Illinois Appellate Court

The Illinois Appellate Court is the court of first appeal for civil and criminal cases rising in the Illinois Circuit Courts. Three Illinois Appellate Court judges hear each case and the concurrence of two is necessary to render a decision. The Illinois Appellate Court will render its opinion in writing, in the form of a published opinion or an unpublished order. As of 1935, decisions of the Illinois Appellate Court became binding authority upon lower courts in Illinois.The Illinois Appellate Court has 52 judges serving five districts.
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  • Court Tosses Legal Malpractice Case

    … An Illinois appellate court affirmed the dismissal of a legal malpractice case against a prominent Chicago law firm. An heir of the late Harold Price claimed that the negligence of her former lawyer caused her to lose $14 million of an $18 million inheritance. Tales like this are tragic. We presume the heir, Lisa Beshkov, sued her lawyer…

    Legal Malpractice - Chris Trebatoski- 27 readers -