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Lutheran Social Services of Illinois Data Breach Investigation

Lutheran Social Services of Illinois, recently filed a notice of data breach following a ransomware attack that compromised highly confidential patient information stored on its computer networks of approximately 184,183 individuals. If you recently received a notice of data breach letter from Lutheran Social Services

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Attorney Spotlight: Darbie Smith

What did you want to be when you grew up? A popstar, until I realized my singing was best saved for the shower. Prior to abandoning my musical ambitions all together, I tried out the saxophone. My abilities on a saxophone translated more to elephant

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Pros and Cons of a Family Limited Partnership

Owning your own business or investment portfolio can be incredibly rewarding. However, to preserve the fruits of your labor and dedication, you must do everything you can to protect it. Whether you seek to protect yourself, your investments, and your family from taxes, creditors, or

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Attorney Spotlight: Joe Barnett

In what area of law do you practice and why did you choose this? I practice primarily in the areas of construction law, business disputes, and property disputes. What did you want to be when you grew up? I wanted to be a game warden

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Legal & Business Issues Affecting Contractors 2023

2023 Seminar Topics Include: Common Disputes & Legal Issues Arising in Construction Projects – Blake Nelson & Kurt Mitchell Insurance & Claims 101 – J. Robert Keena Tax & Accounting Update – Randy Feld Construction Contracts & Subcontracts – Chris Jones Minnesota Energy Building Code

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Tax Free Gifts

Do not let constant political and financial speculation prevent you from making tax-free annual exclusion, medical-payment, and educational gifts to or for the benefit of your loved ones. Make Annual Exclusion Gifts Annual exclusion gifts are transfers of money or property in an amount or

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Attorney Spotlight: Steven Liening

In what area of law do you practice and why did you choose this? Litigation. I chose it because I can’t imagine doing anything else as an attorney. What did you want to be when you grew up? An archaeologist or a musician. Tell us

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