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When Sacrifice Becomes the Norm: Is It Ever Too Late To Leave? Sep. 17, 2020

At Work

Q: I have a paralegal certificate and went back to school for an MBA, but at a second-tier school. I... Read More

The Complicated Truth About Chicago Crime Aug. 13, 2020

Steve Chapman

Chicago, which was already in the midst of a spike in murderous conduct, has also seen violent demon... Read More

Moving Forward After a Felony Conviction Jan. 16, 2020

At Work

Q: I am having a difficult time finding employment due to a felony conviction. I was a licensed chir... Read More

Prepare Yourself for Illegal Tactics Sep. 19, 2019

At Work

Q: I question our new manager's ethics. She has been on the job at our senior complex for only sever... Read More

Buying a Business Without a Lawyer ... Don't! Jun. 11, 2019

Succeeding in Your Business

"Two weeks ago, I signed a contract to buy a business. I didn't use a lawyer because the contract se... Read More

A Major Communication Failure Apr. 14, 2019

Tales From the Front

It seems the very least you owe your spouse before you ask for a divorce is the reason you want it. ... Read More

Protecting Juvenile Offenders' Right to Legal Representation Mar. 07, 2019

Daily Editorials

An all too common tragedy occurs in juvenile justice when young people accused of crimes are pressur... Read More

No Such Thing as a Slam-Dunk Lawsuit Feb. 07, 2019

At Work

Q: Could a potential employee who is asked to sign a non-compete employment agreement just sign the ... Read More

Maybe Money Isn't Everything Feb. 03, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: Both of my parents recently died, and my younger brother was named trustee of their trus... Read More

Never Skip an Attorney Review Before Signing a Contract Dec. 27, 2018

At Work

Q: My new employer asked me to sign an employment agreement that has a non-compete clause in it and ... Read More

Let Her Down Easy Nov. 26, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am a boy in junior high school. I recently went to a social event for kids my age. Whi... Read More

Making Sure Company Founders Are Diluted Fairly Jun. 26, 2018

Succeeding in Your Business

"A couple of months ago I started a Web-based company with two college friends. We agreed that I wou... Read More

No 'Privilege' for Trump Jr. Dec. 12, 2017

Joe Conason

Long before Donald Trump Jr. claimed "attorney-client privilege" last week to avoid answering Congre... Read More

Making the End Easier Sep. 23, 2014

The Savage Truth on Money

No one wants to think about death, much less plan for the aftermath. But seeing as it is the most in... Read More

Flo & Friends

Jun. 24, 2014

The Barn

Feb. 14, 2014

Free Range

Jan. 21, 2014

Free Range

Jan. 20, 2014

State Attorneys General Tell Obama to Enforce his Health Care Law Jan. 10, 2014

Daily Editorials

Throughout 2013, as implementation of his signature health care law hit snag after snag, President B... Read More