Corporate counsels and attorneys who spoke with Chicago Lawyer say the costs for complying with respective laws and regulations have increased and that technology can serve as a double-edged sword, making certain tasks easier while simultaneously presenting new challenges.
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It all came together over a Cubs game back in 2010. The tech startup community in Chicago was young and full of momentum, and Ryan Leavitt’s company, LearnCore, was no exception. But with this being the Windy City, not Silicon Valley, there was little in the way of support for later-stage startups like his. Leavitt wanted to do something about that.
Vincent Cornelius had quite the busy month of June. He sent a son off to college, delivered a commencement speech at his alma mater, and marked the beginning of his tenure as president of the Illinois State Bar Association.
If there’s a word that’s only slightly less important than “client” in the halls of Chapman Spingola, it’s “collaboration.”
We know gender equality is a goal we want to strive toward and promote within our practices and organizations. When discussing gender equality, we typically frame the issue as a human rights issue — as the moral thing to do. While the equality of the sexes is certainly a human rights issue, we often do not take into account that it is also good for business and puts the organizations that practice it at a financial and competitive advantage.
It has been more than a year since Illinois enacted maintenance guidelines — a standardized way to determine how much one spouse owes another in maintenance after divorce — but important changes were made this year that reduce the length of maintenance and affect child support. In light of these changes, here is a short guide on how to calculate maintenance and child support awards.
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