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.

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.

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.

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