The Journal of The DuPage County Bar Association

 

DCBA BRIEF MAGAZINE

Articles Published in 1996

January, 1996 Page
One Reader’s Opinion: Encouraging Responsible Behavior and the Bet Interest of Our Children
by Honorable Donald J. Hennessy
4
Judicial Practice Tips: Domestic Relations: How to Avoid the Wrath of the Court
by Honorable C. Stanley Austin
10
Judicial Pratice Tips: Conflicts Between Juvenile Court and Divorce Court Orders
by Honorable Robert J. Anderson
13
Professional Responsibility: Rules of Professional Conduct Governing Non-Lawyer Assistants
by James F. McCluskey and Jennifer L. Bleuel
16
Legal Aid Update
by Sarah L. Poeppel
18
Counsel, Are You Ready for Trial? the DCBA's Second Annual Trial Advocacy Workshop
by Brian McKillip
20
Nottage v. Jeka: The Present Status of Attorney's Fees in Divorce Cases in DuPage County
by William I. Ferguson
22
A Primer on Handling a Divorce Case in DuPage County
by Michael H. Kenny
26
A Primer on the Court Order Marita Conciliation Program in DuPage County
by Neal W. Cerne and Susan E. Creel
30
A Primer on Visitation in DuPage County: Suggested Settlement Agreement
Considerations and Provisions
by M. Therese Fawell and Robert B. Shapiro, Ph.D.
34
Sister Louise: Child Support Troubleshooter
by John J. Pcolinski, Jr.
40
   
February, 1996  
One Reader’s Opinion: Keeping the News Honest
by Joseph Sjostrom
4
Judicial Practice Tips: Appearance and Motion Practice
by Honorable John W. Darrah
10
Professional Responsibility: Representing a Client Under a Disability
by James F. McCluskey and Jennifer L. Bleuel
12
Professional Responsibility: Successfully Maintaining High Ethical Standards in the Field of Estate Planning
by Alice M. Wood
14
Leal Aid Update
by James L. Reichardt
16
Recent Guardianship Amendments to the Probate Act Concerning Disabled Adults
by Rebecca J. O'Neill
18
Implementation of and Substitutes for Advance Medial Directives
by Heinz Brisske
24
The Case for Inter Vivos Will Deposits
by Cynthia Hayes Hutchins
30
A Primer on Estate Administration
by Patricia L. Hatfield
33
Changes-New and Proposed-in the Federal Rules of Procedure
by Don R. Sampen
36
   
March, 1996  
Judicial Practice Tips: An InTROduction to TRO’s
by Honorable Bonnie M. Wheaton
14
Professional Responsibility: Keeping the Wolves at Bay
by James F. McCluskey and Jennifer L. Bleuel
22
Legal Aid Update: A Short, Early History of Legal Aid Services in DuPage County - Part 1
by Brenda M. Carroll
24
Illinois Appellate Court, Second District 1995 Term Cases of Significance to Practitioners
by Robert D. McLaren and Allyson Harris-Martin
26
DCBA Brief Candidates Forum 32
Bar Association Recommendations 32
Common Errors That get Candidates Knocked off the Ballot
by Keri-Lyn J. Krafthefer
54
Disclosure of Compaign Contributions and Expenditures
by John A. Pleviak
64
Post Election Contests
by Michael C. Wiedel
68
Justice John L. Nickels: An American Profile 70
   
April, 1996  
Judicial Practice Tips: Judicial Use of Computer Technology in the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit
by Honorable Kenneth A. Abraham
10
Judicial Profile: Honorable Michael R. Galasso, Chief Judge 12
Professional Responsibility: Knights, Honor and the Practice of Law
by Honorable Wiley E. Edmonson
14
Legal Aid Update
by Brenda A. Carroll
16
Worker's Compensation Review 1995 Term Cases of Significance to Practitioners
by Judge Michael J. Colwell
17
Lawyer Advertising Via Targeted Direct Mailings
by Peggy M. Raddatz
24
Free On-Line Illinois Case Law on the Internet
by Eric J. Lieberman
26
Safe Harbor: The Proposed Children's Waiting Room in the DuPage Judicial Center
by Angela Imbierowicz
28
Evidence: Why the Illinois Supreme Court Should Uphold the Frye Standard for the Admission of Expert Scientific Testimony
by Stephen W. Baker
30
Joel A. Kagen...21st Century Renaissance Man 34
   
May, 1996  
One Reader’s Opinion: Restoring Civility and Professionalism to the Practice of Real Estate Law
by Robert V. Borla
4
Judicial Practice: The Text of United States Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist’s Speech on April 9, 1996 Concerning the Political Pressure on Judicial
Independence
14
Judicial Profile: Honorable Judge - Law Division
by June C. Acton and Augusta R. Clarke
16
Professional Responsibility: Behavior in the Courtroom
by Honorable Cry B. Pierce and James F. McCluskey
17
Legal Aid Update: The Importance of Access to the Civil Courts
by Jayne A. Durham
18
Reverse Mortgages - How Real Estate Practitioners Can Assist Their Clients With Retirement Planning
by Celeste M. Hammond
19
I.R.C. Section 1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges: How Real Estate Practitioners Can Save Money For Their Clients Through Tax Deferral
by Martin S. Edwards
22
Residential Plats of Survey: How Real Estate Practitioners Can Save Their Clients Time and Money At Closing
by Richard F. Bales
25
Power of Attorney: A Tool to Improve Client Service
by Robert V. Schaller
27
Recent Changes to the Standard DuPage County Residential Sales Contract
by Joseph R. Fortunato, Jr.
29
A Comparison of Standard Residential Sales Contracts in the Chicago Metropolitan Area
by Mark J. Stauber
32
Ten Questions You Always Want to Ask About Deending a Mortgage Foreclosure
by Samuel H. Levine
36
   
