Whitney Brakken Jan. 10, 2014, 10:00am

A law firm is suing in an attempt to collect an unpaid balance.

Kalcheim Haber LLP filed a lawsuit Aug. 23 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Violetta Jaskula, citing breach of contract, breach of oral contract, quantum meruit and unjust enrichment.

According to the complaint, the defendant retained the plaintiff on July 12, 2012 to represent her in parentage, eviction and replevin proceedings. The firm claims the defendant has failed and refused to pay for its legal services

Kalcheim Haber LLP is seeking $107,820.34, the defendant's outstanding balance, in damages, plus costs and interest. The firm is represented by Kalcheim Haber LLP.

Cook County Circuit Court Case No. 2013L009511.

This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed at the Cook County Courthouse. The details in this report come from an original complaint filed by a plaintiff. Please note that a complaint represents an accusation by a private individual, not the government. It is not an indication of guilt, and it represents only one side of the story.

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