On Thursday, September 21, 2023, the Supreme Court of Illinois suspended attorney Jason Russel Caraway from practicing law for one year. The suspension was due to a motion by the Administrator of the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission to approve and confirm the report and recommendation of the Hearing Board.
The case is entitled “In the Matter of Jason Russel Caraway,” with case no. 2022PR00046.
On May 23, 2023, the Hearing Board of the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission recommended the suspension of attorney Caraway for a period of one year due to his mishandling of client settlement funds and false claims regarding payments to medical lienholders.
Based on these foregoing matters, the Supreme Court of Illinois decided to suspend Caraway.
The Disposition states:
“Motion by the Administrator of the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission to approve and confirm the report and recommendation of the Hearing Board. Allowed. Respondent Jason Russel Caraway is suspended from the practice of law for one (I) year and until further order of the Court.”
According to avvo.com, Mr. Caraway is an employment and labor attorney in Belleville, Illinois. He acquired his law license in Illinois in 2007.
A copy of the original filing can be found here.