Firm News Archives - Chicago Criminal Defense Blog
- The “Devil in the White City” murders/ H.H. Holmes’ Murder Castle
Born Herman Webster Mudgett around 1860, he changed it to H.H. Holmes when he became a Doctor. At the time of the Chicago World’s Fair in 1893, Dr. Holmes built a three story hotel dubbed the World’s Fair Hotel. He used multiple construction companies and architects to prevent anyone from exactly pinning down what the Hotel was being designed for. Replete with rooms with no windows, false floors, secret passageways, trap doors and chutes, Dr. Holmes used his hotel to become one of America’s first, and possibly, most prolific serial killers ever.
Sexner & Associates, LLC will have to make room for another plaque on their already crowded wall. That’s because founding attorney Mitchell S. Sexner has received the coveted American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys’ (AIOCLA) Two Years 10 Best Criminal Law Attorneys for Client Satisfaction Award. The AIOCLA is an attorney rating organization that publishes an annual list of the Top 10 Criminal Law attorneys for each state in the U.S. This accolade is yet another affirmation that Mitchell S. Sexner is one of the top criminal law attorneys in the state of Illinois.
As a former Assistant State’s Attorney in Illinois, Mr. Sexner is familiar with both the prosecution and defense arenas of law and understands the importance of a strong and knowledgeable defense team in misdemeanor and felony cases. Mr. Sexner founded the firm now known as Sexner & Associates LLC in 1990 out of his fierce advocacy for the freedom of the wrongly accused. Over the last 25 years, the firm has successfully represented many clients charged with everything from simple traffic tickets to serious violent felonies. Read the rest »