Articles on YLD

A Conversation With the Chair By Matthew Chimienti Young Lawyers Division, May 2022 A conversation with Judy Conway, the outgoing chair of the Young Lawyers Division.
Five Benefits of Your ISBA Membership in Your First 5 Years of Practice By Kenneth Matuszewski Young Lawyers Division, May 2022 Five things all young lawyers can do with the ISBA in their first five years of practice to grow and set themselves apart.
Eight Tips for Starting Your Own Law Practice By Marie Sarantakis Young Lawyers Division, April 2022 Tips to consider when starting your own law firm.
Key Distinctions Between Discovery and Evidence Depositions in Illinois By Gregory R. Jones Young Lawyers Division, April 2022 A look at the key distinctions between discovery depositions and evidence depositions.
The Life of a Personal Injury Case From the Plaintiff’s Perspective: From Intake Through Resolution By Bruno Marasso Young Lawyers Division, April 2022 The life of a case in three phases: (1) pre-lawsuit; (2) lawsuit; (3) post judgment/settlement.
The Micro-Elephant in the Courthouse By Trent Cameron Young Lawyers Division, April 2022 Advice for dealing with micro-aggressions.
What to Know Before Your First Court Appearance By Phillip G. Palmer Young Lawyers Division, April 2022 Insight and advice gained from a recent Young Lawyers Division virtual luncheon.
Young Lawyers as Expert Second-Chair Trial Attorneys By Mallory Sanzeri Young Lawyers Division, April 2022 Honing your skills as a second-chair trial attorney will prepare you to one day reach the coveted first-chair.
Digitally Time Travel With the WayBack Machine By Tim Meloy Young Lawyers Division, March 2022 The WayBack Marchine can be a resource for lawyers who are interested in scrutinizing the digital footprint of a client, an adversary, or a third party. 
Estate Planning for Millennials: Wills, Wills, Wills By Priya Thennarasu Young Lawyers Division, March 2022 Basic considerations to begin drafting a will.
Pandemic Brain Fog and the Importance of Written Records By Dane Nelson Young Lawyers Division, March 2022 Methods for battling brain fog.
Snow and Ice Removal in a Frozen COVID World By Daniel C. Katzman Young Lawyers Division, March 2022 A brief refresher of the Illinois law on snow and ice removal.
Is a Physical Office Needed in This Age of Remote Work? By David White Young Lawyers Division, January 2022 With COVID-19 drastically changing the methods in which attorneys provide services to their clients, it is important to consider the pros and cons of various workspaces to decide which is the best fit for you.
Tips for Sharing the Road With Semi-Tractor Trailers During Chicago’s Winter Months By John Steigauf Young Lawyers Division, January 2022 Tips to stay safe when navigated icy, snow-covered roads.
Benefits and Issues of Zoom Court By Edward Wasilewski Young Lawyers Division, November 2021 An overview of the benefits and drawbacks of conducting court hearings over Zoom.
Paid Maternity Leave Is Not a Luxury By Natali P. Thomas Young Lawyers Division, November 2021 In an age where diversity, equity, and inclusion are heavily touted as being important, firms can take the initiative to make the transition for returning to work much easier and provide paid leave and other necessary benefits to new mothers.
ISBA YLD Book Club By Christine Hunt Young Lawyers Division, January 2021 All about ISBA Young Lawyers Division's book club.
Review of Rule 23 and Its Recent Amendment By Gregory R. Jones Young Lawyers Division, January 2021 A look at Illinois Supreme Court Rule 23, which governs disposition of cases in the appellate courts.
Lively Debate in Live Music Capital of the World: Overview of YLD Assembly at 2020 ABA Midyear Meeting in Austin, Texas By Hannah R. Lamore Young Lawyers Division, March 2020 Summaries of the resolutions and constitutional amendments presented at YLD Assembly at the American Bar Association Midyear Meeting in February.
Proposed Changes to the Statute of Repose for Estate Planners By Daniel Thies Young Lawyers Division, March 2020 One of the challenges that young attorneys face when joining or taking over an established practice is the risk of outstanding professional malpractice liabilities.
Overview of school law: disciplinary policies and procedure By Laninya A. Cason Young Lawyers Division, June 2000 Even before Columbine, school discipline in schools has been a continuing concern among school districts around the country.
Dim sum anyone? The adventure of volunteering By Holly A. Petrik Young Lawyers Division, May 2000 Volunteering. A word that can freeze your steps, or make you move faster out of a room.
Young Lawyer’s Section Wills Project By Kathryn Bischoff Young Lawyers Division, May 2000 The Wills Project through the Young Lawyer's Section is alive and doing well! We recently moved the location of the bi-monthly seminars from the Cornerstone Resources offices on Jefferson Street to Longwood Plaza
Serving process through the Secretary of State: An overview By Phillip J. Piscopo Young Lawyers Division, October 1999 In order to obtain jurisdiction over the person of a defendant, proper service of summons is required. Allied American Ins. Co. v. Mickiewicz, 124 Ill. App. 3d 705, 80 Ill. Dec. 282, 464 N.E.2d 1112 (1984).
Differences between two causes of action in tort: Attorney malpractice and breach of fiduciary duty By Jim Xu Young Lawyers Division, May 1999 The number of suits against lawyers has been increased significantly over the last decade.
Minutes of division council meeting Young Lawyers Division, May 1999 A. Law Day--Devon brought up the idea of having a meeting before the CLE program at the Chicago office.

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