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Civil Practice and Procedure

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Section ProspectusThe mission of ISBA Civil Practice and Procedure Section

  • to enhance the knowledge and professional capabilities of lawyers who devote time to the practice of civil law in all its substantive branches;
  • to disseminate current information such as proposed legislation and case law and to explain ramifications of these changes on civil practice;
  • to promote improvement in the civil law system and to study other pertinent areas of reform.

Recent Related Cases

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Forum Non Conveniens  |  1st Dist.

Schuster v. Richards, 2018 IL App (1st) 171558 (April 11, 2018) Cook Co., 3rd Div, (FITZGERALD SMITH) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Discovery  |  2d Dist.

Prinova Solutions, LLC v. Process Technology, LLC, 2018 IL App (2d) 170666 (March 23, 2018) Du Page Co. (SPENCE) Certified question answered; remanded.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Joint Tortfeasor Contribution Act  |  1st Dist.

Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s, London v. Reproductive Genetics Institute, 2018 IL App (1st) 170923 (March 9, 2018) Cook Co., 6th Div, (CUNNINGHAM) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Breach of Contract  |  3d Dist.

McManus v. Richards, 2018 IL App (3d) 170055 (March 2, 2018) Rock Island Co. (SCHMIDT) Reversed and remanded.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Legal Malpractice  |  1st Dist.

Atkins v. Robbins, Salomon & Patt, Ltd., 2018 IL App (1st) 161961 (February 22, 2018) Cook Co., 4th Div. (BURKE) Reversed and remanded with directions.