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ISBA Mutual Lawyers Malpractice Insurance
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A Value of $1,344, Included with Membership
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Member Services

Spring Savings on Lenovo

Posted on March 5, 2018 by Sara Anderson

Spring savings are blooming at Lenovo. Refresh your technology all month long with instant savings of up to $450 off great Lenovo devices. 

Deals are only valid while supplies last! Shop now:

  • Up to $450 off select Lenovo Ideapad Laptops
  • Up to $220 off select Lenovo IdeaCentre Desktops
  • Up to 20% off select ThinkPad Laptops

March Savings from Tickets At Work

Posted on February 28, 2018 by Sara Anderson

Orlando Theme Parks for March
March is a beautiful time of year to visit Orlando theme parks. It's also a great time to enjoy tons of savings through TicketsatWork.com. This month, check out Mardi Gras without leaving Central Florida with the annual Mardi Gras party at Universal Orlando's CityWalk and when you buy 2 days you'll get 2 days free! Meanwhile, check out all of the magic happening at Walt Disney World including the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival this March with a 4-Day Park Hopper or Park Hopper Plus Ticket and you'll get 1 day free. For more ways to enjoy Orlando theme parks this March visit TicketsatWork.com.

2018 Rules Governing the Legal Profession & Judiciary in Illinois Now Available

Posted on February 15, 2018 by Sara Anderson

Recently, there have been many changes to the rules governing the legal profession and judiciary in Illinois. The 2018 Rules Governing the Legal Profession & Judiciary in Illinois is a great go-to resource to stay up-to-date. It includes the Illinois Code of Judicial Conduct, the Illinois Supreme Court Rules on Admission and Discipline of Attorneys, the Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct, the Rules of the ARDC, and the Rules of the Board of Admission and Committee on Character and Fitness.

Bundled with a complimentary Fastbook PDF download, you can take advantage of our special $20 member price today. 

Three New Fastcase Features

Posted on February 9, 2018 by Sara Anderson
The decision to switch to Fastcase, our free legal research service sponsored by ISBA Mutual, is an easy one. You can put the money you save to better use, like vacation or student loans; you'll find it intuitive and easy to use; and you can sync your account with the Fastcase app for on-the-go access. 
 
This great member benefit just got event better with three new Fastcase features:
  
  • Cloud Linking. A new automated hyperlinking tool from Fastcase, Cloud Linking automatically finds citations to judicial opinions in your PDF or MS Word documents and instantly creates hyperlinks in your document to original sources, without affecting the document's formatting. 
  • Type-Ahead Search(Exclusive to Fastcase 7) As you type into the search box a search phrase or the name of a desired document, Fastcase will autocomplete your query suggesting the most likely search phrases. Once-tedious lookups can be accomplished in the blink of an eye.
  • Expert Commentary from LexBlog. Now included is a new library of expert legal commentary, including curated posts from LexBlog the largest network of over 15,000 legal bloggers. This content provides first-response legal analysis and insights across state, national, and international legal matters in many cases reporting legal news and commentary faster than newspapers.

Fastcase also offers training resources, including:

 

Early Access to Lenovo President’s Day Sale

Posted on February 8, 2018 by Sara Anderson

Receive monumental savings and early access* to member-only deals on Lenovo’s legendary technologies. Now through February 22, 2018, save up to 50% on PCs and accessories. You can also pledge allegiance with warranty service upgrades, while supplies last. 

Lawyer Referral Service Makes Over 1,000 Referrals in January

Posted on February 2, 2018 by Sara Anderson

The Illinois State Bar Association’s Lawyer Finder Service provides referrals to local lawyers Mondays through Fridays. The Service makes referrals in a number of areas of law. For the month of January 2018 there were over 1,000 referrals given.

Here are the results for January 2018:

Save on Super Bowl LII Tickets with Tickets At Work

Posted on January 26, 2018 by Sara Anderson

All eyes will be on U.S. Bank Stadium on Feb. 4 as the Eagles take on the Patriots at Super Bowl LII. With Tickets At Work, you can get a discount and still be part of the action with savings of over 20 percent on tickets and pre-game hospitality events.

Shop a variety of individual ticket packages (100 and 300 Level Seats) and awesome pre-game events, featuring top talent like Kelly Clarkson.

These offers are provided to you through the Illinois State Bar Association’s Member Marketplace.

Want to sign up? It's free and easy: 
1. Visit Tickets At Work online
2. Use your company code: ISBA
3. Read and follow the easy steps on our site, and once registered you can access all tickets, events, hotels and more online for free.

ISBA Mutual Policy Expansions Improve Support for Practice Closings

Posted on January 25, 2018 by Sara Anderson

Law firms close for any number of reasons, not just when a lawyer reaches a certain age and decides to retire. Firms may merge, lawyers can go in-house on the corporate side and close their practice, and death or disability can shut a firm’s door unexpectedly, as well.

If your practice closes, especially unexpectedly, have you thought about how your clients will be taken care of if you are no longer available? More importantly, have you thought about what happens with malpractice claims that may be made against you after your firm has closed?

Fully Automated Estate Planning Forms Now Available

Posted on January 22, 2018 by Sara Anderson

ISBA has added fully-automated estate plan drafting system to IllinoisBarDocs, the document assembly system  built around a library of Illinois-specific legal forms. You can create will- or trust-based plans or, if you are unsure what is best for your client, run the complete system to be guided through questions that result in a custom plan.

Lawyer Referral Service Makes Over 575 Referrals in December

Posted on January 4, 2018 by Sara Anderson

The Illinois State Bar Association’s Lawyer Finder Service provides referrals to local lawyers Mondays through Fridays. The Service makes referrals in a number of areas of law. For the month of December 2017 there were over 575 referrals given.

Here are the results for December 2017:

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