Bar Briefs Feature Articles from 2015

Feature Articles / December 2015

 

Kommentary on a Kompendium of Kris Kringle’s Top Kases
- by Paul J. Glaser, Esq.
DUI Changes in 2016
- by Nicole Sartori, Esq.

Saving Christmas
- by Catherine D. Battista, Esq.

Holiday Stress and Family Law
- by Matt Shaw, Esq.
WARNING: Holiday Parties May Cause a Litigation Hangover 
- by Michael D. Wong, Esq.

A Brief Bibliography of the Kane County Law Library & Self Help Legal Center’s holdings on Miltary and Veterans
- by Ellen Schmid

The Odyssey Continues, Modern Case Management for the Kane County Justice Community
- by Robert Enright

Wine & Dine
- by Al Buchanan, Esq.

 

Click here to view the December 2015 Bar Briefs: DEC15BB

Feature Articles / November 2015

Skilled Nursing Care for Illinois Veterans
- by Catherine D. Battista, Esq.

Entrenched in Legal Issues at Home: Why Our Veterans Need More Local Support 
- by Shaina Simone Kalanges, Esq.

Judge Divya Sarang Appointment
- by Diana M. Law, Esq.

Steer Roast Event Photos and Sponsors

A Brief Bibliography of the Kane County Law Library & Self Help Legal Center’s holdings on Miltary and Veterans
- by Ellen Schmid

The Odyssey Continues, Modern Case Management for the Kane County Justice Community
- by Robert Enright

Publication Highlights New Regulatory and Sale Practice Issues for Financial Advisors - by James J. Eccleston, Esq.

Click here to view the November 2015 Bar Briefs: NOV15BB

Feature Articles / October 2015

Pro Bono Volunteering
- by Anthony R. Scifo, Esq.

KCBA Cares
- by Vincent C. Mancini, Esq.    

Liability Risks of Volunteers to Not-For-Profit Organizations
- by Michael D. Wong, Esq.

In the spirit of pro bono week...
- by Cynthia Lorenzo and Ellen Schmid

The Turning Point Juvenile Diversion Program, Sponsored by the Kane County Bar Foundation
- by Linda J. Williams, Turning Point Coordinator

The Odyssey Continues, Modern Case Management for the Kane County Justice Community
- by Robert Enright

NIU Reception Photos

A Brief Bibliography of the Kane County Law Library & Self Help Legal Center’s holdings on Pro Bono
- by Ellen Schmid

Click here to view the October 2015 Bar Briefs: OCT15BB

Feature Articles / September 2015

Gluten Free Labeling
- by Anthony R. Scifo, Esq.    

Wine & Dine
- by Al Buchanan, Esq.

Exculpatory Clauses: An Excuse for Negligence?
- by Carol Luisi, Paralegal

Deciphering Dalton
- by Catherine D. Battista, Esq.

Golf Outing Photos

Restaurant Advertisements - KCBA Member Opportunities

The Hungry Barristers: El Whatta?? El Molcajete!

The Odyssey Continues, Modern Case Management for the Kane County Justice Community
- by Robert Enright

A Brief Bibliography of the Kane County Law Library & Self Help Legal Center’s holdings on Restaurants
- by Ellen Schmid

Click here to view the September 2015 Bar Briefs: SEPT15BB

Feature Articles / August 2015

Stunts I Have Known and Loved - A Look Back at KCBA Public Relations Successes and Not So Successful Events
- by Paul J. Glaser

The Evolution of the Six Member Jury Trial
- by Catherine D. Battista, Esq.

Unmasking Client Pseudo-Mental Capacity    
- by Rick L. Law, Esq. and Dr. Nishad “Nick” Nadkarni

Throwback Photos

The Eleventh Hour Seminar

The Odyssey Continues, Modern Case Management for the Kane County Justice Community
- by Robert Enright

Waubonsee Community College Lawyers’ Scholarship Recipient Pursues her Dream Career

Click here to view the August 2015 Bar Briefs: AUG15BB

Feature Articles / July 2015

Introducing the new KCBA President: Gregory C. Maksimuk
- by Dean M. Frieders, Esq.

2015-2016 Kane County Bar Association Board of Managers

2015-2016 Kane County Bar Association Committee Chairs

2015-2016 Kane County Bar Foundation Board of Directors

2015 Annual Dinner Photos

2015 Award Winners: Community Service Award, Liberty Bell Award, Outstanding New Lawyer Award and Pro Bono Award

Years of Service Biographies (60 & 65 Years)

The Odyssey Continues, Modern Case Management for the Kane County Justice Community
- by Robert Enright

Click here to view the July 2015 Bar Briefs: JULY15BB

Feature Articles / June 2015

Defining Personhood under the Illinois Gender Violence Act
- by Catherine D. Battista, Esq. and Priti Nemani, Esq.    

Local Lawyers Doing Big Things

The ACLU’s Illinois Judicial Bypass Coordination Project
- by Mary F. Petruchius, Esq.

Wine & Dine
- by Al Buchanan, Esq.

