Bar Briefs Feature Articles from 2018

Feature Articles / Dec/Jan 2017/2018

Advocacy from an Arm’s Length - by Jane Brennan

I am for the Child. Kane County’s Court Appointed Special
Advocacy Program - by Catherine D. Battista, Esq.

Acting as a Guardian Ad Litem in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Probate Division - by Sarah M. LeRose

Lawyering 101-The Basics - by Elizabeth Berrones Esq.

Missed Deadlines and Tech Glitches Among Risks to E-Filing to Guard Against - by Jeff Strand

Click here to view the Dec/Jan 2017/2018 Bar Briefs: DECJAN1718BB


Feature Articles / Feb 2018

Canines Making a Difference in Kane County - by Lindsay Hatzis

Beware of Cash Balance Plans That Are VEBAS - by Dorothy A. Voigt

Weightlifting for Lawyers - Book Review by Gerald Cassioppi

A Guide to Court-Annexed Mandatory Arbitration Process - by Mohammad Iqbal

Hello from Prairie State’s New Pro Bono Coordinator - by Megan Wagner

Another Crack in the Glass Ceiling - by Judge Divya K. Sarang
Click here to view the Feb 2018 Bar Briefs: FEB2018BB


Feature Articles / March 2018

Making Lawyers Who Lead - by Shannon M. Callahan, Esq.

“Chipping Away at a Promise” Pretrial Diversion Agreements and Immigration Convictions- by Patrick Kinnally, Esq.

Family Mediation: Why? A Prospective from a Family Mediator - by Otto Hurtado, Esq.

Drafting Basics: Marital Settlement Agreements - by Matt Shaw, Esq.

Click here to view the March 2018 Bar Briefs: MARCH2018BB


Feature Articles / April 2018

Hush Up About Sexual Misconduct - by Jeffrey A. Parness, Esq.

Are Young Lawyers Less Civilized? - by Marie Sarantakis, Esq.

Empowering Women for a Stronger Future - by Lindsay Sanchez, Esq.

Is Sexual Orientation Discrimination Sex Discrimination? - by Mohammad Iqbal, Esq.

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Click here to view the April 2018 Bar Briefs: APRIL2018BB


Feature Articles / May 2018

In Memoriam

The TVPRA: An Essential Protection for Unaccompanied Immigrant Children - by Hillary Richardson, Esq.

“A Profession in Crisis - Stepping up to the Plate for our
Colleagues, Recognizing, Understanding, and Referring a
Colleague in Need” - by Chelsey A. Castro, Esq.

Apparent Agent Liability:Yarbrough Makes Changes - by Becky Rodriguez, Esq. and Alonte Holliday, Esq.

Juveniles with Special Immigrant Status Achieve a Minor Victory
- by Julianne Gerding, Esq.

Click here to view the May 2018 Bar Briefs: MAY2018BB


Feature Articles / June 2018

Practice Tip When Representing Stepparents in Uncontested Adoption Cases - by Mary F. Petruchius, Esq. 

Summer Planning: Prepare for More Than a Thunderstorm - by Anna A. Dopke, Esq.

Directors Chair - by Jan Wade

Click here to view the June 2018 Bar Briefs: JUNE2018BB

 

Feature Articles / July 2018

Alice L. Sackett Assumes Presidency of the Kane County Bar Association - by Richard L. Turner Jr., Esq. 

Counseling a Client Who Will be a Fact Deposition Witness Concerning Litigation or Foreclosure Litigation in the Illinois Court System: A Guide for Outside Counsel and In-house Counsel, Part 1 - by C. John Ruddy, Esq.

Counseling a Client Who Will Be a Fact Deposition Witness - Preparing Your Client for the Deposition - by C. John Ruddy, Esq.

Referral Only Fee-Sharing Agreements: What Must Be in Writing - by Amanda J. Hamilton, Esq.

Page 40 KCBA Welcomes New Executive Director Shelle A. Young - by Lindsay A. Hatzis, Esq.

Click here to view the July 2018 Bar Briefs: JULY2018BB
 
 

Feature Articles / August 2018

Counseling a Client Who Will Be a Fact Deposition Witness Concerning Commercial Litigation or Foreclosure Litigation in the Illinois Court System: A Guide for Outside Counsel and In-House Counsel - Part 2 - by C. John Ruddy, Esq. 

Representing a Juvenile Detained in KCJC? There’s a New Club in Town - by Ellen Schmid

The Modern Approach: Using Predictive Coding in the Discovery Process of a Federal Case - by C. John Ruddy, Esq.

Immigration: 2018 - by Patrick M. Kinnally, Esq.

Click here to view the August 2018 Bar Briefs: AUG2018BB


Feature Articles / September 2018

NEWS FROM THIRD STREET - The Old Courthouse, Retirements and Judicial Assignments, Progress Report on E-Filing, and  E-Filing When Minutes Count - by Honorable James R. Murphy

Counseling a Client Who Will Be a Fact Deposition Witness Concerning Commercial Litigation or Foreclosure Litigation in the Illinois Court System: A Guide for Outside Counsel and In-House Counsel - Part 3 - by C. John Ruddy, Esq.

Presuit Discovery and Evidence Preservation in Illinois Circuit Courts - by Jeffrey A. Parness and Jessica Theodoratos

Lawyering 101 - The Basics : Mechanics Liens - by Michael R. Lucas Esq.

KCBF Children’s Waiting Room - by Ann Lobb

Click here to view the September 2018 Bar Briefs: SEPT2018BB
 
 

Feature Articles / October 2018

Revised Maintenance Statute: The Changes from Public
Act 100-0923 - by Stephen Brown, Esq.

My Experience in Washington D.C.: An Account by Carolyn D. Jansons - by Carolyn D. Jansons, Esq.

The Divorce Estate Wins a Round - by C. John Ruddy, Esq. and Matthew Zadorozny

Celebrating the 20th Anniversary, Kane County Law Library’s Family
Reading Night With the Judges - by Ellen Schmid

The Illinois Collaborative Process Act: A Positive Alternative to Litigation for Family Disputes - by Rachel Hernandez, Esq.

Click here to view the October 2018 Bar Briefs: OCT2018BB