Illinois Bar Journal

Articles on Your ISBA

2020’s Class of Distinguished Counsellors

May
2021
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The ISBA recognizes members who reached their 50th year of practicing law in 2020.

Recollections From a Member of the ISBA Leadership Academy’s First Class

March
2021
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A solo attorney reflects on what he learned from the ISBA’s new Leadership Academy.

ISBA Association Health Plan Update

February
2021
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The pandemic has delayed the ISBA’s plans to provide health insurance offerings to members, but renewed efforts could bring options by spring.

2019-2020 ISBA Award Winners

August
2020
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Honoring those who brought out the best in the ISBA and in Illinois.

Outgoing ISBA President David Sosin expresses his gratitude. Also, the winner of the Member Appreciation Month Caption Contest.

June
2020
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The ISBA Leadership Academy visits Springfield; the ISBA’s COVID-19 contingency plans.

April
2020
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Showing Due Respect

January
2020
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Gov. J.B. Pritzker drops in at the Joint Midyear Meeting.

Attendees at September’s Solo and Small Firm Conference get pampered by pets.

November
2019
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Introducing the ISBA’s completely redesigned website

October
2019
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Annual Meeting Highlights

August
2019
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All seven Illinois Supreme Court justices attended the Annual Meeting in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.

Winners of ISBA’s May Member Appreciation Month’s Caption and Instagram contests.

July
2019
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The ISBA held an Instagram Contest and a Caption Contest for members during May Member Appreciation Month. We are pleased to feature the winner of each contest in this month’s Your ISBA.

Elected, Sworn, and on Their Way

June
2019
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ISBA elections and new lawyers admitted to the Illinois bar.

ISBA Launches Revamped “Illinois Lawyer Now”

May
2019
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The new blog aggregation site will feature ISBA member blogs and ISBA content.

Tea, Wine, and Mock Trials

April
2019
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High School Mock Trials in Springfield; the ISBA Standing Committee on Women and the Law host afternoon tea on International Women's Day; wine tasting and speed networking with the Young Lawyers Division.

Supremely Abe

February
2019
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Installation of a famous Lincoln portrait in the Illinois Supreme Court building is a fitting coda to an ISBA-sponsored bicentennial project.

Search Me!

January
2019
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ISBA's website introduces more sophisticated search technology.

Join us in welcoming the more than 1,200 new lawyers who were admitted to the Illinois Bar in November.

December
2018
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Young Lawyers Division hosts a Day at the Orchard.

November
2018
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An Abe for Every Courthouse

By Pete Sherman
October
2018
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ISBA sponsors effort to install high-quality reproductions of a famous Lincoln photograph in courthouses throughout Illinois.

ISBA award recipients from the 2017-2018 bar year.

September
2018
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ISBA Commemorations

August
2018
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June's Annual Meeting highlights and kudos to 2017-2018 CLE coordinators.

An Irish-born Attorney and a Russian Artist

By Pete Sherman
July
2018
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The story behind ISBA's 2018 Member Appreciation Month Social Media Contest winner.

Illinois admits 401 new lawyers to the bar and the Young Lawyers Division tosses bean bags for charity.

By Pete Sherman
June
2018
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St. Charles North wins mock trial competition, Tort Law Section Council presents jury selection webinar.

May
2018
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ISBA, Whiteside County Bar leaders meet; join ISBA’s Supreme Court group admissions ceremony; ISBA members march in Chicago St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

April
2018
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ISBA leaders hold meeting, attend reception in Rockford; ISBA Board approves ethics opinions on tracking software, imputed disqualification.

March
2018
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Lawyers Rock fundraiser coming in March; ISBA Diversity Leadership Council Midyear Meeting reception; IllinoisBarDocs adds estate planning forms, online community.

February
2018
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1,335 new attorneys admitted to practice in Illinois

December
2017
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The attorney roles grew by 1,335 last month as new lawyers took the oath at five locations across Illinois.

ISBA election season opens, YLD/SALT mixer.

November
2017
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Campaign season for the 2018 Illinois State Bar Association election began last month when the notice of election was posted.

2017 IBF Gala; ISBA Assembly to elect delegates to ABA House.

October
2017
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Senator Dick Durbin will be the featured honoree and speaker at the 2017 Illinois Bar Foundation Gala at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago Friday, October 20.

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