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November/

 

December

 

2019

 

 

Are we Having Fun Yet?

Presidents Page By Stephen J. Rice

 

Kind's Korner - 25th Anniversary

Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge Jay W. Ukena

 

Thank You to the Veterans

Bar Foundation By Nicholas A. Riewer

 

Domestic Violence

By Michael S. Strauss

 

The Mathematics of Addictiion & Co-Dependency

ByJoe Scally, M.A., J.D.

 

Wayne Flanigan's Legacy

By Rebecca J. Whitcombe

 

Are All Lost Causes - Really Lost Causes?

By Hercules Paul Zagoras



 

October

 

2019

 

 

A Reason to Join, a Reason to Participate

Presidents Page By Stephen J. Rice

 

Recreational Marijuana Goes on Sale January 1st and Dispensaries are Getting Ready

Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge Jay W. Ukena

 

Here They Come

Bar Foundation By Nicholas A. Riewer

 

A Grand, Tactical Illusion or a Litigation Pitfall?  Only time will Tell

By Jeffrey Berman

 

Succession Planning and the Coming Senior Tsunami

By John Cesario

 

Fear and Loathing in Waukegan

By Michael S. Strauss

 

Unlocking the Mysteries of the Gridiron

By A Charming Docket Journalist

 

2nd Annual Chili Cook-Off

By Karissa Anderson and John Joanem



 

 September

 

2019

 

This Story About the Vietnam War is Brought to You by Your Bar Foundation

The Presidents Page By: Stephen J. Rice

 

Short History of Ravinia

The Chief Judge's Page By: Chief Judge Jay W. Ukena

 

A Little Help Please

Bar Foundation By: Nicholas A. Riewer

 

Alateen - Recovery for the Whole Family

By: Kevin M. Kelly

 

Understanding and Defeating Privilege Claims Under the Illinois Medical Studies Act

By: Michael Viglione

 

May a Guardian ad Litem Under then Illinois Marriage and Dissolution Act File Pleadings?

By: Gary L. Schlesinger



August

 

2019

 

Should We? Shouldn't We?

The Presidents Page By: Stephen J. Rice

 

Understanding Hiroshima and Nagasaki 74 Years Later

The Chief Judge's Page By: Chief Judge Jay W. Ukena

 

Viva Mexico

Bar Foundation By: Nicholas A. Riewer

 

An "Extreme" Surprise for Insurers?

By: Jeffrey A. Berman

 

Title IX at Forty-Seven: A Brother's Reflections on an Olympic Gymnast, a Track Pioneer, and a Nike Executive.

By: John E. Thies

 

Bring Ray Home!

By: Ty Rohrer

 

What Can You Buy for $10?

By: Tony Pacione, LCSW,CADC



 

 July

 

2019

 

Chasing One Rabbit

The Presidents Page By: Stephen J. Rice

 

The Unsung Hero who Financed the American Revolution

The Chief Judge's Page By: Chief Judge Jay W. Ukena

 

A Personal Invitation to Over 900 of My Closest Friends

Bar Foundation By: Nicholas A. Riewer

 

 

Expanding Your Family Law Toolkit: The New Illinois Firearms Restraining Order Act

By: Stuart A. Reid

 

Ooh, Ooh That Smell... Can't You Smell that Smell?

By: Hon. Charles D. Johnson

 

Even in the Clerk's Office, Change is the Only Constant

By: Erin Cartwright Weinstein

 

Special Needs Consideration in Divorce

By: Micki Moran

   

June

 

2019

 

Stephen Rice: Who's This Guy?

Presidents Page By: Stephen J. Rice.

 

Enjoy Lake County

The Chief Judges Page By: Chief Judge Jay W. Ukena

 

Thank you to our Bar President: Focus on our Purpose and Lead by Example

Bar Foundation By: Nicholas A. Riewer

 

Caveat Emptor: Illinois Insurance Buyers, Beware!

By: Jeffrey A. Berman

 

The Credibility of Blue and the Code of Silence

By: Mark Curran

 

The Ins and Outs of Nunc Pro Tunc

By: Justice Mary S. Schostok

 

Book Review: The Lawyer's Light, Daily Mediations for Growth and Recovery

By: Dawn M. Rose, JD,CHHR

   

 

May

 

2019

 

 

The Real Life Program

Presidents Page By: Brian J. Lewis

 

May Day - A Tale of Two Holidays

The Chief Judges Page By: Chief Judge Jay W. Ukena

 

Transition - The Process or a Period of Changing From one State to Another

Bar Foundation By: Jeffrey A. Berman

 

Promoting Access to Justice Among Self Represented Litigants

By Deanna Hoyt

 

Child Inclusive Mediation

By: Linda Sheehan

 

Drug - Dogs Sniffs from Common Hallways of Multi-Unit Dwellings are now Fourth Amendment Searches

By: Ruth Lofthouse

   

 

 April

 

2019

 

South Entrance Reopened!

Presidents Page By: Brian J. Lewis

 

Excepts from the Chief Judges February. 5, 2019 State of the Courts Address:

The Chief Judge's Page By: Chief Judge Jay W. Ukena

 

Foundation Funding Outside the Box

Bar Foundation By: Jeffrey A. Berman


Court Announces New Process to Select Next Associate Judge

 

Prairie State Adopts New Name and Fundraisers

Millennial Criminal Court Tower

   

 

March

 

2019

 

 

LCBA's Ombudsperson Program

President's Page By: Brian J.Lewis

 

St. Patrick's Day

The Chief Judge's Page By: Chief Judge Jay W. Ukena

 

Give in to your Instinct to be Generous

Bar Foundation By: Jeffrey A. Berman

 

What is PMBR and does it Relate to YOU?

By: Christine P. Anderson

 

"I'll Give you my Gun when you Pry it from my cold Dead Hands"... or if you Obtain a Firearms Restraining Order from an Illinois Circuit Court Judge

By: Hon. Daniel Jasica

 

Lawyers in The Classroom - A Call for Volunteers

By: Timothy Rout

   

 

February

 

2019

 

A momentous Time in America's History

Presidents Page By: Brian Lewis

 

Be My Valentine

The Chief Judge's Page By: Hon. Jay W. Ukena

 

The Foundation is Looking Forward to a  Philanthropic 2019!

Bar Foundation By: Jeffrey  A. Berman

 

The Ink can Speak.  But does it Really Testify? Perhaps not.

By: Jeffrey A. Berman

 

Give Back and Give Local

By: Tiffany Alexander

 

Courts Interpret 4th Amendment Protection to Extend to Vehicles Parked in Driveways & Apartment Doorways

By: Megan Mack

 

   

 

January

 

2019

 

My Hope For This Year

President's Page By: Brain J. Lewis

 

The New Year

The Chief Judge's Page By: Hon. Jay W. Ukena

 

A Fresh Start, and an Opportunity, in a New Year

Bar Foundation By: Jeffrey A. Berman

 

An Offer We Must Refuse

By: Adam Whiteman

 

What You and Your Clients Need to Know About Tax Planning and Tax Preparation

By: Wayne Silverman

 

"I've Seen the Needle and the Damage Done.'

-Neil Young

By: Hon. Charles D. Johnson

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