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Karmeier administers attorney's oath to new lawyers

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | May 14, 2019

Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier administered the attorney’s oath to 18 new lawyers on May 9 for the Fifth Judicial District.

Belleville attorney Russell Scott awarded Bar Association Medal of Merit

By John Breslin | Jul 6, 2018

BELLEVILLE – A Belleville-based attorney with 40 years of experience, mostly in litigation, has received the Illinois State Bar Association's Medal of Merit Award.

From Cook County Record

IL Bar Assn: State overreach threatens ability of property tax lawyers to work; State: Lawyers can't be appraisers

By Jonathan Bilyk | May 31, 2018

A Cook County judge could soon weigh in on a legal fight between Illinois’ largest association of lawyers and a state regulatory agency, over the question of whether that state agency has the authority to effectively bar Illinois property tax lawyers from offering estimates of a property’s value when representing property owners before a state or county property tax appeal board.

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