CHICAGO – For a suit claiming St. Clair County tried to frame Circuit Judge Ron Duebbert for a felony, Chief Judge Diane Wood of the U.S. Seventh Circuit chose a man who witnessed the end of the Korean War at the border.
WHEATON – Chicago investor Thane Ritchie asserts in DuPage County chancery court that former Illinois Senate Majority Leader James Clayborne’s law firm filed an inaccurate and improper complaint on his behalf in Madison County last year.
Madison County Board Chairman Kurt Prenzler and a former Highway Department employee each seek sanctions against the other for failing to comply with discovery in a suit alleging the county employee was improperly discharged.
A former Chicago lawyer, one of the principals at Prenda Law and one of the masterminds behind a scheme to secure millions of dollars in settlements as part of a shakedown targeted at those downloading online porn, has been sentenced to five years in prison.
Edwardsville attorney Amy Gabriel of prominent asbestos firm Gori Julian & Associates announced Thursday her candidacy for the office of Madison County Circuit Clerk on the Democratic ticket in the November 2020 election.
MOUNT VERNON – Former judge John Baricevic improperly denied prisoner Marvin Parker’s claim that former judge Michael Cook violated his constitutional rights, Fifth District appellate judges decided on July 1.
BELLEVILLE – Former state senator and attorney James Clayborne, who claims Chicago investor Thane Ritchie owes his law firm more than $500,000, risked his reputation for the high profile hedge fund manager.
CHICAGO – U.S. Senior District Judge Phil Gilbert correctly ended an injury suit after an expert who called a machine dangerous couldn’t explain how to make it safer, Seventh Circuit appellate judges ruled on July 2.
Madison County Chairman Kurt Prenzler announced Monday that he and auditor Rick Faccin reached a tentative settlement in a lawsuit contesting a resolution demanding read-only access to the county financial system for certain officials.
In a request to continue a motion hearing, Madison County auditor Rick Faccin states that he is nearing a settlement agreement with the Madison County Board in regards to a contested resolution demanding access to county financial information for certain officials.