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The Illinois State Bar Association’s Lawyer Finder Service provides referrals to local lawyers Mondays through Fridays.  The Service makes referrals in a number of areas of law.  For the month of August 2010 ISBA helped people in need of legal services find lawyers in the following areas:
  • Administrative Law - 11
  • Animal Law - 1
  • Bankruptcy - 23
  • Business Law - 11
  • Civil Disputes - 97
  • Civil Rights - 31
  • Collection - 23
  • Consumer Protection - 28
  • Contracts - 10
  • Criminal Law - 80
  • Education Law - 14
  • Elder law - 3
  • Employment Law - 138
  • Estate/Probate Law - 33
  • Family - 150
  • Government Benefits - 22
  • Health Law - 3
  • Immigration - 2
  • Insurance Disputes - 12
  • Intellectual Property - 4
  • Miscellaneous - 2
  • Municipal Law - 2
  • Personal Injury - 105
  • Real Estate - 52
  • Social Security - 23
  • Tax - 6
  • Workers Compensation - 13
These numbers do not include additional referrals made through the online Lawyer Finder service. Want to be part of the ISBA Lawyer Finder Service?  Call (800) 252-8908 and ask for the Legal Department, or visit www.illinoislawyerfinder.com Clients should call (800) 922-8757.
Dear Illinois State Bar Association Members, The 2010 Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks kick off their preseason in just a few weeks at the United Center. Come take a first look at the team for the 2010-11 season. A limited number of preseason tickets have just become available so act fast before they sell out! Take advantage of the Illinois State Bar Association ticket offer below. Availability is limited so order today! Enter the special offer code of law, and then log in or create an account. Once you complete your order, you will receive an email confirmation to print your tickets. If you have any questions or if you're looking to purchase a group of 15 or more tickets, please contact TR Johnson at (312) 455-7095, tjohnson@chicagoblackhawks.com Tickets available for the following preseason games:
  • Blackhawks vs. Detroit Red Wings – Sat., Sept 25, 7:00pm
  • Blackhawks vs. Pittsburgh Penguins – Fri., Oct 1, 7:30pm
  • Blackhawks vs. St. Louis Blues – Sun., Oct. 3, 5:00pm
To purchase your tickets to this offer, please click here.
The Illinois State Bar Association's new Career Center helps employers find qualified and professional candidates. ISBA has partnered with JobTarget, an industry leader in job board development and management to bring you an all inclusive recruiting center to help develop and grow your staff – the way you want to! The new career center at www.isba.org/careercenter offers:
  • Great candidates: Your opportunity will reach a large number of highly qualified passive and active job seekers.
  • Job broadcasting: When you post your job to the website, we'll send out e-mail alerts to all job seekers that asked to be notified about that type of job.
  • The opportunity to display your company’s profile: Create a free company profile so that job seekers can learn about your whole company.
  • Pay-per-use resume bank: Don't pay a cent until the candidate shows interest in you using our anonymous resume bank.
Visit the ISBA's Career Center today and receive a 15% discount on job postings by entering coupon code 113010 at the check-out. This offer is good through Nov. 30, 2010.
The ISBA website has a lot of useful resources for a lawyer needing a form. Back by popular demand: we have gathered Rule 213 Written Interrogatories to Parties from the Illinois Supreme Court website for the convenience of the Illinois legal profession. For our members, we have a Form Exchange where members can take a form or leave a form for others. In our links section we also have a Form Links page with even more resources.
The Illinois State Bar Association’s Lawyer Finder Service provides referrals to local lawyers Mondays through Fridays.  The Service makes referrals in a number of areas of law.  For the month of July, ISBA helped people in need of legal services find lawyers in the following areas:
  • Administrative Law - 4
  • Animal Law - 2
  • Bankruptcy - 9
  • Business Law - 10
  • Civil Disputes - 63
  • Civil Rights - 29
  • Collection - 31
  • Consumer Protection - 11
  • Contracts - 13
  • Criminal Law - 38
  • Education Law -8
  • Elder law - 4
  • Employment Law - 96
  • Estate/Probate Law -17
  • Family - 106
  • Government Benefits - 16
  • Health Law - 3
  • Immigration - 1
  • Insurance Disputes - 3
  • Intellectual Property -7
  • Miscellaneous - 1
  • Municipal Law - 4
  • Personal Injury - 72
  • Real Estate - 42
  • Social Security - 16
  • Tax - 4
  • Workers Compensation - 8
These numbers do not include additional referrals made through the online Lawyer Finder service. Want to be part of the ISBA Lawyer Finder Service?  Call (800) 252-8908 and ask for the Legal Department, or visit www.illinoislawyerfinder.com Clients should call (800) 922-8757.
