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Past President Paul Marks, new President Elizabeth Levy and 2nd Vice President Ron Foster attend the Madison County Bar Association's election.
Past President Paul Marks, new President Elizabeth Levy and 2nd Vice President Ron Foster attend the Madison County Bar Association's election.
The Madison County Bar Association elected new officers at its Annual Meeting on May 21 at the Back Porch in Grant Fork. Elected were the Hon. Elizabeth Levine Levy (President), John Stobbs (1st Vice President), Ron Foster (2nd Vice President), Angela Donohoo (Secretary) and David Jones (Treasurer).

ISBA member Glenn Braden (second from left) of Braden Law Offices in Neoga was admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court with 37 other ISBA members on June 1. With him are his son Jonathon Braden, a law student at Northern Illinois University, ISBA President Jack Carey and his wife, Ellen.
ISBA member Glenn Braden (second from left) of Braden Law Offices in Neoga was admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court with 37 other ISBA members on June 1. With him are his son Jonathon Braden, a law student at Northern Illinois University, ISBA President Jack Carey and his wife, Ellen.
Does your firm have a presence on Facebook? Or maybe a key client's firm or business? If so, check out this article in the National Law Journal to learn about some important -- and imminent -- deadlines. Here's a quote: "Starting Saturday, at 12:01 a.m. EST, Facebook will allow an estimated 200 million users to select any 'usernames,' which can include a trademark, brand name or personal name. And if the owner hasn't registered the trademark first with Facebook, it's up for grabs."
Andrea R. Taylor of the SIU School of Law is the 2009 recipient of the ISBA Law Student Division’s Public Service Award. Read more about this impressive lawyer to be in the Southern Illinoisan.
The anticipated federal overhaul of the nation's health care system has law firms looking to add attorneys with health care expertise. Law.com has the story.