Save the Date! Our incredibly popular program, Motion Practice from Pretrial through Post Trial will take place online and live in the ISBA's Chicago office on November 11, 2016. Reserve your space now!
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In This Issue…
- Chair’s column
Just because 'weasels'-- habitually confrontational and mean-spirited attorneys-- abandon professionalism is no excuse for your joining their herd. Here are three ways to respond when you encounter one.
- Our evolving notion of what is an ‘impartial jury’
In a world where the populace is becoming increasingly skeptical of governance, more-diverse juries are perceived as being more fair and impartial than those that are not.
- Book review of The Anxious Lawyer: An 8-Week Guide to a Joyful and Satisfying Law Practice Through Mindfulness and Meditation by Jeena Cho and Karen Gifford
This is an excellent book by two attorneys who have first-hand knowledge of the problems facing us and the fantastic possible rewards of mindfulness practice.
- Recent appointments and retirements
Recent changes to Illinois' judiciary.
Civil Practice Update - Fall 2019
November 8 | Chicago, Webcast
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