Milliman Case Against Nygren, Zinke, et al, Goes Slowly

Former McHenry County Deputy Sheriff Scott Milliman was in Federal Court yesterday, where his attorney, Thomas Crooks, did some fencing with Sheriff Keith Nygren’s representative from the James Sotos law firm, Amy P. Engerman. With Magistrate Judge P. Michael Mahoney’s … 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

Delay Allowed in Milliman Suit Depositions Due to Difficulty of Producing Documents by the McHenry CountySheriff’s Department

Fired Deputy Sheriff Scott Milliman was in Magistrate P. Michael Mahoney’s Rockford courtroom Wednesday in his wrongful termination suit. Milliman was fired for not telling the truth in a deposition for former Deputy Sheriff Zane Seipler’s case of wrongful termination. … Continue reading

Sheriff Nygren Loses Effort to Make Public Psychological Evaluation That Office Marked Confidential

In the wrongful termination suit filed by fired McHenry County Deputy Sheriff Scott Milliman, Sheriff Keith Nygren and Undersheriff Andy Zinke have for some reason been trying to make a doctor’s evaluation of Milliman’s suitability to be on duty public. … 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