Illinois High Court Suspends Attorney Over Alleged Affair

June 19, 2014

(Springfield, IL)  --  The Illinois Supreme Court has suspended a lawyer from practicing law after allegedly having an affair with one of his clients.  Attorney Robert Bless confessed that he was having an intimate relationship with a woman he was representing in a lawsuit involving the death of her husband.  He also is accused of taking over 200-thousand dollars in loans from the woman for an office in Palatine and a BMW.  The Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission wants Bless to be suspended for three years.

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