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SEXUAL ASSAULT LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST GYNECOLOGIST SAMUEL BOTROS

By Tamara Holder |

A former female patient, identified as Jane Doe, has filed a lawsuit alleging she was sexually assaulted by AMITA Health/Alexian Brothers-affiliated gynecologist Dr. Samuel Botros, owner of Med Spa Women’s Health Center. The lawsuit alleges: Ms. Doe had known Dr. Samuel Botros since 2012, when her insurance company assigned her to him for her… Read More »

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Attorney Tamara Holder sues NorthShore University HealthSystem on behalf of 5 women for gynecologist Fabio Ortega sexual assault

By Tamara Holder |

Chicago-based attorney Tamara Holder has now filed suit against NorthShore University System on behalf of five female patients who were “examined” Fabio Ortega at clinics in Skokie and Lincolnwood, as well as at Evanston Hospital. Attorney Holder’s first client filed suit in January of 2019. As a result of that filing, additional women have… Read More »

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Jane Doe 3 speaks out about sexual abuse by NorthShore’s gynecologist Fabio Ortega

By Tamara Holder |

Jane Doe 3, and her husband, filed suit this week against NorthShore University HealthSystem and Fabio Ortega, the gynecologist she alleges sexually assaulted her.

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More lawsuits against NorthShore University HealthSystem alleging sexual abuse by gynecologist Fabio Ortega

By Tamara Holder |

This week, our firm filed additional lawsuits against NorthShore University HealthSystem and gynecologist Fabio Ortega. Ortega worked at clinics in Skokie, Evanston, Lincolnwood, and Evanston Hospital, and potentially other hospitals including Highland Park. The Chicago Tribune reported some information about the new lawsuits: At least three of the women in the new lawsuits came… Read More »

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Pardon Granted! Domestic Battery, Fleeing and Eluding Police

By Tamara Holder |

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 »

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FINALLY! Incoming Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers Will Grant Pardons

By Tamara Holder |

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 »

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PATIENT SEXUAL ASSAULT: NorthShore University HealthSystem & gynecologist Dr. Fabio Ortega sued

By Tamara Holder |

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 »

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Tamara Holder’s clients receive clemency from Governor Bruce Rauner

By Tamara Holder |

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 »

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Tamara Holder interviewed for “The Scarlet Letter Reports,” with host Amanda Knox

By Tamara Holder |

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 »

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Sample of Pardon Granted by Governor Quinn

By Tamara Holder |

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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