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Stephanie Stewart: Faculty for Basic Skills Course for New Lawyers

Stephanie Stewart Ethics 2020

RSMD’s Stephanie Stewart is part of the distinguished faculty for PLI’s October 6 webcast Illinois Basic Skills for Newly Admitted Attorneys 2020. Along with other practitioners, Stephanie will present her insights on the disciplinary system, educating new lawyers on the nuts-and-bolts of professionalism in Illinois. Click here for more information! […]

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Stephanie Stewart: Panelist at Ethics 2020

RSMD’s Stephanie Stewart will participate in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin’s Ethics 2020 conference on June 11. The COVID-19 lockdown is making social media a more necessary tool for lawyers than ever. With her co-panelists, Stephanie will give her unique and practical perspective on the day-to-day social media issues lawyers face. Stephanie joins many other […]

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Stephanie Stewart: Co-Presenter at CBA 12/9

RSMD’s Stephanie Stewart will join the ARDC’s Melissa Smart in a presentation to the Chicago Bar Association Business Divorce and Complex Ownership Committee on December 9, 2019 at 12:15 p.m., at the CBA. The presentation will also be available as a live webcast at http://chicagobar.org. All members are welcome, and Illinois PR-MCLE credit will be […]

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Reinstatement: Small Change, Still Tough

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“No Admittance,” Eva Critescu (CC-BY-2.0) by Jim Doppke A recent blog post by Brian Faughnan concerning potential changes to Tennessee’s disciplinary system highlighted disbarment and reinstatement – what they mean, and whether and how lawyers can return to practice after discipline. Faughnan discusses a proposal to create permanent disbarment in his state, and to lengthen […]

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RSMD’s Jim Doppke Guests on Technically Legal Podcast

A new episode of Chad Main’s Technically Legal podcast, featuring a conversation with RSMD’s Jim Doppke, is now live. Jim was a guest on Technically Legal’s first episode, when he and Chad discussed the general boundaries of the duty of competence as it applies to technology. He’s pleased to return to discuss still more ethics […]

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RSMD Lawyers Author IICLE Chapter on Jury Trial Ethics

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Mary Robinson, Sari Montgomery, and Jim Doppke are featured authors in the recently-published IICLE® handbook Inside and Outside the Jury Box: Effective Trial Strategies, 2019 Edition. They were pleased to co-author the chapter entitled “Ethical Considerations in Jury Trials,” which covers such diverse issues as the use of social media in selecting juries; the pitfalls […]

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Mary Robinson Presents at NIU Law

On April 5, 2019, RSMD’s Mary Robinson presented the 26th annual Francis X. Riley Lecture on Professionalism at Northern Illinois University School of Law in DeKalb, IL. This lecture series was established in 1994 to honor the late Professor Emeritus Riley, who devoted his life to the law and legal education. It brings distinguished speakers to […]

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