Section Newsletter Articles on Chair's column

Chair column By Julie A. Johnson Women and the Law, May 2017 A message from Chair Julie Johnson outlining the Committee's recent successes.
Chair’s report By Marylou Lowder Kent Law Related Education for the Public, May 2017 Learn more about this Committee's recent activities and accomplishments.
From the Chair By Tracy Douglas Administrative Law, May 2017 An introduction to this issue from Administrative Law Section Chair Tracy Douglas.
Letter from the Chair By Ledy VanKavage Animal Law, April 2017 A message from Animal Law Section Chair Ledy VanKavage.
Chair’s column: Pride in section accomplishments By Lane Harvey Family Law, March 2017 A message from Family Law Section Chair Lane Harvey.
Comments from the Chair By Shannon Shepherd Human Rights, March 2017 “Will my husband be deported immediately, or will we have time?” “If they come for me, will I be allowed to bring a suitcase?” These are just some of the questions that Human Rights Section Chair Shannon Shepherd has fielded since the initial executive orders on immigration were released.
A few words from the Chair By Erica Crohn Minchella Real Estate Law, March 2017 The ISBA's Real Estate Law Section Council was recently asked to review and take a position on Senate Bill 192.
From the Chair By Tracy Douglas Administrative Law, March 2017 An introduction to this issue from Administrative Law Section Chair Tracy Douglas.
Chair column By Julie A. Johnson Women and the Law, February 2017 A message from Committee Chair Julie Johnson.
Chair’s column: The conundrum of client relations in family law By Lane Harvey Family Law, February 2017 In order to do our jobs in compliance with, inter alia, the obligations imposed by Rule 2.1 of the Rules of Professional Conduct, we must often take positions with our client which may be opposed to their immediate desires but which may serve their long-term interests.
A few words from the Chair By Frank V. Ariano Senior Lawyers, February 2017 An introduction to this issue from Section Chair Frank Ariano.
From the Chair By Marylou Lowder Kent Law Related Education for the Public, February 2017 An introduction from Chair Marylou Lowder Kent.
Letter from the Chair By Joseph T. Monahan Mental Health Law, February 2017 A message from Section Chair Joseph Monahan.
Note from the Chair By George L. Schoebeck Young Lawyers Division, February 2017 Find out what the ISBA YLD has accomplished so far and what's still ahead for this year.
Chair’s column: A bias-free profession By Hon. Michael B. Hyman Bench and Bar, January 2017 A bias-free profession is the goal. While it is essentially an impossible goal, justice demands that each of us try.
Chair’s column: Ringing in the New Year with trepidation over the new D.C. landscape and dismay at the intolerance of ‘burkinis’… Tempered with faith in my fellow lawyers By Sharon L. Eiseman Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law, January 2017 A message from Committee Chair Sharon Eiseman.
Chair’s column: Is it midyear already? By Lane Harvey Family Law, December 2016 A message from Section Chair Lane Harvey.
Letter from the Chair By Joseph T. Monahan Mental Health Law, December 2016 A message from Mental Health Law Section Chair Joe Monahan.
A note from the Chair: Why a new lawyer should consider active involvement In the ISBA By George L. Schoenbeck Young Lawyers Division, December 2016 A look at the benefits awaiting new and young lawyers who become actively involved in the ISBA.
Chair’s column By Julie A. Johnson Women and the Law, October 2016 A message from Chair Julie A. Johnson, formerly Julie Neubauer.
Chair’s column: A new era for family law in Illinois By Lane Harvey Family Law, October 2016 A message from Family Law Section Chair Lane Harvey.
Comments from the Chair By Shannon Shepherd Human Rights, October 2016 A message from Human Rights Section Chair Shannon Shepherd.
A few words from the Chair By Frank V. Ariano Senior Lawyers, October 2016 A message from Senior Lawyers Section Chair Frank Ariano.
From the Chair By Karen Dimond Government Lawyers, October 2016 A message from Committee Chair Karen Dimond.
Letter from the Chair By Joseph T. Monahan Mental Health Law, October 2016 A message from Mental Health Law Section Chair Joe Monahan.
Note from the Chair By George L. Schoenbeck Young Lawyers Division, October 2016 A message from YLD Chair George Schoenbeck.
Chair’s column: The challenges of family law practice By Lane Harvey Family Law, September 2016 Section Chair Lane Harvey shares his thoughts on the profession.
Message from the Chair By Ledy VanKavage Animal Law, September 2016 A message from Animal Law Section Chair Ledy VanKavage.
Message from the Chair By Patrick M. Kinnally International and Immigration Law, September 2016 A message from 2016-17 Section Chair Pat Kinnally.
Notes from the Chair By Joanna Welles Child Law, September 2016 A message from Child Law Section Chair Joanna Welles.