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The Docket

Vol. 20     2013

 

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ARTICLES AND AUTHORS


 

December

2013

 

 

A Season for Giving

The President's Page By Steven McCollum

 

Not A New York Moment

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge Fred Foreman

 

It’s the End of the Year, Try to Enjoy it
Lake County Bar Foundation by Carlton R. Marcyan


Thankful November is Over

In the Director’s Chair by Christopher T. Boadt

 

ISBA Advisory Ethics Opinion 13-06
By Gary Schlesinger

 

Social Security Update
By Perry S. Smith Jr.

 

What is the Illinois Accountant Privilege and to Whom does it Belong:
Client or Acountant?

By Jenny McGovern

 

The Silver Divorce: How to Address Social Security Benefits in the Dissolution of Marriage

By Jennifer Cunningham Beeler

   
 

November

2013

 

 

On the Value of Attorneys

The President's Page By Steven McCollum

 

Thank You for November

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge Fred Foreman

 

An Expression of Gratitude
Lake County Bar Foundation by Carlton R. Marcyan


The Spirit of Giving

In the Director’s Chair by Christopher T. Boadt

 

Small Claims, Big Impact: Part 2
By Amy Lynn Strege

 

A Primer on the Public Record Expungement of Customer Dispute Information
By James J. Eccelston

 

Hidden Liabilities to Watch for in Divorce Settlements
By Gary F. Spahn

 

 No Joking Matter: An Overview of the IRS Tax Controversy Process
By Justin D. Scheid

 

   
 

October

2013

 

 

The Cost of Wining

The President's Page By Steven McCollum

 

Thank You for Your Service

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge Fred Foreman

 

Make No Small Plans
Lake County Bar Foundation by Carlton R. Marcyan


Planning for the Future

In the Director’s Chair by Christopher T. Boadt

 

Frozen Embroys: An Update, July 2013
By Gary Schlesinger

 

On the Origin of Associate Members in the LCBA
By Fredric Bryan Lesser

 

LCBA Clothing Drive
By Stephen M. Fabbri

 

This is a Great Time to Step Up and Volunteer! Amendments to Illinois Supreme Court Rules Expand Pro Bono Opportunities for Practitioners and Learning Opportunities for Law Students
By Linda A. Rothnagel

 

To Expunge or Seal, What Do You Do?
By Lisa Dunn

 

   
 

September

2013

 

 

 

The Panopticon Society

The President's Page By Steven McCollum

 

Midsummer Dreamers

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge Fred Foreman

 

Building Camaraderie: Exploring Strategic Direction
Lake County Bar Foundation by Carlton R. Marcyan


Celebrate Our Volunteers

In the Director’s Chair by Christopher T. Boadt

 

FINRA Reminds Firms of Their Duties: Relating to Real Estate Investment Programs
By James J. Eccleston

 

Donald T. Morrison (1928 - 2013) 
A Trial Lawyer, A Man of Action and a Man of Love

By Donald J. Morrison

 

Bifurcation of Divorce Cases
By Mark Schondorf

 

You and NSA May Have the Same Problem
By Larry Rice

 

Fit to be Tried: What Every Criminal Lawyer Should Know About Mentally Ill Defendants
By Kevin Berrill

 

   

August

2013

 


 
 

Summertime

The President's Page By Steven McCollum

 

The Third Amendment – Reunion Tour?

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge Fred Foreman

 

Looking Forward
Lake County Bar Foundation by Carlton R. Marcyan


Return of the $15 Lunch!

In the Director’s Chair by Christopher T. Boadt

 

Deferred Action: Bridging the Gap to Comprehensive Immigration Reform
By Alexis D. Martin

 

Assessment of the Proposed Electronic Filing System
By Steven McCollum

 

New Illinois Supreme Court Rules
By Gary Schlesinger

 

You and NSA May Have the Same Problem
By Larry Rice

 

Individual Retirement Account Withdrawls as ‘Income’ for Child Support Purposes? From Rogers to McGrath: Where are we now?
By Dwayne Douglas

 

Illinois Supreme Court Rule 138 and Personal Identity Information
By Gary Schlesinger


   

July

2013

 


 

 

Happy Lawyers Make for a Happy Court System

The President's Page By Steven McCollum

 

‘Let Me Take This Opportunity…’

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge Fred Foreman

 

Participation Encouraged
Lake County Bar Foundation by Carlton R. Marcyan


Benefits of Membership
In the Director’s Chair by Christopher T. Boadt

 

Regulator’s Action Against LPL Financial Underscores Risks of Investing in Non-Traded REITs

By James J. Eccleston

 

The Difficulty in Understanding and Applying Section 5/513(a)(1)
of the IMDMA

By Marc K. Schwartz and Staci Balbirer

 

Recent Case Demonstrates Potential Perils for Subcontractors Under the Mechanics Lien Act
By Mark Van Doneselaar

 

The Perils of Briefing at the Trial Court Level
By Alex Zagor


 

June

2013


 
 

Why I Decided to Become a Lawyer

The President's Page By Steven McCollum


The Executive Justice Council

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge Fred Foreman

 

Don’t Go to Work Unless it’s Fun
In the Director’s Chair by Christopher T. Boadt

 

An Interview with Judge Wallace “Wally” Dunn (Ret.)

