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Professional Responsibility Keyed to Jefferson
Morris v. Margulis
Citation:718 N.E.2d 709 (Ill. App. Ct., 5th Dist. 1999)
Morris (Petitioner), a former director of the failed Germania Bank sued Margulis (Respondent) and other attorneys from Bryan Cave LLP in Illinois state court, alleging that an attorney-client relationship existed between himself and the defendants. Morris claimed that the defendants breached the fiduciary duties owing from them to him and that he was a damaged as a result through his criminal conviction based on his activities working for Germania Bank.
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