• New Normal Legal Profession

    The New Normal Legal Profession

    A little less than a month ago, the President of the National Conference of Bar Examiners wrote this…
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  • loyalty

    Where Did Loyalty Go?

    There’s no loyalty anymore! I’ve heard that accusation from both law firm partners and associates. But accusations don’t…
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  • Now Hiring New Lawyers

    Now Hiring: New Lawyers!

    “There are no jobs! There are no jobs! There are no jobs!” This not-so-secret mantra is repeated by…
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  • New Lawyer Mentoring

    On Becoming a “Real” Lawyer

    On November 6th, Illinois welcomed nearly 1,900 new lawyers to the ranks. I had the opportunity to attend…
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Future Law

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Whiten Legal Services’ Teeth?

What do teeth whitening and legal services have in common? According to briefs filed in the United States…
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Look North to the Future

Look North to the Future?

The Canadian Bar Association is bold. I just finished reading its in-depth report issued last month: “Futures: Transforming…
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Technology of Truth

The Technology of Truth

“Do you solemnly swear or affirm that you will tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but…
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Lawyer Spotlight

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Avanti D. Bakane: Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

My primary practice areas are Consumer Litigation and Class Action Defense. I’ve been in these practice areas for…
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Euler Bropleh Vested World LawyerSpotlight

Euler Bropleh: VestedWorld

I practiced corporate law for 6 years, focusing on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and venture capital transactions….
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Patrick Lamb Valorem Law Group Lawyer Spotlight

Patrick J. Lamb: Valorem Law Group

I am a business litigator, handling disputes for corporate clients involving B2B disputes of almost any kind, claims…
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WBAI Community Outreach Event

The Women’s Bar Association of Illinois Community Outreach Committee is hosting an event where attorneys are able to…
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Posted by on November 20, 2014

Law Division, Commercial Section Arbitration Training Seminar

Join the Chicago Bar Association on Friday, November 21, 2014 for a training seminar on Commercial Section Arbitration. The…
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Posted by on November 13, 2014

Joint Task Force on Women and Aging Meeting Nov. 13

The Joint Task Force on Women and Aging will meet tomorrow, November 13, 2014 at the Chicago Bar…
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Posted by on November 12, 2014

In Print


Why Bar Membership Is Worth the Dues – Especially for Young Lawyers

This is always the busiest time of the annual bar season. Bar associations across the state are working…
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Life After On Campus Job Interviews

For rising second-year law students throughout the country, August is On-Campus Interview month. OCI is a complex process…
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Text Messaging

Texts, Ethics and Other Thoughts on Technology

Those of us with teenage children know that “texting” is the preferred communication method of the young. But…
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