Articles From 2015

Five things I learned about practicing law, and life in general, after law school By Priscilla Singer Young Lawyers Division, April 2015 The author shares five of the life lessons she's learned so far.
Flinn Report summary – April 10, 2015 through May 8, 2015 By Joseph P. O’Keefe Trusts and Estates, June 2015 A summary of Illinois agencies' regulatory decisions that relate to trusts & estates.
Flinn Report Summary – December 9, 2014 through January 16, 2015 By Joseph P. O’Keefe Trusts and Estates, February 2015 A summary of regulatory decisions of Illinois agencies reported in the Flinn Report that are related to trust and estate practices.
Flinn Report summary – January 23, 2015 through April 3, 2015 By Joseph P. O’Keefe Trusts and Estates, April 2015 A summary of Illinois agencies' regulatory decisions that relate to trusts & estates.
Flinn Report Summary – July 6, 2015 through August 28, 2015 By Joseph P. O’Keefe Trusts and Estates, September 2015 A summary of regulatory decisions of Illinois agencies reported in the Flinn Report that are related to trust and estate practices.
Flinn Report summary – May 15, 2015 through June 26, 2015 By Joseph P. O’Keefe Trusts and Estates, August 2015 A summary of regulatory decisions of Illinois agencies reported in the Flinn Report that are related to trust and estate practices.
Flinn Report Summary – September 4, 2015 through October 16, 2015 By Joseph P. O’Keefe Trusts and Estates, November 2015 A summary of Illinois agencies' regulatory decisions that relate to trusts & estates.
Flinn Report Summary—October 15, 2015 through November 30, 2015 By Joseph P. O’Keefe Trusts and Estates, December 2015 A summary of regulatory decisions of Illinois agencies reported in the Flinn Report that are related to trust and estate practices.
Flinn Report summary—September 9, 2014 through December 12, 2014 By Joseph P. O’Keefe Trusts and Estates, January 2015 A summary of regulatory decisions of Illinois agencies reported in the Flinn Report that are related to trust and estate practices.
Fortifying one’s castle: People v. Santovi, 2014 IL App (3d) 130075 By J. Brick Van Der Snick & Adam M. Miller Traffic Laws and Courts, February 2015 The Third District Appellate Court recently reinforced the constitutional protections afforded to a person in his or her home.
From the Chair By Deirdre A. Fox Intellectual Property, November 2015 A message from Section Chair Deirdre Fox.
From the Chair By Marylou Lowder Kent Government Lawyers, September 2015 A message from Committee Chair Marylou Lowder Kent.
From the Chair By Kelli Childress Human and Civil Rights, September 2015 A message from Human Rights Section Chair Kelli Childress.
From the Chair By Kevin Lovellette Government Lawyers, June 2015 A recap of the Committee's work this past year from Chair Kevin Lovellette.
From the Chair By Peter LaSorsa Human and Civil Rights, May 2015 A message from Chair Peter LaSorsa.
From the Chair By Peter LaSorsa Human and Civil Rights, February 2015 Section Chair Peter LaSorsa shares his thoughts on the shooting of Michael Brown.
From the Editor By Thomas D. Cavenagh Alternative Dispute Resolution, November 2015 An introduction to the issue from Editor Tom Cavenagh.
From the Editors By James T. Nyeste Insurance Law, November 2015 An introduction to the issue from James T. Nyeste.
From the Editors By James T. Nyeste Insurance Law, September 2015 An introduction to the issue from Managing Co-Editor James Nyeste.
From the editors By James T. Nyeste Insurance Law, June 2015 An introduction to the issue from Managing Co-Editor Jim Nyeste.
From the editors By James T. Nyeste Insurance Law, April 2015 An introduction to the issue from Managing Co-Editor Jim Nyeste.
From the incoming Chair—Why you need the YLD and why it needs YOU By Gerald Napleton Young Lawyers Division, June 2015 A message from incoming Chair Gerald Napleton.
From writing fiction to fact—A profile of Justice David Ellis By Hon. Alfred M. Swanson, Jr. (Ret.) Bench and Bar, March 2015 Learn more about this dynamic author and Justice on the Appellate Court.
The future or a folly? Limited license legal technicians By Jayne R. Reardon Bench and Bar, October 2015 In Washington State, a new category of paraprofessionals, called “limited license legal technicians,” will soon enter the market, providing limited legal services to clients in the area of family law.
Getting to know Jennifer Rosato Perea, Dean of DePaul University College of Law By Kelly Thames Women and the Law, November 2015 Dean Rosato Perea shares her insights and visions for DePaul University College of Law's future.
Getting to know Madame Vice Chair: An interview with Julie Neubauer By Mary F. Petruchius Women and the Law, July 2015 Learn more about this fascinating Committee member!
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Getting to know one of the WATL’s newest members: An interview with Kelly Parfitt By Mary F. Petruchius Women and the Law, October 2015 Learn more about Kelly and her life as a lawyer in Chicago.
Getting to know the Trusts & Estates Section Council members By Jennifer Bunker Trusts and Estates, March 2015 Learn more about Section Council members Jeffrey G. Liss and Heather A. McPherson.
Getting to know the Trusts & Estates Section Council members By Jennifer Bunker Trusts and Estates, January 2015 Learn more about Trusts & Estates Section Council members Justin Karubas and Diana M. Law.
Good faith third-party settlement and section 5(b) attorney fees on “suspended future medical payments” By Lawrence A. Scordino Workers’ Compensation Law, December 2015 A summary of Ronald Bayer v. Panduit Corporation and Area Erectors, Inc.

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