Kulis Law filed lawsuit against US Bank after elderly couple is mistaken for armed bank robbers

An elderly couple that was swarmed by police and handcuffed as they were mistakenly identified as bank robbers in Oak Park have filed a lawsuit against US Bank. The Dugars said they used to be bank customers, stopping in several times a week and always talking to all the employees. But no more. Their attorney has filed suit, accusing US Bank of negligence. “The only way to alter and eradicate systemic racism is to bring these lawsuits,” said Gregory Kulis, attorney.

Gregory Kulis attends Social Justice Celebration for the Truth, Hope and Justice Initiative

Greg Kulis with Flint Taylor, renowned civil rights attorney (left), Andrew Stroth, founder of Truth, Hope and Justice (center), Beatrice Roberson, mother of police shooting victim Jemel Roberson (right).

Rare situation: Monique West meets Eric Giese, the officer that shot and killed her son, Ty’Rese West, in 2019

Monique West, the mother of deceased Ty’Rese West, and Sgt. Eric Giese, the officer that shot and killed Ty’Rese, met at Sgt. Giese’s depostion.

Former Employees Sue Manny’s Blue Room Lounge After 2018 Shooting

A bartender and security guard filed a lawsuit against their employer, Manny’s Blue Room Lounge, stemming from the same shootout that led to Officer Ian Covey shooting and killing security guard Jemel Roberson.

GEK Associate Leads Women’s March in Downtown Chicago

On October 17, 2020, Gianna Gizzi, of our firm,  organized and led the Women’s March 2020, “Vote. March. Dissent,” in downtown Chicago. The march and rally served to protest the recent Supreme Court nomination, encourage citizens to vote, and demonstrate unity and civility among individuals from all walks of life.  The event started at the Dirksen Federal Plaza and proceeded to the Daley Plaza, where hundreds of people marched for the causes.  Go Gianna!

State’s Attorney Decides Not to Bring Charges Against Midlothian Police Officer Who Shot and Killed Jemel Roberson

Jemel Roberson’s family, alongside their attorneys, spoke Friday after the announcement was made that no charges would be filed in his police shooting death.

Ariel Roman, Shot By Police At Grand Red Line Station, Sues City, Two Officers

Attorneys Andrew Stroth, Gloria Schmidt, and Gregory Kulis for Ariel Roman answer questions at a press conference about the civil rights lawsuit filed against Chicago Police Officers.

Family of Ty’Rese West Files Federal Lawsuit Against Mount Pleasant Police Officer Who Shot and Killed Ty’Rese in June 2019

Attorneys Gregory Kulis and Andrew Stroth speak at a press conference on December 17, 2019, alongside Monique West, mother of Tyrese West, who was shot and killed by Mount Pleasant Police Officer Eric Giese.

Brothers Involved in the Jussie Smollett Case Sue for Defamation

Attorneys for Ola and Bola Osundairo, Gregory Kulis, James Tunick, and Gloria Schmidt, held a news conference to discuss the lawsuit, which has been filed against Smollett’s attorneys, Mark Geragos and Tina Glandian.

Fatal Police Shooting of Security Guard Jemel Roberson

Beatrice Roberson, center, and her attorney, Gregory Kulis, right, gathered with a group of supporters outside where Roberson’s son, Jemel, was killed by a Midlothian police officer while working as a security guard.

Indiana Court of Appeals Decides in Favor of Wrongfully Prosecuted Man

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