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Vol. 22     2015


 

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December

2015

 
 

Working Through Adversity

The President's Page By Michael J. Ori

 

The End of Term Report

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge John T. Phillips

 

Our History is Our Heritage; Now It Will Have A Home!
Lake County Bar Foundation by Melanie K. Rummel

 

New Legislation for Secretary of State Hearings and DUI Offenses

By David J. Winer

 

Changes to Section 503 of the Marriage and Dissolution Act

By Steven H. Klein

 

A Covenant Not To Compete: What Is Adequate Consideration

By Burr E. Anderson

 

Restaurant Review: Primo

By Michael Strauss

   
 

November

2015

 

Thankful

The President's Page By Michael J. Ori

 

How to Almost Guarantee Yourself a Good Day in Court

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge John T. Phillips

 

Building-Out Our New Home
Lake County Bar Foundation by Melanie K. Rummel

 

Eavesdropping in Illinois

By Stephen J. Rice

 

The Illinois Supreme Court Adds Clarity to Illinois Tort Law, Holding that Recoverable Damages for Intentional Torts Must be Foreseeable

By Jeffrey Berman

 

Justice Lawrence Inglis Reflects on the Keys to a Successful Legal Career

By Andrea Meltzer



   

October

2015

 


 

Access to Justice for a Privileged Few, is Justice Denied

The President's Page By Michael J. Ori

 

October Thoughts

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge John T. Phillips

 

Lake County Bar "Bears Down" on Halas Hall November 20th!
Lake County Bar Foundation by Melanie K. Rummel

 

On the Occasion of the 10th Anniversary of CLC's Paralegal Studies Program

By Gayle Miller

 

Paralegals and Legal Assistants, You Have Questions, Here are Answers

By Gayle Miller

 

Navigating the Currents of Timely Notice in Third Party Liability Policies-Best Practices
By Kristen Hudson


The Right to be Forgotten, Addressing the Privacy Dilemma in Arrestee Records Under the FOIA 7(C)
By Ahad Syed

 

Alex T. Rafferty, III

By Andrea Meltzer

 

Restaurant Review: Boltwood

By Michael Strauss


   
 

September

2015

 

 

Second Chances

The President's Page By Michael J. Ori

 

Labor Day 2015

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge John T. Phillips

 

Volunteers for Justice
Lake County Bar Foundation by Melanie K. Rummel

 

Recent Cases Construing Illinois Supreme Court Rule 213

By Honorable Margaret J. Mullen

 

The Fourth Amendment Is Not Violated When Police Make Objectively Reasonable Mistakes of Law:  Another Reason I Sold My Purple Lincoln Mark V With Those Really Killer Spinners

By Honorable Daniel Jasica

 

When God Is In The Prenup
By Jennifer Cunningham Beeler


A Letter of Thanks

   

August

2015

 
 

Be Calm, Relax

Take Time for Yourself

The President's Page By Michael J. Ori

 

Containing the Dragon

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge John T. Phillips

 

Those Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer
LC Bar Foundation by Melanie K. Rummel

 

Illinois Supreme Court Rejects Constitutional Challenges to Statutory Real Estate Document Recording Fees, Preserving Funding for Affordable Housing Subsidies

By Jeffrey Berman

 

Sibling Visitation, Statutory Support for Maintaining Bonds of the Modern Family Relationships

By Nancy Chausow Shafer

 

Not So Back to Basics, The Sky's the Limit
By Alan Pearlman

          

We are in Balance

In The Director's Chair By Christopher Boadt

   

July

2015

 

Diversity Training Benefits Our Members

In The Director's Chair By Christopher Boadt

 

Hate Impedes Justice

The President's Page By Michael J. Ori

 

Independence Day

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge John T. Phillips

 

The Use Of Alternative Dispute Resolution Processes In Limited Finance Cases

By Nancy Chausow Shafer

 

Roth IRA Conversions: Estate and Tax Planning Information

By David J. Gordon

 

Scanning's A Snap with the Fujitsu ScanSnap

By Alan Pearlman

 

Let's Talk Dollars and Sense

LC Bar Foundation by Melanie K. Rummel

   
 

June

2015


 

Access Granted

In The Director's Chair By Christopher Boadt

 

Smile, Maybe Even Laugh

The President's Page By Michael J. Ori

 

A Mid-Year Report

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge John T. Phillips

 

Intimate Partner Violence Reconceptualized

By Sol Rappaport

 

Bernard Winter...Still A Spring In His Step!

