• Law School Third Year

    Law School Third Year Is Still Important

    Last year, as I was entering my second year of law school, I had an interviewer ask me…
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  • Higher Standard of Conduct

    Inspiring Higher Standard of Conduct For All

    Working at the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism tends to sensitize us Commission staffers to issues of…
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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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  • Continuing Legal Education

    Adult Learning: How Do We Learn?

    A few weeks ago, I received an invitation for a program called “Comings and Goings: The Lived Experiences…
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Future Law

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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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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Lawyer Spotlight

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Juliana Stratton: Cook County Justice for Children

My primary practice area is the field of alternative dispute resolution. I was trained as a mediator by…
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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: VestedWorld

I practiced corporate law for 6 years, focusing on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and venture capital transactions….
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News

Commission Seeks Program Coordinator

The Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism seeks a full-time Program Coordinator to support its mission of increasing…
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Posted by on December 19, 2014

Cook County Approved for Courtroom Cameras Pilot Project

In a press release dated December 16, 2014, Chief Justice Rita B. Garman of the Illinois Supreme Court…
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Posted by on December 16, 2014

Commission Seeks Communications Specialist

The Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism seeks a full-time Communications Specialist to support its mission of increasing…
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Posted by on December 12, 2014

In Print

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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Inclusion

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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