Zane Seipler Gets Permission to Dismiss His Wrongful Termination Suit against Sheriff Keith Nygren, et al

At the League of Women Voters’ Candidates’ Forum, County Board candidate Zane Seipler held up loose leaf notebooks the contents of which apparently will not be shared with the public. If you have been wondering, as I have, what’s up … Continue reading

Zane Seipler Continuing His Fight To Expose “the Culture of Corruption and Cover-up” in the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office

A message from former McHenry County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Zane Seipler, stimulated by Federal Judge Frederick Kapala’s court order. Last night I was informed by my lawyer of the monetary sanctions that were imposed by the Federal Court. Needless to … Continue reading

Zane Seipler Ordered to Pay $240,500 for Trial Misconduct

Here is the order that Judge Frederick Kapala issued on Friday: ORDER Defendants’ bill of costs [447] is accepted in part and rejected in part. In accordance with this court’s previous order [446], plaintiff is hereby directed to pay $240,499.66 … Continue reading

Motion for Sanctions Legal Fees & Costs Set at $260,156 for Zane Seipler

Sheriff Keith Nygren’s motion for legal fees to be paid by Deputy Zane Seipler in his wrongful termination suit total $227,905. There is an addition $32, 252.16 in “costs and expenses” for the contempt of court hearings. Judge Frederick Kapala … Continue reading

Sheriff Keith Nygren Fails to Get Zane Seipler’s Wrongful Termination Suit Tossed, Seipler Assessed Attorney’s Fees

That’s what I read from the following summary of McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren’s attorney James Sotos’ attempt to obtain dismissal of Deputy Sheriff Zane Seipler’s wrongful termination suit. This case involves a dispute between plaintiff, Zane Seipler, and defendants, … Continue reading

Source Document – Zane Seipler’s Argument that His Case Shouldn’t Be Dismissed for Contempt of Court

A bit more than a month ago Rockford Federal Judge Frederick Kapala gave McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren’s attorney James Sotos and re-instated Deputy Sheriff Zane Seipler (who had the audacity to challenge Nygren in the GOP primary after being … Continue reading

Zane Seipler Sanctions Motion Defense – Part 6

This is the final installment of my notes from last Wednesday’s Rockford Federal court hearing before Judge Frederick Kapala. At issue in the wrongful termination action brought by McHenry County Deputy Sheriff Zane Seipler against Sheriff Keith Nygren and various … Continue reading

Zane Seipler Sanctions Motion Defense – Part 5

After Rose Seipler and her attorney Dennis Giovannini left the courtroom, Rose’s former attorney, John Nelson, continued his testimony in the sanctions part of her husband Zane Seipler’s case. McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren’s attorneys James Sotos and Elizabeth Ekl … Continue reading

Zane Seipler Sanctions Motion Defense – Part 4

The testimony of Rose Seipler attorney John Nelson moved next to his questioning by Keith Nygren attorney James Sotos’ associate Elizabeth Ekl. She asked if it Zane Seipler attorney would have acted unethically, if he has represented both Zane and … Continue reading

Zane Seipler Sanctions Motion Defense – Part 3

This is the third installment of how Zane Seipler’s attorney Blake Horwitz is defending against a motion for sanctions that, if granted, would end the wrongful termination suit that the now-reinstated Deputy has filed against McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren … Continue reading