Blog posts of '2024' 'May'

Criminal Law FLASHPOINTS May 2024

Matthew R. Leisten, Ogle County State’s Attorney’s Office, Oregon
815-732-1170 | E-mail Matthew R. Leisten

Appellate Court Holds That 72-Hour Hearing on Revocation Petitions Is Directory

In People v. Green, 2024 IL App (1st) 240211, the First District Appellate Court held that the 72-hour time fra...

Employment & Labor Law FLASHPOINTS May 2024

Catherine R. Locallo, Robbins Schwartz, Chicago
312-332-7760 | E-mail Catherine R. Locallo

U.S. Supreme Court Resolves Circuit Split for Title VII Claim Related to Job Transfer

On April 17, 2024, the U.S. Supreme Court resolved a circuit split for Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title V...

Ethics & Professional Responsibility FLASHPOINTS May 2024

Terrence P. McAvoy & Katherine G. Schnake
Lawyers for the Profession, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, Chicago
312-704-3000 | E-mail Terrence P. McAvoy | E-mail Katherine G. Schnake

Illinois Appellate Court Affirms Default Judgment Against Attorney After He Repeatedly Fabricated Expert Witness Disclosures...

Family Law FLASHPOINTS May 2024

Donald C. Schiller, Schiller DuCanto & Fleck LLP, Chicago, Lake Forest & Wheaton
Michelle A. Lawless, Law Office of Michelle A. Lawless LLC, Chicago
312-641-5560 | E-mail Donald Schiller | 312-741-1092 | E-mail Michelle Lawless

Trial Court Finding That Petition for Adult Disabled Child Support Wa...

Workers’ Compensation FLASHPOINTS May 2024

Joseph P. Basile | E-mail Joseph Basile

Commission’s Finding That Claimant Was Traveling Employee Was Not Error of Law

The appellate court affirmed the Commission’s findings in Town of Cicero v. Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission, 2024 IL App (1st) 230609WC. The claimant was employed as a b...

FLASHPOINTS Spotlight May 2024

Paul Porvaznik, Bielski Chapman, Ltd., Chicago
312-583-9430 | E-mail Paul Porvaznik

Our May FLASHPOINTS Author Spotlight recognizes the contributions of Paul Porvaznik, who most recently wrote for CAUSES OF ACTION: COMMON CONSIDERATIONS (IICLE®, 2024). Since 2015, he has served as a volunteer autho...

Condominium Law FLASHPOINTS May 2024

Kenneth Michaels, Jr., Bauch & Michaels, LLC, Chicago
312-588-5000 | E-Mail Kenneth Michaels, Jr.

Bankruptcy Debtors Could Still Retain Possession of Units After Eviction Orders Entered in State Court

This month we review an opinion issued and amended March 1, 2024, by Bankruptcy Judge Thomas M. L...

Real Estate Law FLASHPOINTS May 2024

Genevieve M. Daniels, Genevieve M. Daniels, P.C.
800-470-8661 | E-mail Genevieve Daniels

First District Highlights Difference Between Settlement Offer and Valid Tender Under 735 ILCS 5/5-126 Meant To Prevent Future Recovery of Additional Attorneys’ Fees and Costs in Chicago RLTO Litigation

Due to ...