Articles From 2010

Windows 7: Is it right for your practice (now)? By Robert C. Thurston Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, October 2010 The pros and cons of upgrading your law practice to Windows 7.
With great power comes great responsibility—Deferring cancellation of debt income for tax partnerships By Brian A. Smith & William E. Russell Federal Taxation, May 2010 The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 became effective on February 17, 2009, and many questions regarding how the cancellation of indebtedness (COI) deferral election applies to partnership situations still remain unanswered.
Women Everywhere: A spirit of collaboration By Shital A. Patel Women and the Law, May 2010 Join WE's efforts to make a difference in the community and in the lives of women and children in need by volunteering on June 11, 2010 for the annual Agency Day Project.
Women Everywhere: Partners in Service Project, Inc.: Women and the Law, May 2010 Details for WE's Agency Day on June 11, 2010
Women Everywhere: Service Day By Janice L. Boback Women and the Law, October 2010 The Women Everywhere: Partners In Service Project’s Annual Agency Day was held this year on June 11, 2010. Volunteers from the Women and the Law Committee gave their time and energy to a local agency known as Grace House.
Women in the criminal justice system—Justice delivered or denied? By E. Nicole Carrion Women and the Law, May 2010 A recap of the February CLE program sponsored by the Standing Committee on Women and the Law.
Women With Vision Speech for November 4 Dinner By Sharon L. Eiseman Women and the Law, November 2010 A reprint of the remarks given by Sharon Eiseman at the Women With Vision event.
Words and phrases index of cases Insurance Law, December 2010 A list of the cases in this issue, organized according to subject.
Words and phrases index of cases Insurance Law, October 2010 A list of the cases in this issue, organized according to subject.
Words of Wisdom By Rebecca E. Cahan Young Lawyers Division, June 2010 Three experienced lawyers reflect on their own career journeys and offer their insight.
Working with law students/clerks By Bryan J. Wilson Young Lawyers Division, October 2010 Law clerks provide a special resource to law firms. While they are inexperienced and young, they can also be eager to learn and hard-working.
Workplace discrimination: A primer on gathering evidence By Peter LaSorsa Human Rights, October 2010 A look at what types of evidence may exist in workplace discrimination cases and how best to obtain that evidence.
Workplace time bombs By Peter LaSorsa Corporate Law Departments, August 2010 The author addresses two common workplace "time bombs" that could potentially explode into lawsuits for the employer.
YLD Chair’s corner By Robert Fink Young Lawyers Division, October 2010 A look at upcoming events for members of the YLD.
YLD Summer Soiree to be held in June By Adela C. Lucchesi Young Lawyers Division, April 2010 You're invited to attend this annual fundraiser.
YLD Third Annual Bean Bag Tournament held in March was a success By Elizabeth McKillip Young Lawyers Division, April 2010 The ISBA YLD has hosted another successful Bean Bag Tournament.
You say tomato, I say tomahto: Court holds Illinois Sureties Act applicable to guarantors By Kenneth J. Ashman & Bardia Fard Business and Securities Law, June 2010 The decision in JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A. v. Earth Foods, Inc. makes available to a guarantor those defenses previously only available to a surety under the Sureties Act, and the decision may have repercussions for similar statutes across the United States.
Your client is cheating on you with another lawyer: Why client loyalty is disappearing and why your marketing (or lack thereof) may be to blame. By Richard Davis Law Office Management and Economics, Standing Committee on, June 2010 A few things you should be doing to “market” to your current clients so they don’t wander.
Zoning—Appropriate Standard of Review By John H. Brechin Local Government Law, June 2010 In reviewing the case of Our Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church v. Saville, the Second District Appellate Court may have provided the last necessary answer to the question of the appropriate standard of review for a zoning decision.
Zoning—What notice is sufficient to satisfy due process? By John H. Brechin Local Government Law, May 2010 In a recent decision, the Illinois Supreme Court held that the notice provided by the City of Zion in this zoning case did not satisfy due process requirements pursuant to the Illinois Municipal Code.