Liability Minute


In “Eligible” IOLTAs We Trust

By Joseph R. Marconi & Brian C. Langs(1) Johnson & Bell, Ltd. Chicago  Effective September 1, 2011, the Illinois Supreme Court has amended Rule 1.15 of the Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct respecting the safekeeping of client funds deposited in trust accounts. As professional fiduciaries, attorneys have long been required ...

SNYDER v. HEIDELBERGER: The Plaintiff Reposes… The Court Disposes

By Joseph R. Marconi & Brian C. Langs(1) Johnson & Bell, Ltd. Chicago  Defense counsel engaged by ISBA Mutual Insurance Company (ISBAMIC)[2] recently obtained a highly favorable interpretation of the repose provision contained within Illinois Code of Civil Procedure, §735 ILCS 5/13-214.3 (legal malpractice) on behalf of one of its ...