Bored, stuck, want to do something new?By Evan W. SchanerbergerAugust 2017The ISBA's State & Local Taxation Section and the ISBA's Young Lawyers Division have partnered to create the first ever “ISBA State & Local Taxation New Member Happy Hour” event at the Godfrey Hotel IO Roof Deck on September 21st, 2017 at 6pm.
Chair’s columnBy George L. SchoenbeckJune 2017The farewell message from YLD Chair George Schoenbeck.
Embracing change: Why is it so difficult?By Rich SheehyApril 2017Change is hard, it’s messy, and it’s frightening, but it can also be exhilarating, liberating, and lead you to possibilities you never imagined! By approaching change, whether in a legal career or in one’s personal life, as a process with distinct stages, you can manage the anxiety and overcome the inertia that holds us back from reaching your goals.
How to make a great first impressionBy Jenna DiJohnOctober 2017A first impression can make or break whether you land that dream job, reel in that new client’s business, or win the jury trial you have been preparing for-- here's what you need to know.
Illinois Supreme Court weighs adoption of Uniform Bar ExaminationBy Daniel ThiesApril 2017The Illinois Supreme Court is considering whether to make Illinois the 28th jurisdiction in the country to adopt the Uniform Bar Examination (“UBE”), a single test that allows candidates for the bar to transfer their scores to multiple jurisdictions while still taking only one test.
ISBA-sponsored navigating your legal career eventBy Sherry H. Joseph & Colleen E. MulliganFebruary 2017This past fall, attorney, author and career coach Anne Marie Segal gave a presentation to a class full of law students at DePaul University College of Law.
Tips for new lawyer advertisingBy Hannah R. LamoreDecember 2017After practicing law for a year, author Hannah Lamore offers the tips she's found useful when it comes to ethical and effective advertising.
Using your voiceBy Erin WilsonApril 2017As lawyers, we have a unique ability to use our education, voice, and reputation for the better.
What I learned about being a lawyer from being a clientBy Karen VandermeerDecember 2017Despite having spent years providing advice and counsel to clients, the author was recently on the client end of the attorney-client relationship and the experience affirmed and reshaped her understanding of client management.
What is Avvo & is it worth my time?By Vincent A. OppedisanoOctober 2017Founded in 2006, Avvo has become one of the most popular tools used by the public to research lawyers and legal services.