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Williams Montgomery & John accuses former client of failing to pay $116K bill

By Annie Cosby | Nov 7, 2014

A Chicago law firm is suing a client it claims has failed to pay his more than $100,000 legal bill.

Williams Montgomery & John filed a lawsuit Oct. 8 in Cook County Circuit Court against Stephen M. Jackson, alleging breach of contract.

According to the complaint, the parties entered into an agreement in July 2007 for Williams Montgomery & John to represent Jackson as a plaintiff in a lawsuit. The firm claims it rendered the services promised under the contract, but Jackson hasn't paid.

The firm claims Jackson still owes a balance of more than $116,200. It is seeking that amount, plus interest and attorneys fees, and is being represented by Brian E. Lewis of Walinski & Associates in Chicago.

Cook County Circuit Court case number: 2014L011176.

This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed in Cook County Circuit Court. The details in this report come from an original complaint filed by a plaintiff. Please note, 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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