The alternatives to registering for the ‘active’ practice of lawBy Timothy J. HowardOctober 2016If you were considering leaving the full-time practice of law, what are your options in registering with the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC)? There are four different alternative statuses described in the Illinois Supreme Court Rules. They are “inactive status,” “disability inactive status,” “retirement status” and “permanent retirement status.” The place to begin understanding the differences is Supreme Court Rule 756, which is titled “Registration and Fees.”
Another favorite appBy William W. AustinJune 2016Have trouble remembering all of your passwords? Try this password manager app.
Book review: Operation GreylordBy John W. DamischJune 2016This book is the story of rampant bribery and fixing of cases in the Cook County court system during the 1980s and '90s
Book review: Those Angry DaysBy Gary T. RafoolOctober 2016This reluctance of our country to enter World War II is described in the book titled Those Angry Days by Lynne Olson. It was published in 2013, and it is available in hard cover (461 pages), paperback and electronically.
Book review—Super Storm: Nine Days Inside Hurricane SandyBy Gary T. RafoolFebruary 2016The book covers the tracking of this storm from Sunday, October 21, 2012, until it made landfall just south of Atlantic City, New Jersey on Monday, October 29, 2012. It caused an estimated $36.8 billion in damages to the State of New Jersey, including the destruction of the boardwalks in Seaside Heights.
Chair’s columnBy Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum, Jr. (Ret.)June 2016An introduction to the issue from Chair Ed Schoenbaum.
Chair’s columnBy Hon. Edward J. Schoenbaum, Jr.February 2016A message from Senior Lawyers Chair Ed Schoenbaum.
Crash planBy Don MateerFebruary 2016A user's review of this computer backup software.
The other side of the Power of Attorney coinBy Michael J. MaslankaOctober 2016From time to time, a client may come in to consult with the attorney and relate facts, including that someone else is acting as agent under another person’s power of attorney, and that there may be some misfeasance, malfeasance, or abuse going on. That is the other side of the coin.
Tech tipsBy Don MateerJune 2016Author Don Mateer provides four suggestions to make your phone, computer, and e-mails a little more user-friendly.