The Illinois State Bar Association’s Lawyer Finder Service provides referrals to local lawyers Mondays through Fridays. The Service makes referrals in a number of areas of law. For the month of June 2010, ISBA helped people in need of legal services find lawyers in the following areas:
  • Administrative Law - 4
  • Animal Law - 2
  • Bankruptcy - 12
  • Business Law - 14
  • Civil Disputes - 69
  • Civil Rights - 24
  • Collection - 22
  • Consumer Protection - 17
  • Contracts - 9
  • Criminal Law - 69
  • Education Law -10
  • Elder law - 3
  • Employment Law - 65
  • Estate/Probate Law - 26
  • Family - 139
  • Government Benefits - 23
  • Health Law - 6
  • Immigration - 8
  • Insurance Disputes - 4
  • Intellectual Property -3
  • Miscellaneous - 6
  • Municipal Law - 13
  • Personal Injury - 85
  • Real Estate - 50
  • Social Security - 13
  • Tax - 5
  • Workers Compensation - 6
These numbers do not include additional referrals made through the online Lawyer Finder service. Want to be part of the ISBA Lawyer Finder Service?  Call 800.252-8908 and ask for the Legal Department, or visit www.illinoislawyerfinder.com Clients should call 800.922.8757.
The Illinois State Bar Association is pleased to introduce our newest partner, InterCall, to ISBA members. InterCall is one of the world's largest audio and web conferencing providers and is consistently noted by industry experts as a market leader(I). InterCall services can save your firm time and money when communicating with clients or other firms. Use conferencing services to reduce expensive otfsite visits by holding your meeting on a secure InterCall conference bridge. InterCall services are customized to the legal market and include flexible billing options, call recording and transcription services and worldwide access into your meetings. Best of all, your member pricing is a 60% discount off of InterCall' s standard pricing for toll-free audio conferencing (2). Member web conferencing rates are also extremely competitive. You pay as you go, so there are no minimum billing requirements or contracts to sign. Save your firm time and money and enroll today! Call 1-800-514-2818 from 8 AM ET - 8 PM ET or click here to enroll. Prefer more information before enrolling?
The Illinois State Bar Association’s Lawyer Finder Service provides referrals to local lawyers Mondays through Fridays.  The Service makes referrals in a number of areas of law.  For the month of May, 2010, ISBA helped people in need of legal services find lawyers in the following areas:
  • Administrative Law - 8
  • Animal Law - 2
  • Bankruptcy - 12
  • Business Law - 12
  • Civil Disputes - 56
  • Civil Rights - 18
  • Collection - 24
  • Consumer Protection - 13
  • Contracts - 11
  • Criminal Law - 65
  • Education Law - 23
  • Elder law - 4
  • Employment Law - 79
  • Estate/Probate Law - 42
  • Family - 150
  • Government Benefits - 12
  • Health Law - 3
  • Immigration - 2
  • Insurance Disputes - 6
  • Intellectual Property - 2
  • Miscellaneous - 1
  • Municipal Law - 4
  • Personal Injury - 70
  • Real Estate - 45
  • Social Security - 12
  • Tax - 11
  • Workers Compensation - 10
These numbers do not include additional referrals made through the online Lawyer Finder service. Want to be part of the ISBA Lawyer Finder Service?  Call 800.252-8908 and ask for the Legal Department, or visit www.illinoislawyerfinder.com Clients should call 800.922.8757.
The Illinois State Bar Association is pleased to introduce our newest partner, InterCall, to ISBA members. InterCall is one of the world’s largest audio and web conferencing providers and is consistently noted by industry experts as a market leader(1). InterCall services can save your firm time and money when communicating with clients or other firms. Use conferencing services to reduce expensive offsite visits by holding your meeting on a secure InterCall conference bridge. InterCall services are customized to the legal market and include flexible billing options, call recording and transcription services and worldwide access into your meetings. Best of all, your member pricing is a 60% discount off of InterCall’s standard pricing for toll-free audio conferencing (2). Member web conferencing rates are also extremely competitive.  You pay as you go, so there are no minimum billing requirements or contracts to sign.  Save your firm time and money and enroll today!  Call 1-800-514-2818 from 8 AM ET – 8 PM ET or click here to enroll.   Prefer more information before enrolling?  Send us an email at intercallinfo@1800members.com and we will send you complete pricing and a member program guide. (1) Winner – 2009 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Growth Excellence of the Year (2) Compared to audio conferencing standard rates for pay as you go option.
The 2010 Guide to Illinois Statutes for Attorneys’ Fees, which is produced by the Illinois State Bar Association, is now available and includes new and updated listings on recoverable fees; current through March 1, 2010. The new edition of this handy book lists provisions in the Illinois Compiled Statutes that authorize the court to order one party to pay the attorney fees of another.  No matter what your practice area, this book will save you time – and could save you money! In the 2010 edition you’ll also find new and updated listings on recoverable fees in Animal Safety, Credit Card Liability, the Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act, Consumer Fraud, the Freedom of Information Act, and more. The new alphabetical listing of Acts makes it even more useful. Prepared by members of the ISBA General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Section Council and edited by council member Timothy E. Duggan, it’s a guide no lawyer should be without.