aba lawyer retreat vail

Register Today: ABA Lawyer Retreat on October 5, 2018

Mark your calendars. This October, the American Bar Association Law Practice Division is hosting its first annual ABA Lawyer Retreat in Vail, Colorado. The day-long program is called a retreat because it is designed to help attorneys improve their personal…
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Avvo Legal Services Closes Its Doors

Last week, Avvo, the fixed-fee, limited scope legal services provider announced that it will be closing its operation. The news comes after countless lawsuits filed against the company and eight different state bar associations issued ethics opinions in the last…
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ISBA Summary Judgment Further Defines “Practice of Law”

This June, the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) won summary judgment in a lawsuit against the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) regarding whether an attorney representing a client in a property tax proceeding violates the Appraisal Act,…
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Tina Tchen

WBAI Annual Dinner: Tina Tchen and Time’s Up

The Honorable Debra B. Walker invited me to the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois Annual Dinner and installation of its incoming President, Karie Valentino. As a rising 2L at the University of Illinois College of Law and the Vice President…
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LAP Hosts Annual Training in Carbondale and Chicago

The legal profession has struggled with mental health and substance abuse issues for years. Annually, lawyers continue to top the lists of professions with the lowest quality of life when considering overall well-being. And for many lawyers and legal organizations,…
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