Articles From Annemarie E. Kill

Diversity Leadership Fellows Program continues to identify future ISBA leaders By Annemarie E. Kill Diversity Leadership Council, June 2012 The ISBA’s Diversity Leadership Fellows program just completed its second full year and has been making strides in increasing diversity in the ISBA’s section councils and committees.
ISBA Assembly supports U.S. ratification of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)—What happens next? By Annemarie E. Kill Diversity Leadership Council, June 2011 The ISBA has taken a lead as one of the few bar associations to pass a formal resolution in support of CEDAW.
ISBA Board of Governors adopts resolution recommending two additional Board seats to increase diversity By Annemarie E. Kill Diversity Leadership Council, June 2011 With approximately 30,000 members, the ISBA is the largest voluntary statewide organization of lawyers in Illinois. This Resolution advances our association’s goal of inclusion by reflecting the changing face of our profession.
ISBA members committed to diversity: How you can get involved By Annemarie E. Kill Diversity Leadership Council, June 2011 Read about some of the highlights of the work done by the diversity-related ISBA committees and section councils this bar year.
Chair’s column By Annemarie E. Kill Women and the Law, September 2010 An introduction to the issue from outgoing Chair Annemarie Kill.
Is nice a four-letter word? By Annemarie E. Kill Women and the Law, May 2010 Does being considered a nice person mean you can't also be a successful, effective attorney?
Attorney, interrupted: Are we addicted to distraction? By Annemarie E. Kill Women and the Law, December 2009 At a recent seminar, I sat at a table with several other addicts. Yes, addicts. Addicts to distraction. One person was on a laptop completing a brief, three people were on their BlackBerrys, one was texting on her cell phone, and I was making numerous “to do” lists.
Chair’s Column By Annemarie E. Kill Women and the Law, September 2009 A message from Chair Annemarie Kill. 
Representing impaired clients: Challenge and opportunity By Annemarie E. Kill Women and the Law, March 2009 The ISBA Standing Committee on Women and the Law, in conjunction with the ISBA Standing Committee on Delivery of Legal Services, the ISBA General Practice Solo and Small Firm Section Council, and the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism, presented a program entitled “Ethically and Effectively Representing Clients with Substance Abuse and Mental Health Problems” at the ISBA Mid-Year Meeting on December 12, 2008. 
All you need is love. . . And the right legislation: The Illinois Religious Freedom Protection and Civil Unions Act (House Bill 1826) By Annemarie E. Kill Diversity Leadership Council, June 2008 The Illinois Religious Freedom Protection and Civil Unions Act (HB 1826) was originally introduced in the Illinois House on February 23, 2007.
All you need is love. . . And the right legislation: The Illinois Religious Freedom Protection and Civil Unions Act (House Bill 1826) By Annemarie E. Kill Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law, June 2008 As of this writing, the deadline for action has been extended to allow time to obtain sufficient support to ensure the bill is passed.
Answering the call of our changing society: The “Illinois Religious Freedom Protection and Civil Unions Act” (House Bill 1826) By Annemarie E. Kill Women and the Law, November 2007 On June 23, 2007, the 201 member ISBA Assembly voted to support the “Illinois Religious Freedom Protection and Civil Unions Act” (HB 1826).
Choosing the child care option that is right for you By Annemarie E. Kill Women and the Law, March 2006 When my partners and I began our firm in 2000, we were three women who were just starting our families.
Grandparents raising grandchildren-What they should know By Annemarie E. Kill Family Law, April 2005 In the U.S. there are more than six million children who live with grandparents or other relatives. In Illinois alone, more than 100,000 grandparents are caring for their grandchildren.
Grandparents raising grandchildren—What they should know By Annemarie E. Kill & Avery Camerlingo Kill Women and the Law, February 2005 In the U.S. there are more than six million children who live with grandparents or other relatives. In Illinois alone, more than 100,000 grandparents are caring for their grandchildren.
One person’s trash is another’s treasure. . . By Annemarie E. Kill Young Lawyers Division, December 2003 How much used computer equipment do you have laying around the office or at home?
One person’s trash is another’s treasure… By Annemarie E. Kill Women and the Law, September 2003 How much used computer equipment do you have lying around the office or at home?

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