Samuel J. Manella is a sole practitioner, Samuel J. Manella, PC, in Chicago, concentrating his practice in the areas of attorney discipline and professional responsibility.  He received his law degree from De Paul University and was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 1985.  Mr. Manella was employed as a staff attorney by the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission between 1985 and 1991.  He has taught ethics and Business Law courses at De Paul University since 1989 and has testified as an expert in legal ethics cases.