2013 Articles

Chair’s column: Technology really is for seniors! By John T. Phipps October 2013 A message from Senior Lawyers Section Chair John Phipps.
Ethical considerations in Of Counsel relationships By David B. Sosin February 2013 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.
Everything you could ever want to know about “QR Codes”—whatever they are By Leonard F. Amari February 2013 What a QR Code is, why you need one, and how you can even create your own.
From the Chair By Don Mateer June 2013 A message from Section Chair Don Mateer.
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Interview with a happily retired lawyer By Don Mateer October 2013 An interview with retired attorney Frank Ariano.
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ISBA insurance member benefits By Matthew J. Arvanites February 2013 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.
Mediation for senior lawyers By Patrick J. Hitpas February 2013 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.
Over the rainbow By Gary T. Rafool October 2013 While we may be losing control over what our future professional and personal lives are presently experiencing, we can still take legal steps to protect our remaining assets from further economic decline, and the accompanying burdens of carrying too much debt.
Save the Date—March 6, 2013 February 2013 Reserve your seat now for the upcoming program, "Taking Charge of Your Retirement."
Senior lawyers: Paying it forward By Leonard F. Amari June 2013 The author shares his thoughts on the value of mentoring younger attorneys.
Sharing fees, ownership of law firms with non-lawyers By Richard L. Thies February 2013 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.
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Social security safari By Loren S. Golden June 2013 Some advice for navigating social security applications.
Social security safari—Day 2 By Loren S. Golden October 2013 Advice for navigating the social security maze.
Technology for seniors By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum, Loren S. Golden, Gary T. Rafool, Don Mateer, & Frank V. Ariano October 2013 The latest installment of this regular column, and the registration form for our October 18th program, "Computer Basics for Senior Lawyers."
Technology for seniors By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum, Jr., Loren S. Golden, Gary T. Rafool, & Frank V. Ariano June 2013 This is the fourth of what has become a regular column in the ISBA Senior Lawyer Section Council newsletter.
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Technology for seniors By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum, Frank V. Ariano, & Loren S. Golden February 2013 This is the third installment of what hopefully will become a regular column in this newsletter.
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That was then, this is now By Robert K. Downs June 2013 Are the good old days long gone? Or are they now and still available to be enjoyed?
Useful tech gadget By Don Mateer October 2013 A recommendation from author Don Mateer.
View from the Chair By Don Mateer February 2013 A review of the book, The Joy of Not Working, A book for the retired, unemployed and overworked, by Ernie J. Zelinski