It was the 30th day of the month of March where we left off looking at the Ancel Glink bill for defending the four Grafton Township Trustees in Linda Moore’s Separation of Powers suit against them and Township Attorney Keri-Lyn Krafthefer.
Litigation Partner Thomas DiCianni adds to his 3¾ hours on the previous page for court time and a phone call with Township Administrator Pam Fender “regarding access to desk.”
On this fourth page of the $18,500.75 invoice to defend the Trustees and his partner Krafthefer, DiCianni bills for
- a quarter hour for “telephone conference with Pam Fender regarding Township phone lines,”
- a half hour for a “telephone conference regarding Moore’s efforts to undo order,”
- a quarter hour to “review Motion to Continue Depositions; Motion to Reconsider,”
- a quarter hour to “research cases regarding powers of Township Board,” and
- a quarter hour to “research case issues and correspond on same.”
Partner Krafthefer, not billing for two hours while in court, did bill for
- a quarter hour to “prepare correspondence to police department and state’s attorney regarding server,”
- a quarter hour to “confer with witnesses prior to court hearing,”
- an hour for “numerous phone calls advising clients regarding implementation of court order; prepare correspondence to AT&T regarding DSL line,”
- a quarter hour to “confer with Forensicon regarding states of forensic evaluation of server,”
- an hour “confer(ing) with Trustees LaPorta and McMahon to update on court proceedings this morning” (McMahon attended the hearing, along with Trustee Betty Zirk and Township Administrator Pam Fender.),
- a quarter hour in “preparation of revised document received for Plaintiff’s (Moore’s) deposition notice,
- a half an hour “review(ing) materials regarding senior bus service and waiver; prepare correspondence to State’s Attorney,”
- a quarter of an hour “communicat(ing) with AT&T regarding phone service,”
- two and a quarter hours “outlin(ing) issues for amended counterclaim; begin drafting chronology of events,” and
- a final quarter hour “review(ing) general provisions for general assistance law.”
105.75 hours for the firm of Ancel Glink, totaling $18,193.75 in legal fees.
In addition there is shown $306.98 is in photocopying bills and a fee to subpoena Supervisor Linda Moore’s husband David for a deposition.
The last page of the four-page bill contains the $18,500.75 total.