After a career spanning more than two decades as both an active duty and reserve Air Force officer, Lt. Col. Michael Schag, also a partner with Heyl Royster, has been appointed as a military trial judge.
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Four law organizations came together on Thursday to honor leaders in the state with the Award of Exemplary Professional Service at the Distinguished Professional Service Joint Dinner.
Matthew Champlin, Michael Chessler, Carolyn Husmann, Matthew Noce, Benjamin Powell, Eric Rosser and Jill Sundberg have been elected partners of HeplerBroom LLC.
Justice Thomas R. Fitzgerald, who retired from the Illinois Supreme Court in 2010, passed away Sunday at his home following a battle with Parkinson's disease. He was 74.
The relationship between social media and the legal community is “a topic that is certainly here to stay,” according to one federal judge.
CHICAGO – Jordan Huttenlocker has joined HeplerBroom LLC in the Chicago office as an associate attorney.
The Illinois Supreme Court announced the formation of a special committee on Illinois evidence with the aim of codifying existing evidentiary law so that it is available in a single source.
Fitzgerald SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The elevation of Justice Thomas R. Fitzgerald as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Illinois will be marked by an installation ceremony on Monday, Sept. 8 at the Supreme Court Building in Springfield.
Circuit judges in the Twentieth Judicial Circuit voted to appoint Randall W. Kelley as an associate judge.
The Illinois Supreme Court announced Friday the appointment of Michael J. Pelletier, 57, to the Office of State Appellate Defender to succeed Theodore A. Gottfried who has held the office with distinction since its inception 35 years ago.
Justice Thomas R. Fitzgerald of the Illinois Supreme Court, Director L. Tammy Duckworth of the Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs, officials of The John Marshall Law School and the Illinois State Bar Association announced Wednesday a joint initiative to support Illinois veterans in obtaining legal services and disability and educational benefits.
Less than a month after Apple released its iPhone, an attorney well-versed in products liability class actions filed an action over the product in Cook County.
Judge Michael Powers Thanks to the court reform storm that blew into southern Illinois in November 2004, the battle brewing for appellate court judge in the state's Fifth Appellate District this election year commands attention.
Don Weber, who will be sworn-in as resident circuit judge on Wednesday, currently maintains a private law practice and is serving a third appointment as an assistant Madison County state's attorney. He was elected State's Attorney in 1980.
Editor's note: Patrick M. Young, 57, is seeking election to the 20th Circuit Court of St. Clair County. If he runs unopposed in the Democratic primary election in March, Young will square off with appointed Republican Judge William Norton in the general election.