Witness for Duebbert, sister and office manager, was prepared to testify allegations 'totally made up'
A witness for St. Clair County Circuit Judge Ron Duebbert was prepared to testify that his accuser fabricated all of the claims that led to felony criminal sexual abuse and intimidation charges filed against him last year.
A St. Clair County resident sued another driver for allegedly causing a three-vehicle collision and injuring him.
A Madison County couple who worked together sued Medline Industries Inc. on June 25 for retaliation and wrongful termination.
BELLEVILLE - As visiting Judge Michael McHaney dismissed charges against Circuit Judge Ron Duebbert in court on July 6, he appeared as if he was in a hurry to get out of St. Clair County.
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.
Criminal charges against St. Clair County Circuit Judge Ron Duebbert are being dropped just four days before trial was set to begin.
EDWARDSVILLE – An African-American woman alleges her race and sexual orientation were factors in her termination from a Highland company.
CHICAGO – The Illinois State Board of Elections (SBE) has introduced a merit-based pay structure for its employees and is able to do so because of its uniquely independent status within the state.
EDWARDSVILLE – A defendant asked the Madison County Circuit Court on June 26 to deny reconsideration of an earlier decision to dismiss two cases for lack of jurisdiction in the state of Illinois in a lawsuit against a producer of talc used in Johnson & Johnson baby powder.
EDWARDSVILLE – Attorney Deborah A. Hawkins of Hawkins Law Office recently was named one of the "10 Best Criminal Lawyers for Client Satisfaction in Illinois" for the second straight year by the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys.
BELLEVILLE – A Belleville woman alleges her late father developed mesothelioma as a result of exposure to asbestos during his life.
Post-Janus Landscape: Decision will impact union coffers, membership; more litigation on its way, say lawyers
In the wake of the U.S Supreme Court’s landmark decision to declare unconstitutional forced union fees, the legal and political landscape will undoubtedly change. But precisely what will change, and how and when those changes will roll out, remains anybody’s guess.
MOUNT VERNON – The Fifth District Appellate Court affirmed Madison Circuit Court Judge William Mudge who disallowed the defense to cross-examine a plaintiff who slipped and fell at a convenience store about a job offer he allegedly had to turn down because of the injuries from the fall.
In Fields’ pre-trial hearing, prosecutor concedes Silas not killed by shotgun; and Judge Duebbert not relevant to case
BELLEVILLE – Police didn’t test bullets in the murder of Carl Silas, prosecutor Charles Colburn conceded a month before the trial of suspect David Fields.
Madison County Circuit Court Judge Barbara Crowder has been named as the third vice-president of the Illinois Judges Association at its recent annual meeting.