Last year, Cook County property owners knocked $3.5 billion off their proposed property assessments through appeals. But local governments don’t simply eat that loss — rather, it gets squeezed onto everyone else’s tax bills. As part of our annual real estate issue, Chicago Lawyer dives into the growing business of property assessment appeals.
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For morale, relaxation and even business development, firms across town are adding social spaces to the workplace for co-workers and clients to kick back — and maybe even kick a few back.
Recently, some lawyers have been faced with client requests for advice about the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act, 410 ILCS 130/5 et seq. (the act) and assistance with establishing businesses that comply with the act. The act allows the use of marijuana by persons with certain illnesses with regulation of marijuana cultivation centers and dispensaries.
There is something about the summer months, particularly in Chicago and even in this Chicago “summer,” which temporarily brings about a drastic change in many.
Law firms have become targets of hackers seeking valuable electronic data. Although a law firm’s network may not store the same type of information as those of financial institutions or retailers, law firms have access to valuable, sensitive client information that is a treasure to hackers.
Seven Lions opened its door across the street from the Art Institute, and I wrongly assumed it was another Michigan Avenue tourist attraction not to be taken too seriously in the Chicago food scene. Shame on me.
When Locke Lord merged with Edwards Wildman Palmer in January, 60 attorneys and staff at the Edwards firm moved around the river bend, from West Wacker Drive to 111 S. Wacker Drive.
Legal Technology Update 2015This year's Legal Technology Update once again features our annual e-discovery survey, now in its eighth year.
CLE Guide — Spring 2015Law Bulletin Publishing Company is proud to present the 2015 Spring Continuing Legal Education Guide.
Year in Review 2014
Our Year in Review 2014 takes a look back on some highlights of the past year.
40 Attorneys Under Forty
For the last 15 years, the 40 Under Forty Committee at Law Bulletin Publishing Company sifts through piles of nominations to select 40 of the most talented young attorneys practicing in Illinois. This publication is the result of this work.