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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.
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 April, 2010 ISBA helped people in need of legal services find lawyers in the following areas:
  • Administrative Law - 6
  • Animal Law - 4
  • Bankruptcy - 17
  • Business Law - 25
  • Civil Disputes - 86
  • Civil Rights - 11
  • Collection - 29
  • Consumer Protection - 13
  • Contracts - 20
  • Criminal Law - 59
  • Education Law -16
  • Elder law - 6
  • Employment Law - 69
  • Estate/Probate Law - 21
  • Family - 134
  • Government Benefits -15
  • Health Law - 5
  • Immigration - 12
  • Insurance Disputes - 6
  • Intellectual Property - 6
  • Municipal Law - 8
  • Personal Injury - 82
  • Real Estate -34
  • Social Security - 13
  • Tax - 10
  • Workers Compensation – 7
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 announce a new member benefit for web design and hosting services with esqsites123.com. ESQSites123.com is a leading provider of affordable legal web site design and hosting solutions for lawyers. Using ESQSites123.com's web-based software, busy legal professionals can register their domain name and create a web site in under 10 minutes. EsqSites123.com specializes in providing solo and small firm attorneys with affordable website design and hosting solutions. Using EsqSites123.com’s web based software, attorneys are able to create and edit the content on their website using basic internet and word processing skills. Get on the web for less than $99.00. Visit www.esqsites123.com or call (619) 237-5422 to speak with a customer service professional.
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 March, 2010 ISBA helped people in need of legal services find lawyers in the following areas:
  • Administrative Law - 9
  • Animal Law - 1
  • Bankruptcy - 15
  • Business Law - 22
  • Civil Disputes - 98
  • Civil Rights - 26
  • Collection - 18
  • Consumer Protection - 17
  • Contracts - 18
  • Criminal Law -  95
  • Education Law - 19
  • Elder law - 3
  • Employment Law - 79
  • Estate/Probate Law - 22
  • Family - 157
  • Government Benefits - 23
  • Health Law - 8
  • Immigration - 6
  • Insurance Disputes - 7
  • Intellectual Property - 1
  • Municipal Law - 4
  • Personal Injury - 74
  • Real Estate - 50
  • Social Security - 19
  • Tax - 6
  • Workers Compensation - 5
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 February, ISBA helped people in need of legal services find lawyers in the following areas:
  • Administrative Law - 15
  • Animal Law - 2
  • Bankruptcy - 5
  • Business Law - 15
  • Civil Disputes - 50
  • Civil Rights - 21
  • Collection - 22
  • Consumer Protection - 17
  • Contracts - 6
  • Criminal Law - 62
  • Education Law - 8
  • Elder law - 4
  • Employment Law - 65
  • Estate/Probate Law - 23
  • Family - 108
  • Government Benefits - 13
  • Health Law - 5
  • Immigration - 6
  • Insurance Disputes - 18
  • Intellectual Property - 4
  • Miscellaneous - 2
  • Municipal Law - 1
  • Personal Injury - 76
  • Real Estate - 43
  • Social Security - 9
  • Tax - 9
  • Workers Compensation - 16
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.
Trying to find a case you remember seeing in E-Clips? No longer will you have to rummage through old copies of E-Clips to locate it. All Illinois Supreme and Appellate cases (except PLAs) and 7th Circuit cases posted in E-Clips since February 8 are being stored in a database that can be accessed as an exclusive benefit for ISBA members. The ISBA Case Digests database show the cases with the most recent decision dates first and allows ISBA members filter the results by court, criminal/civil, topic and keyword. Image of ISBA Case Digests To find the ISBA Case Digests database, go to Publications>ISBA Case Digests and log in (if you aren't already). Please let us know what you think about this brand new benefit.
You asked, and we answered! We've overhauled our entire website so that it's more user-friendly and packed with more resources. Here are just some of the changes we've made: Your section's newly redesigned homepage is now the place to start for all your legal updates. Find CLE and cases related to your practice (when available), recently published newsletter articles, and links to practice tools and other resources. Image of Section Homepage We hope you find these additions make the section homepages a useful place to see what is going on in your practice area. Find your section's homepage here.