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2019 Articles

Burned Out? Overwhelmed? Meet Dr. Diana Uchiyama and the Illinois Lawyers’ Assistance Program By Mary F. Petruchius September 2019 An interview with Dr. Diana Uchiyama, the executive director of the Illinois Lawyers’ Assistance Program.
Chair’s Column By Dominic ’Nick’ Kujawa September 2019 A note from the chair, Dominic Kujawa.
Court Supervision May Be a Conviction (and a Horse With a Feathered Saddle May Be a Small Bird)! By Michael J. Maslanka September 2019 It is important to be precise when advising clients that court supervision is a conviction for some purposes but not for others.
Editor’s column By John T. Phipps April 2019 An introduction to the issue by John T. Phipps, co-editor of the General Practice, Solo & Small Firm newsletter.
HIPAA-compliant court orders in personal injury cases By Robert D. Fink, Sofia Zneimer, & Cynthia S. Kisser April 2019 This article discusses the conflicts with federal and state law and the Illinois Constitution inherent in 2018 Cook County G.O. 18-1 and identifies the requirements necessary to make any such order both HIPAA-compliant and constitutionally sound.