Browse articles by year: 2016 (240)
Is It Time to Grow Your Staff?
Column, Page 215
If you can't seem to catch up to your workload, it may be time to bring in help. Here are some of your options.
Column, Page 652
A new law allows more discrimination claims against the state.
A kindercentric custody-law proposal
LawPulse, Page 170
ISBA's Family Law Section Council has proposed a revolutionary revamp of Illinois's child custody law that puts the rights and interests of children first.
Leaving You in Good Hands
Column, Page 284
From a purely personal perspective, it is difficult indeed to try to summarize the highlights of my year as your ISBA President.
Legal protection for mothers who breastfeed P.A. 093-0942
Illinois Law Update, Page 514
A mother now has a private right of action if she is denied the right to breastfeed by the owner or manager of a public or private location, other than a private residence or place of worship.
Lienholders Must Surrender Title Within 21 Days P.A. 93-0621
Illinois Law Update, Page 70
The Illinois Vehicle Code was recently amended to require that persons holding a security interest in a vehicle, who are in possession of the certificate of title, must release the security interest within 21 days after receiving payment in satisfaction.
LLC info now on the Web
LawPulse, Page 286
Thanks to the Illinois Secretary of State's office, more information about LLCs is now available online.
Making a Life and a Living in the Law
Column, Page 332
As my brief stewardship of this office begins, you may be wondering what the guy with the odd name will be doing, and why.
Malpractice Wars Redux: The Same Old Song
Column, Page 168
The temporary custodian of the office of ISBA president never exactly knows what issues and challenges will surface during his/her year at the helm.
Column, Page 491
It takes time to train fledgling lawyers to write well. But the time you invest now will pay dividends later.