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Panner Company Acquired by Ryan Herco Flow Solutions

Jean Kenol, a partner of Mahoney, Silverman & Cross, recently represented a local family business, The Panner Company, in its stock sale to a nationally known distribution company. The Panner Company, a Frankfort, Illinois business founded in 1975, was acquired by Ryan Herco Flow Solutions, a leading specialty distributor of flow solutions for mission critical […]

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Present Gift or future interest?

Present gift or future interest?  The enforceability of gifting to a Crummey Trust with a religoius arbitration panel requirement, Illinois State Bar Association, Trust & Estates Newsletter, June 2015, Vol. 61, No. 11, By Sean D. Brady and law clerk, Bryan Wellner.   Read the article (PDF) here: Sean Brady.Trusts and Estates Newsletter Article.June 2015

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A Winning Opinion in the Illinois Supreme Court! Mahoney, Silverman & Cross, LLC represented the prevailing party, Larry Nelson, Nelson Media and WSPY in an action brought to the Illinois Supreme Court. Contrary to the ruling of the Illinois trial court and the 2nd District Appellate Court, the Illinois Supreme Court has ruled that the Illinois State’s Attorneys are subject to the Freedom of Information Act. Read the Opinion here.

The issue on this appeal is whether the office of the State’s Attorney of Kendall County is exempt from the disclosure requirements of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) (5 ILCS 140/1 et seq. (West 2010)) on the grounds that the State’s Attorney’s office is part of the judicial branch of Illinois government and therefore […]

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Jean A. Kenol, Young Lawyers Gives Back to His Community, Illinois State Bar Association’s Illinois Lawyer Article, 2013.

In Jean Kenol’s case, it’s intelligence, a penchant for hard work and a commitment to helping others. Those qualities contributed to his latest in a long line of successes: an appointment to the 27-member Board of Governors of the Illinois State Bar Association. His at-large board seat was established last year to reflect under-represented segments […]

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