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From the Chair By David B. Yavitz Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, July 2008 This is my last From the Chair column since my year as Chair of the Committee on Legal Technology will end with the June 2008 Annual Meeting of the ISBA.
Message from the Chair By Pradip K. Sahu International and Immigration Law, July 2008 I would like to welcome all of the members of our section and our new council for the upcoming 2008-2009 year.
Chair’s column By Thomas M. Battista State and Local Taxation, June 2008 A message from Section Chair Thomas Battista.
From the Chair By Steven Helle Human Rights, June 2008 It’s been a good run, but it is time for this chair to fade away and welcome the next generation of leadership for the Human Rights Section Council.
From the Chair By Gina M. Arquilla Young Lawyers Division, June 2008 2008-2009 promises to be a busy and productive year for the members of the ISBA Young Lawyers Division Council.
Last letter from the Chair: And a wonderful time was had by all in Carbondale, Illinois! By Sharon L. Eiseman Women and the Law, June 2008 Sadly but inevitably, this is my final Chair’s column for the 2007-08 term.
Message from the Chair By Gregory A. Scott Family Law, June 2008 For as long as I can remember, and many times since obtaining my license to practice law, my father would always tell me that practicing law is a profession and not a job.
Message from the Chair By Lewis F. Matuszewich International and Immigration Law, June 2008 This has been an extraordinarily successful year for the International and Immigration Law Section Council of the Illinois State Bar Association. It is a testament to what you can accomplish when you have many people contributing ideas and effort.
Chair’s Column By Stanley N. Wasser Alternative Dispute Resolution, May 2008 I would like to begin this column by thanking all of the ADR Section Council members whose knowledge, hard work, inventiveness and dedication make our ADR Section Council a dynamic entity that serves the members of the Illinois State Bar Association, that seeks to enhance and improve the workings of the Illinois court system and who are dedicated to concept that our clients and the public at large–individual, business, government–deserve at times a better way to resolve the inevitable disputes that may arise in our daily comings and goings.
Chair’s Column: “Two lawyers walk into a bar…” By Donald A. LoBue General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, May 2008 There was a very informative and disturbing article about lawyers in the April 6, 2008 edition of the Chicago Tribune Magazine.
Message from the Chair By Gregory A. Scott Family Law, May 2008 For many years, I have been using a phrase in my practice that is the only explanation for many of the actions of my clients, the opponent and/or opponent’s Counsel.
Message from the Chair By Lewis F. Matuszewich International and Immigration Law, May 2008 Welcome to the eighth issue of The Globe for this year.  
Chair’s Column By Stanley N. Wasser Alternative Dispute Resolution, April 2008 With mind over matter, I see spring coming and that means baseball.
Chair’s Column: There are but a few short months to complete CLE credits By Donald A. LoBue General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, April 2008 As attorneys should know by now, the first reporting period for mandatory continuing legal education (MCLE) is rapidly coming to a close.
From the Chair By Steven Helle Human Rights, April 2008 A message from Section Chair Steven Helle.
From the Chair By David B. Yavitz Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, April 2008 A message from Section Chair David B. Yavitz.
From the Chair By Robert Handley Insurance Law, March 2008 A message from Section Chair Robert Handley.
Letter from the Chair: A call to action By Andrew Fox Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law, March 2008 Tapping away in a laptop into the wee hours of the night, clicking through sites trying to find that one bit of information that will make you shine at work, that will wrap up the perfect research assignment, that will get the naysayers and critics to stop redlining your work and forwarding your e-mails is a like a frenzied rush to the finish line at the Chicago or Boston Marathon.
Message from the Chair By Gregory A. Scott Family Law, March 2008 A message from Section Chair Gregory Scott.
Message from the Chair By Lewis F. Matuszewich International and Immigration Law, March 2008 A message from Section Chair Lew Matuszewich.
View from the Chair By Loren S. Golden Senior Lawyers, March 2008 An introduction to this new newsletter from Chair Loren Golden.
Chair’s Column By Stanley N. Wasser Alternative Dispute Resolution, February 2008 A message from Section Chair Stanley N. Wasser.
From the Chair By David B. Yavitz Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, February 2008 Reporting from Las Vegas and San Francisco. Hello everyone, this is Geek Week.
Message from the Chair By Lewis F. Matuszewich International and Immigration Law, February 2008 A message from Section Chair Lew Matuszewich.
Remarks from the Chair By William A. Price Business and Securities Law, February 2008 Illinois often follows the work of the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (NCCUSL) (Web site www.nccusl.org) in considering whether we need new laws to simplify and codify rules for corporation, business, and securities issues.
From the Chair By Steven Helle Human Rights, January 2008 A colleague told me recently of how she had been doing research into the Federal Communications Commission and expected her job to be easy because the FCC had always issued numerous reports on the industry and communications policy.
Letter from the Chair: Is it midyear already? By Sharon L. Eiseman Women and the Law, January 2008 Being an observant but not deeply religious person, I sometimes feel uncomfortable when a friend or stranger says to me: “Have a blessed day.”
Message from the Chair By Gregory A. Scott Family Law, January 2008 As 2007 comes to a close and 2008 begins it is a good time for all attorneys, especially family law attorneys, to step back and examine the previous year before and hopefully refresh once again their desire to continue to practice law in the field of Family Law.
Message from the Chair By Lewis F. Matuszewich International and Immigration Law, January 2008 A message from Section Chair Lew Matuszewich.
Remarks from the Chair By William A. Price Business and Securities Law, January 2008 This year’s Corporation, Securities, and Business Law program of work is focused on member education.