October 2011 Senior Lawyers Newsletter
October 2011, vol. 3, no. 1
It’s Back! ISBA’s Supreme Court Rule 213(f) & (g) – Quick Reference Guide This SCR applies to all civil litigation in Illinois. It governs the procedure for identifying trial witnesses and disclosing their proposed testimony. ISBA is excited to offer this update of our popular guide, last published in 2002. Written by Paul O. Watkiss, the Guide is published in a uniquely useful format and makes clear the pitfalls of ignoring its nuances. Buy it at www.isba.org/store/books/supremecourtrule213.
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In This Issue…
- View from the Chair
An introduction from Senior Law Section Chair Gary Rafool.
- How do you know if you don’t try it?
Did you know there are eight different methods by which to experience the ISBA's CLE programs? Author Frank Ariano explains the options.
- The Illinois legal profession attempts to take care of its own: Illinois Bar Foundation and Lawyers’ Assistance Program
A look at what the legal profession does to take care of its senior lawyers and those lawyers experiencing distress.
- Have you destroyed your memory?
Some models of copy machines have hard drives and may contain copies of every document that was scanned, copied or emailed. So how do you get rid of your old machine while still keeping your confidential information safe?
- “It’s in the cloud.” New Web-based services provide solo and small firm lawyers new low-cost technology options and opportunities
When the time comes to upgrade your computer system, the “cloud” offers other alternatives that might provide a cost-effective solution to the computer needs of solo and small firm lawyers.
Winding Down Your Practice
April 21 - Chicago
4th Annual Elder Law Bootcamp: Basics and Beyond
April 27–28 - Chicago
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