Estate and gift tax changes for 2006
Editor's Note - here is the annual general information update from Mike Drone, a long-time supporter and member of this Section. Always a pleasure to have members who can be counted on to help us all get the new information before we actually have to put it into practice.
Herbicide drift can be a pest(icide)
Not every summer breeze from the south brings warm fuzzy feelings among farm neighbors. Barry Kleiss and Bill Bozdech were nearby farm neighbors.
The ISBA MentorCenter Program
One of the best programs to come along in awhile is the ISBA's Volunteer Mentor Program. As stated on the ISBA Web site (where the information below originated), this is a "program designed to connect experienced ISBA lawyers with any member attorney but especially new or young attorneys who are seeking assistance with substantive law questions or balancing the personal and professional demands of practice."
Legislative watch list
As you know, each year there are literally thousands of new bills introduced in the Illinois legislature. The 94th General Assembly is no exception.
The snail-paced Doha Round agriculture negotiations
This article is also appearing in The Globe, the newsletter of the ISBA’s International & Immigration Law Section Council. Adrian Zeno is completing his Juris Doctorate at The John Marshall Law School.
Tax-exempt financing and agriculture
EDITORS NOTE - Charles Farrar Browne once said “Let us all be happy and live within our means, even if we have to borrow the money to do it with.”