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Vol. 24     2017

 

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December

2017

 

 

Four Tenents of the Successful Practice of Law

The President's Page By Jennifer J. Howe
 

Thank You and Farewell (But not Goodbye!)

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

 

Your Foundation: Quietly Serving Our Neighbors
Lake County Bar Foundation by Jeffrey A. Berman
 

Moving Beyond the Four Corners Rule
Presented By Jeffrey A. Berman


Memories of Judge Charles (Charlie) F. Scott

By Judge Terrence J. Brady, Retired

 

Striding through the Legal System

By Nouha Ezouhri and Marco Martinez

 

 

 

   

November

2017

 

Visionary

The President's Page By Jennifer J. Howe
 

Much to be Thankful For

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

 

Thank You
Lake County Bar Foundation by Jeffrey A. Berman
 

Lincoln Comes to Waukegan
Presented By Ty Rohrer, Waukegan Historical Society


What is a Minor Modification?

By Gary L. Schlesinger

 

The Sexually Dangerous Persons Act in Illinois Provides Prosecutors with the Choice to Punish or Treat Certain Sex Offenders

By Kenneth C. Lorenz

 

How Private are a Party’s Private Mental Health
Records?

By Ari Fisz

 

 
   

 October

2017

 


October Luncheon: Illinois Lincoln

The President's Page By Jennifer J. Howe
 

Constitution Day in Lake County

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

 

Doing Our Part
Lake County Bar Foundation by Jeffrey A. Berman
 

Civil e-Filing is Definitely Coming to Lake County
By Hon. Daniel Jasica


Fear Not the Electronic Citation

By Stephen J. Rice

 

Sexual Orientation and Transgendger Identity in
the Workplace

By Lynn Himes and Parker Himes

 

Obtaining Attorney’s Fees in Voluntary Lawyer Program Cases

By Gary L. Schlesinger

 
   

 September

2017

 

Pro Bono Luncheon Honorees

The President's Page By Jennifer J. Howe
 

Kids Korner: Celebrates Caring for 50,000 Children

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

Building Community
Lake County Bar Foundation by Jeffrey A. Berman
 

Options for Options:
Understanding the Alternatives for Granting Incentive Options
By Benjamin D. Panter


Legislative History Resources and Research Tips

By Joanne Vandestreek

 

Litigating Personal Injury Claims Against Substandard Insurers

By Gary A. Newland

 
   

August

2017

 

 
 

Remodel Update: On-schedule

The President's Page By Jennifer J. Howe
 

Lake County Celebrates the Robert W. Depke Juvenile Complex Expansion

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

Justice for All
Lake County Bar Foundation by Jeffrey A. Berman
 

Communicating with Clients: Rule 1.4 of the Rules of Professional Conduct
By Raymond J. McKoski


Litigating Personal Injury Claims: The Catastrophic Claim

By Gary A. Newland

 

Successfully Tackling an Appellate Brief

By Hannah Valdez Garst

 

   
 

July

2017

 

We Make a Living by What We Do; We Make a Life by What We Give

The President's Page By Jennifer J. Howe
 

Summer is Here

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

Bit by Bit, Putting it Together...
Lake County Bar Foundation by Jeffrey A. Berman
 

Third Party Trusts in Marital Dissolution

By Fredric Bryan Lesser


A Virtual Tour Through the Ray Law Building Renovation

By Stephen J. Rice

 

The Second District Says Reasonable Suspicion Decision Didn’t Pass the Smell Test

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

 

Trends in Mediation: A Lake County Mediator’s Perspective

By Hon.Terrence J. Brady, RET.


   

June

2017

 
 

Here Comes the Sun

2016-2017 President's Page By Donald J. Morrison
 

Law Day 2017 Partners and Winners

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

Continuity Gives Us Roots; Change Gives Us Branches, Letting Us Grow and Reach New Heights
Lake County Bar Foundation by Jeffrey A. Berman
 

Avoiding the Void: People v. Castleberry Eliminates the Schism in Illinois Constitutional Doctrine Regarding Subject Matter Jurisdiction and Voidness

By Stephen J. Rice


Reform in School Discipline in Illinois: Public Act 99-0456s Impact on Education Law and Students’ Rights

By Sharon L. Falen

 

In a Potential Game Changer, the Seventh Circuit Breaks New Ground on LGBT Employment Rights

By Jeffrey A. Berman

 
   

May

2017

 

Thank You Lake County Bar Foundation: Ground has Broken for the New Home of the LCBA

The President's Page By Donald J. Morrison
 

Thanking Those Who Further the Administration of Justice

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

Thank You for the Opportunity to Serve
Lake County Bar Foundation by Melanie K. Rummel
 

People You Should Know: For the Record

By Deborah L. Goldberg


Financial Exploitation of an Elderly Person of Person with a Disability

By Jennifer J. Howe and Jeffrey P. O'Kelley

 

Making the Perfect Sandwich: Non-Competes Against Sandwich Makers in Illinois

By Matthew H. Bunn

 

   
 

April

2017

 

 

 

April is Autism Awareness Month: What is Autism
Spectrum Disorder?

The President's Page By Donald J. Morrison
 

New Court Leaders Named

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

Breaking Ground
Lake County Bar Foundation by Melanie K. Rummel
 

Of Course, You Can Hear Them Now

By Kevin K. McCormick


The First District Offers New Guidance of Contempt Proceedings

By Gary Schlesinger

 

Pot and Parenting Time: Weeding Out the Issues

By Jennifer Cunningham Beeler

 

Doing the Deed: Some Property Related Tips for Divorcing Couples     
By Adam Whiteman


   

March

2017

 

 

 

 
 

Chaos or Balance?

The President's Page By Donald J. Morrison
 

The Grande Dame of the 19th Judicial Circuit

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

Hidden Figures and Law Day; Your Foundation Donations at Work!
Lake County Bar Foundation by Melanie K. Rummel

Hidden Figures Reflections
BY Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep Students
 

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

By Jacqueline A. Hughes


The Appellate Court Crafts New Limitations on Discovery of Electronically Stored Information,
Reaffirming that Discovery Rules are Not Indifferent to Privacy Concerns

By Jeffrey A. Berman

 

Pat Salvi

By T.J. Saye

 

   
 

February

2017

 

President’s Dinner: A Night to Celebrate Role Models

The President's Page By Donald J. Morrison
 

A Shrine to Freedom

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

Working Together Works Best
Lake County Bar Foundation by Melanie K. Rummel

Income Shares: New Rules for Child Support Guidelines
BY Nancy Chausow Shafer
 

Top Ten QDRO Issues

By Dorothy A. Voights


Meet Your New Circuit Court Clerk

By Rebecca J. Whitcombe


   

January

2017

 


 
 

The Time Has Come

The President's Page By Donald J. Morrison

Happy New Year, Welcome and Thank You

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

Russel V. Ray Law Building
Lake County Bar Foundation by Melanie K. Rummel

Understanding the Role and Application of the Dead-Man's Act in Disputed Estates and Trusts

By Matthew R. Davison

Projected Post-Election Changes to Income and Estate Tax Laws

By Robert J. Kolasa


Child Support 2017 Update

By Gary L. Schlesinger


The Criminal Identification Act, Duty to Expunge and Records Review Access
By Megan Mack


 

 

 
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