February 2012 - National Jurist
Dan Breen (JD '09) featured
Dan Breen is like a lot of recent law school graduates. He graduated in 2009 to one of the worst employment market of the past few decades. Whereas classmates a few years ahead of him enjoyed a robust and—based on what we now know—inflated job market, Breen was faced with layoffs and hiring cancellations.
"An ideal career path would have had me working in a firm for a few years, both for purposes of honing my legal skills and putting away some money to finance my operation," said the graduate of The John Marshall Law School, located in Chicago.
Read more: The Truth about Employment
Feb. 28 - Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Arthur Yuan, executive director of the Chinese IP Resource Center, quoted
"In America, nobody would open up a sports equipment (called) 'Jordan Equipment,' or 'Jordan Sports,'" Yuan said.
Local lawyers said the "blatant" stealing of Jordan's name demonstrates the gulf in intellectual property right protections between China and the U.S. They said the countries' rules and punishments differ greatly, but as China grows into an economic power it will want to get its law in-line with other developed nations.
Feb. 27 - Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Scott N. Gilbert (JD '09) featured
"I always had an interest in the law, but the events of my arrest were the impetus or influence that really helped me make up my mind," said Gilbert, who now handles civil rights cases as part of his practice at Katten & Temple LLP.
Read more: Arrest Leads to Legal Career
Feb. 24 - Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Prof. Doris Estelle Long authored article
On Feb. 7, we celebrated Charles Dickens' bicentennial. Most people think of Dickens as the author of "Bleak House" and "A Christmas Carol." But in international copyright circles, he is celebrated as an early fighter for international protection.
March 1 - Indiana DUI Legal Attorney
Michael Puhl (JD '82) named a 2011 Super Lawyer
Michael R. Puhl is board certified in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, a member of the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, and a certified mediator. He is licensed to practiced law in Texas, Illinois, and before the United State Supreme Court.
Feb. 21 - Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Dean S. Dussias (JD '91) featured
Sometimes a judge will ask a party to a divorce case to produce his or her phone in open court, said one lawyer, Dean S. Dussias.
"Sometimes a judge would say, 'If you have nothing to hide, what are you worried about?'" Dussias said, "especially when they denied they've sent a text message."
Feb. 21 - Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Ricardo Meza (JD '90) featured
Appointed in 2010, Meza serves as one of the state's five executive inspectors general, positions created by the legislature in 2003 to independently investigate allegations of fraud, waste, abuse, misconduct and other violations of the Illinois State Officials and Employees Ethics Act.
Read more: Meza Strives for Transparency
Jan. 16 - Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Carmen B. Patti (JD '72) featured
As the owner of Carmen Patti Law Group LLC, Patti's office sits on the 44th floor of the same building on 1 N. LaSalle St. that he used to deliver copies of the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin to as a newspaper delivery boy, a job he nabbed at age 9.
"Life was really different back then," said Patti, now 70, as he sat in the conference room of his office last week, recalling how operators used to man the elevators when he delivered the paper he now reads.
Read more: Newspaper Delivery Boy Becomes Lawyer
Feb. 29 - ABC7
The Center for International Law at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago is hosting a day-long derivatives conference April 17, 2012, that focuses on the role of derivatives as futures, options and swaps in the financial landscape and addresses how the Dodd-Frank Act is transforming the regulatory landscape.
Feb. 29 - Yahoo! News
The John Marshall Law School in Chicago is using the latest in academic technology to develop traditional law courses into online advanced law degrees for those with a growing interest in learning outside the traditional classroom. John Marshall is expanding its online LLM degree program in Estate Planning. John Marshall’s online education platform, eCourses, offers flexibility to take law courses anytime, anywhere.