Keeping Estate Planning ‘In-House’: New Illinois Law aims to make At-Home Estate Planning ‘virtually’ the same
As COVID-19 gripped the globe, it brought a crush of uncertainty --essentially overnight -- to the legal community and economy. Some of you reading this have probably been working remotely since March with no plans to return to the office
On October 16, 2019, The Women’s Bar Association of Illinois commemorated the 19th Amendment’s centennial at a luncheon at the Union League Club of Chicago. Judge Rebecca R. Pallmeyer, the first female chief judge of the Northern District of Illinois,
On June 20, 2019, the Corinne Cantwell Heggie on behalf of the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois, and the Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago presented a panel on laws affecting the transgender population in the workplace. Panelists included
On May 30, 2019, Corinne Cantwell Heggie was installed as President of the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois, a state-wide organization dedicated to promoting women in the law. During the 2019-2020 bar year, the WBAI will commemorate the 19th Amendment’s
A panel of Judiciary members and stakeholders rolled out the announcement of a proposed three year plan aiming to, " improve the delivery of justice and better serve the public.” The Three year plan would encompass the lasting tenures of
Circuit Court of Cook County Chief Judge Timothy C. Evans today appointed Honorable Daniel B. Malone to serve as the Acting Presiding Judge of the court’s Probate Division. The appointment is effective today. Judge Malone became a circuit judge in 2009.