Children’s assistance programs
Over lunch one day at the Hickory Pit Restaurant, a good friend and colleague, John Fallon, told me about an organization that he actively supports and the inspiring story its founder, Ann Deuel. Ms. Deuel, guided by a divine sense of purpose, established Jamal Place, Inc., a not-for-profit agency established for children to provide therapeutic group home care for behavior disordered and socially or emotionally disturbed preteen and adolescents.
Foreclosure of residential mortgages
Foreclosing a residential mortgage consists of four main steps. First, a complaint is filed against all parties with an interest in the property. Second, a judgment of foreclosure against those parties is obtained.
Integrity, honor, duty
A free and civilized society depends for its survival on the peaceful, nonbarbaric resolution of disputes before impartial, unbiased tribunals.
Investing with an expert in today’s volatile market
I recently spoke to Jane G. Doyle, a financial advisor and retirement planning specialist with Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, to discuss investment strategies for young lawyers in today's volatile market. Here is some of what Jane had to say.
Minutes of division council meeting
Valerie Perera discussed the Bridge the Gap Program with the council. Ritchie addressed the importance of the YLD Council in attending the Bridge the Gap Program and afterward answering questions of the admittees.
Sexual harassment in Illinois employment
The Illinois Human Rights Act1 and Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act2 are the two bodies of law used to address sexual harassment in employment throughout Illinois.3