1861 ABA Journal Illinois articles.
A former Dentons associate is accused in an ethics complaint of falsely claiming that he spent 277 hours to review 425 documents for a client responding to a discovery request.
Sep 26, 2022 9:17 AM CDT
Trump lawyer resolves rap-music bias suit
Alina Habba, a lawyer for former President Donald Trump, has resolved a race- and gender-bias lawsuit largely based on the rap music that she…
Sep 23, 2022 1:05 PM CDT
Updated: A suburban Chicago lawyer who clashed with a judge in an effort to make a record and exclaimed “gadzooks” in response to her ruling should be reprimanded, according to a recommendation by an ethics hearing board.
Sep 15, 2022 8:48 AM CDT
Don’t accept citizenship case, DOJ tells SCOTUS
The U.S. Department of Justice filed a brief Monday urging the U.S. Supreme Court to deny review in a case on citizenship rights…
Sep 2, 2022 1:40 PM CDT
A federal judge in Chicago on Monday rejected a request by 17 private universities to dismiss claims that they violated antitrust laws by using a shared methodology to assess undergraduate applicants’ financial needs and decrease aid packages.
Aug 17, 2022 9:23 AM CDT
The founder of an Illinois law firm is facing a five-month suspension for “engaging in conduct involving dishonesty, fraud, deceit or misrepresentation.”
Aug 15, 2022 11:43 AM CDT
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Fossil hunters who own property along the Mazon River in Illinois can’t kayak past the homes of other riverfront property owners absent permission, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled last week.
Jun 22, 2022 10:10 AM CDT
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Jun 9, 2022 11:31 AM CDTsuspended lawyer Joel Brodsky that he can’t violate a former client’s confidences by revealing what happened to a missing woman.
May 23, 2022 8:21 AM CDT
A Chicago lawyer sought compensation for “future pain and physical limitations” in settlement negotiations for a client who had already died, according to an ethics complaint.
May 11, 2022 12:10 PM CDT
As the new executive director of the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism, or 2Civility, attorney Erika Harold wants to use her platform to shine a light on workplace bullying.
Apr 20, 2022 3:02 PM CDT