Complaint Brought by Disciplinary Commission Against Coles County Attorney

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Published on August 15 2013 10:03 pm
Last Updated on August 16 2013 12:12 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

The Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission has brought a complaint against Coles County attorney Lonnie Lutz.  The complaint alleges three counts of battery.

The charges stem from two alleged incidents in 2012 and one in 2010 involving three women whom Lutz was assigned to represent.  Each count in the complaint allege unwanted sexual advances toward the women.

A Hearing Board will consider the complaint and if a finding is made that Lutz did act improperly will recommend appropriate action.

Lutz recently retired as Coles County Public Defender.