1. Responding to a Claim for Unemployment Benefits

    If you are an Illinois employer, it is likely that, at some point, you will receive a Notice of Claim from the Illinois Department of Employment Services (IDES) regarding a request for unemployment benefits from a former employee. Such notices should be taken seriously; however, they are not always …Read More

  2. American Bar Association’s Midyear Meeting

    Shareholders John Thies and Daniel Thies attended the American Bar Association’s Midyear Meeting in Las Vegas on January 25-28. John and Daniel are pictured attending the ABA House of Delegates. John serves as an Illinois State Bar Association Delegate in the House, while Daniel was given “priv…Read More

  3. Title IX at 47: A Brother’s Reflections

    Shareholder John Thies first published an article in the January 2019 Illinois State Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section Newsletter. Check it out here: Title IX at 47: A brother’s reflections on an Olympic gymnast, a track pioneer, and a Nike executive. Webber & Thies, P.C. is a f…Read More

  4. The Dicamba Duels: When Law, Politics and Science Collide

    Shareholder Phillip Van Ness first published an article in the December 2018 Illinois State Bar Association Environmental Law Section Newsletter on the herbicide Dicamba. Dicamba will be the subject of further review and discussion during the 2019 Illinois Environmental Conference in May at the ISBA…Read More

  5. Land of Lincoln Legal Aid Re-Elects John Thies as its President

    At its June 29, 2018 board meeting, shareholder John Thies was elected to a second two-year term as president of Land of Lincoln Legal Aid. “Land of Lincoln” provides free legal service to low income individuals and seniors throughout the southern 65 counties in Illinois. John was sworn in to hi…Read More