Blog posts of '2022' 'July'

FLASHPOINTS Spotlight July 2022

Janet Rae Montgomery, Nisen & Elliott, LLC, Chicago
312-262-5093 | E-mail Janet Rae Montgomery

In this month’s FLASHPOINTS Author Spotlight, the Institute celebrates the contributions of Janet Rae Montgomery. Montgomery has been an IICLE® volunteer author since the 1992 edition of TRUST ADMINISTRAT...

Civil Litigation FLASHPOINTS July 2022

Andrew J. Schuyler, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, Chicago
312-902-5397 | E-mail Andrew Schuyler

Illinois Right to Collective Bargaining Amendment Reigns Supreme in First Legal Challenge

In Sachen v. Illinois State Board of Elections, Case No. 2022CH000034 (7th Jud.Cir. Apr. 21, 2022) (petition for ...

Condominium Law FLASHPOINTS July 2022

Kenneth Michaels, Jr., Bauch & Michaels, LLC, Chicago
312-588-5000 | E-Mail Kenneth Michaels, Jr.

Interpreting Language in Condo Association's Easement Agreement

This month’s column examines a recent Rule 23 opinion that does not turn on a question of condominium law but is instructive for condomi...

Criminal Law FLASHPOINTS July 2022

Matthew Chivari, Chivari P.C., Chicago
312-975-5732 | E-mail Matthew Chivari

Revisiting Entrapment as a Defense

Entrapment is one of several defenses, along with consent and abandonment/withdrawal, that a defendant may present against criminal charges under a general theory that a crime did not oc...

Family Law FLASHPOINTS July 2022

Donald C. Schiller, Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP, Chicago, Lake Forest & Wheaton
Michelle A. Lawless, Law Office of Michelle A. Lawless LLC, Chicago
312-641-5560 | E-mail Donald Schiller | 312-741-1092 | E-mail Michelle Lawless

Trial Court’s Denial of Expansion of Parenting Time for Father Upheld

Financial Services FLASHPOINTS July 2022

Michael L. Weissman, Levin Ginsburg, Chicago
312-368-0100 | E-mail Michael L. Weissman

Bank Loses Claim to Collateral

In Rome Granite, Inc. v. Pinnacle Bank, A22A0447, 2022 WL 1492854 (Ga.App. May 5, 2022), the bank lost its claim to certain collateral because it was unable to provide sufficient e...

Workers’ Compensation FLASHPOINTS July 2022

Joseph P. Basile | E-mail Joseph Basile

Second District: Commission Did Not Err in Applying Neutral Risk Analysis Instead of Employment Risk Analysis

In Buckley v. Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission, 2022 IL App (2d) 210055WC-U, the Commission applied a neutral risk analysis after determini...

Ethics & Professional Responsibility FLASHPOINTS July 2022

Terrence P. McAvoy, Matthew L. Pagano & Katherine G. Schnake
Lawyers for the Profession, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, Chicago
312-704-3000 | E-mail Terrence P. McAvoy | E-mail Matthew L. Pagano | E-mail Katherine G. Schnake

Clients Also Have Responsibilities: Plaintiffs’ Lack of Diligence Defeats Frau...