No. 2--07--1215 Filed: 12-29-08
APPELLATE COURT OF ILLINOIS
MARGARET R. NETTLETON, ) Appeal from the Circuit Court
) of Du Page County.
v. ) No. 04--L--1284
WILLIAM J. STOGSDILL, JR., and THE )
LAW OFFICES OF WILLIAM J. )
STOGSDILL, JR., ) Honorable
) Hollis L. Webster,
Defendants-Appellees. ) Judge, Presiding.
PRESIDING JUSTICE ZENOFF delivered the opinion of the court:
Plaintiff, Margaret R. Nettleton, filed a complaint against defendants, William J. Stogsdill,
Jr. (Stogsdill), and The Law Offices of William J. Stogsdill, Jr. (firm), alleging that they committed
malpractice during their representation of her in her dissolution proceeding. Plaintiff appeals the
trial court's order granting defendants summary judgment on plaintiff's complaint and the trial court's
order dismissing plaintiff's counterclaim. For the following reasons, we affirm in part, reverse in
part, and remand for further proceedings.
On December 2, 2004, plaintiff filed a complaint against defendants, alleging that they
committed malpractice during their representation of her in her dissolution proceeding. Plaintiff's