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...

Civility

Future Law

The Technology of Truth “Do you solemnly swear or affirm that you will tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, so help you God?” Have...
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...
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News

Join ISBA & Women Employed for the Anita Hill Film Screening On August 5 at 5:00 p.m. at Corboy Law Center (25 E. Pearson St., Chicago), the ISBA Standing Committee on Women and the Law will co-sponsor a screening of...
ISBA President Outlines Three Initiatives NIU Law alumnus Richard D. Felice (’79) was installed as President of the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) at the organization’s Annual Meeting on Friday, June 20 at the...
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...

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...