By Amy Lynn Strege

 

Letter of Thanks to the Outgoing Co-Editor of The Docket

By Michael Strauss

 

Avoiding DIY in the Adoption and Fertility Process

By Meg Nameth Ledebuhr


Congress Debates Immigration Reform: Two Recent Policy Implementations Allow Certain Unauthorized Aliens to Receive Benefits

By Matthew kriezelman

Broker Protocol Again Revisited: Still an ‘Industry Standard’ for Employment Transitions?

By James J. Eccleston

 

   
 

May

2013


 


 

Injustice Anywhere is a Threat to Justice Everywhere

The President's Page By Marjorie Sher

 

Courthouse Security: Chapter Two

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge Fred Foreman

 

Investment Strategies
Lake County Bar Foundation by Scott B. Gibson

 

Illinois Supreme Court Ruling Creates New Ramifications for Employers and Lawyers

By Richard Kessler

 

Reforming Child Custody Evaluations

By Mark DE. Mosk, Ph.D.

 

Issues North of the Border: What Every Illinois DUI and Traffic Practitioner
Should Know About Wisconsin Laws

By Richard J.Albanese


The Incredible Shrinking Limitations Period

By Joseph R. Marconi

The Subject Matter Waiver Doctrine: Have You Used or Violated it Lately?
By Jenny McGovern

 


 

April

2013


 


 
 

Who says that Lake County is archaic?

The President's Page By Marjorie Sher

 

Courthouse Security: Chapter One

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge Fred Foreman

 

April 1, 2013 Minutes: Foundation Board of Trustees Meeting
Lake County Bar Foundation by Rick Lesser

2013 Access to Justice Awards

In The Directors Chair by Christopher T. Boadt

 

Chief Judge Annouces Competition/Panel to Name New Courthouse

By Deborah Goldberg

 

Cameras in the Courtroom Reveal Surprising Aspects of Lake County
Justice System

By Cub Reporter Steve Rice

 

Newly Elected Officals Top Plans for 2013

             By Michael Strauss

More Changes at the Courthouse!

By Rebecca Whitcombe

   

March

2013

 


 
 

If You Cannot Afford an Attorney, One will be Appointed for You

The President's Page By Marjorie Sher

 

Our Public Defenders

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge Fred Foreman

 

Our Donors Future Fundraising
Lake County Bar Foundation by Scott B. Gibson

 

Locally Focused CLE: Meeting the Needs of LCBA Members

By Christopher Boadt and Richard Kopsick

The Growing Role of the Public Defender: New Challenges – the Same Commitment

By Kat Hatch

 

Beyond the Name: Clarence Gideon Before, During and After His Famous Trial

By John Bailey

 

Devil’s Advocate

By Cynthia Pruim Haran


I Want a Real Lawyer: Indigent Criminal Defense in the Era of “Civil”
Proceedings in the Criminal Justice System

By Jeffrey Facklam and John Radosevich

 

View from the New Guy

By Damien Clark

 

Defending the Innocent/Advising an Innocent Client to Plea

By Sharmila Manak

 

The Rise of the Defender Movement: a Recollection

By Marshall Hartman

 

Have You Hugged a Sex Offender Today? Well, You Should and Here’s Why

By Kathleen McGee

 

Meddlesome Weirdo Still Employed: An Evolutionary View of the PubDef Investigations Division

By David Asma

 

So, What does a Public Defender do all Day Long?

By Joy Gossman

 

Gideon’s Children: A Brief History of the Public Defender Movement

By Keith Grant


   
 

February

2013

 


 


 

The Award Goes To.....

The President's Page By Marjorie Sher

 

The Chief Judge’s Page: Musical Chairs and Benches

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge Fred Foreman

 

2012 Year of Giving
Lake County Bar Foundation by Scott B. Gibson

 

Working Together to Build a Strong Legal Community

In The Directors Chair by Christopher Boadt

Testamentary Capacity

By Fredric Bryan Lesser

 

They’re All Crazy in Hollywood: Assessing Fitness to Stand Trial
Using Diagnostic Examples from Hollywood Films

By Keith Grant

 

What Attorneys and Judges Should Know About Mental Illness

By Dr. David Finn


How Do You Get to Elgin (Mental Health Center)?: Practice, Practice, Practice

By Keith Grant

 

The Mental Health Confidentiality Act: Why You Can’t Drive 65
By Stephen J. Rice

   

January

2013


 
 

'What Can You Do In Your Pajamas?

The President's Page By Marjorie Sher

 

A Season for Celebration and Resolution

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge Fred Foreman

 

Preserving and Growing Our Endowment
Lake County Bar Foundation by Scott B. Gibson

 

The Docket Turns 20

By Rebecca Whitcombe and Michael Strauss

 

Docket History:

 

The Lake County Bar Association

 

The Legal Profession

 

The People

 

Changes at the Courthouse

 

The Times, They Are A-Changin'


 

 

 
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