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Chicago Attorney Puts His Clients At Ease Through Communication

Skills for time and case management, marketing, and communication with clients and other professionals are something usually learned only by working in a law office.


Laken Tomlinson (CBS)

Chicago Mentor Program Helped Steer Lane Tech Grad To NFL Draft

Laken Tomlinson credits a Chicago-area family with introducing him to football and the importance of academics. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2015


Law Professor Offers Scholarship To Not Attend Law School

Attorney Matthew Willens said law school still attracts many of the brightest minds, but the jobs simply don’t exist.



Naperville Lawyer Sues Man Over Negative Comments Online

A Naperville lawyer has filed a lawsuit against a man who wrote a bad review of him on Google Plus.


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Attorney Charged With Stealing More Than $2M From Clients

Kathleen Niew, who operated Niew Legal Partners in Oak Brook, was arrested Thursday at her office and charged with 10 counts of wire fraud,


Northern Illinois University Police Chief Donald Grady

NIU Police Chief Fired; Lawyer Says He’ll ‘Fight This In Every Way Possible’

Donald Grady, the chief of police for Northern Illinois University, was fired Tuesday, five years after he was praised as a hero for his reaction to a mass shooting on campus.


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10 Jobs With A High Starting Salary

Chicago’s higher education graduates in some fields do better than others. Find out who’s earning the most.


Philip Corboy

Famed Chicago Attorney Philip Corboy Dies

Famed Chicago attorney Philip Corboy has died at the age of 87.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2012

Scales Of Justice

Clients: Attorney Took Our Money, Left Us High And Dry

A lawyer is accused of taking his clients’ money and leaving them high and dry, as he tried to decide whether to party in Chicago or California.

WBBM Newsradio–04/20/2012

Rod Blagojevich

Blagojevich Marks 1 Month Behind Bars

Sunday marked one month behind bars for Rod Blagojevich, and his attorney, Aaron Goldstein, says the deposed governor is fully entrenched behind bars.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2012

Plane Into Store

Aurora Attorney Was In Experimental Plane That Crashed In Florida

One of the men in an experimental plane that crashed into a grocery store Florida Monday was an attorney from Aurora.

CBS Chicago–04/03/2012

Drew Peterson

Attorney: Internet Use Could Bias Jury In Peterson Case

Attorneys for accused killer Drew Peterson are trying to find ways to make sure their case does not get sabotaged by jurors using the Internet.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2012

Craig Stebic

Craig Stebic, Husband Of Missing Mom, Sued By Own Attorney

An attorney for the husband of a missing Plainfield mother Lisa Stebic is taking his own client to court.

CBS Chicago–12/30/2011

John Wayne Gacy

Movie, Documentary Could Be Adapted From Book By Gacy’s Lawyer

There could soon be two movie adaptations of the book written by serial killer John Wayne Gacy’s lawyer.

CBS Chicago–12/21/2011

Sam Adam Jr.

Former Blago Attorney: Tapes Would’ve Changed Outcome

Former Rod Blagojevich attorney Sam Adam Jr. still maintains that if all the tapes of wiretapped conversations had been played at trial, the outcome would have been different.

CBS 2–12/08/2011

Cook County Jail

Attorney Spends A Day In Jail For Contempt

A Des Plaines attorney got a different view of the justice system as he spent the night in the Cook County Jail last week.

CBS Chicago–11/21/2011

Reema Bajaj

Sycamore Attorney Accused Of Prostitution

A Sycamore attorney appeared in court this week on charges of prostitution.

CBS Chicago–06/10/2011


Attorney Seeks Safety Measures For Wheelchairs

If attorney Fred Benjamin had his way, all facilities that allow people to use motorized wheelchairs would also implement a certain set of safety measures — speed limits, crosswalks and traffic monitors.

WBBM Newsradio–12/29/2010