Articles From 2010

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10 questions on biometric technology By Adam Nelson Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, March 2010 Steve Dunn, ISBA's Director of Information Technology, discusses his personal experience with biometric technology.
10/14/10 interview with Arbitrator Robert Lammie By Richard D. Hannigan Workers' Compensation Law, December 2010 A little insight into Arbitrator Lammie.
12th Annual ISBA YLD Holiday Party Young Lawyers Division, February 2010 The Young Lawyers’ Division expresses its sincere and heartfelt thank you to all of our friends and supporters who on December 4, 2009 supported and attended the 12th Annual Holiday Party at the Cubby Bear Lounge.
2009 spring legislative session Environmental Law, January 2010 Illinois House and Senate Bills related to Environmental Law
2010 Bank Convenience Accounts: An exciting new tool? By Graham Boardman Schmidt Trusts and Estates, May 2010 Many bank customers may find it useful to establish an account that grants possession, but not title, of funds to another individual.
2010 Elder Law Quick Guide: Important numbers to remember By Martin W. Siemer Elder Law, February 2010 An easy reference guide for Elder Law practitioners.
2010 Illinois legislation update as of 4/20/10 By Kyle Rominger Environmental Law, May 2010 Recent legislation affecting environmental law in Illinois.
2010 legislative summary By Douglas M. Karlen Real Estate Law, November 2010 New legislation affecting real estate law and practice, litigation, and title insurance law and practice.
2010 Lincoln Award winners announced Young Lawyers Division, February 2010 Congratulations are in order!
2010 National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws will consider revisions to 1981 Model State Administrative Procedure Act By William A. Price Administrative Law, August 2010 View the suggested amendments to the Model State Administrative Procedure Act.
2010 year-end estate planning: Navigating the uncertainty By Gregg M. Simon Trusts and Estates, December 2010 While many of the usual planning techniques remain viable, the current state of the transfer tax laws provides for additional opportunities but makes 2010 year-end planning a bigger challenge than in past years.
2010 Young Lawyers of the Year named Young Lawyers Division, June 2010 Gina DeBoni of Chicago and Diana M. Law of Aurora are the 2010 ISBA Young Lawyers of the Year Award recipients.
245(i)-Adjustment of Status, a real-life example By Y. Judd Azulay International and Immigration Law, March 2010 If used properly, INA 245(i) can allow an applicant to remain in the US and process permanent residency.
3 ways your business can run afoul of tax authorities By Gregory A. Zbylut Corporate Law Departments, September 2010 Steer clear of these minefields and you may have fewer tax-related headaches.
The 30TH Annual State & Local Taxation Conference By Hon. Alexander P. White State and Local Taxation, December 2010 A recap of the 30th Annual National Conference of State Tax Judges.
3rd Annual YLD Day at the Races Young Lawyers Division, August 2010 Sign up for this annual event and join other YLD members for a good time and to support a good cause.
4-1-1: PTIN Registration By Michelle L. Heller Federal Taxation, October 2010 As of September 28, 2010, online registration is available for obtaining a Preparer Tax Identification Number. If you already have a PTIN, you are still required to complete the application/registration.
5/13/10 interview with Mitch Weisz By Richard D. Hannigan Workers' Compensation Law, June 2010 Get to know IWCC Chairman Mitch Weisz.
7th Circuit’s trade dress regrets By Shannon A.R. Bond Intellectual Property, October 2010 Attorneys should keep the Jay Franco & Sons, Inc. v. Clemens Franek case in mind when approached by a client about protecting product design trade dress.
ABN AMRO Mortgage Group, Inc. v. Nona L. McGahan, 2010 Ill. LEXIS 959, 2010 WL 2222126 (June 4, 2010) By Richard F. Bales Real Estate Law, December 2010 This recent case requires that a lender must have a personal representative appointed when it discovers that the mortgagor against whom it is foreclosing is deceased.
Acquiring real estate in different jurisdictions: Common practice By Silvia Alcoverro & Gerard Hernandez International and Immigration Law, December 2010 A look at the main concerns and worries of transnational investors and operators in their real estate transactions.
Addition to futures and options trading “options” By Ann Hagerty Agricultural Law, May 2010 Recent additions to the Chicago Mercantile Exchange's selection of agricultural commodity contracts.
Administrative law and process legislation passed by the 95th and 96th sessions of the General Assembly By William A. Price Administrative Law, December 2010 This list of bills covers revisions to the Administrative Procedures Act and to the motor vehicle statutes allowing administrative adjudication of county ordinance violations in motor vehicle operation, the first county level administrative law hearings process. The author also compiled a comprehensive list of APA references in legislation from the 95th and 96th General Assembly sessions.
Administrative law case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum Administrative Law, November 2010 Recent decisions affecting administrative law in Illinois.
Administrative law case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum Administrative Law, August 2010 Recent cases of interest for Administrative Law practitioners.
Administrative law decision summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum Administrative Law, July 2010 A listing of recently decided cases related to Administrative Law.
Administrative problems with the increased Form 1099 reporting requirements By Eric Blackledge Federal Taxation, October 2010 A look at the burdens to businesses and to the IRS imposed by the new 1099 requirements of the Health Care Reform legislation.
Admissibility of an expert opinion prior to or after class certification? By John J. Holevas Civil Practice and Procedure, July 2010 The 7th Circuit found that when an expert’s report or testimony is critical to class certification and forms the basis of plaintiff’s theory, a district court must conclusively rule on any challenge to the expert’s qualification or submissions prior to ruling on a class certification motion.
Admissibility of an expert opinion prior to or after class certification? By John J. Holevas Federal Civil Practice, June 2010 The 7th Circuit ultimately concluded that when an expert’s report or testimony is critical to class certification and forms the basis of plaintiff’s theory, a district court must conclusively rule on any challenge to the expert’s qualification or submissions prior to ruling on a class certification motion.
Admissibility of vehicle impact photographs By Timothy W. Kelly Tort Law, February 2010 The standard for the admissibility of photographs of a motor vehicle collision depicting minimal damage to the vehicles in a personal injury trial has been debated since the First District Appellate Court’s opinion inDicosola v. Bowman, 342 Ill. App. 3d 530 (1st Dist. 2003).

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