Illinois Bar Journal

Articles on Professionalism

Attorney-client privilege does not bar counsel from disclosing identity of third-party client

September
2019
Illinois Law Update
, Page 14
On June 4, 2019, the First District Appellate Court held that determining whether a third-party client knows of, or controls assets of, a judgment debtor requires learning the client’s identity.

Branching Out

By Ed Finkel
May
2019
Cover Story
, Page 22
Some people love to network; others, not so much. But connecting face-to-face has never been more important.

Defusing the Courtroom

By Ed Finkel
April
2019
Cover Story
, Page 22
We asked judges whether we're all doing enough to keep calm.

This Little Life of Mine

By Karen Erger
April
2019
Column
, Page 48
A humbling and inspirational remembrance of the late attorney John Doar.
1 comment (Most recent May 5, 2020)

Reining in Implicit Bias

By Justice Michael B. Hyman
July
2017
Article
, Page 26
Implicit bias poses a constant challenge to lawyers and judges. Nothing will eliminate it, but we can reduce its influence.
1 comment (Most recent July 9, 2017)

Solving the legal profession’s diversity problem

By Matthew Hector
July
2017
LawPulse
, Page 12
Law firm diversity efforts lag behind the corporate world. That's partly because too many firms hire based on law school pedigree and too few invest enough in training, a leading scholar says.
1 comment (Most recent July 22, 2017)

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