February 2013 Senior Lawyers Newsletter
February 2013, vol. 4, no. 2
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In This Issue…
- View from the Chair
A review of the book, The Joy of Not Working, A book for the retired, unemployed and overworked, by Ernie J. Zelinski
- Save the Date—March 6, 2013
Reserve your seat now for the upcoming program, "Taking Charge of Your Retirement."
- Mediation for senior lawyers
Even if you have done well without mediation in your practice, you may want to use mediation as a resource as you continue your legal career. You may find that mediation helps to make your practice even more successful and enjoyable.
- Everything you could ever want to know about “QR Codes”—whatever they are
What a QR Code is, why you need one, and how you can even create your own.
- Ethical considerations in Of Counsel relationships
This article is intended to give the reader a basic understanding of the Of Counsel concept and how the ethical use of that term has evolved with respect to the formation and operations of law firms.
- ISBA insurance member benefits
As a member of the Illinois State Bar Association, you are entitled to take advantage of official ISBA-endorsed voluntary benefits programs from Marsh Affinity Group Service.
- Sharing fees, ownership of law firms with non-lawyers
An example of how the ISBA has been influential in defeating proposals from within and outside the profession that would have a damaging effect on the public and the profession.
- Technology for seniors
This is the third installment of what hopefully will become a regular column in this newsletter.
Winding Down Your Practice
April 21 - Chicago
4th Annual Elder Law Bootcamp: Basics and Beyond
April 27–28 - Chicago
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