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Palos developer's heirs accused of 'judge shopping' in quest to force ex-lawyer to pay $3M for miscues

Jonathan Bilyk Dec. 1, 2016, 9:55pm

A Chicago law firm accused of costing some of the adult children of a prominent Palos Park developer more than $3 million in a years-long legal dispute with their siblings over their father’s estate has asked a judge not to let the accusers simply retreat from the legal action, saying the plaintiffs engaged in “judge shopping in its most brazen form” in trying to sidestep the law firm’s motion to bring the matter to a close for good.

Palos developer's descendants demand lawyer pay $3 million for missteps in fight over O'Malley fortune

Jonathan Bilyk Jun. 3, 2016, 1:08pm

The prominent progeny of a south suburban developer have expanded their years-long legal fight over their late parents’ estate, bringing a lawsuit against an attorney they claim bungled their case against others of their siblings, who they have long asserted misled their mother into signing over large portions of the estate to his control following the death of their father.