Lawyer Spotlight

Carol Casey: Office of the Cook County Public Guardian I currently supervise the Public Guardian’s ...
Joshua G. Vincent: Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP My primary practice area is in appeals and has been ...

Profiles in Professionalism

Thomas Fitzgerald Champion of Process As he humbly recounts his heroic accomplishments of cleaning up...
Ilana Rovner Civility in the Legal Profession Judge Ilana Rovner discusses the importance of civility...
Ann Claire Williams Advice for Lawyers There is only so little time in a young lawyer’s work sc...

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Future Law

The Startup Legal Profession The legal industry has been disrupted, permanently. The law is no longer the provenance of those with law degrees. Technology has instead created opportunities for...
About the Process “If you can’t describe what you are doing as a process, you don’t know what you are doing.”     ~W. Edwards Deming Excellent legal...
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News

ISBA Honors Paula Holderman On Thursday, July 17, the Illinois State Bar Foundation and  Association honored 2013-2014 president Paula Holderman at the ISBA offices in Chicago.  The traditional roast of the outgoing president...
Register Now For Race Judicata 2014 Race Judicata 2014 is a 5K Run-Walk benefit event to support the Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation. This 20th anniversary run will be held on September 4th at Grant Park. ...
Reminder: Healthy Lawyer Series Starts July 17 The Chicago Bar Association Health & Wellness Series from the Law Practice Management & Technology Division’s “Healthy Lawyer” series starts tomorrow, July 17 with “Surviving Your Legal Career and...

In Print

“Are you tired of people complaining about millennials?” That question was met with a hearty, “Yes!” at the recent...
Lawyers generally agree that mentoring for new lawyers is more important than ever.  Today’s challenging job market, the ever-increasing...
We here at the Commission frequently discuss technology and how it has transformed the practice of law. For our...