10th Annual Holiday Party to be held in DecemberOctober 2007The 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?By Dr. Shanna FritschOctober 2007For thousands of years, Eastern Medicine has used acupuncture to treat everything, including emotional disorders, pain, analgesia and wrinkle reduction.
Aging gracefully?By Dr. Shanna FritschJune 2007In today’s world we are constantly bombarded by images of youth and perfection. Beautiful men and beautiful women in their beautiful, youthful skin.
Book reviewBy Heather M. FritschDecember 2007“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.”
Book reviewBy Heather M. FritschOctober 2007“A jury is twelve people who decide who has the best lawyer.”
Book reviewBy Heather M. FritschAugust 2007A review of The Last Juror by John Grisham.
Book reviewBy Heather M. FritschJune 2007That 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…
Book reviewBy Heather M. FritschApril 2007A review of The Alibi, by Sandra Brown.
Book reviewBy Heather M. FritschFebruary 2007“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 aroundBy Jamie L. BasAugust 2007First-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.
E-mail etiquetteBy Maxine R. WeissFebruary 2007In today’s world of technology, many of us have fallen into the habit of e-mailing with our clients and opposing counsels.
ISBA / YLD 3RD ANNUAL GOLF CLASSICFebruary 2007We 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 authorsAugust 2007According 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 heroesBy Tarek A. FadelDecember 2007Over 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).
Stress: Your toughest opponent yetBy Dr. Shanna FritschApril 2007In today’s world you are faced with almost constant stress. If it is not your boss, it is a big case, or a big bill.
Tips for healthy living in the new yearBy Dr. Shanna FritschFebruary 2007Stress Reduction! Stress can cause headaches, muscle tension, irritability, depression, and anxiety. Take steps to reduce stress in your daily routine.
Use the Web, but don’t let it use youBy Matt ArbogastAugust 2007On June 29, 2007, an unbelievably large number of people waited in line for hours, some for days, to get their hands on iPhones.