Update: Comments from John P. DeRose and Franco N. Carone about the judge's ruling were added to the story.A Cook County judge last week resolved a contentious dispute over $3.8 million in attorney fees between three law firms who worked together to secure a $9.5 million police-misconduct settlement in 2017.Circuit Judge Michael T. Mullen found that all of the contracts signed between the plaintiffs, John P. and …