Articles From 2015

Chair’s column By Mary Lee Faupel Trusts and Estates, June 2015 The final column from Section Chair Mary Lee Faupel.
Chair’s column By Barbara Slanker Senior Lawyers, June 2015 The final column from outgoing Section Chair Barbara Slanker.
Chair’s column By Kelli E. Gordon Family Law, June 2015 The final column of the year from Chair Kelli Gordon.
Chair’s column By Cory White Racial and Ethnic Minorities and the Law, May 2015 A message from Committee Chair Cory White.
Chair’s column By Kelli E. Gordon Family Law, May 2015 A message from Section Chair Kelli Gordon.
2 comments (Most recent May 9, 2015)
Chair’s column By Hon. Ann Breen-Greco Alternative Dispute Resolution, May 2015 A message from the ADR Section Chair, Judge Ann Breen-Greco.
Chair’s column By Kelli E. Gordon Family Law, April 2015 A message from Section Chair Kelli Gordon.
Chair’s column By Kelli E. Gordon Family Law, March 2015 A message from Section Chair Kelli Gordon.
Chair’s column By Carl R. Draper Administrative Law, March 2015 A message from Administrative Law Section Chair Carl Draper.
Chair’s column By Kelli E. Gordon Family Law, February 2015 A message from Section Chair Kelli Gordon.
Chair’s column By Barbara Slanker Senior Lawyers, February 2015 An introduction from Chair Barbara Slanker.
1 comment (Most recent February 12, 2015)
Chair’s column By Carl R. Draper Administrative Law, February 2015 A message from Section Chair Carl Draper.
Chair’s column By Hon. Ann Breen-Greco Alternative Dispute Resolution, February 2015 A message from Section Chair Ann Breen-Greco.
Chair’s column By Catherine M. Ryan Child Law, January 2015 A message from Section Chair Catherine Ryan.
Chair’s column: Lawyers—The next generation By Richard W. Zuckerman General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, April 2015 A message from Section Chair Richard Zuckerman.
Chair’s column: Service—The real ISBA mission By Carl R. Draper Administrative Law, May 2015 A message from Administrative Law Section Chair Carl Draper.
Chair’s column: The solo and small firm practice is still alive and well in Illinois By Richard W. Zuckerman General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, March 2015 Section Chair Richard Zuckerman discusses the results from the ISBA's 2014 Compensation and Benefits Survey.
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Chair’s column: Words matter By Carl R. Draper Administrative Law, June 2015 The final column of the year from Section Chair Carl Draper.
Chair’s comments By Hon. Michael J. Chmiel Law Related Education for the Public, March 2015 A message from the Committee's Chair.
Chair’s farewell By Stanley R. Kaminski State and Local Taxation, June 2015 A message from Section Chair Stanley Kaminski as he finishes his term.
Chair’s gratitude By Hon. Michael J. Chmiel Law Related Education for the Public, June 2015 Hon. Mike Chmiel shares his thoughts and thanks for the Committee's work this past year.
Chair’s note By Gary Smith State and Local Taxation, July 2015 A message from the 2015-16 Section Chair, Gary Smith.
The character and extent of the interest acquired by a tax-deed purchaser of a royalty under an oil and gas lease By John C. Robison, Jr. Mineral Law, January 2015 It is virtually impossible to acquire an unsevered mineral interest by a tax deed. However, it may be possible to acquire a severed mineral interest, if it is assessed and taxed as such rather than as a royalty in an oil and gas lease.
Check out these two ABA Web sites for good ideas to improve your programs Law Related Education for the Public, June 2015 Make sure to visit these sites to give your programs a boost!
Checklist to file Veteran only claim for VA Aid and Attendance By Zach Hesselbaum Elder Law, March 2015 Consult this handy checklist to make sure you don't miss a thing.
Chicago District Court finds fraudulent inducement claim against broker preempted by 49 U.S.C § 14501(c) By William D. Brejcha Energy, Utilities, Telecommunications, and Transportation, June 2015 A summary of the recent decision in Midwest Trading Group, Inc. v. GlobalTranz Enterprises, Inc.
Chicago lawyer receives Young Lawyer of the Year Award from ISBA International and Immigration Law, September 2015 International & Immigration Law Section Chair Tejas Shah was recently awarded the prestigious Young Lawyer of the Year Award.
Child support in parentage cases: Does In re Marriage of Turk apply? By Sean McCumber Family Law, September 2015 Since the statutory language in the Parentage Act contains very specific and different provisions than the IMDMA, any Turk-like changes to support obligations in parentage cases must come from the General Assembly, not the Courts.
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Circuit court has jurisdiction to resolve disputes involving attorney referral agreements By Shuaib Ahmed Workers’ Compensation Law, April 2015 In Ferris, Thompson and Zweig, Ltd. v. Esposito, the Illinois Supreme Court addressed the issue of whether the Legislature intended to divest the Circuit Court jurisdiction and confer original jurisdiction on the Commission to resolve a dispute based on a referral agreement apportioning attorney fees earned in a claim filed under the Workers’ Compensation Act.
Citations to discover assets and the automatic stay By Kim M. Casey Commercial Banking, Collections, and Bankruptcy, January 2015 Two recent bankruptcy court decisions confirm that while the automatic stay of Section 362 operates to prevent any further state court proceedings to enforce the pending Citation, it does not create an affirmative duty upon the creditor that the Citation be dismissed immediately upon the filing of a bankruptcy.

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