Professor Bernabe comments on court sanctions imposed after witness’s improper statement


As published by Illinois State Bar Association 

Bernabe, Alberto Professor Alberto Bernabe considered whether it was proper for a judge to impose a more than $68,000 sanction on a Chicago lawyer because of a comment made by a witness he represented. Bernabe stated, “Any critical evaluation of the $68,618 award would have to include a number of factors, including the going market rate for trial work in the community.”

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