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On January 19, 2019, outgoing Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner granted our client clemency. This client was just one of 30 pardons granted by Governor Rauner. (Another client also received clemency in this batch!) Our client was convicted of two offenses: Fleeing and eluding a police officer, 40 years prior, and, domestic battery, 20 years… Read More »
For 8 years, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker refused to pardon a single person. A pardon is an executive act of forgiveness. Governor Walker did not believe in second chances. In an interview with Madison radio station WKOW, Governor Evers said, “We will get that board up and running and utilize the constitutional authority that… Read More »
This week, The Law Firm of Tamara N. Holder filed suit against NorthShore University HealthSystem and gynecologist Dr. Fabio Ortega. Here is the article in the Chicago Tribune. Our complaint alleges the OBGYN groomed our client, and used his position of trust to sexually assault her during an exam. She believed the exam was… Read More »
Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner granted clemency, in the form of a pardon with authorization to expunge, to two of Tamara Holder’s clients today! Both clients had retained Ms. Holder for their initial filings and both were denied by then-Governor Pat Quinn. One client was convicted of Burglary in the 80’s. Another client was convicted… Read More »
Watch this episode of The Scarlet Letter Reports here After the incident, Holder struggled with what to do; if she spoke out, others warned, she could lose her career in television. She worked in silence for as long as she could but eventually she couldn’t take it anymore. “I wasn’t okay,” Holder says; “I was… Read More »
This pardon was filed by The Law Firm of Tamara N. Holder, LLC, in 2010. Our client, a decorated member of the military, was seeking clemency for a conviction of a misdemeanor he committed, in Kane County, when he was a teenager. He never went to prison for this offense and did not know,… Read More »
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