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1099-Ks and credit cards: Dangerous traps for attorneys Federal Taxation, March 2013 Starting January 1st the IRS requires information returns from credit card companies processing payments.
15th Annual ISBA YLD Holiday Party a success By Sarah Toney Young Lawyers Division, February 2013 Every year the Young Lawyers Division kicks off the holiday season with a not-to-be-missed fundraiser, and this year was no exception.
16th Annual ISBA YLD Holiday Party Young Lawyers Division, December 2013 Make sure to attend this important (and fun) fundraiser!
2013 changes to Article 36: Seizures and forfeitures By Anthony A. Bruno Traffic Laws and Courts, September 2013 As of January 1, 2013 the Illinois legislature is making it easier for the State to take your car.
2013 legislative session—List of bills impacting IDOR State and Local Taxation, September 2013 Legislation of interest to state & local tax practitioners.
2014 tax information By Jeffrey A. Mollet Agricultural Law, November 2013 IRS updates of general interest.
5 tips for compassionately representing a domestic violence victim By Sally K. Kolb Family Law, January 2013 There are several things a practitioner should keep in mind, especially when working with the victims. This article will provide some helpful tips for compassionately serving these clients.
7/1/13 interview with Chairman Michael Latz By Richard D. Hannigan Workers' Compensation Law, August 2013 Get to know Michael Latz, Chairman of the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission.
7th Circuit tackles pay-if-paid clause in construction contract By Paul B. Porvaznik Real Estate Law, December 2013 Pay-if-paid and pay-when-paid contract terms raise multiple questions. Such as: while they are often used interchangeably in the caselaw and in construction parlance, is the pay-if-paid vs. pay-if-paid distinction anything more than semantic hair-splitting? And are they even enforceable?
The ABA Model Act on the representation of children in abuse, neglect and dependency cases—An overview By Joanna Wells Child Law, May 2013 The Model Act provides a framework for a sea change in the way child lawyers in juvenile neglect and abuse cases function in Illinois.
Absolute pollution exclusion denies coverage to Crestwood By Samantha Gibson Environmental Law, September 2013 A summary of Village of Crestwood v. Ironshore Specialty Insurance Co.
ACOs and patient choice—What providers need to know By Elias N. Matsakis & Sabrina Cua Health Care Law, December 2013 The Affordable Care Act authorized the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to establish the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP). To accomplish its goals, this program, relies on accountable care organizations (ACOs) that  contract with CMS. This issue of the Health Care Lawyer includes an article by Elias N. Matsakis and Sabrina Cua of Holland & Knight discussing ACOs with a focus on issues related to patient choice in receiving care.
Action to “pierce corporate veil” fails—Another creditor spurned By Stephen M. Proctor Business and Securities Law, June 2013 The recent case of On Command Video Corporation v. Samuel J. Roti follows other cases in which the 7th Circuit has shown itself decidedly unfriendly to creditors who sought compensation through the courts in failed business ventures but could have, but failed, to prevent their unfortunate situation.
Adding value to your firm By Bryan J. Wilson Young Lawyers Division, June 2013 Some suggestions to help you become an integral part of your firm.
Administrative Conference of the United States By William A. Price Administrative Law, December 2013 Find out what this body has recently been up to.
Administrative law case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum Administrative Law, December 2013 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
Administrative law case summaries By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum Administrative Law, October 2013 Recent cases of interest to administrative law practitioners.
Admonitions in the criminal trial court: Waiver of Counsel, Jury Demand, and Non-citizen Guilty Pleas after Padilla v. Kentucky By Patrick M. Kinnally International and Immigration Law, November 2013 The issue of a trial court admonishing anyone of the potential immigration ramifications surrounding a guilty plea is substantial if the accused is a non-citizen.
Adult protective services By Karen Alice Kloppe Elder Law, September 2013 Governor Quinn signed House Bill 948 into law as Public Act 98-49, effective July 1, 2013. This new law adds Illinois to the ranks of other states that operate a single Adult Protective Services Program.
Advance directives in a mobile society By Robert W. Kaufman Trusts and Estates, November 2013 Illinois is again revisiting its form of Statutory Short Form Power of Attorney for Health Care, with many advocating for a more simplified approach to the subject.
Advice for judges based on six ancient sayings By Hon. Michael B. Hyman Bench and Bar, August 2013 The author has selected six Chinese sayings that are concise yet chock-full of lessons for judges to absorb and practice.
Affidavits and claims of privilege—The final word for now By Hon. Eugene G. Doherty Civil Practice and Procedure, November 2013 The following is Judge Eugene G. Doherty’s further reply to Mr. Balzer’s response from our October issue, which, absent new case law, will be our last word on this subject for a few months.
Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) applied to “elder” clients By Roza Gossage Elder Law, November 2013 Fortunately, for the Elder Law practitioner, the ACA has limited application to our elder law clients.
Affordable Care Act Primer for estate planners By Steve Buttice & Darrell Dies Trusts and Estates, October 2013 A few issues for the estate planner to keep in mind when communicating with estate planning clients.
The Affordable Care Act—Will stand-alone hospitals sink or swim? By John J. Tufano Health Care Law, March 2013 For many stand-alone hospitals, merging, partnering, or affiliating with larger hospital networks may be their only option to remain viable and achieve certain scales required by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
The Affordable Care Act—Will stand-alone hospitals sink or swim? By John J. Tufano Business and Securities Law, January 2013 For many stand-alone hospitals, merging, partnering, or affiliating with larger hospital networks may be their only option to remain viable and achieve certain scales required by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
After ReDigi: Contrasting the EU and U.S. approaches to the re-sale of second-hand digital assets By David Naylor Intellectual Property, May 2013 An overview of the ReDigi and UsedSoft decisions and contrasts what appear to be increasingly divergent approaches in the EU and the U.S.
The aftermath of Cypress Creek—How newly-enacted HB 3636 affects commercial mortgage lenders By Thomas M. Lombardo Commercial Banking, Collections, and Bankruptcy, December 2013 A real-world example of exactly how the recent changes to the Mechanics Lien Act affect a commercial real estate foreclosure with post-mortgage mechanics liens.
Aiding Illinois consumers victimized in mortgage rescue scams By Jennifer D. Franklin Commercial Banking, Collections, and Bankruptcy, August 2013 This article will assist attorneys representing victims of mortgage rescue scams in how to conduct a preliminary investigation in order to build their prima facie case and thus potentially survive a motion to dismiss or a motion to strike.
Aiding Illinois consumers victimized in mortgage rescue scams By Jennifer D. Franklin May 2013 This article will assist attorneys representing victims of mortgage rescue scams in how to conduct a preliminary investigation in order to build their prima facie case and thus potentially survive a motion to dismiss or a motion to strike.

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