Downstate road contractor violated Illinois Antitrust ActBy Marija PopovicApril 2000The Illinois Attorney General filed suit against two contractors of road oil, Debrun and Hausmann, on April 6, 1998 in the Illinois Circuit Court of the Forth Judicial Circuit in Fayette County, Illinois.
Early stage venture finance: sources of data for the “angel” roundBy William A. PriceBusiness and Securities Law, June 2000"Angel" finance deals, according to "The Process and Analysis Behind ACE-Net," a policy paper on the U.S. Small Business Administration Website, number about 650,000, and involve about ten private investors each, at about $65-66,000 per investor.
Editor’s columnGeneral Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, November 2000In talking with other lawyers throughout the state it seems that this has been the summer of complications.
Editor’s columnBusiness Advice and Financial Planning, November 2000Another year has gone by and the section council proudly has continued its longstanding record of service to the practicing bar.
Editor’s columnGeneral Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, September 2000Babette Brennan's lead article "Simple Wills, Tricky Issues" reiterates a point that we general practitioners, particularly those of us that have practiced long enough to remember simpler times, can relate to.
Editor’s columnBusiness Advice and Financial Planning, September 2000Greetings to all new members of the Business Advice and Financial Planning Section, and to our returnees, "welcome back."
Editor’s columnBusiness Advice and Financial Planning, June 2000We close out this year's cycle of newsletters with a focus on estate planning and tax matters.
Editor’s columnGeneral Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, May 2000We attended the ABA Editor's Conference in connection with the ABA Tech Show in Chicago, Illinois on March 30 and April 1.
Editor’s columnBy Malcolm L. MorrisBusiness Advice and Financial Planning, February 2000This edition of "The Counselor" is devoted to the upcoming collegium
Editor’s cornerBy Edna Turkington-ViktoraGeneral Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, March 2000In response to the American Judicature Society's call for state participation, Honorable Charles Freeman, then Chief Justice of the Illinois Supreme Court, designated a team of four judges to represent Illinois in a national conference on pro se litigants held recently in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Editor’s noteBy Richard W. ZuckermanFamily Law, October 2000(Film opens in a doctor's office. Doctor is on the telephone as camera dollies in for a tight shot of the doctor)
Editor’s noteBy Thomas D. CavenaghAlternative Dispute Resolution, October 2000It has been my hope during my time as newsletter editor, that each issue contains something of interest to all members of the section.
Editor’s noteChild Law, October 2000Have you always wanted to be a published writer?
Editor’s noteSeptember 2000A common statement today is that we are now in a global marketplace.
Editor’s noteBy Cecilia Hynes GriffinFamily Law, June 2000As editor of the Family Law Section Newsletter, I receive copies of the newsletters issued by all of the section councils.
Editor’s noteBy Cecilia Hynes GriffinFamily Law, May 2000Thanks to those authors who contributed to this edition of the newsletter. If you would like to submit an article, please contact me at 312/782-4244 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Editor’s noteReal Estate Law, May 2000The first article chosen for this newsletter is an interesting analysis of a seller's liability under Illinois law for failure to disclose matters of public record.
Editor’s noteBy W. Eugene BasantaHealth Care Law, May 2000One of the most discussed current issues in health care involves so-called "medical error."
Editor’s noteWorkers' Compensation Law, April 2000You don't have to be a member of the section council to submit articles for the newsletter.
Editor’s noteBy John L. ConlonAdministrative Law, April 2000In the last newsletter I noted the apparent demise of antitrust considerations in mega-mergers with the green light given to the Exxon-Mobil merger.
Editor’s noteBy Michael L. EnglishFederal Taxation, February 2000At the December 9, 1999 meeting of the Federal Taxation Section Council, it was announced that one of the members of the section council, Professor Karen V. Kole had accepted the position of Director of the Federal Tax Clinic of the Center for Law and Human Services (CLHS).
Editor’s noteBy Cecilia Hynes GriffinFamily Law, January 2000Thanks for the many responses I received from readers of the newsletter regarding topics of interest.
Editor’s note: the “Green Sheet” is no longer greenState and Local Taxation, April 2000For those of you who thought the "Green Sheet" for a closing could be completed at closing, think again. Starting January 1, 2000 the sheet is no longer green, and it is labeled Form "PTAX-203."
Editor’s notesReal Estate Law, October 2000This month we are featuring home repair contractors uniting with mortgage lenders, property powers of attorney, and attorney approval clauses in residential real estate contracts.
Editor’s notesReal Estate Law, August 2000Regular subscribers of Real Property need no introduction to Stanley Balbach, who has spoken and written so much for so long on so many real estate related matters that it would be redundant to go further; suffice it to say that Stan practices with the firm of Balbach & Fehr, in Urbana, Illinois (P.O. Box 217).
Editor’s notesMineral Law, August 2000In the June, 2000 of the Mineral Law Section Council Newsletter, your editor failed to credit Landman magazine for granting permission to republish the article, "Bankruptcy Issues in Oil and Gas," by Mr. David W. Elmquist.
Editor’s notesBy Christopher L. WeberMineral Law, June 2000On behalf of the members of the Mineral Law Section Council, I would like to thank Peter A. Morse, Sr. for his commitment in serving as the editor of the Mineral Law newsletter from 19972000.