Complaint Alleges Former Sidley Partner Defrauded Firm

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Lee Smolen, a real estate lawyer in Chicago who left Sidley Austin last fall and joined DLA Piper as a partner in February, is accused of fabricating nearly $120,000 in expenses during his final six years at the firm.

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  • ELois P. Clayton


    "Attorney" Blake Horwitz, is another "certified account"/"atty.", who has DEFRAUDED and committed MISconducts, in the Chicago courts;room 1108, in the Daley Center, with the help of Judge Joseph Gillespie!

    He reassured a client, that "can take care of it"(getting Guardianship for a family concerning their lovedone, who's still being abused in different ways;EIGHTH AMENDMEBNT RIGHTS violations(including being RAPED), but instead, used information that state law PROHIBITS him form using "except to PROTECT his client".

    ATTN: The Illinois Appellate Courts, assisted him in NOT returning ALL of this families money, for (again), state law states that, "if a lawyer violates ANY of the fudicuary laws, he is mandated to return ALL of a clients funds in the amount of $5000.00, for EACH VIOLATION!

    Horwitz AND his asst., Erica Faaborg, are culprits of these MANY MISCONDUCTS and ALL such attorney, should NOT be protected by the ARDC(who also LIED to protect Horwitz, by sending this family, when the complaint was filed against Horwitz , with the ARDC(Plaza Building here in Chicago, at 150 E. Randolph Street), a letter stating that, "because Horwitz has never been prosecuted(because he's been covered up by them AND corrupt judges, whom he probably have in his pockets), he won't be this time either".

    I couldn't believe that because he has been allowed to get away with misconducts for years, he was allowed to get away this time as well and it was CLEARLY PROVEN(family's court BRIEF submitted to the Illinois courts), that he was GUILTY of these MISCONDUCTS.

    Such "attorneys", MUST be STOPPED AND the Illinois AG, who has to have COPIES of these court BRIEFS, should be IMPEACHED!

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