CBA Record July-August 2019

July/August 2019 • Volume 33, Number 4 CONTENTS INSIDE THIS ISSUE 22 CBA President Jesse Ruiz: One Good Thing Leads to Another By Clifford Gately 28 Denying a Request to Admit Truth of Facts: Top Five Ways to Commit Malpractice By Richard Lee Stavins YOUNG LAWYERS SECTION 32 The Balanced Lawyer: More than Just Work-Life Balance By Octavio Duran 34 Ask for Permission, Not Forgiveness: Employment Aspects of Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act By Neil Johnson 37 Report from the Working Women’s Legal Summit By Jennifer E. Byrne, with contributions from Brittany Kaplan and Tiffani Mims


6 Editor's Briefcase

Unconscious Bias: None of Us is Immune

8 President’s Page

Investing in Our CBA, Our Members, Our Profession, and Our Community

10 CBANews 16 Chicago Bar Foundation Report 18 Murphy’s Law 41 Summary Judgments “The Chief Justices” A Supreme Court Docent Gives a Look Inside 42 Legal Ethics Legal ReformActivities

On the Cover This month’s CBA Record cover features our 2019-20 CBA President Jesse H. Ruiz. Photo by Bill Richert


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Jesse H. Ruiz 2019-20CBAPresident

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