Section Activities Summary

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Below is a summary of activities of this section from July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022. While past activity is no guarantee of future activity, it may give a idea of what to expect this year.

Section Stats

Newsletters

During the 2021–22 bar year, the Section published five newsletters. Articles included:

Continuing Legal Education

Section members receive discounts on section-sponsored CLE programs. During the 2021–22 bar year, the Section sponsored the following programs:

ISBA Central Discussions

ISBA Central communities allows section members to pose questions, answer questions, and share information with fellow section members. Members of the section get free access to the section’s community. Joining any section also grants you access to the Transactional and Litigation communities. Below are the total number of discussion posts during the 2021–22 bar year.

Workers’ Compensation Law

  • Community members: 672
  • Total discussion posts: 29

Transactional

  • Community members: 24,024
  • Total discussion posts: 740

Litigation

  • Community members: 24,028
  • Total discussion posts: 1,962

Legislation

The Section Council reviewed 19 bills that may affect their members’ practice area. Highlights of the most recent legislative session include:

  • House Bill 1208 requires each Commissioner appointed on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act to be authorized to practice law in this State. Provides that the performance of arbitrators shall be reviewed by the Chairman every other year, or more often at the discretion of the Chairman (rather than on an annual basis).