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Newsletter articles from 2007
10th Annual Holiday Party to be held in December
The Young Lawyers Division (YLD) of the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) will host its 10th Annual Holiday Party at Joe’s Sports Bar, 940 W. Weed Street, Chicago, on Friday, November 30, from 6 to 10 p.m.
Acupuncture: What, When, Why and How?
For thousands of years, Eastern Medicine has used acupuncture to treat everything, including emotional disorders, pain, analgesia and wrinkle reduction.
In today’s world we are constantly bombarded by images of youth and perfection. Beautiful men and beautiful women in their beautiful, youthful skin.
“You’re going to give yourself a heart attack if you keep eating like that,” she said, frowning. George waived away her concern. “At the first sign of arrhythmia I’ll ask God for a continuance.”
“A jury is twelve people who decide who has the best lawyer.”
A review of The Last Juror by John Grisham.
That morning, change was in the air. But of all the people who had gathered in the courtroom, of all the justices and officials and lawyers and former clerks, only O’Connor and Rehnquist knew how much…
A review of The Alibi, by Sandra Brown.
“This addictive tale of a young lawyer defending a black Vietnam war hero who kills the white druggies who raped his child in tiny Clanton, Mississippi, is John Grisham’s first novel, and his favorite of his first six."
Don’t get pushed around
First-year associates dream of the day that they can take their first deposition and obtain the shocking confessions that the partners of their firms seem to obtain without any effort.
In today’s world of technology, many of us have fallen into the habit of e-mailing with our clients and opposing counsels.
As some of you may know, my dad is a farmer. I grew up on a farm just south of the very small town of Shabbona, Illinois. Shabbona?!
ISBA / YLD 3RD ANNUAL GOLF CLASSIC
We are pleased to announce that the ISBA/YLD 3rd Annual Golf Classic to benefit the Illinois Bar Foundation YLD’s Children’s Assistance Fund will be held on Monday, July 23, 2007 at Indian Lakes Resort in Bloomingdale, Illinois.
MCLE credit and newsletter authors
According to Rule 795(d)(7) of the Supreme Court of Illinois’ Minimum Continuing Legal Education Rules, authors who write “law-related articles in responsible legal journals or other legal sources” can get MCLE credit.
Not just wills for heroes
Over the past few weeks, a few of my colleagues from the Young Lawyer’s Division and I have been evaluating a program called Wills for Heroes (www.willsforheroes.org).
Tips for healthy living in the new year
Stress Reduction! Stress can cause headaches, muscle tension, irritability, depression, and anxiety. Take steps to reduce stress in your daily routine.