Convicted Murderer Alex Murdaugh Receives 40-Year Sentence for Financial Crimes in Federal Court

HAMPTON COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA – Convicted murderer Alex Murdaugh was given a 40-year prison sentence on Monday by a federal judge, following his guilty plea to numerous financial crimes. These crimes included charges of conspiracy, fraud, and money laundering. The judge also ordered Murdaugh to pay over $8.7 million in restitution to his victims. This federal sentence will run concurrently with the 27-year sentence he is already serving for similar misconduct in state court. Murdaugh, a disbarred attorney, was found guilty in state court of defrauding his personal injury clients and law firm out of … Read more

Beloved South Bend Attorney Retires After 40-Year Career, Plans to Travel, Write, and Continue Helping Others

South Bend, Indiana – After a remarkable 40-year career, prominent South Bend attorney Doug Small, a member of Foley & Small, has decided to retire. Reflecting on his longstanding journey, Small expressed gratitude for the opportunity to work with wonderful colleagues and clients, adding that it was a privilege to assist a diverse range of individuals over the years. Born in Knox, Indiana, Small attended Indiana University for both his undergraduate and law degrees, ultimately passing the bar in 1983. He initially launched his legal career at Barnes & Thornburg in South Bend before co-founding … Read more