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2017 Articles

Chair’s column: Be prepared—Succession and transition planning By Mary Ann Gerstner September 2017 An introduction to this issue from Chair Mary Ann Gerstner.
Chair’s column: Early 2017—Time to reflect, adjust and balance your life By Ebony R. Huddleston March 2017 The beginning of 2017 provides a great opportunity to review and evaluate our practice.
Champ Davis selected as recipient of 2017 Matthew Maloney Tradition of Excellence Award By Mary Ann Gerstner August 2017 Learn more about this year's award winner, Chicago attorney Champ Davis.
Editor’s column: The computer boogeymen are out there! Make sure you have good antivirus and malware software, use secure passwords and backup, backup, and backup! By John T. Phipps March 2017 Editor John Phipps shares his recent experience with a cyberattack, and the top 10 lessons he learned. 
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Estate planning during dissolution proceedings By Lauren Evans DeJong August 2017 There is no limit to the estate planning vehicles that can be used during the pendency of dissolution proceedings.
Incoming Chair’s column: An introduction and welcome to the 2017-2018 bar year By Mary Ann Gerstner August 2017 An introduction from 2017-18 Section Chair Mary Ann Gerstner.
ISBA takes on lawyer succession and transition planning By Corey J. Tallent & Evan W. Schanerberger September 2017 The ISBA's Special Committee on Succession & Transition Planning is seeking materials, comments and feedback from ISBA members to help draft a Transition Lawyer rule. Please read this article, then send comments and materials to
Out-going Chair’s column By Ebony R. Huddleston August 2017 Departing Chair Ebony Huddleston bids farewell.
A primer on trial preparation By Jennifer Friedland & Lauryn E. Parks March 2017 The following timeline and tips are designed to help you organize your time and streamline your efforts so that you are prepared on the day of trial.
Tradition of Excellence Award March 2017 The deadline to nominate a deserving ISBA member for the Matthew Maloney Tradition of Excellence Award is March 3!