Goldenhersh Judges in Madison and St. Clair County are among the highest paid state employees in the municipalities in which they reside, according to a Web site that tracks how taxpayer dollars are spent in Illinois.
Callis Madison County Circuit Judge Ann Callis has been re-appointed to her fourth two-year term as chief judge effective May 1.
Peel A hearing board of the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC) will meet June 20 in a case pending against imprisoned attorney Gary Peel.
A man who fell from a Bobcat tractor while working on the premises of Vandalia Bus Lines in Caseyville, is suing.
Madigan Belleville resident Bradley Van Hoose is suing the Village of Caseyville for attorney fees and costs associated with his fight to access copies of board meeting minutes, hotel meeting minutes, contracts, invoices and records related to the village's hotel fund.
Holland Lawyers for plaintiffs and defense are asking Madison County Associate Judge Thomas Chapman to consolidate four proposed class action cases against the cities of Edwardsville, Alton, Collinsville and Granite City involving towing fees.
Crowder Madison County Circuit Court Judge Barbara Crowder is top in fund-raising among the four circuit judges seeking retention in the Third Judicial Circuit.
Wilkerson EAST ST. LOUIS - The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois is seeking comments from the public and the bar regarding the reappointment of U.S. Magistrate Judge Donald G. Wilkerson, whose term is due to expire on Jan. 3, 2013.
Belsheim O'Fallon attorney Harold Belsheim died Monday night after a long battle against cancer.
Bronsky Justices at the Fifth District Appellate Court have reversed a Madison County summary judgment ruling for defendant Pizza Man, which had been sued over a delivery driver's accident in Glen Carbon in 2007.
Goldenhersh The Fifth District Appellate Court has upheld a Madison County plaintiff's verdict in a case that was tried twice against Rosewood Care Center nursing home of Edwardsville.
Swartwout EAST ST. LOUIS - U.S. District Judge Patrick Murphy has pulled the plug on Facebook "Like" litigation in the Southern District of Illinois.
Hardy A candidate forum for Fifth District Appellate Court candidates Stephen McGlynn and Judy Cates is scheduled at noon on May 4 at Bellecourt Manor in Belleville.
Harrison Madison County Associate Judge Clarence Harrison has entered an order terminating the court's 2013 advance setting of asbestos trial weeks.
Spomer The Fifth District Appellate Court has ruled in a Madison County asbestos legal malpractice case involving high profile lawyers and allegations of secret agreements with defendants and undisclosed fee-splitting arrangements with a national asbestos firm.
Hepler Lawyers for Philip Morris say that plaintiffs' arguments for reinstating a landmark $10.1 billion judgment arising out of a Madison County court have not come close to showing and "cannot show" they meet any of the requirements for relief.
Garman SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Supreme Court has remanded a second hand asbestos exposure case to Madison County to decide whether CSX Transportation had a duty of care to a railroad worker's wife who suffered from mesothelioma.
Freeman SPRINGFIELD - The Illinois Supreme Court has unanimously reversed two lower court decisions that kept a St. Clair County Republican candidate off the ballot in the November 2010 election.
Meier A relatively high voter turnout in Washington County helped put Okawville farmer and county board member Charlie Meier over the top in the three-way GOP primary race for state representative in the 108th House District.
Hawkins Matt Hawkins, president of the East St. Louis Alliance for Change, said he is not giving up on an effort to dismantle the Elections Board of East St. Louis.