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The Docket

Vol. 23     2016

 

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December

2016

 

 
 

A Part of History

The President's Page By Donald J. Morrison

An Early Holiday Gift

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge Jorge L. Ortiz

Oh What a Night!
Lake County Bar Foundation by Melanie K. Rummel

Judge Paul Novak:  From the Penalty Box to the Bench

By Marcin Wasilewski and Ilir Sadiku

New Cannabis Law

By Judge James Simonian

 

Property Rights of Unmarried Domestic Partners

By Gary L. Schlesinger

 

Seasonal Tips for Stressed Lawyers

By Lawyers' Assistance Program

Gibson Lewis Hosts Lake High School Students for Day of Career Shadowing

             

 

"Cubs World Series Champions Memories" Photos

 

   
 

November

2016

 

 

Happy Thanksgiving to the LCBA Family

The President's Page By Donald J. Morrison

A Time to Give Thanks

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge Jorge L. Ortiz

Are You Coming to Play at the Bar Foundation's Casino Night?
Lake County Bar Foundation by Melanie K. Rummel

Loving the Art of Law

By Arielle Williams

Getting Them Out: The Gray Area Between Family Law and Landlord/Tenant Law

By Stuart A. Reid and Sarah A. Kahn

 

Carceral or Consensual? You be the Judge

By Hon. Charles D. Johnson and Jeffrey A. Berman

 

Restraurant Review:  Ad-Lib Geo Cafe

By Michael Conway

 

   

October

2016

 

 
 

Kicking Off the Lake County Driver's License Reinstatement Program

The President's Page By Donald J. Morrison

Recognizing Volunteerism

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge Jorge L. Ortiz

Do You Know When to Hold'em?
Lake County Bar Foundation by Melanie K. Rummel

Recent Cases Construing Supreme Court Rule 213

By Honorable Margaret J. Mullen

Pro Bono Experience

By David R. Ganfield

 

Dogs on a Legal Leash

By Suzanne Willett

 

Pro Bono Experience:  Is Taking on Pro Bono Work Even Possible on a Busy Schedule?

By Jacqueline A. Hughes

Restraurant Review:  Pie

By Jennifer Cunningham Beeler

 

   
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September

2016

 

 

The Time Is Now To Make A Difference!

The President's Page By Donald J. Morrison

A Special Judge and Lady: Hon. Sarah Lessman

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge Jorge L. Ortiz

Deal Me In!
Lake County Bar Foundation by Melanie K. Rummel

Even If A 'Picture Paints a Thousand Words,' Can't I Still Talk About You?: The Illinois Supreme Court Estatblishes New Rules Governing the Admissibility of Lay Opinion Identification Testimony

By Jeffrey A. Berman

Chuck Smith: A Man for All Seasons

By Stephen J. Rice

Blogs of Interest to Illinois Lawyers

By Joanne Vandestreek

Restaurant Review: Angry Crab
By Bradley L. Schencker

   
 

August

2016

 

Oh How Far We’ve Come!

The President's Page By Donald J. Morrison

Respect, Civility, and the Rule of Law

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge Jorge L. Ortiz

You Can Meet the Most Interesting People Kayaking
Lake County Bar Foundation by Melanie K. Rummel

Issues in Dividing Retirement Plans: Beyond the Basics

By Kathleen Curtin and Kevin Kane

Recognition and Enforcement of Out-of-State ‘Second Parent’ Adoption Decrees

By So Young Park

‘Once More unto the Breach, Dear Friends, Once More’: The Illinois Supreme Court Addresses Another Question Pertaining to Allocation of Burden of Proof in Criminal Matters

By Jeffrey A. Berman

Restaurant Review: Mambo Italiano
By Gary Schlesinger


   

July

2016

 

 

Every Family Needs A Home

The President's Page By Donald J. Morrison

Celebrating Summer and Freedom

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge Jorge L. Ortiz

The Bar Foundation Announces By-Law Changes and New Trustees
Lake County Bar Foundation by Melanie K. Rummel

The Status of "Equitable Parents"

By Karen A. Altman

Publication Highlights New Regulatory and Sale Practice Issues for Financial Advisors

By James J. Eccleston

Avoid Stress by Balancing Work and Home

By Jennifer J. Ashley


 

June

2016

 
 

LCBA Advocates for Access to Justice at Courthouse

The President's Page By Donald J. Morrison

Partners in Justice

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge Jorge L. Ortiz

Progress Report on the Russell V. Ray Bar Building
Lake County Bar Foundation by Melanie K. Rummel


Access to Justice Resolution

Concussions Not Limited to Football Field

By Jennifer L. Ashley


When Judges Were Judges: Theophilus W. Smith

By Hon. Raymond J. McKoski (Ret.)

