The Reader received two Association of Alternative Newsmedia nominations for best feature story and one for the Block Beat.
Chicago’s flashiest criminal defense attorney drops his novel with an Instagram invitation: “Is it fact or fiction?”
This 1988 Reader feature recounts how divorce attorney Michael H. Minton established a new legal precedent benefitting those without deep pockets.
He wears $5,000 suits and is chauffeured to court in a Rolls-Royce. He’s made a fortune off the war on drugs. He claims Oprah once wanted to have his baby. He is the most interesting lawyer in Chicago. But who’s the man behind the megawatt smile?