Thomas McGarry Quoted in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin on Sanctions Against Lawyers

January 15, 2014

Chicago — Thomas P. McGarry, a Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP partner was quoted in a January 15, 2014 Chicago Daily Law Bulletin article titled "Sanctions Against Lawyers Jump 32 Percent Last Year."

The article discusses the 32 percent increase of lawyers being disciplined by the Illinois Supreme Court in the past year. Different attorneys offer their own reasons for the increase of sanctions in the article. 

Mr. McGarry says "he's seen more cases involving a rule change the Supreme Court made effective on Sept. 1, 2011. The court amended guidelines for client trust accounts, including a requirement that banks notify the state of client trust account overdrafts."

Read the full article "Sanctions Against Lawyers Jump 32 Percent Last Year," in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. Please note, you must be a subscriber to access the article.

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