Baker et al v. Ghidotti et al

Filing 287

MOTION by Plaintiff Kenneth Baker for judgment of appellate and post-trial attorneys' fees (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit D, # 5 Exhibit E, # 6 Exhibit F)(Dymkar, Irene)

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DECLARATION OF DANIEL H. REGENSCHEIT Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1746, I, DANIEL H. REGENSCHEIT, declare as follows: 1. I am an attorney licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois, and I am a member of the General Bar of the Northern District of Illinois. 2. I graduated magna cum laude from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in May 2016. I graduated cum laude from the University of South Carolina in 2006 with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science. 3. I was admitted to the bar of the State of Illinois on November 10, 2016. 4. While attending law school, I was a staff member and senior editor on the Law Journal. I graduated ranked in the top 10% of my class. I earned a CALI award for having the highest grade in my Civil Rights class. I was inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu, a Jesuit honors society for select students ranked in the top 15% of their class. I was on the Dean’s List all six semesters. I received a certificate in trial advocacy. In 2015, I was on the board of the Chicago chapter of the National Lawyers Guild as the student representative. 5. While attending law school, I was an extern for Magistrate Judge Young B. Kim in the Northern District of Illinois in the spring of 2015. I drafted settlement recommendations and assisted in drafting judicial opinions. I was an extern for Hon. Ann Claire Williams of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in the fall of 2015. I drafted bench memos and assisted in drafting judicial opinions. 6. In the summer of 2014, I clerked for the People’s Law Office. I performed research, drafted motions and memoranda, and assisted in deposition preparation and discovery review in federal civil rights cases involving police misconduct and prosecutorial misconduct. 7. In the summer of 2015, I clerked for Loevy and Loevy. I drafted dispositive briefs, complaints, and trial memos for federal civil rights cases involving police misconduct and prisoner abuse. 8. In the spring of 2015, I volunteered with the Felony Trial Division of the Office of the Cook County Public Defender, licensed under Illinois Supreme Court Rule 711 to represent clients under the supervision of a licensed attorney. I advised clients and represented clients before the court during initial appearances, guilty pleas and sentencing, status hearings, violation of probation hearings, and 402 conferences. 9. In the spring of 2016, I volunteered with the Illinois Office of the State Appellate Defender. I drafted opening and reply briefs in state criminal appellate proceedings for convicted indigent individuals. 10. From 2013-2014, I volunteered with Cabrini Green Legal Aid, providing criminal records expungement and sealing assistance to homeless and impoverished individuals. In 2013, I volunteered with the Chicago Battered Women’s Network as a court observer, documenting proceedings at the domestic violence court. 11. I began working for the Law Offices of Irene K. Dymkar in January 2016 as a law clerk. Upon my admission to the bar in November 2016, I began working as an attorney. I have worked extensively in the field of federal civil rights and police misconduct litigation as a law clerk and attorney. I helped draft numerous motions and briefs, including summary judgment, motions to dismiss, and judgment as a matter of law. I have assisted with exhibit presentation at trial. I have worked on civil rights appeals in federal court. I have 2 appeared as an attorney in 13 civil rights cases in federal district court. 12. My billing rate is $230.00 per hour. I believe this rate to be commensurate with other attorneys in Chicago who have my level of skill and experience. 13. The attached billing records fairly and accurately state the time that I spent working on this case, and they are also reasonable in terms of the time I spent on each task. Pursuant to U.S.C. § 1746, I declare under penalty of perjury that the foregoing declaration is true and correct to the best of my knowledge. Date: August 29, 2017 /s Daniel H. Regenscheit Daniel H. Regenscheit Attorney The Law Offices of Irene K. Dymkar 53 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 733 Chicago, IL 60604 312-345-0123 3

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