Bar Briefs Featured Articles from 2008

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Feature Articles / December 2008

State Interlocutory Appeals: Overturning 30+ Years of Precedent - So Far
by Larry Wechter

Back to Basics: Unclaimed Funds in Your Trust Account
by Roman J. Seckel

Attorney Adventures: Treading the Boards Again
by Christine Pasko Falls

KCBA Wins Luminary Award

The Traveling Lawyer©: Baltic Delights, June ‘08 - Part Two                  
by Thomas McClow

Feature Articles / November 2008

The “Traveled On” Lawyer
by David E. Camic

Back to Basics: Handling Residential Real Estate Transactions Involving Closing Cost Credits
by Linda K. Leask

FindLaw: Three Keys to Successful Online Marketing

The Traveling Lawyer©: Baltic Delights, June ‘08 - Part One                                    
by Thomas McClow

Feature Articles / October 2008

Could the Kane County Bar Association Really be 150 Years Old?
by Larry Wechter

Immigration Options for Non-Citizen Victims of domestic Abuse
by Amber Moore

Back to Basics: Estate Planning 101
by Brian O'Connor

Beyond the Bar: Dean Frieders, Attorney and Volunteer Firefighter
by Paul J. Glaser

"No Refusal" Weekends: Do They Pass Consitutional Muster?
by Lindsay Hatzis

Feature Articles / September 2008

2008 Mid-Year Tax Planning: Eliminate Unwelcome Surprises
by Beth W. Wright

FindLaw: Marketing Your Law Firm to U.S. Hispanic Consumers

Back to Basics: An Introduction to Commercial Leases
by Burke Nihill

New VA Regulations Regarding Attorney Fees and Accreditation
by Steven C. Perlis

Feature Articles / August 2008

Judicial Profile: Five Dollar Attorney, Bio of Honorable Linda Abrahamson
by P.J. Gubbins

Back to Basics: Preparing a Child Custody Case for Trial
by Gregory C. Maksimuk

Credibility is a Key Issue When Preparing Cases in the Context of Immigration Law
by Haley C. Gould

Feature Articles / July 2008

2008-2009 KCBA President David E. Camic
by Gary Johnson

KCBA 2008-2009 Board of Directors

KCBA 2008-2009 Committee Chairs

Findlaw: Focused Marketing of Multiple Practice Areas

Rule-ing Class: Illinois Supreme Court Amends Rule governing Format of Appellate Briefs, Effective July 1st
by Paul J. Glaser

Back to Basics: Brownfields Site Remediation and Redevelopment
by Michelle L. Masoncup

Feature Articles / June 2008

KCBA Board of Manager Election Results

Back to Basics: Basic Appellate Practice
by Roman J. Seckel

Pro Bono as a Professional Responsibility: Moving Illinois' Indigent Out of the Preamble
by Jonahan J. Tofilon

In Memoriam: Honorees of the 2008 Memorial Service

The Traveling Lawyer©: A Trip in Time 1877/2007
by Thomas McClow

Feature Articles / May 2008

In Memoriam: Honorees of the 2008 Memorial Service

Findlaw: Keys to Effective ROI Measurements

Back to Basics: The ABCs of DBs and DCs
by Sheila Aiken and Michele L. Aiken

Non-Service-Connected Disability Pension: A Veteran's Benefit Every Elder Law Attorney Should Know
by Dawn M. Weekly

To Whom Does a Settlement Belong? Will v. Northwestern University and the Public Policy Behind Court-Supervised Settlement
by Ellen Craker

The Traveling Lawyer©: Iberostar Rose Hall, Jamaica '08
by Thomas McClow

Feature Articles / April 2008

"Tactical Gamesmanship" and Trial Practice: Can it be Good Advocacy?
by Patrick M. Kinnally

People v. Smith: the Notice of Appeal You File Does Make a Difference
by Paul J. Glaser

Back to Basics: Ex Parte Judgments in Traffic court
by Dean M. Frieders

Emerging Trends in Impeaching the Expert: The Admissibility of Medical Experts' Personal Practices
by Lindsay Hatzis

Controlling Precedent
by Paul J. Glaser

Feature Articles / March 2008

Findlaw: Using Search Engine Marketing to Your Advantage

Back to Basics: A Primer on Illinois Business Entities
by Brian J. O'Connor

Special Service Area in Illinois (Part 2)
by Dean M. Frieders

Controlling Precedent
by Paul J. Glaser

The Traveling Lawyer©: Excellence Playa Mujeres, Mexico 2008
by Thomas McClow

Feature Articles / February 2008

Prevailing Parties in Contract Litigation: "Who Are They?"
by Patrick M. Kinnally

Securities Regulator Makes Protection of Senior/Retiree Investors a High Priority
by James J. Eccleston

Back to Basics: Divorce and Non-Custodial Parent's Ability to Claim Dependency Exemptions
by Gregory C. Maksimuk

Special Service Area in Illinois (Part One)
by Dean M. Frieders

Controlling Precedent
by Paul J. Glaser

Feature Articles / January 2008

New Rules, Jury Instructions, Legislation and Case Law in the Area of Civil Practice: What's Happened, What's Here and What's Coming
by Patrick M. Kinnally

Findlaw: Ethics Violations to Avoid on the Law Firm Websites

Of Dictators and Philosopher Kings: Anatomy of an Emergency
by Azhar J. Minhas

Back to Basics: Making a Logo Go: The Federal Law Pertaining to copyrights, Trademarks and Service Marks
by Brie Crawford

Controlling Precedent
by Paul J. Glaser

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