By Ann Buche Conroy

 

Post-Mortem Post Decree Proceedings

By Fredric Bryan Lesser

 

Latest Disciplinary Actions Show FINRA Is Serious:  About Enforcing It's New Rules Relating To Communications With The Public

 By James J. Eccleston

 

A Permanent Home for Lake County's Lawyers

LC Bar Foundation by Melanie K. Rummel

   
 

May

2015

 


 

Take A Moment To Laugh (and Learn)

In The Director's Chair By Christopher Boadt

 

A Place Of Our Own

The President's Page By Keith Grant

 

Deciding What To Say About Law Day

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge John T. Phillips

 

At The Crossroads Of Professional Responsibility And The Rules Of Evidence

By Laura D. Horner

 

Representing A Suspended Or Revoked Driver Before The Secretary Of State: Formal Administrative Hearing For Relief Pursuant To Section 6-206(a) 9, 10 or 14 Of The Illinois Vehicle Code

By Lisa L.Dunn

 

The Void Transfers To Caregiver Act: A New Tool In The Fight Against Elder Abuse

By Kathryn G. Shores

 

Understanding The Risks Of Oil Drilling Investments:  Especially In The Current Environment

By James J. Eccleston

 

Leadership Change and New Beginnings

LC Bar Foundation by Carlton R. Marcyan

   
 

APRIL

2015
       


 

Symbol Of Freedom Under Law

In The Director's Chair By Christopher Boadt

 

You Are The Difference

The President's Page By Keith Grant

 

Read It and ....

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge John T. Phillips

 

Talking In Class: A Cautionary Tale About Contact with Class Members

By Julia Titolo

 

Pet Custody In Divorce

By Lisa M. Nyuli

 

FERPA: What it is and Why It Matters In Illinois Divorce

By Stuart A. Reid and Sarah A, Kahn

 

2015 Social Security Benefits Increase Just 1.7 Percent

By Neil Good

 

Settlement Week: June 1-5, 2015

By Philip J. Glick and Randall S. Rapp

 

Spring is in the Air

LC Bar Foundation by Carlton R. Marcyan

 

   
 

MARCH

2015


 

The New Face of the LCBA

In The Director's Chair By Christopher Boadt

 

The Public Defender

The President's Page By Keith Grant

 

Making the Dean's List

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge John T. Phillips

 

Objections are an Art

By Hon. Tom Schippers

 

Twenty Questions to Ask Insurance Coverage Counsel in Business Litigation

By Jason M. Rosenthal

 

The JusticeCorps Program at the 19th Judicial Circuit Court

By Joanne Vandestreek

 

SEC Warns Investors of the Risks of Private Placements

By James J. Eccleston

 

Looking for a Few Good Men and Women

By Carlton R. Marcyan

   

February

2015

 


 
 

The Tradition Continues

In The Director's Chair By Christopher Boadt

 

President's Award Dinner

The President's Page By Keith Grant

 

The Miracle on County Street

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge John T. Phillips

 

Treatment of Bonus Income Under Illinois Dissolution Law

By Eric L. Schulman

 

Social Media and Divorce

By Gemma B. Allen and Todd M. Glassman

 

Danger Ahead: How to Anticipate and Avoid Four Common Insurance Coverage Disputes

By Paula E. Litt

 

Lens Reversal

By Hon. Elizabeth M. Rochford

 

Land of Lincoln

By Carlton R. Marcyan

   
 

January

2015

 

 

Foundation Gala Benefits Three Local Charities

By LCBF President, Carlton R. Marcyan and LCBA Director, Christopher Boadt

 

The Practice of Law is the Realization of a Very Long Quest

The President's Page By Keith Grant

 

A New Year's Resolution

The Chief Judge's Page By Chief Judge John T. Phillips

 

Consequences of Criminal Convictions on Admissibility to Canada

By Matthew Kriezelman

 

Structured Settlements:  A Win-Win Technique with Tax Benefits

By David J. Gordon

The Investigation Process of a Guardian Ad Litem/Child Representative Home Visits: A Non-Exclusive List of Things to Consider

By Robert O. Ackley, Linda Sheehan and Neal Takiff


FINRA's Latest Disciplinary Actions REveal Interesting Enforcement Efforts

By James J. Eccleston

 

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