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Illinois-based corporate counsel who failed to get their required limited law licenses will soon be able to obtain them without the risk of discipline. The Illinois Supreme Court announced late last month that these licenses will be available through a … Read More
An attorney who served as chief of staff to former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich should be suspended from the practice of law for three years, a panel of the state’s Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission’s (ARDC) Review Board recommended this … Read More
The Illinois Supreme Court on Friday handed down a two-year suspension to a former workers’ comp arbitrator who engaged in ex-parte communications with attorneys appearing before her. The court ordered Jennifer L. Teague — who resigned from her post at … Read More
A hearing board of the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC) has recommended disbarment for a former Madison County class attorney. In a report filed Friday, the hearing board found that Gary Evan Peel “committed criminal acts that reflected … Read More
The Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC) has lodged a complaint against a Granite City attorney. Filed last month, the five-count complaint accuses Alexander Marion Wilson of making false bankruptcy filings in five separate cases. The ARDC complaint asserts … Read More
Employment class action law and collective action litigation will become more sophisticated and continue to expose employers to significant financial costs this year, a new report shows. Released earlier this week by Seyfarth, Shaw LLP, the Ninth Annual Workplace Class … Read More
AGE: 33 Serves as managing partner of the Lakin Law Firm in Wood River. The firm was originally founded by his father L. Thomas Lakin in 1980, focused on personal injury lawsuits.