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The Docket 2014

The Docket

Vol. 21     2014

 

 

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   ARTICLES AND AUTHORS
 
       

December 2014

  


 

A Time of Introspection and Reflection

The President's Page By Keith C. Grant

 

May Your Days Be Merry and Bright

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge John T. Phillips

 

Gala Recap and Happy Holidays
LC Bar Foundation by Carlton R. Marcyan

 

The Role of the Parenting Coordinator
By Rebecca J. Whitcombe


What's Up with My Lake County Case? Now There's an App for That!
By Stephen J. Rice


Advancing the Trend:  The Second District Confirms the Class Plaintiffs' Rights are "Safe" from Conditional Pick-Off Tactics
By Jeffrey Berman

Association of Family and Conciliatory Courts Comes to Illinois
By Linda Sheehan

 

Expungement Relief for Advisers Keeps Broker Check in Check
By James Eccleston

 

LCBA President Administered Oath of Unity

In The Director's Chair by Christopher Boadt

 
       

November 2014

 

 



   

Choose to Gather with Us

The President's Page By Keith C. Grant

 

Fall Honors

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge John T. Phillips

 

Your Support Is Already Making A Difference
LC Bar Foundation by Carlton R. Marcyan

 

The Constitution

By Keith C. Grant

 

Recent Cases Construing SCR 213

By Hon. Margaret Mullen

 

Dissecting Affidavits Under Supreme Court rule 191(a)
By Matthew R. Davidson

Earlywine Failed to Define ‘Available Funds’ in Section 5/501 of the Dissolution Act
By Mary Leukam


Expungement Relief for Advisers Keeps BrokerCheck in Check
By James Eccleston

          

The Value of Team

In The Director's Chair By Christopher Boadt

 
       

October 2014

  


   

Capture the Present as the History for Tomorrow

The President's Page By Keith C. Grant

 

Leaving A Mark

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge John T. Phillips

 

Age of Aquarius Dinner Dance Benefiting Three Lake County Charities
LC Bar Foundation by Carlton R. Marcyan

 

Three Presidents, One Office, and a Shared Vision: LCBA The A’s Not for App, But it’s Still a Lake County Lawyer’s Best Social Network

By Stephen J. Rice

 

Conflict, What Conflict? The Illinois Supreme Court Recently Held in a Groundbreaking Decision that Federal Predications of State Law are Insufficient to Create a Conflict of Law

By Jeffrey Berman and David Oppenheim

 

A Primer on the New Maintenance Statute
By Sade Ojediran

Long-Term Care and Asset Protection: Medicare, Medicaid and Private Insurance
By David J. Gordon and Kirsten H. Gordon


Free Coffee: There's No Catch

In The Director's Chair By Christopher Boadt

 
       

September 2014

 

 


   

Gearing Up For Fall

The President's Page By Keith C. Grant

 

Making A Difference

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge John T. Phillips

 

Recognizing A Major Source of Funding
LC Bar Foundation by Carlton R. Marcyan

 

Foreclosure Mediation is Now Available in Many Parts of Illinois

By Honorable Michael S. Jordan

 

The Second District Provides a Clear Warning: Seemingly Anonymous On-line Posting Might not be Quite so Anonymous Anymore

By Jeffrey Berman

 

Can Child Support be Awarded to a Non-Custodial Parent?
By Michael S. Strauss

SEC Announces Investment Protection Priorities
By James J. Eccleston


Lake County to Benefit from JusticeCorps Program

In The Director's Chair By Christopher Boadt

 
       

August 2014

 

 


   

Moving Forward

The President's Page By Keith C. Grant

 

'I Thank My Lucky Stars'

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge John T. Phillips

 

With A Little Help From Our Friends
LC Bar Foundation by Carlton R. Marcyan

 

Avoiding Malpractice Under the New Estate Tax Portability Rules

By Robert J. Kolasa

 

SEC Issues Risk Alert for Conducting Due Diligence on Alternative Investments

By James J. Eccleston

 

Financial Planning in Divorce Negotiations
By David J. Gordon

Protocol for Broker Recruiting Trumped in Interesting Arbitration Award
By James J. Eccleston


Join Me to Represent the LCBA

In The Director's Chair By Christopher Boadt

 
       

July 2014

 

 

 


   

I Belong...

