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Quick Takes for Your Practice

Quick Takes for Your Practice: How to Avoid the ARDC: Four Tips to Better Your Client Communication

Posted on February 13, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Attorney Kristin Olson discusses tips to avoid having to deal with the ARDC through better communications. Tips include writing monthly case status letters, returning phone calls on a timely basis, responding promptly to emails, and explaining a case to a client.

Quick Takes for Your Practice: Tips for Effective Brief Writing

Posted on January 23, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Ryan Suniga, an attorney with the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, discusses tips for effective brief writing. Tips include framing your issue at the beginning of a piece of writing, becoming proficient at designing text, and the use of caselaw.

Quick Takes for Your Practice: Three Easy and Low-Cost Steps Every Attorney Should Take to Protect Their Client Data

Posted on January 2, 2019 by Rhys Saunders

Ruth Schneider, an attorney with RCJ Law, LLC, discusses three low-cost steps attorneys should take to protect client data. Tips include using long, unique passwords for accounts, utilizing two-factor authentication, and sending important documents securely.

Quick Takes for Your Practice: How to Handle a Mediation

Posted on December 19, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Michael Alkaraki, an attorney at Leahy & Hoste, LLC, discusses how to handle a mediation.

Quick Takes for Your Practice: The Basics of Intellectual Property

Posted on August 29, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Attorney Kenneth Matuszewsky, an associate at Rabicoff Law, LLC, discusses the basics of intellectual property, including the use of patents and trademarks.

Quick Takes for Your Practice: The Top 5 Things You Need to Know About Mechanics Liens

Posted on August 15, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

James M. Dash, founding member of the firm Carlson Dash LLC, discusses mechanics liens in Illinois. 

Quick Takes for Your Practice: How Immigration Status can Impact the Legal Advice You Provide

Posted on August 1, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Marta Delgado, attorney and co-founder of the firm Delgado Rompf Bruen LLC, discusses how a client’s immigration status can impact the legal advice you provide and best practice tips for helping clients remain in the U.S. lawfully. 

Quick Takes for Your Practice: Planning in Advance of Sudden Disability or Death

Posted on July 12, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Lisa M. Nyuli, partner at Ariano Hardy Ritt Nyuli Richmond Lytle & Goettel P.C., discusses how to plan in advance of a sudden disability or death. 

Quick Takes for Your Practice: New Divorce Issues Related to Pets

Posted on June 12, 2018 by Rhys Saunders

Attorney Angela Peters discusses the treatment of pets in divorce cases.