Articles on Young Lawyers

Speaking to my newly-admitted self By Jennifer A. Haase Young Lawyers Division, June 2019 Words of advice for new attorneys who may be feeling overwhelmed entering the practice of law.
Trying your first case: A primer on getting to opening statements By Bruno R. Marasso Young Lawyers Division, June 2019 An outline of what needs to be done to prepare to try your first case.
Young lawyer buying out a law practice with a retiring senior partner and the issues related thereto By Leonard F. Amari & Trent West Senior Lawyers, March 2019 A look at the issues any young lawyer must consider before deciding whether to buy out a retiring lawyer's firm.
This is when you know you are fully engaged in the practice of law By Mark D. Hassakis Young Lawyers Division, February 2019 After 42 years of practicing law, ISBA Past President Mark Hassakis shares observations about the practice of law.
The importance of networking By Evan W. Schanerberger Young Lawyers Division, August 2018 Networking is an important skill to cultivate in order to build your book of business and make your job easier.
What to do (and not do) when something goes wrong as a new lawyer By Kate Conway Young Lawyers Division, August 2018 Tips for what to do—and what to avoid doing—when you realize you have made a mistake at work. 
Young lawyer buying out a law practice with a retiring senior partner and the issues related thereto By Leonard F. Amari & Trent West Young Lawyers Division, August 2018 A look at the issues any young lawyer must consider before deciding whether to buy out a retiring lawyer's firm.
Chicago lawyer receives Young Lawyer of the Year Award from ISBA International and Immigration Law, September 2015 International & Immigration Law Section Chair Tejas Shah was recently awarded the prestigious Young Lawyer of the Year Award.
Our own Gary Zhao named one of Chicago Magazine’s ‘40 under 40’ Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law, December 2011 Learn more about Gary Zhao, a member of this Committee and a recent Chicago Magazine honoree.
Carl W. Gilmore: “Happy” to be the 2001 ISBA Downstate Young Lawyer of the Year By Chris S. Haaff Young Lawyers Division, December 2001 My involvement with the Illinois State Bar Association began soon after starting law school at the University of Illinois College of Law in August 1994.

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