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James J. O’Hagan and Kevin M. O’Hagan Receive Prestigious Awards

James J. O’Hagan, for the area of Commercial Litigation and Kevin M. O’Hagan, for the area of Professional Liability Defense were selected for the 20th edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Both James and Kevin were selected amongst other peers based on a rigorous peer-review survey from more than three million evaluations. What an […]

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James J. O’Hagan invited to join the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance

O’Hagan LLC proudly announces that James J. O’Hagan has been invited to join the prestigious Claims and Litigation Management Alliance. The CLM is a nonpartisan alliance comprised of thousands of insurance companies, corporations, Corporate Counsel, Litigation and Risk Managers, claims professionals and attorneys. Through education and collaboration the organization’s goals are to create a common […]

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Chasity Lomax elected as 2013-2014 BWLA Vice President

O’Hagan LLC is pleased to announce the newly elected Vice President for the BWLA (Black Women’s Lawyers Association), Chasity Lomax. Chasity was sworn in on Tuesday June 4th, 2013. Congratulations Chasity!

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Kevin M. O’Hagan and Laura K. Musick Win Combined Motion to Dismiss

Recently, Kevin M. O’Hagan and Laura K. Musick won a combined motion to dismiss a breach of contract action on behalf of their client, an engineering and surveying corporation. The plaintiff, a property developer, improperly attempted to include extra-contractual terms in its claimed contract with the engineering and surveying corporation. The judge entered an order […]

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Kristine S. Phillips and Laura K. Musick Win Motion to Enforce Their Client’s Settlement Agreement

Kristine S. Phillips and Laura K. Musick won a motion recently, to enforce their client’s settlement agreement with 19 plaintiffs. A single Plaintiff backed out of the settlement after 3 months of negotiations. Said Plaintiff spent the next 16 months attempting to renegotiate the settlement agreement. After an evidentiary hearing wherein Kristine and Laura presented […]

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Denean Sturino’s Client is Awarded Summary Judgment

In a case where Denean Sturino represented a volunteer firefighter, her client was awarded summary judgment which was affirmed after oral argument in the Fourth District Illinois Appellate Court. Recently, the Illinois Supreme Court denied Plaintiffs’ petition for leave to appeal. The Illinois Appellate court’s written opinion will thus stand and is published and instructive […]

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Motion to Dismiss Granted in Favor of Denean Sturino’s Clients

Previously, a dispositive motion to dismiss was granted in favor of several of Denean Sturino’s clients who were officers and directors of a textile plant in Virginia. This month, and after extensive briefing, the Virginia Supreme Court upheld the finding of the trial court dismissing Denean’s officers and directors from personal liability, which is of […]

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Jamie Filipovic and Julie Pearce Win Summary Judgment on Federal Employment Discrimination Claim

Jamie Filipovic and Julie Pearce recently secured a major summary judgment victory for our client, a large Chicago area property management company, in an employment discrimination claim. The individual union employee Plaintiff sued his employer in federal court for national origin and disability discrimination after he was terminated. Filipovic and Pearce successfully argued to the […]

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Appellate Court Affirms Receivership Proceedings

James O’Hagan and Kevin Rasp successfully defended a receiver on appeal when the creditor bank challenged the receiver’s conduct and the chancery court’s oversight of the receivership proceedings. The bank also sued the receiver in a separate action. After winning on appeal, O’Hagan and Rasp used this resolution to reach a favorable settlement of the […]

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O’Hagan LLC named as Patron of the Black Women Lawyers’ Association of Greater Chicago, Inc. (BWLA)

O’Hagan LLC has once again committed to support diversity throughout the legal profession. We would like to congratulate BWLA on its continued support of minority leadership and advocacy in the legal community. On April 22, 2013, the firm’s partnership with BWLA will be noted at its annual spring fundraiser featuring Mayor Cory Booker. We look […]

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