Judicial Profile: Judge Christine Downs
 - by Lindsay Hatzis, Esq.

The Odyssey Continues, Modern Case Management for the Kane County Justice Community
- by Robert Enright

Click here to view the June 2015 Bar Briefs: JUNE15BB

Feature Articles / May 2015

“Let’s Play Two”: A Tale of Ernie Banks’ Estate Plans - Considerations That Will Determine Which Plan Gets the “W”
- by Faviola Carmona, Esq. and Zach Hesselbaum, Esq.    

Does Size Matter? Shareholder Litigation in Closely-Held Corporations
- by Peter J. Evans, Esq.

A Brief Bibliography of the Kane County Law Library & Self Help Legal Center’s Holdings on Sports & Recreation
- by Ellen Schmid

In Memoriam - KCBA Members Honored at the 2015 Memorial Service

The Legacy of Magna Carta
- by Honorable Thomas Dudgeon, Ret.

A Candid Interview with Associate Judge Mark A. Pheanis
- by Catherine D. Battista, Esq.

The Hungry Barrister: The Bees Knees Or A REALLY Good Friday

The Odyssey Continues, Modern Case Management for the Kane County Justice Community
- by Robert Enright 
 

Click here to view the May 2015 Bar Briefs: MAY15BB

Feature Articles / April 2015

 Affirmative Action, Then and Now
- by Julianne Gerding, Esq.

100 People: A Kane County Portrait

Holt v. Hobbs: The Compelling Interest Standard and Religious Dress and Grooming Exemptions
- by Priti Nemani, Esq.  

Immigration Reform and Diversifying Your Workforce
- by Edward N. Druck, Esq. and Tejas Shah, Esq.

KCBA Board of Managers Election Candidate Biographies

A Candid Interview with Dean Jennifer L. Rosato Perea of Northern Illinois University College of Law
- by Beverly Jones

A Brief Bibliography of the Kane County Law Library & Self Help Legal Center’s Holdings on Diversity

Judicial Profile: Judge Betsy Flood
- by Lindsay Hatzis, Esq.

Whistling Dixie Not the Smartest Trial Strategy, or Racially Sensitive, or Consistent with Due Process and Equal Protection        
- by Paul J. Glaser, Esq.

Structural Racialization, Explicit and Implicit Bias.
- by Alyson A. Grine, Esq. and Emily Coward, Esq.

The Odyssey Continues, Modern Case Management for the Kane County Justice Community
- by Robert Enright

Click here to view the April 2015 Bar Briefs: APRIL15BB

Feature Articles / March 2015

Mentoring: Strengthening a Professional Community
- by Jayne Reardon, Esq.    

My Mentors: Tips, Advice and the Story of One of My Mentors
- by Michael Wong, Esq.   

Northern Illinois University College of Law 1L Mentorship Program
- by Greg Anderson, Esq.

New Attorneys: Learning the Ropes through the Illinois Lawyer-to-Lawyer Mentoring Program
- by Dallas T. Bartz, Esq.

Taking Care of Business: Establishing Set Policies and Schedules to Audit Domestic and International Intellectual Property Portfolios as a Proactive Approach to Protecting Patent Assets
- by Brie A. Crawford, Esq.

Odyssey, Modern Case Management for the Kane County Justice Community
- by Robert Enright

The Gay Panic Defense: Statutory Intervention
- by Michael Mehlick

Monitoring Court-Ordered Sobriety Through the Use of Technology
- by Steven M. Sims, Esq.

Click here to view the April 2015 Bar Briefs: MARCH15BB

Feature Articles / February 2015

Oral Agreements in Family Law
- by Matt Shaw, Esq.

New Maintenance Law Aims for Consistency
- by Teresa A. McAdams, Esq.

Screening for Domestic Abuse in Divorce Mediation
- by Lawrence W. Lobb, Esq.

Odyssey: Modern Case Management for the Kane County Justice Community
- by Robert Enright

An Overview of the Illinois No Contact Stalking Order Act
- by Roman J. Seckel, Esq.

A Brief Bibliography of the Kane County Law Library & Self Help Legal Center’s Holdings on Family Law

Click here to view the February 2015 Bar Briefs: FEB15BB

Feature Articles / January 2015

Judicial Profile: Judge James Hallock
- by Lindsay Hatzis, Esq.

Judicial Profile: Judge DJ Tegeler
- by Lindsay Hatzis, Esq.

What the Media isn’t telling you about the Redskins Lawsuit
- by Kaylea Weiler, Esq.

Is Illinois Leaving Children Behind? The Lack of Accountability for Deaths of Illinois’ DCFS Children
- by Julianne Gerding, Esq.

Odyssey - Modern Case Management for the Kane County Justice Community
- by Robert Enright

New Year, New Employment Laws in Illinois
- by Jennifer M. Cerven, Esq.

Medical Insurance Continuation After Divorce
- by Dorothy A. Voigt, Esq.

Click here to view the January 2015 Bar Briefs: JAN15BB

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