• Professional Ethics

    Incivility and Professional Ethics

    Can lawyers properly advocate for their clients without being aggressive toward opposing counsel? Many say no—aggressiveness is part and parcel of advocacy. And over the past few decades, anyone who is in the ring with lawyers would agree that there…
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  • Lawyer Mentoring

    Lawyer Mentoring Takeaways

    This spring, Illinois welcomed over 550 new attorneys to the profession. After graduating from law school and passing the bar exam, there is no doubt that this group is well-educated and well-informed about the fundamentals of the law. However, in…
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  • Noncitizen Law Licenses

    States Grapple with Undocumented Immigrant Law Licenses

    Who can get law licenses? And who gets to decide? State supreme courts typically determine the qualifications of lawyers, issue law licenses and regulate attorney conduct. However, the legislative branches also have a say. Under federal law, public benefits, including professional licenses, cannot be extended to…
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  • Lawyer Near Me

    Search: Lawyer Near Me

    Have you ever done a lawyer near me search? Over the past two decades, the Internet has transformed how people find services—from listening to music to shopping to watching movies. It has also changed how we find lawyers and legal…
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News

Lawyer Wanted for New Professionalism Counsel Position

Lawyer wanted. Have you loved practicing law? Are you interested in pivoting, using your presentation and writing skills in a different way? Are you well-versed in the ethical rules and professional responsibilities governing lawyers, possibly because you represented people in…
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Posted by on July 30, 2015

ABA Annual Meeting CLE on Civility Compliance

This weekend, legal professionals across the country will make their way to the Windy City for the ABA Annual Meeting held in Chicago. At this week-long event, American Bar Association members will partake in EXPOs, panels, and a wide array…
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Posted by on July 30, 2015