Articles From 2014

Five reasons to get involved with the ISBA YLD By Brion Doherty Young Lawyers Division, October 2014 Becoming involved with the YLD has its benefits!
Five things I wish I’d known as a first-year law student By Marie K. Sarantakis Young Lawyers Division, February 2014 Some tips for law students.
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Flinn Report summary By Joseph P. O’Keefe Trusts and Estates, December 2014 A summary of regulatory decisions of Illinois agencies reported in the Flinn Report that are related to trust and estate practices.
Flinn Report summary By Joseph P. O’Keefe Trusts and Estates, September 2014 A summary of regulatory decisions of Illinois agencies reported in the Flinn Report that are related to trust and estate practices.
Flinn Report summary—July 2014 By Joseph P. O’Keefe Trusts and Estates, July 2014 A summary of regulatory decisions of Illinois agencies of interest to trust and estate practitioners.
Florida Supreme Court upholds arbitration award as final By Jonathon Kingzette Alternative Dispute Resolution, December 2014 The decision is one which encourages the use of arbitration as a means of solving disputes, and fits in with the growing popularity of arbitration at a national scope.
FOIA—A State’s Attorney’s Office is a public body By John H. Brechin Administrative Law, July 2014 A synopsis of the Supreme Court's recent decision in Nelson v. Kendall County.
FOIA—A State’s Attorney’s Office is a public body By John H. Brechin Local Government Law, June 2014 A synopsis of the Supreme Court's recent decision in Nelson v. Kendall County.
Food for thought—Hartney By Jewel N. Klein Administrative Law, July 2014 A follow-up to the author's article that was published in the May issue of this newsletter.
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For general jurisdiction, there’s no place like home By Shawn Wood & Josh Jubelirer Civil Practice and Procedure, April 2014 In Daimler AG v. Bauman, the United States Supreme Court recently limited the application of general jurisdiction in a decision that stands to undermine forum shopping and profoundly impact where large companies may be sued.
Foreclosure mediation has expanded to many parts of Illinois By Hon. Michael Jordan Bench and Bar, June 2014 Even though foreclosure filings have declined over the past year or so, there remain nearly 50,000 pending residential and non-residential foreclosures pending in Cook County alone.
Foreclosure mediation has expanded to many parts of Illinois By Hon. Michael Jordan Alternative Dispute Resolution, May 2014 The Cook County Circuit Court has created a mediation process to aid the assigned judges in addressing the legal, factual, and emotional issues facing tens of thousands of people being brought into court.
Forest Preserve District of Cook County v. Urban Builders, Inc By Sarah Flohr Construction Law, January 2014 In this case the court rejected defendant’s claim for rescission because it waited too long to assert the claim and could have discovered the errors before submitting its bid.
The forlorn and forgotten affidavit comes to life (again) By Hon. E. Kenneth Wright, Jr. Bench and Bar, January 2014 A helpful guide to affidavits.
Former Women and the Law Chair honored with Lifetime Achievement Award at Women’s Bar Association Centennial By Sandra Crawford Women and the Law, October 2014 Sharon Eiseman, a former Chair of the ISBA's Women and the Law Committee, was recently honored at a gala event celebrating the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois.
The Fourth Amendment and warrantless searches of a shared dwelling By Rob Shumaker Criminal Justice, June 2014 A look at the case law involving the warrantless search of a shared dwelling and the various scenarios whereby a co-occupant’s consent can render a search of the premises reasonable under the Fourth Amendment.
Franchising: Appreciating its value By Adriano Pedrelli Corporate Law Departments, September 2014 After doing his own research, the author shares his conclusions about franchises and why they might not be getting the credit they deserve.
Franklin’s Wish Founders Society: In memory and honor of Franklin Hartzell By Greta Wetzel Trusts and Estates, February 2014 Remembering Franklin Hartzell and his contributions.
From the Chair By Kevin Lovellette Government Lawyers, December 2014 A message from Committee Chair Kevin Lovellette.
From the Chair By Christopher Niro Young Lawyers Division, October 2014 A message from YLD Chair Christopher Niro.
From the Chair By Peter LaSorsa Human and Civil Rights, October 2014 A message from Section Chair Peter LaSorsa.
From the Chair By Christopher Niro Young Lawyers Division, August 2014 A message from YLD Chair Christopher Niro.
From the Chair By Hon. Diane Lagoski Bench and Bar, July 2014 A message from the Bench & Bar Section Chair, Judge Diane Lagoski.
From the Chair By Jean A. Kenol Young Lawyers Division, June 2014 A final message from Outgoing Chair Jean Kenol.
From the Chair By Michael J. Maslanka Human and Civil Rights, June 2014 A message from Section Chair Michael Maslanka.
From the Chair By Jean A. Kenol Young Lawyers Division, April 2014 As I write this article and reflect on this YLD year, I am so proud or what we have been able to accomplish so far and amazed at how quickly it is winding down. Last month we concluded our final installment of our Professional Development Series. We had three distinguished speakers discussing their journey of taking a non-traditional path in their legal careers. Michael Negron, Tarek Fadel and Elizabeth Ellis Simek spoke candidly and provided insight and inspiration for the attendees looking for guidance on alternative career choices with a J.D.
From the Chair By Aaron W. Brooks Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, March 2014 A message from Committee Chair Aaron Brooks.
From the Chair By Michael J. Maslanka Human and Civil Rights, March 2014 A message from Human Rights Section Chair Mike Maslanka.
From the Chair By Jean A. Kenol Young Lawyers Division, February 2014 A message from YLD Chair Jean Kenol.
From the Chair—’Tis the season of giving By Christopher Niro Young Lawyers Division, December 2014 A message from YLD Chair Chris Niro.

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