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Enter the ISBA's 2018 Member Appreciation Month Social Media Contest

Posted on May 14, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Share your passion for practicing law by entering the ISBA's 2018 Member Appreciation Month Social Media Contest for a chance to win a $100 Amazon Gift Card. 

The winning Instagram post and account will be featured on the ISBA's social media channels and in Illinois Lawyer Now.  

To enter, post a photograph of something that inspired you to become an attorney or something that inspires you to practice law each day on your Instagram account. Tag the ISBA's account at @ISBALawyer. 

ISBA President Served as Keynote Speaker for the LaSalle County Bar Association’s Law Day Dinner

Posted on May 10, 2018 by Rhys Saunders
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ISBA President Hon. Russell W. Hartigan (ret.)

ISBA President Hon. Russell W. Hartigan (ret.) served as keynote speaker for the LaSalle County Bar Association’s Annual Law Day Dinner on May 3 at Senica’s Deer Park Golf Club in Oglesby.

Hartigan discussed his ties to the Illinois Valley and ISBA member benefits, including Fastcase, free CLE, and the Lawyers’ Assistance Program.

Law Day, which is held on May 1 every year, began in 1958 through a proclamation by President Dwight Eisenhower. It is a day when Americans celebrate their liberties and appreciate the ideals of equality and justice under the law. 

CLE: What's Cooking in the Restaurant Industry? A Survey of Trending Legal Issues

Posted on May 10, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

The restaurant industry is the nation’s second-largest private sector employer with a workforce that exceeds 14 million people. An industry of this magnitude inevitably faces a wide range of legal issues, making it important for you to stay abreast of the concerns that are unique to this type of business.

Quick Takes for Your Practice: Emergency Planning for Your Practice

Posted on May 10, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Lisa M. Nyuli, partner at Ariano Hardy Ritt Nyuli Richmond Lytle & Goettel P.C., discusses how to plan for when a practicing attorney with your firm becomes disabled or dies.

ISBA Hosts 37th Annual Ask A Lawyer Day

Posted on May 9, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Nearly two dozen volunteer attorneys helped answer hundreds of questions that came in by phone and e-mail at the 37th Annual Ask A Lawyer Day on April 28 in Springfield and Chicago. Attorneys were qualified to answer questions on more than 30 areas of law, and the majority of the questions fielded were about domestic/family, personal injury, and estates. The calls helped members of the public resolve their legal issues with additional information or gave them the next steps toward resolving those issues, such as a lawyer referral. 

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