2015 Articles

Asset allocation By John J. Horeled June 2015 A helpful guide for investing assets wisely.
Book review By Gary T. Rafool October 2015 A review of The Invisible Wall by Harry Bernstein.
Book review By Donald L. Shriver February 2015 A review of The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown.
Book review: Go Set a Watchman By Gary T. Rafool November 2015 A look at Harper Lee's second published book.
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Book review: The Forgotten 500 By Gary T. Rafool June 2015 This book tells the story of the nearly impossible rescue of more than 500 Allied airmen behind German lines in Yugoslavia in 1944.
Chair’s column By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum, Jr. November 2015 An introduction to the issue from Chair Ed Schoenbaum.
Chair’s column By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum October 2015 A message from the Senior Lawyers Section Chair, Judge Ed Schoenbaum.
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Chair’s column By Barbara Slanker June 2015 The final column from outgoing Section Chair Barbara Slanker.
Chair’s column By Barbara Slanker February 2015 An introduction from Chair Barbara Slanker.
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Does size matter? Absolutely! By John T. Phipps & Frank V. Ariano February 2015 This article is intended to get you to check out the new iPhones, with a biased debate as to which is better suited for the Senior Lawyer.  
Everything a (senior) lawyer could ever want to know about the Extended Reporting Period (ERP) a/k/a “Tail” coverage By Leonard F. Amari & Katherine A. O’Dell October 2015 An explanation of "tail coverage" in retiring attorneys' insurance policies.
Favorite apps By William A. Austin November 2015 Author William Austin explains why PDF Expert 5 is his preferred app for viewing and editing PDF documents and forms.
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How and why you should join the Senior Lawyers Discussion Group By Don Mateer June 2015 A step-by-step guide to signing up for the Senior Lawyers Discussion Group, where you can chat with and ask questions of more than 300 fellow senior lawyers.
Illinois Power of Attorney for Health Care By John J. Horeled October 2015 Author John Horeled shares his opinions on the new form, which became effective at the start of this year.
It isn’t just about time anymore! By Frank V. Ariano November 2015 Author Frank Ariano finally (after waiting two long months) received his Apple Watch and shares his initial impressions.
LinkedIn: Now what’s this all about? By Leonard F. Amari & Anthony Pasquini March 2015 The authors explain this professional networking site and how becoming a member could benefit your career.
Medicare primer By Janet Morgan February 2015 The information contained in this article is a compilation acquired from three major sources: the Senior Health Insurance Program Counselor’s Manual 2014 edition, the Medicare & You 2015 Handbook, and the 2013-2014 Medicare Supplement Premium Comparison Guide.
Medicare primer, part II By Janet Morgan June 2015 The second part of this two-part series discussing Medicare basics and supplemental insurance.
The new you! Or getting some ‘work’ done By Loren S. Golden November 2015 Some points to consider if you're contemplating plastic surgery.
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Our survival as tinkerers and creators By Angela Peters & Sabrina Shafer November 2015 The realities of mentorship from the perspectives of both a mentor and mentee.
Practice tip for Florida POAs By Eugenia C. Hunter October 2015 A look at the form used by the fraud prevention department of a national bank for an account in Florida.
Retirement from the law practice By Curtis R. Tobin, III June 2015 The author shares his experiences with gradually reducing his responsibility within the firm.
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Technology terms for senior lawyers By Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum, Jr. (Ret.) June 2015 Make note of these frequently-used technology terms so that you can use them like a pro!
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Travel tips 101 By Don Mateer February 2015 The author shares some pointers for those who may be traveling abroad for the first time.
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What in the world is Echo? By Don Mateer November 2015 Echo is voice-activated access to music information, provided you're an Amazon Prime member.