"The responsibility of signing the so-called Motion for Prior Leave of Court to Admit the Herein Attached Amended Complaint was personal to the respondent as the attorney of record
. That he delegated it to a non-lawyer was an abdication of the responsibility that subjected him to sanction," the SC said.
"This [Supreme] Court has not yet addressed whether the Commerce Clause prohibits states from protecting their citizens from abusive commercial practices that are targeted at in-state consumers but originate out of state, and uncertainty over that question is now directly interfering with states' ability to address a current, well-documented public health risk," Frosh wrote in the filing co-signed by Julia Doyle Bernhardt, the attorney general's litigation chief and attorney of record
before the high court.
In a statement released Friday afternoon, Marcos said retired Court of Appeals Justice Manuel "Lolong" Lazaro will act as her counsel as her attorney of record
Robert Sison has been indisposed.
A public defender listed as Sayoc's attorney of record
in New York, Sarah Baumgartel, did not respond to requests for comment.
Rule 11 of the Illinois Supreme Court Rules requires service of court papers on a party's "attorney of record
," if there is one, but "[o]therwise service shall be made upon the party." ILL.
In addition, Silverstein said there should be greater access for attorneys to court records when they are not the attorney of record
in a case.
That is, the motion should be accompanied by an affidavit of an attorney of record
explaining the fee arrangement with the client and the hourly rates of each person for whom fees are sought.
After the bar declined to take public action in the matter, Boyce sued the bar, alleging that it had a conflict of interest because at the time Cooper was the Attorney General, and thus the bar's attorney of record
He added that the notice must come from the court, attorney of record
or a party in the litigation.
Code .01-271.1 states that every pleading, written motion, and other paper of a party represented by an attorney shall be signed by at least one attorney of record
Asked if he would be involved in Paxton's legal defense again, Hughes said, "I'm not an attorney of record
in this case as of today." Hughes declined to say if that meant he would be involved in the case in the future.