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In This Issue…
- Chair’s column—Dealing with pro se litigants: A view from the bench and bar
The ISBA Bench and Bar Section Council recently engaged in a spirited discussion on dealing with pro se litigants—an issue which persistently challenges lawyers and judges alike.
- Editor’s column
A message from the editor, retired Administrative Law Judge Edward Schoenbaum.
- E-filing update ahead of the Jan. 1 deadline for civil cases
For many court users, e-filing is already here. The transition began in July 2016 and now boasts over 22,000 registered users and averages around 5,000 e-filings every business day.
- How civil lawsuits in Cook County proceed to resolution: Mediate—Don’t litigate!
Help spread the word about how mediation can help clients settle their cases.
- What’s been on my mind
A personal health journey provided by retired judge Michael Kiley.
- Blurbs on briefs
After 29 years on the appellate court, Judge Richard Goldenhersh has accumulated some practical experience with briefs. He shares his observations here.
- Circuit Judge Valerie E. Turner officially retired
Circuit Judge Valerie E. Turner of the Circuit Court of Cook County was officially retired from office on December 1, 2017, by order of the Illinois Courts Commission.
- Recent appointments and retirements
Recent changes to Illinois' Judiciary.
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