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Fifth District rules for Lavite attorney Burkart in fee dispute with Madison County

By Record News | Jan 8, 2019

MOUNT VERNON – Madison County must fully honor a warrant for fees that Tom Burkart charged as counsel to veteran assistance superintendent Brad Lavite, Fifth District appellate judges ruled.

Herndon rejects Veteran’s case banning him from MC admin building, rules for Gibbons, Lakin

By Record News | Oct 30, 2018

EAST ST. LOUIS – Current and former Madison County leaders acted reasonably when they banned veterans assistance superintendent Brad Lavite from the administration building, U.S. District Judge David Herndon ruled on Oct. 29.

Fifth District affirms Becker’s order denying request to appropriate VAC funds for attorney’s fees; Becker praised for maintaining status quo

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Aug 2, 2018

The Fifth District Appellate Court has affirmed Clinton County Associate Judge William Becker’s order denying veteran services officer Brad Lavite’s request to pay attorney’s fees with funds intended for assisting Madison County veterans.

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