CHICAGO-STOLLER FILED A MOTION TO DISQUALIFY OPPOSING COUNSEL-THE LAW FIRM OF GORDON & REES, RYAN T. BROWN, HAYES RYAN AND CHANCE L. COOPER. Once Stoller filed his Petition for Indirect Criminal Contempt naming the. Respondents’ law firm of Gordon & Rees LLP and their attorneys Ryan T. Brown , Hayes Ryan and Chance L. Cooper, who are charged with Subornation of Perjury 720 ILCS 5/32-3 a class 4 Felony, for knowingly filing false sworn affidavits of Alfred Goodman , Lance G. Johnson and David Abrams, with the clerk of the Court of Cook County which were calculated to hinder or obstruct the court in its administration of justice, it became obvious that the law firm of Gordon and Rees should voluntarily recuse themselves under Illinois Supreme Court Rule 3.7(a) Lawyer as a Witness.” A lawyer shall not accept or continue employment in contemplated or pending litigation if the lawyer knows or reasonably should know that the lawyer may be called as a witness on behalf of the client.”. As a result the Lance G. Johnson's attornies, the law firm of Gordon and Rees, is now in violation of the Illinois Supreme Court Rule 3.7 by even addressing the court in defense of Petitioner’s Request for Leave to file its Petition for Indirect Criminal Contempt. Gordon and Rees know that the filing of a false affidavit by a process server or an attorney who is a defendant, falls under the category of contempt. Winning Moves, Inc. v. Hi! Baby, Inc., 238 Ill. App. 3d 834, 179 Ill. Dec. 12, 605 N.E.2d 1026 (2d Dist. 1992) which is punishable under Indirect Criminal Contempt. The filing of false affidavits by a process server and/or an attorney representing a party, denying service of process falls under the category of indirect criminal contempt and is punishable by the indirect criminal contempt as a separate criminal violation. Gordon and Rees attorneys are alleged to have filed the false affidavits of Alfred Goodman, Lance G. Johnson and David Abrams they are thus subject to being called as witnesses in this proceeding and are now conflicted out. Gordon and Rees refusal to recuse themselves is another violation of the Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct. The law firm of Gordon and Rees, and their attorneys Ryan T. Brown, Hayes Ryan and Chance L. Cooper are also charged with the filing of Alfred Goodman, Lance G. Johnson and David Abrams the false affidavits denying service under Indirect Criminal Contempt for perjury and Subornation of perjury, 720 ILCS 5/32-3(a) and . 720 ILCS 5/32-2,
LEGAL DISCLAIMER: The law firm of Gordon & Rees, attorneys Ryan T. Brown, Hayes Ryan and Chance L. Cooper, Lance g. Johnson, Alfred Goodman and David Abrams are considered innocient of all charges until proven guilty at trial beyond a reasonable doubt.