10 business development resolutionsBy Michael CummingsFebruary 2004It is natural at this time of year to set goals for the upcoming year. So, what kind of results do you want to create for your personal practice this year?
A few tools for working with witnessesBy Patrick M. KinnallyDecember 2004I have been taking statements and depositions from people since 1975. First, it was in the context of working for a federal agency where sworn statements were used in enforcement proceedings before a federal administrative law judge.
Getting and keeping clientsBy John L. NisivacoDecember 2004As you know, attorneys licensed to practice law in Illinois are governed, in part, by the Rules of Professional Conduct (RPC).
Getting and keeping clientsBy John L. NisivacoOctober 2004Although attorneys are busy with their current cases, the importance of generating future business should never be underestimated.
Getting and keeping clientsBy John L. NisivacoAugust 2004Most lawyers understand the importance of networking, but they aren't sure how to do it.
Has Google™ gone loco?By Peter T. BoydApril 2004Google has not gone loco, just local. Google Local™ is now alive and enables users to find local information along with business listings, maps, directions, and useful Web pages all through one easy-to-use search.
ISBA proud to announce the 2004 Public Service Award winnerBy Kimberly R. LuskAugust 2004Nicole S. Lalich, a 2004 cum laude graduate of the University of Illinois College of Law, has been named the 2004 recipient of the Illinois State Bar Association Public Service Award for demonstrating extraordinary commitment to public service.
My first year as the first associateBy Peter R. OlsonApril 2004As a 2002 law school graduate, I recently faced the dilemma presented to many young attorneys before me: where should I enter this diverse career spectrum otherwise known as the legal profession?
Senator Paul Simon: A personal reflectionBy Scott W. GertzFebruary 2004Illinois has a rich tradition of producing honorable public servants. Senator Paul Simon, who died in December 2003, has long ago assumed his place at the very top of this pantheon.
Supreme Court limits remedies available to managed care plan participantsBy Anthony E. AntognoliAugust 2004In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court of the United States recently ruled that participants in managed care health plans, such as Health Maintenance Organizations ("HMOs"), may not sue their plans in state court for injuries they allege to have been caused by a plan's negligence in handling coverage decisions.