• Patricia Arquette The Oscars and Women

    Reflections on the Oscars and Women

    This past Sunday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences put on its 87th Oscars (Oscars is…
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  • Professionalism

    Professionalism Begins In Law School

    As a current law student, student liaison to the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism and a legal…
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  • Interupt Gender Bias of Speaking

    Interrupt the Gender Bias of Speaking

    Stereotypically speaking, women talk a lot. Statistically speaking, men talk more – at least within professional settings. Men…
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  • Professional Responsibility CLE

    Free Online Professional Responsibility CLE

    In 2005, the Illinois Supreme Court instituted minimum continuing legal education requirements for Illinois lawyers. Concurrent with that…
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Future Law

Golden Delivery Methods

Golden New Delivery Methods

What do last month’s Golden Globe Awards, the State of the Union address and lawyers have in common?…
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E-discovery

E-discovery Is Not Just for Big Law

Some of us more seasoned attorneys remember spending long days in conference rooms sifting through boxes of musty…
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New Roles for Non-Lawyers

Serving Clients: New Roles for Non-Lawyers

It is frustrating that, in a country where just over half of law school graduates obtain full-time legal…
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Lawyer Spotlight

Brooke Starks

Brooke Didier Starks: Meyer Capel, PC

I concentrate my practice entirely on estate planning and administration – wills, trusts, probate, etc. and have been…
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Miranda.Soucie

Miranda L. Soucie: Spiros Law, P.C.

My primary practice is plaintiff’s civil litigation, and has been since graduating law school. While my practice is varied…
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Lorna Geiler: Meyer Capel, PC

I began my career working with an insurance defense firm and focused primarily on medical malpractice defense. Two…
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News

Coalition of Women’s Initiatives in Law and Katten to Host Future Law Panel Discussion

The Coalition of Women’s Initiatives in Law is partnering with Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP to host a future…
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Webmaster-Social Media Specialist Wanted

The Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism seeks a full-time Webmaster and Social Media Specialist to support its…
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Posted by on February 18, 2015

Lawyer Mentoring Programs Grow

It has been a big fortnight for mentoring orientation events!  Over the past two weeks, the following organizations…
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Posted by on February 10, 2015

In Print

Reframe fear of networking

How to Conquer Your Fear of Networking

American Bar Association Student Lawyer  Vol. 43 No. 5 In the first installment of a two-part series on…
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Justice

Creative Solutions For Access To Justice

It is frustrating that, in a country where just over half of law school graduates obtain full-time legal…
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New Lawyer Mentoring

Reflections 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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