• Justice Debate

    Lawyers Leading the Justice Debate

    This is our last post in our summer series on leadership. We looked to the past to see what it means to be a workplace leader in the footsteps of our Founding Fathers. Then we looked to the future to…
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  • 21st Century Practice

    States Step Forward on 21st Century Practice Issues

    Last week I highlighted the work of the American Bar Association and two Illinois bar associations to study and educate their boards and members about the myriad of changes affecting the practice of law. As I prepare to give a…
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  • Bar Association Leaders

    Bar Association Leaders Wanted: Bring Us Into the Future

    It is that time of the year when bar association leaders pass the gavel to new officers. The run-up to accepting the gavel often is soul-searching by the Presidents-Elect about projects or initiatives that can be the hallmark of “their…
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  • Lawyers Leading the Revolution

    Lawyers Leading the Revolution

    It’s the 4th of July. And on this Election Year Independence Day, we yet again have a lawyer running for President of the United States. The last time neither presidential candidate attended law school? The 1980 election – Jimmy Carter…
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The Future Is Now: Legal Services 2.016

A conference co-sponsored by the American Bar Association Commission on the Future of Legal Services, the Illinois State Bar Association, the Chicago Bar Association, the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois, and the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism was held…
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IL To Host Regional Meetings on Access to Justice

As we have written about before, the Illinois Access to Justice Commission has been leading the way promoting, facilitating and enhancing equal access to justice to those within the Land of Lincoln since 2012. Their latest endeavor comes in the form of statewide Regional…
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Posted by on July 25, 2016

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CBA Seeks Lawyers To Restore Faith in Justice System

In recent years, our country has loudly expressed a lack of faith in our justice and legal system. And over the past several weeks, we’ve seen anger and violence, rather than debate and discourse, take center stage in addressing injustice….
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Posted by on July 25, 2016