June, 1996  
Judicial Practice: Standard Interrogatories Under Supreme Court Rule 213(j) 10
Judicial Profile: Honorable Robert E. Byrne, Presiding Judge, Chancery Division 16
Professional Responsibility: An Ounce of Prevention
by Roger Kevin O’Reilly and Molly M. O’Reilly
18
Legal AidUpdate: Whither Legal Services?
by Eliot Abarbanel
20
Some Comments About Justice Heiple and Personal Attacks of the Judiciary
by Steven B. Levy
22
The Mediation Process in Civil Cases
by Judge Ann B. Jorgensen
28
Circuit Court Mediators 33
18th Judicial Court Mediation Rules 35
Mediation Orders 38
Neither Admit nor Deny: Your Client CAN Punt in Juvenile Court
by Anna J. Notation-Rhoads
42
   
July/August, 1996  
Judicial Practice Tips: Mediation Procedures
by Anne V. Swanson
18
Judicial Profile: Honorable Perry R. Thompson, Presiding Judge, Misdemeanor/Traffic Divsion 20
Professional Responsibility - Reaching Out For Help: Attorneys in Need of Counseling and How We Can Help
by James F. McCluskey and Jennifer L. Bleuel
22
Legal Aid Update
by Sarah L. Poeppel
24
Limited Liability Companies and Limited Liability Partnerships
by William A. Price
26
The Family Limited Partnership
by Heinz J. Brisske
31
The Family and Medical Leave Act-Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
by James S. Barber
34
Negotiating and Drafting an Effective Asset Purchase Agreement
by Michael A. O'Brien
37
Protecting Confidential Business Information From Unfair Competition
by Jacqueline W. Vlaming
40
Advising the Small Business Client About Selecting, Protecting and Selling a Business Name
by Mark W. Daniels
42
Nottage: A Review of the Reversal by the Illinois Supreme Court
by Martha Norman
44
   
September, 1996  
Judicial Practice Tips: Detention Hearings In Juvenile Court
by Honorable Michael J. Burke
14
Judicial Profile: Honorable Ronald E. Mehling, Presiding Judge - Felony Division 16
Professional Responsibility: Supreme Court Rules 222 and 237
by Aldo E. Botti
18
Legal Aid Update: Brenda Carroll - Someone You Should Know
by John J. Pcolinski, Jr.
20
Fitness to Stand Trial
by Judge Peter J. Dockery
22
Unfit Defendants and the Role of the Discharge Hearing
by Judge Nicholas J. Galasso
24
Tips for the Practitioner in Handling Mental Health Cases
by Judge Robert E. Byrne, Augusta R. Clark & Thomas G. Massouras
26
The Optimum Utilization of Psychiatric Expertise
by Syed I. Ali, M.D.
30
   
October, 1996  
Judicial Practice and Tips: Long Arm Jurisdiction - Part I, Transacting Business
by Honorable Elizabeth W. Sexton
12
Judicial Profile: Honorable Richard Lucas, Law Division 16
Professional Responsibility: Conveying Settlement Offers to Clients
by James F. McCluskey and Jennifer L. Bleuel
18
Legal Aid Update: IOLTA Honor Roll Banks 20
DCBA Online: Current Law Tech For Practitioners 21
U.S. Supreme Court-1995 Term Cases of Significance to Local Practitioners
by Leonard B. Mandell
22
ERISA-Application to Liens: A Suggested Pattern of Analysis
by Judge Edward R. Duncan
28
Illinois Supreme Court: ERISA Doesn't Preempt Common Fund Doctrine
by Judge Edward R. Duncan
32
Mediation: A Fair and Efficient Alternative to Trial
by Lynn P. Cohn
40
The Abolishment of Joint Liability and its Effect on the Right of Contribution
by John J. Kohnke
44
Contribution: Still Viable After Tort Reform?
by Elizabeth J. Boddy
48
Spoilation of Evidence in Civil Cases
by Alfred A. Spitzzeri
52
Justice Mary Ann G. McMorrow, Illinois Supreme Court 56
   
November, 1996  
Judicial Practice Tips: Modification of Joint Parenting Agreement
by Honorable Terence M. Sheen
14
Judicial Profile: Honorable Robert J, Anderson, Presiding Judge, Domestic Relations Division 24
Professional Responsibility: Litigation Strategy: Errors in Judgment
by Kathleen H. Goor
26
Legal Aid Update: Qualifying for Legal Aid Services
by Brenda Carroll
29
DCBA Online: Current Law Tech For Practitioners 30
A Summary of the Report and Recommendations of the Commission to Evaluate the DuPage County Conciliation Program
by Martha Norman
32
Stock Options: A Little Understood Marital Asset
by Judge Rodney W. Equi
35
Recording Your Own and Your Children's Conversations
by Neal W. Cerne
38
The Use of Revenue Rulings in Marital Appraisals
by David N. Schaffer
43
Juvenile Reimbursement: Practitioner Pitfalls
by Laura M. Urbik-Kern and Kathleen A. Anderson
46

 
 
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