination with the justice system gives lawyers an opening to teach lay people about the law.

Judicial Evaluation -De Facto Merit Selection?

By Joseph G. Bisceglia
September
2007
Column
Page 452
By educating voters, bar groups can counter special interests.

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.

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