The President's Page By Keith C. Grant

 

Time Passages

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge John T. Phillips

 

Make Your Summer Fun and Begin Planning Your Own Financial Future
LC Bar Foundation by Carlton R. Marcyan

 

Out After Dark: The Federal Circuit Court Split Over Juvenile Curfew Laws

By Ahad Syed

 

The Pursuit: Why the NLRB’s Northwestern Decision will not End the NCAA

By Diana C. Taylor

 

A Practitioner’s Guide to Problems Solved, Problems Created, and Emerging Issues in the use of Voluntary Acknowledgments of Paternity
By Helen Sigman

Special Needs Trusts: Enhancing Quality of Life, While Preserving Eligibility for Government Benefits
By David J. Gordon and Kirsten H. Gordon


 
       

June 2014

 

 


   

What it Means to Belong to the LCBA

The President's Page By Keith C. Grant

 

The Liberty Bell Award

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge John T. Phillips

 

Condo in Cabo
LC Bar Foundation by Carlton R. Marcyan

 

Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) Have Come to Illinois

By Thomas A. Pasquesi

 

Record Retention and Proper Document and Data Disposal for Illinois Lawyers

By Stacy Baygood Streur

 

Guilty of Driving While License Suspended Even if Suspension is Rescinded
By Lisa L. Dunn

FINRAs Quarterly Disciplinary Review Outlines Regulatory Violations
By James J. Eccleston


LCBA Members Show 'Michael Matters'

 

Will You Work for Food?

In The Director's Chair By Christopher Boadt

 
       
 May 2014



 

Building a Vibrant and Successful Legal Community

The President's Page By Steven McCollum

 

Law Day USA 2014

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge John T. Phillips

 

Revisiting Our Purpose
LC Bar Foundation by Carlton R. Marcyan

 

Deception is Reality
By Mario R. Ventrelli and Neal Simon


Top Gavel
By Norman R. Werth

Limited Scope Representation and Unbundling of Legal Services
By Joy C. Fitzgerald

Attorney Courthouse Access Pass Letter

By Donald J. Morrison

 

LCBA Kicks Off Summer with Life Saving Class

In The Director's Chair By Christopher Boadt


 
       
April 2014



 

Enhancing Courthouse Security and Access

The President's Page By Steven McCollum

 

Not 'The Winter of Our Discontent...'

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge John T. Phillips

 

Spring
LC Bar Foundation by Carlton R. Marcyan

 

"Day in the Life": Video and Related Evidentiary Issues
By Scott B. Gibson & Gera-Lind Kolarik


Equitable Adoptions
By Michael S. Strauss & Thomas T. Field

Thanks for Your Service, But Your Job is Gone!
USERRA: What Every Firm Needs to Know
By Daniel Sean Patrick Lacy

FINRA Provides Additional Guidance for Financial Service Firms to Comply with New Suitability Rule

By James Eccleston


Changes to Courthouse Access

In The Director's Chair By Christopher Boadt


 
       
 March 2014


 

Much Ado About March

The President's Page By Steven McCollum

 

Legal Education

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge John T. Phillips

 

The Wearing of the Green
LC Bar Foundation by Carlton R. Marcyan


Secretary of State Hearings for Illinois Residents with an Out-of-State DUI
By David J. Winer

Social Minefield:  How Can I Avoid Getting Hit
By Daniel Sean Patrick Lacy

Marriage Rights After DOMA
By David J. Gordon

Securities Industry Continuing Education Program Reveals Investor Protection Priorities
By James Eccleston

 

A Wildly Good Time

In The Director's Chair By Christopher Boadt


 
       

 February 2014

 

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Laugh, Chat, Sing

The President's Page By Steven McCollum

 

It's Showtime

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge John T. Phillips

 

The Month of Love
LC Bar Foundation by Carlton R. Marcyan


Lake County’s ‘Superman’ Retires
By Tracy M. Poulakidas

Fairness and Child Sex Offenders
By Kathleen McGee

WordRake: How Does Your Document Garden Grow?
By Alan Pearlman

Ruling May Level Assessment Collection Playing Field: Second District Appellate Court
By Jordan M. Cramer

 

Extended Media Coverage in Illinois Courts: One Guy’s View
By Keith Grant

 

A Wildly Good Time

In The Director's Chair By Christopher Boadt

 
       

January 2016

 

 


   

Hail to the Chief

The President's Page By Steven McCollum

 

Turning the Page

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge Fred Foreman

 

New CLE Fee Rule Prompts Statewide Response Letter

 

Starting the New Year with a Bang
LC Bar Foundation by Carlton R. Marcyan


Prairie State Mainstay Retires After 26 Years
By Ann Buche Conroy

 

In Memoriam:  F. James Lumber

 
Understanding the Basic Risks Associated with Oil and Gas Drilling Investments
By James Eccleston

Workshare does its Share to Secure Your Law Office Documents!
By Alan Pearlman


Fishing in the Sea of Section 1983
By Stephen J. Rice

 

Extended Media Coverage in Illinois Courts: One Guy’s View
By Keith Grant

 

Strength in Numbers, State and Local Bar Associations Join Forces

In The Director's Chair By Christopher Boadt

 
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