Ill. Attorney Censured For Hiding Client's Death

Law360, Springfield (May 19, 2017, 8:54 PM EDT) -- The Illinois Supreme Court on Thursday censured Illinois attorney Dmitry Feofanov for concealing his client's death while representing him in a consumer fraud case, continuing to appear in court and make settlement demands to the defendants without revealing that his client had died.

The justices followed the recommendation of the state's Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission, which had found Feofanov had continued to represent his former client Martin Krystek for nearly six months after Feofanov had learned Krystek had passed away.

Krystek had entered into an...
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