Brief personal reflections on the blogger's life as a lawyer, her personal style and her dog.
"Follow the adventures of 'law mom' as she tries to conquer being a wife, mother and attorney all at once. Who hasn't gone to court covered in spit-up at least once?"
This blog contains advice for trial lawyers and (to a lesser extent) clients, with posts such as "Twelve Ways To Alienate The Trial Judge" and "Why You Need To Interview Your Client."
Blog discusses criminal, juvenile and mental health issues, primarily in Illinois. Many posts focus on new trends in criminal and juvenile law issues including decisions from the Illinois Appellate and Supreme Courts as well as the U.S. Supreme Court.
Answers to readers' questions on relationships, divorce, custody, support and prenuptial agreements and commentary on how celebrities are handling the same issues.
"Blog discusses the law in general, Illinois law, and more specifically civil law in Illinois."
"Providing information on recent cases, helpful tips, and research with personal injury, workers compensation, accident injuries, nursing home neglect and abuse, medical malpractice, and wrongful death."
Posts cover key elements of Illinois medical cannabis regulations as well as related municipal ordinances. They also note the number of available licenses in the state for cultivation centers and dispensaries and have an "Illinois Cannabis Jobs" page where those interested in jobs in the state cannabis industry can submit resumes.
Posts cover criminal law and personal injury law in Illinois.
Developing information about Illinois and Missouri injury law as well as up-to-date news from the legal sector.
Municipal Minute provides updates on cases, laws, and other topics of interest to municipalities and local governments.
"This site will focus—sometimes rather loosely—on legal news and events from my rather unique perspective in Effingham, Ill."
Posts are on general topics of legal interest, not limited to Illinois. There's no real overarching theme to the coverage, other than analysis of current cases.
"Articles and information on the following issues related to nursing home abuse and neglect: bedsores, pressure sores, bedrail injuries, medication errors, medical errors, falls, physical abuse, sex abuse, elopement / wandering, understaffing and nursing home litigation."
"This blog introduces criminal law concepts in an easily understood manner. The blog provides quick and easy information for the busy practitioner. The non-lawyer interested in the criminal law is invited to listen in while lawyers talk shop."
"Focuses on Illinois state and federal case developments and practice tips—in the areas of commercial, civil litigation."
Posts cover police brutality cases in Illinois.
Posts discuss estate planning in the state of Illinois, but also have general advice for anyone looking to arrange their will and finances to benefit their heirs. In 2015, the legal wrangling over former Cubs player Ernie Banks' estate was used as a case study to illustrate the pitfalls and practicalities of estate planning.
"Discusses recent developments in insurance coverage law across the country of interest to policyholders. The blog also provides free access to the Illinois Insurance Index, a database maintained by Jill Berkeley that summarizes all major appellate insurance coverage decisions in Illinois, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, and a few other jurisdictions, issued from 1986 through the present."
Product liability law, including defective pharmaceutical products with a focus on Missouri and Illinois.
"Criminal defense, family law, and related legal issues discussed with an emphasis on helping the public understand the law in general."
"Issues of note in the areas of estate planning, landlord tenant, probate, corporate, and real estate law."
"Blog covers issues related to Illinois landlord tenant law with a landlord's perspective."
"Updates and insights concerning Illinois personal injury law."
The authors blog about personal injury cases in the Chicago metro area and in Illinois, including topics on traffic safety and product liability.