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The attorney who literally “wrote the book” on Illinois appeals

Below are links to some examples of Mr. Storm’s writing on legal topics.

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Illinois Appellate Practice Manual

The comprehensive two-volume treatise covering all aspects of Illinois civil appellate practice, published by the nation’s leading legal publisher.

Illinois Civil Litigation Guide


Practice Guides

Standards of Appellate Review for Civil Cases in the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit 


Law Review Articles

The Standard of Review Does Matter: Evidence of Judicial Self-Restraint in the Illinois Appellate Court34 S. Ill. U. L. J. 73 (Fall, 2009)

Remedies for Oppression of Non-Controlling Shareholders in Illinois Closely-Held Corporations: An Idea Whose Time Has Gone, 33 Loy. U. Chi. L.J. 379 (2002) (Illinois Judicial Conference Symposium issue)


 Bar Journal Articles

Practical Counseling for the Client Considering Appeal, The Docket, Lake County Bar Association, July, 2011 (Vol. XVIII, No. 7), at 16.

Is the Decision Appealable?  A Trial Lawyer’s Guide to Illinois Appellate Jurisdiction, The Docket, Lake County Bar Association, August, 2008 (Vol. XV, No. 8), at 19.

Not Too Late To Appeal: Extensions of Time to Appeal in Illinois and Federal Practice, DCBA Brief, DuPage County Bar Association, November, 2005 (Vol. 18, Issue 3), at 10.

Client communication should start at the beginning, General Practice Solo & Small Firm Newsletter, Illinois State Bar Association, May, 2008 (Vol. 36, No. 7), at 5.

Vision Point: A Course Correction on Requests to Admit, Illinois Bar Journal, Illinois State Bar Association, January, 2008 (Vol. 96, No. 1), at 26.

An Overview Of Standards Of Appellate Review In Illinois Civil Cases, The Docket, Lake County Bar Association, March, 2007, (Vol. XIV, No. 3), at 7.

The Top 10 Waiver Missteps that Doom Appeals in the Seventh Circuit, Wisconsin Lawyer, Wisconsin State Bar Association, 79 Wis. Law. 18 (July, 2006).

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