More is Less (Confusion): Offer Letters-At-Will or Fixed Duration and  the Implications of Each

By Richard N. Kessler

Docket Editorial Board: Letter from the Outgoing Co-Editor of The Docket

By Michael S. Strauss


Restaurant Review:  Josh's Hot Dogs

By Michael S. Strauss


   
 

May

2016


 

Congratulations to the Lake County Bar Association

The President's Page By Michael J. Ori

Unsung Heroes Providing Access to Justice

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge Jorge L. Ortiz

Opportunities for Young and New Lawyers in Lake County and Just What Does "YOLO" Stand For?
Lake County Bar Foundation by Melanie K. Rummel

The Illinois State Bar Association's Board of Governonrs and Assemply Approve Proposed Amendment to Rule 711

By Marie K. Sarantakis

A Roadmap to Pursuing Fraudulent Transfer Actions: A.G. Cullen v. Burnham Partners, LLC

By Mark A. Van Donselaar


Gridiron Confidential: 
All You Ever Wanted To Know But Were Afraid To Ask

By Stephen J. Rice


Who Is Russell Ray?

By Gary Schlesinger

Restaurant Review:  Countyline Tavern

By Honorable Charles Johnson


 

April

2016



 
 

A Person's a Person, No Matter How Small-Dr. Seuss

The President's Page By Michael J. Ori

Judges and Early Childhood Intervention

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge Jorge L. Ortiz

Spring Cleaning for the Soul, Volunteer
Lake County Bar Foundation by Melanie K. Rummel

Improving Early Childhood Development Can Set At-Risk Kids on the Right Path

By Michael Nerheim and Sally Puleo

Abused and Neglected Delinquent Youth: A Case Study

By Marty Shaffer


Navigating the System

By Matt Tabar

Child Endangerment:  As Seen Through the Eyes of a Father, Grandfather, Law Enforcement Practitioner and Private Detective

By Harry Brown

   

March

2016

 
 

In Like A Lion, Out Like A Lamb-Or So We Hope!

The President's Page By Michael J. Ori

More Change and Signs of Spring

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge Jorge L. Ortiz

Enjoy and Support the Waukegan Arts Community!
Lake County Bar Foundation by Melanie K. Rummel

Exemptions or Affirmative Defenses: Whose Burden is it Anyway?

By Hon. James K. Simonian

Medicare Reimbursement from Personal Injury Awards

By Jacquelyn D. Melius


Second Chance Probation and the Offender Initiative Program: Time for a Dusting Off?

By Evan J. Winer

Restaurant Review:  ZumBier

By Dwayne Douglas

Build Your Business: Sponsorship Makes $ense
In The Director's Chair By Christopher Boadt


   
 

February

2016



 

Ch-Ch-Changes

The President's Page By Michael J. Ori

A Thank You and Fond Farewell

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge Jorge L. Ortiz

The Lake County Board and the Legal Community:
How Do They Interface
Lake County Bar Foundation by Melanie K. Rummel

Navigating the Abuse and Neglect System

By Megan Mack

Police Body Cameras: The New Law

By Beth Prager


Irwin Cohn

By Andrea Meltzer


Restaurant Review: Pho House

By Lori Cunningham, Laurel Thomson, Mike Pierce

TekTuesday: Quick Answers to Nagging Questions

In The Directors Chair by Christopher Boadt

   

January

2016


 
 

'Auld Lang Syne'

The President's Page By Michael J. Ori

The New Year: A Time for Change and Resolutions

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge Jorge L. Ortiz

Did You Have A Mentor?
Lake County Bar Foundation by Melanie K. Rummel

New Law will Allow Cameras In Illinois Nursing Homes

By Tara R. Devine

Jorge Ortiz:  New Lake County Chief Judge

By Hon. Alfred M. Swanson, Jr. (RET.)


Reflections on the Veteran's History Project and Our WWII Veterans's with the Vanishing Breed

By David J. Winer


What You Need to Know About the BAIID Machine
By Lisa L. Dunn


Restaurant Review: Chili U

By Jennifer Carroll, Lori Cunningham, Laurel Thomson


Lights Camera Action

In The Directors Chair By Christopher Boadt


 

 

 
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