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Appeals court OKs sanctions vs Brodsky client over appeal in suit vs Northwestern over photo taken in hospital bed
A state appeals court has approved sanctions against a woman whose attorney - a now suspended lawyer who once represented Drew Peterson - filed an appeal that judges said contradicts an established settlement and displays a "total lack of respect for the appellate process."
ARDC accuses Chicago lawyer Mark McNabola of dishonesty, wrongly using jury note to turn trial loss into $25M settlement
State officials are seeking action against Chicago lawyer Mark McNabola, who allegedly engaged in various acts of misconduct, including allegedly wrongfully withholding information in court to clinch a $25 million settlement in a personal injury lawsuit.
IL Supreme Court suspends Brodsky; Commission complained he revealed 'confidential' lawsuit funding deal, accused opponent of 'extortion'
Joel Brodsky, an attorney best known for leading the defense of Drew Peterson, has been suspended from practicing law in Illinois, after a state disciplinary agency accused him of ethical violations, including using a lawsuit to reveal a third-party litigation financing arrangement in a multi-million dollar patent infringement lawsuit over soup can containers.
IL discipline board: Disbar lawyer who accused others of abuse, malpractice to control lawsuit vs Greyhound over mother's death
Panel says lawyer should be disbarred because he created a "tangled web" of accusations and frivolous lawsuits to gain control of the wrongful death lawsuit that followed the death of a mother who was crushed by a Greyhound bus in Colorado.
A disbarred Chicago lawyer is alleging the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission acted fraudulently, in recommending the Illinois Supreme Court yank his law license for allegedly taking hundreds of thousands of dollars in unwarranted fees from the estate of an elderly woman he represented, claiming the ARDC knew he deserved the money.
IL Supreme Court disbars 8 attorneys, including ex-lawyer who tried to hire man to kill ex-wife; suspends 11
A former Homer Glen attorney who was convicted of trying to hire someone to murder his ex-wife is among a group of eight lawyers disbarred in May by the Illinois Supreme Court. The state high court also suspended 11 other Illinois lawyers, including a downstate lawyer who falsified his home address to seek election as a circuit judge.
In the wake of the dismissal of charges vs actor Jussie Smollett, the city could have various cards left to play to recover the costs of the investigation or even reopen the case.
State regulators say there are enough grounds to consider action against the law license of a Chicago attorney who allegedly engaged in several acts of dishonesty, which allegedly included repeatedly delaying court proceedings with false claims that he was suffering from stomach cancer.
The Illinois Supreme Court has disbarred seven attorneys, including an ex-prosecutor who pleaded guilty to taking $21,000 from the law firm for which she worked and tax lawyer who pleaded guilty to steering clients' income tax refunds to himself, using $83,000 of the money to buy a car. The court also suspended 10 other lawyers.
Three lawyers disbarred, nine more suspended in latest round of IL Supreme Court attorney discipline
The Illinois Supreme Court has disbarred three lawyers, including a criminal defense attorney sentenced to 30 months in prison for not paying nearly $1 million in federal taxes, and suspended nine others, including a former McHenry County prosecutor convicted of stealing more than $21,000 from the law firm that employed her.